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Accessibility and agricultural development in the Ashanti region of Ghana

J. L. Hine

Accessibility and agricultural development in the Ashanti region of Ghana

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Published by Transport and Road Research Laboratory, Overseas Unit in Crowthorne, Berks .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Programme carried out for the Overseas Development Administration (t.p.).

StatementJ.L. Hine, J.D.N. Riverson and E.A. Kwakye.
SeriesSupplementary reports / Transport and Road Research Laboratory -- 791, Supplementary reports (Transport and Road Research Laboratory) -- 791.
ContributionsRiverson, J. D. N., Kwakye, E. A., Transport and Road Research Laboratory., Great Britain. Overseas Development Administration.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18132996M

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The report examines the relationship between agricultural development and accessibility in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. A wide variety of factors are identified that can influence agricultural development in the Region and some of the problems of its measurement are highlighted.

Accessibility and agricultural development in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Department of the Environment Department of Transport TRRL Report SR Crowthorne, (Transport and Road Research. The Ashanti Region is located in south Ghana and is third largest of 16 administrative regions (formerly 10), occupying a total land surface of 24, km 2 (9, sq mi) or per cent of the total land area of Ghana.

In terms of population, however, it is the most populated region with a population of 4, according to the census, accounting for % of Ghana's total Area rank: Ranked 3rd. Ashanti (/ ˈ æ ʃ ɑː n ˈ t iː / ()), also known as Asante, are part of the Akan ethnic group and are native to the Ashanti Region of modern-day Asante speak the Twi language.

The Twi language is spoken by over nine million Asante people as a first or second language. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Ashanti Region, Ghana on Tripadvisor: See traveler reviews and photos of Ashanti Region tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in May.

We have reviews of the best places to see in Ashanti Region. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. The Ashanti economy refers to the economy of Ashanti Region in southern Ghana. It is largely self-sufficient, being driven by its service sector as well as by natural resources, being one of the world's top 10 largest gold-producers, and the second largest cocoa producer.

The Ashanti region is also known for its production of manganese, bauxite and agricultural commodities such as Currency: Ashanti Sika Gold Standard Currency.

Rural Road Accessibility and Development of Agriculture and Social Infrastructure in Ghana J. RIVERSON, J. HINE, AND E. KWAKYE The question of the impact of road inve1tment on 1ocioeconomic develop ment of rural areal i1 of interest to developing region1.

Map of Ashanti region, Ghana, which shows location. Highway Investment in developing countries. 15 The impact of feeder road investment on accessibility and agricultural development in Ghana Authors: J.

Hine, BA, MA, Road Investment and Farmers' Prices Conclusions Acknowledgements In a cross-sectional study of 33 villages in The Ashanti Region of Ghana, little evidence was found to. Open search bar. Search for: Close search bar.

Abstract. Transport costs play an important role in agricultural development. High transport costs that result from inadequate transport infrastructure are to a large extent responsible for the large discrepancies that frequently exist between food prices paid by consumers in urban areas and the prices received by farmers producing these crops in low-income countries, particularly in Africa Cited by: 4.

Kumasi, Ashanti region of Ghana. Kumasi is the capital city of the Ashanti region of Ghana. Because of the varied plant life in the area, it is known as "The Garden City." Kumasi ist die Hauptstadt der Ashanti Region in Ghana. Aufgrund der vielfaeltigen Pflanzen und Baeume ist Kumasi auch die "Garten Stadt" bekannt.

Culture and Tourism (Attractions in Ashanti Region-Ghana. 88 likes. To portrait the Ashanti culture and customs to the world regardless of genderFollowers: In Ghana, a study was made to assess the impact of rural accessibility on agriculture as well as the development of social infrastructure.

By using a cross-sectional framework rather than a historical analysis, data were collected from 33 villages in the Ashanti region.

THE ASHANTI REGION. The Ashanti Region of Ghana is a kingdom of gold, history and culture. Occupying a central portion of modern Ghana, the region is. Ashanti Region. Population Size and Growth Rates The Kumasi metropolis is the most populous district in the Ashanti Region. During the Population Census it.

Ghana National Association of Private Schools - Ashanti Region, Kumasi, Ghana. likes. Our first responsibility is to partner the Government Followers: Accessibility and participation in tourism will enhance social inclusion of persons with disabilities.

This study sought to document the nature of access as well as the participation of persons with disabilities in tourism, from the perspective of tourism workers in the Ashanti region of Ghana.

The report examines accessibility, transport costs and food marketing in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Its purpose is to determine how road investment may influence the pattern of producer and consumer prices and the structure of food marketing in southern Ghana. Ashanti Region is a city-state autonomous region of Ghana and is the homeland of the Ashanti people ethnic group occupying a total land surface of 24, km2 (9, sq mi) and partially overlapping with the cultural extension of native indigenous people of Ashanti are colloquially known as Ashantis.

