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Mission Director Kimberley Rosen helped Ghana's Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development to symbolically open the sea with a key to end the closed fisheries season.
August 1, 2022

On August 01, 2022, the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development and Fisheries Commission, in partnership with the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), held a ceremony to mark the end of the 2022 fishing closed season for artisanal and inshore fleets. 

U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Virginia Palmer meets Northern Regional Minister Shani Alhassan Saibu on July 20, 2022.
July 20, 2022

On her first official trip in Ghana, U.S. Ambassador Virginia Palmer visited Tamale and Northern Region this week.  She met with peace and security, economic empowerment, public health, media, and development partners during the two-day trip.  USAID Ghana Mission Director Kimberly Rosen accompanied the Ambassador.

Mission Director Janean Davies speaking at a podium
May 5, 2022

The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) West Africa Trade and Investment Hub convened representatives from large apparel companies to hear about opportunities to strengthen economic growth in Ghana and empower women and women-owned businesses.  Three USAID co-investment partners working in the apparel industry shared their experiences working with the Hub. “Today’s event highlights the major shift underway in the structure of the global apparel industry. Buyers are actively diversifying their supply chains and seeking more competitive price points,” said Janean Davis, Acting Mission Director for USAID/Ghana. “This presents a tremendous opportunity for economic growth in Ghana, and for Ghanaian women who have proven to be integral to the success of apparel companies DTRT, Global Mamas and Ethical Apparel. USAID is proud to support them.”

Signing of MOUs
April 14, 2022

The United States Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a new, five-year $29 million partnership with the Ghana Health Service to support the widespread adoption of life-saving health behaviors across Ghana. “USAID’s new flagship social and behavior change activity, is a culmination of decades of partnership and engagement with the Ghana Health Service.  This five-year award will support the GHS’s Health Promotion Division, Regional Directorates in northern Ghana, civil society, and the private sector to increase and sustain the adoption of healthy behaviors and practices that improve health outcomes,” noted Dr. Balsara at the event.

Mission Director Janean Davies giving her remarks
April 4, 2022

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Ghana Acting Mission Director Janean Davis announced $24.7 million in new funding to Ghana to support vaccination efforts nationwide as part of the Initiative for Global Vaccine Access (Global VAX).  The funding, provided through USAID will accelerate the delivery of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccinations in every part of Ghana.  Director General of the Ghana Health Service Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye and other Ghana Health Service officials joined USAID Ghana Acting Mission Director Janean Davis at the Greater Accra Regional (Ridge) Hospital to make the announcement.  The group toured the hospital’s maternity ward, emphasizing the need for expecting mothers to get vaccinated as well.

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Last updated: August 03, 2022

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