Jonathan A. Allotey, Professor George Gyan-Baffour   |   2004
Type: Research Report
Topic: Consumer Finance, Livelihoods
Country: Ghana
The report illustrates that environmental management is essential to economic growth and poverty reduction. Environment is inextricably linked to social, cultural, natural resource, institutional and economic issues. This is not adequately addressed in the current edition of the GPRS. The SEA process has helped all participants to understand the wider impacts of policies plans and programmes on the environment, economic growth and poverty reduction. The SEA of the GPRS has involved a wide range of stakeholders as evidenced by the endorsement of the process by 27 MDAs 108 district assemblies, parliamentary representatives, civil society, NGOs the Bank of Ghana and business associates.