Ghana Pro-Poor HPAI Risk Reduction Project Multi-Stakeholder Workshop. Accra, Ghana, 24-25 June 2008.


This Multi-Stakeholder Workshop was organised jointly by the Veterinary Services Department, Ministry of Food and Agriculture and IFPRI. The specific aims of the workshop were to:

i. To introduce the project and secure buy-in from a broad range of stakeholders in the poultry industry in Ghana;

ii. To present and discuss the main findings of the background paper;

iii. Identify and prioritise the major knowledge/research gaps to help design targeted research projects to better inform decision makers;

iv. To map market value chain, and institutional linkages and mechanisms for effective communication and implementation of pro- poor HPAI control strategies in Ghana.

Documents attached include the Agenda, List of participants, Meeting report, and presentations (where available) given during the meeting. Presentations are as follows:

Workshop agenda and objectives. By E. Birol

DFID-Funded Collaborative HPAI Research Project for Asia and Africa. By C. Narrod

Ghana HPAI Reduction Background Paper. By K. G. Aning, P. K. Turkson and S. Asuming-Brepong

Egg Sellers Association speech

Poultry Development Board presentation. By N. Oteng

Group Discussion on Economic and Livelihood Findings

HPAI Stakeholder Mapping Using Social Network Analysis. By E. Schiffer, E. Birol and P. Duarte


Published 1 January 2008