The red is for the blood spilt in fighting for their independence. The Gold stands for the mineral rich nature of Ghana. The green is for the rich Vegetation. The black star is for the emancipation and unity in the struggle against colonialism. What does the Ghana Flag represent?
-http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =WkOE_bYhF10 Facts. Capital city The lake <ul><li>The word Ghana means "Warrior King” and derives from the Ghana Empire. </li></ul><ul><li>Population 23,822,495. </li></ul><ul><li>Area 238,460 square kilometres </li></ul><ul><li>Life expectancy: </li></ul><ul><li>Male 58.98 </li></ul><ul><li>Female 60.75 </li></ul><ul><li>- </li></ul>
Though gold mining & cocoa farming helped a 20% rise in Ghana's exports in 2006, prospects for the West African nation's economy depend on tourism & other services. In 2006, Ghana exported over US$3.2 billion worth of commodities. Two of Ghana’s major exports, gold and cocoa, enjoyed unprecedented high prices last year. In addition, Ghana experienced a record bumper crop of cocoa. These factors helped increase Ghana’s exports by 20% in 2006. Ghana also exports aluminium, diamonds, manganese ore, timber and tuna. Countries that bought the most exports from Ghana in 2006 are listed below. Netherlands … US$411 million (12.5% of Ghana’s total exports) United Kingdom … $273 million (8.3%) United States … $220 million (6.7%) Belgium … $191 million (5.8%) France … $184 million (5.6%) Germany … $145 million (4.4%) Ghana plans to boost its exports by selling cassava, textiles and palm oil in foreign markets. Why you should buy fairtrade from Ghana
Ghana’s football team <ul><li>Ghana’s main pride is their football team they nickname is the black stars ,they are 27 th in Fifa rankings. They have won the African cup nations four times! </li></ul><ul><li>In the 1992 Olympics the black meteors were the first African team to win a GOLD MEDAL! </li></ul><ul><li>There first game was in 1950 against Nigeria which they won 1 v 0 </li></ul><ul><li>Their biggest win was against Kenya which they won 13 v 0 </li></ul>
6 national parks! There largest airport is located in Accra There are also a few other airports around the country This is Ghana’s main port: the Tema port
Some of ghana's fairtrade products Kuapa Kokoo is a cocoa-growing co-operative set up in 1933 in response to the partial liberalisation of the coco sector in Ghana. It is the only farmer owned organisation among the private companies that have been granted government licences to trade cocoa. Most of Ghana’s fair trade products are cocoa beans.
WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE US <ul><li>You should chose Ghana for fair-trade because we were the first country to gain independence. this shows how determined we are to achieve our goals. </li></ul><ul><li>The ratio of nurses per person is 93 per 100000 </li></ul><ul><li>We have a variety of ethnic languages (47!) </li></ul>