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Greater Accra Region

ActionAid’s Regional Rights Programme started in July 2001 in the Ga West District in the Greater Accra Region.

The Greater Accra Region is one of Ghana's ten regions, nestling the capital of Ghana, Accra, it is the most developed region of the country although it is the smallest of the 10 administrative regions in terms of area, but the second most populated region, after the Ashanti Region.

Greater Accra is divided into the Ga East, Ga West and Ga South Districts with Abokobi, Amasaman and Weija as the respective capitals.

Predominant occupation in Ga area is cassava, maize, plantain, vegetables and commercial fruits farming.

ActionAid's programme in the region covers 24 communities in the Ga East, West and South Districts as well as the Accra Metropolitan Area.

ActionAid’s work in the area focuses on strengthening primary education and adult literacy programmes while in food security we focus on improving farming methods and diversifying farming options.

In Women’s rights, ActionAid facilitates skills training for women and rights education campaigns in women’s rights . The organisation supports networks of people living in poverty in marginalised communities.

ActionAid supports alternative dispute resolution methods for Chiefs, Queen Mothers and opinion leaders to enable them do mediation in civil cases.