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Sep 19, 2018, 7:18 PM
Sep 19, 2018, 7:10 PM
I bring you greetings from the CEO, Board and Management of the Northern Development Authority. (NDA). I have been requested by my boss, the CEO to step in to deliver this statement on his behalf. The CEO who would have wished to be here himself but for other equally pressing agendas that has kept him tied up in Accra. I will therefore read his statement and hope you will understand his position regarding the importance of this conference especially under its present theme and how it relates to us in the Northern Development Authority. Mr. Chairman excuse me as I paraphrased the CEO’s favorite proverb which depicts his commitment to the development of Northern Ghana. It is said that a child can play with its mother’s breast but not its father’s testicles. For the CEO, Northern Ghana and its development matters represent the testicles of a father that no true child of the north dare to play or toy with.
Aug 30, 2018, 3:20 AM
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) engaged the Northern Development Authority (NDA) to inform the new leadership of the Authority about its latest Human Development Report on Northern Ghana, and to seek support for the launch and dissemination of the report. Ms. Gita Honwana Welch, the UNDP Country Director who led the team for the courtesy call, underscored the importance of the Northern Ghana Human Development Report. She indicated that, just like previous human development reports produced by UNDP for the nation, Western Region and other districts of Ghana, the current report provides baseline information on areas requiring development attention in the North.
Aug 22, 2018, 3:07 AM
His Excellency, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President of the Republic of Ghana, amongst several other innovative initiatives, created the Northern Development Authority Act 963, 2017. It’s mandate among other things, is to provide a framework for the accelerated economic and social development of the three administrative regions of the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions. This is in fulfilment of the NPP’s 2016 Campaign manifesto promise to replace SADA with the Northern Development Authority and create two other development Authorities for the middle and coastal belt to spur rapid economic development across the country.
Nov 24, 2017, 9:57 AM
In order to create an enabling environment for all-year round commercial agriculture to thrive successfully in the Northern Savannah Ecological Zone (NSEZ), the key role position to be played by irrigation has been given great prominence in the Agricultural Master Plan for the Zone prepared by the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA),noted its Chief Executive Officer ,Charles Abugri
Oct 26, 2017, 1:42 PM
While developments in the tourism, culture and hospitality industry have led to socio-economic benefits in other parts of Ghana, the Northern Savanna Ecological Zone (NSEZ) accounts for less than 5% of total tourist traffic in the country and also less than 15% of the total country stock of accommodation facilities.
Oct 26, 2017, 1:30 PM
Tourism, a major socio - economic activity and force for showcasing culture and creative arts has the potential of becoming an engine of socio-cultural, economic and environmental development and growth through foreign exchange and tax revenue if well structured, organised and packaged. It is believed that this can also drive substantial improvement in the well-being of indigenes in the form of job creation, income distribution and balanced regional development.
Oct 2, 2017, 2:36 PM
The opening ceremony of the 2017 World Tourism Day Celebration and Northern Ghana Tourism Investment Summit has opened in Tamale. Dignitaries like the Northern Regional Minister Hon. Salifu Saeed, the Zimbabwean Ambassador to Ghana, Her Excellency Mrs. Pavelyn Tendai Musaaka, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Mr. Kwasi Agyeman, The Counselor of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of Columbia in Mexico, Alfonso Orduz, The CDH Group, Professor Kweku Boakye of the University of Cape Coast and Mr. Augustin Otu, of GIPC attended the opening ceremony which took place at the Modern City Hotel in Tamale.
Aug 2, 2017, 10:29 AM
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) during the 2016 elections promised in its manifesto among many other things, the establishment of One District, One Factory if elected to form the next government. True to their word, the NPP-Led Government upon assuming office, established the Ministry of Special Development Initiatives (SDI) to roll out the One District One Factory in fulfilment of its agenda to spur district level industrialization, create jobs and wealth at the local level.
Jun 5, 2017, 2:31 PM
A two(2) day stakeholder forum organized by the Northern Sector Agriculture Investment Coordination Unit (NSAICU) and co-facilitated by the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) was held across 2 district ( Jirapa and Wa) in the Upper West Region on the 31st of May and the 1st of June 2017 respectively.. The forum was organized to sensitize participants on the invasion of the Fall Army Worm (FAW) and how to control it.