TRANSLATING DISCOURSES OF LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN(TO) GHANA: CASES FROM THE GHANA DECENT WORK PROGRAMME

Researcher:

Benedict Arko

Research Area:

C


Bottom-up development approaches such as local economic development is gaining increasing acceptance as compliments or outright substitutes to top-down development approaches due to their perceived failure among other reasons. The study therefore examines the impact of the very first local economic development strategy embarked on in Ghana from 2003 to 2005 by the International Labour Organization (ILO) known as the Ghana Decent Work Programme.