Women’s empowerment in Ghana’s shea industry

TitleWomen’s empowerment in Ghana’s shea industry
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsA.M. Kubo
Secondary TitlePambazuka news : voices for freedom and justice
Date Published11 May 2017
PublisherFahamu networks for social justice
Publication Languageeng
Keywordseconomic recession, empowerment, entrepreneurs, Ghana, shea nuts, women

When Ghana attempted to restructure the women-dominated shea industry in line with foreign imposed structural adjustment programmes, the women protested. Since then, technological assistance and other initiatives  by the government in collaboration with various knowledge institutions have enabled women shea producers to expand their professional knowledge and networks, and introduced them to new markets.


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