Country Programme Ghana (2012-2016)

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  • Operations ID: 200247

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This Operation has been modified as per Budget Revision 1 (see below).

Ghana is a food-deficit country, but positive economic developments in recent years have led Ghana  to  achieve lower middle-income status. The country is largely on track to achieve Millennium Development Goal 1 – Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger –but is lagging on others. Ghana is ranked 130th out of 169 countries in the 2010 human development index, and has slipped into the “low human development” category.



Ghana is considered one of the more politically stable countries in West Africa. Its economy moderately improved in recent years with its GDP increasing from US$304 in 2002 to US$712 in 2008. At the national level, poverty was halved from 58 to 29 percent. However, Ghana is still a low-income food deficit country....