GSSP Newsletter: May2017

After a hiatus of six months, GSSP News Digest comes to you as the GSSP Newsletter. The newsletter will be available monthly. It will comprise of two segments: the first part offering updates on GSSP activities and outputs; the second, as before, will be the News Digest. Welcome to the first edition of the GSSP >> Read more

Do women in rural Ghana prefer non-farm enterprises over agriculture for economic empowerment?

                                             From February 1 to February 8, Isabel Lambrecht, Sarah Asare and Doreen Selorm Kufualor (IFPRI, Accra) and Berber Kramer (IFPRI, Washington DC) conducted Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) in the Western and Northern Regions of Ghana. The goal of the FGDs was to learn more about preferences for economic empowerment in agriculture versus non-farm enterprises >> Read more

New vacancy for Finance Officer

The Ghana Strategy Support Program (GSSP) of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is looking for a suitable candidate for the position of Finance Officer.

GSSP Policy Dialogue

Monday, October 17, 2016 Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana Download Flyer (PDF 228KB) Ghana Strategy Support Program (GSSP) is organizing a one-day policy dialogue to share policy recommendations emerging from selected research activities. This policy dialogue will bring together policymakers and development practitioners to offer actionable recommendations on some of the critical issues relevant for >> Read more

“As a wife I will help, manage, and love”

The value of qualitative research in understanding land tenure and gender in Ghana Cross posted from IFPRI.org In this post I argue that qualitative field work aiming at understanding the local context is not a frivolous activity. For highly contested topics, such as gender and land, and in contexts where custom dominates, rigorous qualitative empirical >> Read more