& II), which amongst other things sort to empower the private sector as the vehicle with which to attain growth and development.
Ghana is currently administering a cash transfer programme under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP), a programme which has been in operation since 2008.
What this paper seeks to do is to among other things, assess the importance of the LEAP programme, analyse the bottlenecks impeding its smooth implementation as well as critically investigate its sustainability going forward.
The paper recommends alternative strategies at combating poverty in Ghana such as a more concerted and pragmatic attempt at improving education, job creation etc. citing what has been practiced in the Gansu Province of China. The situation in Gansu would be clearly outlined showing the strategy and achievements of the development oriented poverty alleviation strategy.
Undoubtedly, the goal of every Government is to attain development and as much as possible reduce the incidence of hardship and poverty amongst its people.
A decrease in the number of people living in abject poverty does not only promote economic growth and development, but also encourages peace and stability as well as provides the needed environment for further development.
Owning to the fact that poverty is an important and widely discussed topic in developing countries, including Ghana, there is the need to find ways of addressing it using effective, efficient and sustainable means.
The great wall of china was build so that no intruders can get into China. It was Build During the Ming dynasty which was from 1368-1644. The great wall of China is important because it represented a symbol of China. Around 220 B.C.Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of a unified China, ordered that earlier fortifications between states be removed and a number of existing walls along the northern border be joined into a single system that would extend for more than 10,000 li and protect China…
Anding district in Gansu Province is recommended as a suitable strategy owing to its sustainable nature. The strategy involves a holistic approach unlike the mere cash transfer that LEAP brings to the table. Anding’s strategy is tailored towards the improvement of infrastructure, the acceleration and the development of naturally advantageous industries such as the potato-farming industry, and in the case of Ghana the cassava-farming industry is proposed.
Also the local economy of the Anding…
Giant Pandas are native to China, where they are considered a national treasure. However,
pandas are endangered. Only about 1,600 live in the wild, and about 100 of them live in zoos
around the world. Also called, great pandas, parti-colored bears, white bears, and bamboo bears,
Giant Pandas are distinguished from other pandas by their large size and black-and-white
coloring. The bold coloring actually may provide camouflage.
Giant pandas live up to their name. They are 4-5 feet (1.2 to…
Great Wall of China
The symbol of china is recognized as the Great Wall of China’s history. The wall was built because of Qin Shi Huang he built it because he want barbarians and nomads to stop invading china. Building the wall did not prevent the barbarians and nomads from trying to get across and it is still a powerful symbol of strength of china. The Great Wall of China was traced to the third century B.C. , some of the walls were dated from hundreds of years earlier. When the wall as dated,…
Throughout all of ancient history there have been many cases of long-established trade, none of these are as famous as the Silk Road of China. The Silk Road integrated China and the Western World, including India, Greece, Persia and Rome. It was named the Silk Road in 1877 by the German geographer Ferdinand von Richthofen.
The Silk Road was first established in the second century BC and it was put out of use in the 1400’s. Not only was silk traded on this road but culture as well. Many…
Uyghur Autonomous Region, which means that ethnic minority and religion played an important role in governance.
However, there is of course always difference in the actual adherence to the policy in real life. And such disparities vary among different autonomous regions. For example, Ningxia, a neighboring province to Xinjiang, the religious policies are much laxer than those in Xinjiang yet social unrest is virtually unheard of in Ningxia. Similarly in Gansu, a province to the east of Ningxia,…
Name: Giant Panda as it is mostly recognized. A panda has a greater appetite in summer than winter; in the wild, they can eat many animals that are occasionally dead.
Scientific name: Ailuropoda melanoleuca.
Life span: 20 years in the wild.
Location of natural habitat: Giant panda’s are from west china; 99% of them live in the mountains that is in Sichuan, some are also located in Shaanxi and Gansu country.
Enemies: tiger, panther and wolf.
Color: Normally black and…
altitude areas and they are spotted in areas that are high above sea level.
Dholes are found in Russia, in areas such as Primorsky Krai as well as Pikthsa-Tigroy protected forest. In other regions within Asia, they have been spotted in Taxkorgan Reserve in the Pamir Mountains which is a region on the border between four countries, China, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan and it is therefore possible that the dhole may inhabit majority of these four countries if not all.
There have been recent…
because the men that have died while building the wall were buried inside the wall. Meanwhile, the living workers built over the bodies in the wall and kept on building. The Great Wall of China measures in, "approximately 6000," kilometers long and is known as, "the longest man made structure built..." (“The Great Wall…” 1). This construction was definitely not easy and did not happen over-night. In fact, according to the “The Great Wall…” website, building the wall actually went, “from the 3rd…