Climate change adaptation in Northern Ghana

We are delighted to announce that the study „Climate Risk Analysis for Identifying and Weighing Adaptation Strategies for the Agricultural Sector in Northern Ghana“ was published. The study assesses climate risks and also four adaptation strategies to avoid yield losses. Our team member Sophia Lüttringhaus contributed to the assessment of the adaptation strategy improved varieties.


The report was prepared by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), in coope­ration with the Ghanaian Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), the Department of Planning and Land Management at the University for Development Studies (UDS) in Wa, the Resilience Against Climate Change (REACH) project, the HFFA Research GmbH and other Ghanaian stakeholders from local and national governmental institutions, ci­vil society, academia, the private sector, practitioners and development partners.


Have a look at the full study: or watch one of the great video summaries which further provide an excellent insight into Ghanaian agriculture: