What is it about?

The present study sought to assess the impacts of climate hazards on coastal livelihoods, specifically in Ningo-Prampram district in the Greater Accra region, Ghana. The research uses participatory rural appraisal (PRA) and the analytic hierarchical process (AHP) tools to ascertain the major climatic and non-climatic events, along with their impacts.

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Why is it important?

Results of this study would prompt development practitioners and other stakeholders to prioritize climate-related issues which could positively affect key economic activities like farming, fishing, hospitality and other activities that reduce poverty directly and indirectly in the Ningo-Prampram district to a large extent.

Perspectives

Worth reading in the wake of climate hazards influencing coastal communities.

Mr Isaac Sarfo
Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology

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This page is a summary of: Impacts of climate hazards on coastal livelihoods in Ghana: the case of Ningo-Prampram in the Greater Accra region, Environment Development and Sustainability, May 2021, Springer Science + Business Media, DOI: 10.1007/s10668-021-01492-z.
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