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Ghana Poverty

New Development Effort Targets Ghana's Poorest Region

Barbara Borst | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Barbara Borst

As shea butter, used in foods and cosmetics, becomes more profitable, the hope is that it will continue to benefit women, who are a disproportionate number of the poor.

Tackling Extreme Rural Poverty in Northern Ghana

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 10.28.2012 | Impact
Jeffrey Sachs

Poverty reduction has entered a new era. Mobile phones and wireless broadband enable new models of business development and service delivery. New methods of prevention, diagnosis and treatment are controlling ancient scourges such as malaria.