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COVID-19 forced businesses in Ghana to reduce wages for over 770,000 workers, and caused about 42,000 layoffs - research reveals

The shock caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has had considerable impacts on Ghanaian firms, forcing businesses to reduce staff hours, cut wages, & lay-off workers.  

New data looking at poverty in different dimensions in Ghana show reduction over time

Ghana made progress on poverty reduction over time, with deprivations of Ghanaians from the perspectives of health, education, and living standards reducing but inequality needs to be addressed.  

Journalists trained on the interpretation of findings in Ghana’s maiden multidimensional poverty report

GSS trained Journalists to enhance their understanding and interpretation of results from Ghana’s maiden multidimensional poverty report.  

Call for proposals to promote sustainable socio-ecological production of landscapes and seascapes in Ghana

UNDP GEF Small Grants Programme is calling for proposals to promote the sustainability and upscaling of socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes in Ghana.  

Stopping yaws in its tracks

Mass treatment of yaws endemic communities aims to break the chain of infection in Ghana.  

Young people want more mentorship and coaching to expand innovation space

Young people called on stakeholders to support them with more mentorship, coaching and networking opportunities to expand innovations.  

UNDP Ghana Newsletter- June 2020

Check out updates on key activities for the first-half of 2020 in our latest newsletter.  

‘Waste’ Recovery Innovation Challenge (2nd Edition): Call for Concept Notes (Private Sector)

UNDP is launching the 2nd edition of the Waste Recovery Innovation Challenge (WRIC).  

UNDP supports local production of hand sanitizers for Ghana’s COVID-19 response

UNDP has supported the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital to locally produce hand sanitizers to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection in health facilities in Ghana.  

Ghana Health Service and UNDP partner to sensitize vulnerable groups on COVID-19 in hard-to-reach communities

Ghana Health Service (GHS) and UNDP are extending public outreach and awareness on coronavirus to vulnerable populations.  

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