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Growth of towns in Ghana

Frederick A. Abloh

Growth of towns in Ghana

a historical study of the social and physical growth of selected towns in Ghana

by Frederick A. Abloh

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Published by Dept. of Housing and Planning Research, Faculty of Architecture, University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- Ghana.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Frederick Abloh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT148.G45 A2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 131 p., [20] leaves of plates (folded) :
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19530170M

    The head of the Ghana Railway Development Authority, Richard Diedong Dombo, said the transport sector was crucial for the country’s development, pointing to railways as historic “engines of growth”. Ghana railway maintenance staff walk along the rail track which connects Accra to Tema, 25 kilometres east of the capital city. – AFP. MISSION FIELDS IN GHANA: THE CHALLENGE OF UNREACHED PEOPLES By Very Rev Dr Richard Foli Head, Religious Studies and Ethics Department, Methodist University College Ghana Abstract Although about 69% of Ghana’s population profess to be Christians, there are many distinct groups within the total population that are “unreached” by the : Richard Foli.

    Gold, oil, and cocoa exports, and individual remittances, are major sources of foreign exchange. Expansion of Ghana’s nascent oil industry has boosted economic growth, but the fall in oil prices since reduced by half Ghana’s oil revenue. Production at Jubilee, Ghana's first commercial offshore oilfield, began in mid-December West Africa, like most regions of the continent, is still largely rural. Even after decades of rapid urban growth and the emergence of cities of 1 million people or more, the majority of the population continues to live in rural areas. However, cities and towns generate higher revenues than the countryside.

    In India, noted for its high rural population density in the productive areas, in the first, second, and third decades after independence agricultural growth accelerated substantially with increased land area accounting for half the growth rate (Mellor et al., ) – as in the recent history in Ethiopia. In both cases it is also likely that Cited by: The Missing American (An Emma Djan Investigation) Hardcover – Janu by Kwei Quartey (Author) out of 5 stars 16 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Audible Audiobook, Unabridged. $ Read with Our Free App. Free with your Audible trial. $ 25 Used from $ 27 New from $/5(39).


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