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LOCAL NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN GHANA: THE ROLE OF TRADITIONAL AUTHORITY

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Sub - Basin Management and Governance of Rainwater and Small Reservoirs

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LOCAL NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN GHANA: THE ROLE OF TRADITIONAL AUTHORITY

  1. 1. LOCAL NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT NATURAL RESOURCES IN STUDY AREAIN GHANA: THE ROLE OF TRADITIONAL FOREST LAND MINERAL LIVESTOCKAUTHORITYIntroduction: in Ghana traditional leaders areconsidered owners of all natural resources. Inthat vein, its management cannot be donewithout them. OBJECTIVESThe objective is to look at the role of Dam at Nafkulgatraditional authorities in natural resources WATERmanagement• How the management is done• Level of the management• Equality in terms ownership and access• Knowledge of modern ways of management Women group at Baara METHODOLOGYKey informant (chiefs,tindana,clanheads, and INITIAL FINDINGSsome water users) interview guide was used • Traditional authorities know or have account of natural resources within their jurisdiction • There are measure in place to manage these resources, in terms of ownership and usage • They have little or no knowledge of the modern ways of natural resourcesChief of Nafkulga Chief of Baara • They are willing to collaborate with the modern ways of managing natural resources especially water STUDY SITESZongoyiri and Binaba all in the Bawku West CONCLUSIONSDistrict of the Upper East Region. The project and study is still ongoing however traditional authorities are ready and willing to integrate with modern ways of natural resources management to minimise flood andPRESENTED BY: drought.TAMARA AMINA SULEMANAMPHIL STUDENT IN DEVELOPMENTUNIVERSITY FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES-GHANA

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