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Promotion of Community Resilience and Rights in Competing Landuse: Case Study of Atwima Mponua and Asutifi North Districts in Ghana


    In Ghana, land is an essential natural resource that underpins economic growth and development through its utilization for farming, mining and as a forest resource. However, farming continues to be the mainstay of the economy, providing employment and livelihoods for many individuals and communities. The forest also serves as a source of timber, employment opportunities, and non-timber forest products, such as fruits, nuts, and medicinal plants, among others. Ghana’s forests are home to diverse wildlife, unique landscapes and cultural heritage sites which attract tourists and nature enthusiasts. Mining on the other hand, provides foreign exchange and revenue for government and local employment and offers economic growth, development and general prosperity. Read More