A global programme supporting governance and market reforms aimed at reducing the illegal use of forest resources, benefitting poor forest-dependent people and promoting sustainable growth in developing countries.
AgDevCo is a specialised investor and project developer focused exclusively on early stage Small and Medium Enterprise agribusiness in Sub Saharan Africa. AgDevCo deploys patient capital and technical assistance to build profitable businesses that contribute to food security, drive economic growth and create jobs and income in rural areas and contribute to farmers’ resilience to climate change. It currently operates in Sierra Leone, Ghana, Rwanda, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.
To improve the health system in Ghana, by providing the Ministry of Health and its agencies with financial aid, materials, goods and technical assistance. This support will improve coverage and quality of primary care services and create a sustainable health system, supporting Ghana to reduce child and maternal mortality and make progress towards universal health coverage.
To increase participation and the quality of secondary education by providing disadvantaged girls with secondary level scholarships and Colleges of Education with targeted support to improve teacher education and management. This will benefit 81,000 girls and 38 Colleges of Education and improve gender parity and quality of teaching and learning. This contributes towards our MDGs by improving better access and gender parity by 2015
To improve incomes and increase resilience of poor farmers and small-scale rural entrepreneurs in Northern Ghana
To strengthen the capacity of citizens and Parliament to increase accountability, transparency and responsiveness across government, in representing the interests of citizens and the equitable delivery of public goods and services. This will be done through systematic and sustained advocacy at all levels, in a sustainable manner through the creation of a Ghanaian-run corporate entity. This will further advance Ghana’s political, economic and social transformation in a manner, where the poorest and marginalised are better served and represented.
Based on the Natural Resource Charter, the programme to strengthen oversight and enhance regulation of the sector; enhance revenue capture; improve revenue management; and promote accountability by building the capacity to monitor and challenge state performance by civil society and Parliament as a corollary for capacity building.
Provide high quality nine-month flexible complementary basics education access to 120,000 out-of-school children in Ghana
To improve service delivery of targeted government institutions by providing them with the capacity to streamline administrative procedures. This will transform the business environment nationwide and reduce the time and cost of doing business in Ghana This contributes towards our MDG’s by increasing private investment and will result in the creation of economic opportunities for the poor by 2018.
To establish a Coastal Foundation to provide a neutral body to facilitate and manage a structured dialogue between communities, government, and industry in the six coastal districts to build trust and address tensions caused by natural resource exploitation. The forum serves to increase transparency and to deepen accountability between stakeholders. The programme is also designed to make effective use of Corporate Social Responsibility funds of oil companies for development, conflict-prevention and growth. WRCF supports pilot and scaling-up of interventions and provides technical assistance and related services to industry-led corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives as well as government, development partner and donor funded socio-economic development initiatives.