Supporting indigenous women in sustainable agriculture and food security through a harmonized land tenure security system along the Weto Landscape.
Supporting indigenous women in sustainable agriculture and food security through a harmonized land tenure security system along the Weto Landscape.
The project promoting sustainable community driven smart climate agroecology, agroforestry, organic farming, Livestock and natural resource management, seeks to address insecurity in land tenure of migrant rice farmers and to secure biodiversity conservation on the Weto Mountain Range. The project is expected to develop acceptable land tenure, that will support indigenous brown rice cultivation to meet the national standard in ten communities along the Weto landscape in the Afadzato South District. When successfully implemented, rice production within the landscape will contribute to food security in Ghana, livelihood and job creation rights of women and marginalized along the landscape which can be replicated in adjoining communities.
 

Project Snapshot

Grantee:
WETO PLATFORM
Country:
Ghana
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Grant Amount:
US$ 18,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 5,000.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 10,000.00
Project Number:
GHA/SGP/OP7/Y2/CORE/CD/2021/17
Status:
Currently under execution
Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
- organic rice cultivation. - Land tenurial arrangement
Significant Participation of Indigenous Peoples
All the project activities would be implemented by indigenous women.
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Indicators
Biophysical
Number of innovations or new technologies developed / applied 3
Biophysical
Number of local policies informed in climate change focal area 1
Biophysical
Number of national policies informed in climate change focal area 1
Empowerment
Number of CBOs / NGOs participated / involved in SGP project 1
Empowerment
Number of CBOs / NGOs formed or registered through the SGP project 1
Empowerment
Number of women participated / involved in SGP project 100
Empowerment
Number of indigenous people participated/involved in SGP project 200
Livehood
Increase in household income by increased income or reduced costs due to SGP project 150
Livehood
Number of households who have benefited* from SGP project 150
Livehood
Number of individuals (gender diaggregated) who have benefited* from SGP project 200

Grantee Contact

Mr Winfried DONKOR
Phone: +233244170165
Email: wetoplatform@yahoo.com
 

Address

P. O. Box HP 1343
HO , VOLTA ,

SGP Country office contact

Dr. George Buabin Ortsin
Phone:
233-242-977980
Email:
Ms. Lois Sarpong
Phone:
+233 505740909
Email:

Address

UNDP, Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme P.O. Box 1423
Accra, Greater Accra, 233-302