Ashanti occupies % of the total land area of Ghana as the. 1 Accessibility and utilisation of health services in Ghana: an overview 7 2 The economy, health spending, and health status in Sub-Saharan Africa 63 3 Comparative analysis of utilisation of health services in rural and urban areas in developing countries 79 4 Distance as a predominant factor in the utilisation of healthFile Size: 2MB.

About us. Several of us in the processes leading up to this association have been concerned, involved in, discussed and reported on the agricultural, environmental and rural development sectors of Ghana, and felt the need for such an organization.

Ashanti Region Tourism: Tripadvisor has 2, reviews of Ashanti Region Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Ashanti Region resource. Ashanti Region of Ghana were not disability friendly.

This clearly shows that the Disability Act is therefore being violated and calls for immediate attention. The purpose of this study was to examine, in the light of the Ghana Disability Act, building accessibility of visually impaired persons in two districts in the Ashanti region of Size: KB.

About Ghana Domestic Travel Ghana Tourism & Sightseeing Ghana Travel Ashanti Region Tourist Sites Kumasi is the capital city of the Asante (Ashanti) kingdom and the /5(9). Kumasi Hotel Deals: Find great deals from hundreds of websites, and book the right hotel using Tripadvisor's 2, reviews of Kumasi hotels.

Ghana and more specifically the Ashanti region, the study area. The background will include biophysical characteristics of the area, common agricultural practices, and the history and development of no-till in the area. Chapter 3 is a literature review on the three theories of technology adoption: economic constraints, technology.

This page provides a complete overview of Ashanti, Ghana region maps. Choose from a wide range of region map types and styles. From simple outline maps to detailed map of Ashanti.

Get free map for your website. Discover the beauty hidden in. Ashanti. Region in Ghana. Contents: Subdivision The population development in Ashanti as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images). The icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, urbanization).

The Ashanti Region is centrally located in the middle belt of Ghana. I t lies between longitudes W and W, and latitudes N and N. The region shares boundaries with four of the ten political regions, Brong-Ahafo in the north, Eastern region in the east, Central region in the south and Western region in the South west.

ARA stands for “Agricultural and Rural Development Association”, and is a non- profit and non- governmental organization (NGO) under the registration No. G of the Republic of Ghana. It was funded in in Ghana. ARA aims to empower rural communities in Ghana to strive for sustainable development in terms of environmental integrity, social equality and economical.

Accessibility and Participation of Persons with Disabilities in Tourism: Perspective of Tourism Workers in the Ashanti region of Ghana Anthony K Edusei1, Sussana Mensah Aggrey2, Eric Badu2, Maxwel Peprah Opoku2* 1.

Head of Department, Department of Community Health, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana 2. The most well-known area of Ashanti Region is its capital Kumasi.

The region is home to almost 5 million people with more than 50% of the population residing in Kumasi metropolis. The Ashanti region is a top producer of Ghana’s exports including gold, cocoa, and other agricultural products.

HISTORY & MYTHOLOGY. div>The article describes the results of two surveys conducted in six villages in the Ashanti region of Ghana. The first was undertaken in August and the second during July "This paper has been prepared in support of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP) roundtable in Ghana.

The study also takes a fresh perspective on the role of agriculture for development in light of the global food crisis. It Cited by: The Ashanti Region of Ghana is situatedaround the middle portion of the country. Kumasi is the capital city of the region about and is located about one kilometres from the West Coast of Africacalled, the Gulf of Guinea.

Out of the ten regions of Ghana Ashanti is the region with the highest population. The Ashanti Kingdom has an. Kumasi is the capital city of the Ashanti region, a very important and historical centre for Ghana. Kumasi is located near Lake Bosumtwi, in a rainforest region, and is the commercial, industrial and cultural capital of Asanteman.

Kumasi is approximately km north of the Equator and 60 km north of the Gulf of Guinea. Ghana Districts - Districts Ashanti Region (Kumasi) Kumasi Metropolitan District, KUMASI Adansi North District, FOMENA. Adansi South District, NEW EDUBIAASE.

Afigya-Kwabre District, KODIE. Afigya-Sekyere District, AGONA. Ahafo Ano North District, TEPA. Ahafo Ano South District, MANKRANSO. Amansie Central District, JACOBU.

Amansie East District, BEKWAI. National Best Farmer, Charles Gyamfi Receives GH₵Cash Award Prize. Read More. Ashanti of Ghana Hardcover – November 1, by S. Bleeker (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover, November 1, "Please retry" — First published: 01 Nov. Poverty has declined in Ghana, but it remains pervasive in the northern region, which is susceptible to droughts and floods and has less access to transportation infrastructure, markets, fertile farming land, and industrial centers.

The northern region also has lower school enrollment, higher illiteracy, and fewer opportunities for women.The research will be conducted in the Nadowli Districts (ND) of the Upper West Region of Ghana. The study will also focused on the credit facility provided by MFIs to rural entrepreneurs (males and females) between and who undertook non-agricultural activities for commercial purposes and how effectively these enterprises are utilising.Amoafo in the region of Ghana (general) is a place located in Ghana - some mi (or km) North-West of Accra, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Amoafo Local time in Amoafo is now PM (Thursday).