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This study uses the ASPIRE tool to evaluate the readiness and effectiveness of social protection systems in Ghana, identifying gaps and opportunities to improve anticipatory measures and climate resilience.
In this study, researchers build on existing work on farm and farmer diversity in Duko, Northern Ghana, to systematically investigate and describe intra- and inter-household differences in terms of the vulnerability to prevalent shocks.
This study aimed to compare the performance of six regional climate models in simulating observed and projecting future climate in the Savannah zone of Ghana, in order to find suitable methods to improve the accuracy of climate models in the region.
Drawing on a survey of 391 respondents in Old Fadama, an informal settlement in Ghana, this research found that personal and collective social capitals are significant predictors of flood preparedness and community resilience.
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This article proposes a topology-based modelling approach of CI networks for catchment-wide flood risk analyses. In flood risk analysis, it is state-of-the-art to determine the direct consequences of flooding for assets and people.
This study aimed to explore the factors that influence the vulnerability of coastal communities in Ketu South Municipality, Ghana, to floods.
This study discusses the association between household exposure to negative shocks and social safety net program participation in Ghana.
The ultimate objective of this study is to enable GIZ to target capacity development activities within the region and to generate a better understanding of MSMEs’ needs in terms of insurance.

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