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Statistics show 49 out of the 138 districts in Ghana ARE currently in the desert belt, which poses a threat to the national development
SPECIAL REPORT BY XINHUA CORRESPONDENT Albert Oppong-Ansah
Posted 12 August 2011, by Albert Oppong-Ansah, CoastWeek Newspapers Ltd., coastweek.com
NANDOM, Ghana (Xinhua) – Bearing in mind the importance and the benefits of land as a natural resource for present and future generations, women in northwest Ghana have successively regenerated about 1,000 acres of barren land for agriculture and other purposes.
The women, members of the Kanpour Women Association (KWA) have made it their responsibility to regenerate barren land in Kanpour in the Lawra district and its adjoining communities in the Upper West Region.
As part of the efforts of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to combat desertification in Ghana, KWA initiated the…
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