Ghana Essays

Dark Side of Chocolate

1. The systemic ethical issue raised by this case begins with the economic state of the Ivory Coast. The prices of cocoa beans have decreased quite significantly leading the farmers to cut down their labor costs. In doing so, the farmers have been left with no choice but to turn to child slavery in order to make a living and profit out of their farms. Also, in the legal aspect, child slavery in the Ivory Coast is illegal; however, they…

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Ghana Library Board

Introduction There is no gain saying the fact that the more knowledgeable an individual is the more productive he/she is. Again, the more knowledgeable individuals an organization or society has the speedier its advancement which could also lead to its greatness. Indeed, there is always a positive correlation between highly knowledgeable (educated) societies and greatness. No wonder the rich and powerful countries in the world today are those with high levels of knowledge and education while those with lower levels…

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Structural Adjustment Program in Ghana

Like the economy as a whole, the industrial sector in Ghana has been the subject of much inquiry (in chronological order, see Birmingham et al. , 1966/7; Steel, 1977; Page, 1980; Andrea, 1981; Ewusi, 1986; Meier and Steel, 1989; Steel and Webster, 1990; Mosley, Harrigan and Toye, 1991; Sowa et al. , 1991 and Rothchild, 1991). As mentioned already, industrial output as a whole has been growing since the adoption of the Structural Adjustment Programmes in Ghana. Within the industrial…

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The Government of Ghana

It has often been said that taxation is an economic tool, to what extent if any, is this assertion valid in Ghana? 2. Discuss the relative importance of the main sources of revenue to the government of Ghana. Answer to question 1 Definition The system of compulsory contributions levied by a government or other qualified body on people, corporations and property in order to fund public expenditures in Ghana is known as taxation. It is an imposition financial charge or…

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