The Ghana REDD+ Datahub

A Database for Ghana's National Forest Monitoring System

Please note that this database is currently under development and is a beta version

Overview of REDD+ in Ghana

Ghana has been implanting REDD+ related activities since 2008, and is currently transitioning to performance based REDD+ implementation. For details on progress made please see the Ghana REDD+ National REDD+ Secretariat home page.

Ghana Cocoa-Forest REDD+ Programme

Ghana has one of the highest deforestation rates in Africa at over 3%, and agriculture, led by cocoa farming expansion into forest areas and loss of shade trees, is the main driver of deforestation across the cocoa-forest mosaic landscape, which encompasses about 6 million hectares of the High Forest Zone. full description...

Hotspot Intervention Areas

HIA Description
Western Zone A HIA ( 1. Aowin-Suaman ; 2. Sefwi-Akontonbra) Located in Western Region, this consortium of stakeholders coming together to work in this HIA is being led by the GoG FIP team.
Western Zone C HIA ( 1. Juaboso; 2. Bia) Located in Western Region, this HIA consortium is being led by Touton, with strong support from PBC, SNV, Agro - Eco, and NCRC. Mondelez also works with UNDP in this HIA
Central Zone A HIA ( 1. Assin South; 2. Assin North ) located in Central Regional, is being led by NCRC with Touton, PBC, Oxford Univ. and IUCN-NL
Brong Ahafo Zone A HIA (1.Asutifi; 2. Asunafo North ; 3. Asunafo South) Led by Mondelez and UNDP with Mondelez/ UNDP working in Asunafo North; - Mondelez/ Olam working in Asunafo South
Green Zone A HIA ( 1.Kwaebibrem 2.Asante Akim South; 3.Birim North) Description 5
Western Zone B HIA ( 1. Bibiani/ Anhwiaso/ Bekwai; 2. Sefwi Wiawso) Located in Western Region, this consortium of stakeholders coming together to work in this HIA is being led by the GoG FIP team.
Eastern Zone A HIA ( 1. Atiwa; 2. Denkyembour; 3. East Akim) This HIA is lead by A Rocha/ Cargrill/ Yayra Glover Ltd
Ashanti Zone A HIA ( 1.Adansi South; 2.Adansi North) yet to be identified
Ashanti Zone B HIA ( 1.Ahafo Ano South; 2.Atwima Mponua; 3.Atwima Nwabiagya.) Mondelez currently works only in the Atwima Mponua district, with Olam as their partner. Solidaridad works in this HIA under CORP

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