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Title: Non-Governmental Organizations and Rural Poverty Reduction in Northern Ghana: Perspectives of Beneficiaries on Strategies, Impact and Challenges
Authors: Osei-Wusu Adjei, Prince
Agyemang, Seth
Afriyie, Kwadwo
Keywords: NGOs
Poverty
Rural
Livelihoods
Ghana
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Journal of Poverty Alleviation and International Development
Citation: Journal of Poverty Alleviation and International Development, 3(2): 47-73, 2012
Abstract: This paper draws experiences from 198 heads of rural households benefitting from four operational NGOs to address the extent to which NGOs impact on poverty reduction in the Wa West and Tain districts of northern Ghana. It examines the NGOs poverty reduction strategies and their impact on people’s quality of life. The paper reveals that the NGOs adopt the integrated rural development strategy with both basic needs and basic means approaches. The paper identifies improved income, productivity
Description: Article published in Journal of Poverty Alleviation and International Development, 2012.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/7287
ISSN: 2233-6192
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