IMPACT STORIES

BREAKING NEW GROUNDS

Increased access to new and international market has been identified as one of the key achievements of the advocacy actions undertaken by the Empretec Business Women’s Forum (EBWF).

Executive members of the EBWF who are delighted that the business advocacy action has exposed their businesses to new domestic and international markets, also added that the advocacy action is helping

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ENHANCING THE PRODUCTION CAPACITY OF POULTRY FARMERS

The prospects of doing more lucrative poultry business is beginning to dawn on members of the Ghana National Association of Poultry farmers (GNAPF), as the farmers testify that their advocacy action had contributed significantly to Ghana's recent revitalization of commercial broiler production.

Following GNAPF's fruitful dialogue with relevant state authorities, Ghana's Ministry of F

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SANITIZING ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION PRACTICE IN GHANA

The leadership of Ghana Electrical Contractors Association (GECA) are very confident about getting more business opportunities as duty bearers are currently making efforts to eradicate unlicensed practitioners from the electrical installation industry.
Members of the Ghana Electrical Contractors Association are optimistic that the re-registration exercise being carried out by the Energy Co

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PROTECTING GHANA'S MUSIC INDUSTRY

The formation of the nation's first ever music rights is helping musicians in Ghana to earn more value for their work.

There are strong indications that Ghanaian Musicians are earning more income from their works, following the formation of the Ghana Music Rights Organization (GHAMRO) to supervise the collection of rights due music makers in Ghana.

Some of the musicians wh

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FARMERS OVERCOME CASSAVA MOSAIC DISEASE

Eradication of diseased plants is helping cassava farmers belonging to the Apex Farmers Association of Ghana (APFOG) to increase their productivity and income.  

The farmers who now cultivate disease resistant varieties testified that the introduction of the new varieties by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and the Council of Scientific and Industrial

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DEVELOPING THE LOCAL BOOK PRINTING INDUSTRY

There is no doubt that the approval by the Parliament of Ghana for the removal of over 40% tax levied on printing materials is a giant step towards creating a better business environment for the Ghanaian book printing industry. 

Printers and paper converters in Ghana who had fought for the removal of these levies said this development is not only a major step to protect their busin

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IMPROVING ACCESS TO FARM LANDS

A 23 year old female farmer  and member of the Unity and Progressive Women Farmers Cooperative Society Limited (PUWOFACS), Madam Rabinatu Yahaya, is happy that many women within the Wa Municipality in the Upper West Region now have access to arable farmlands. She said the increased access to farmlands is helping a group of women in the Wa Municipality to increase their agricultural product

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