The Impact Initiative has closed. This website has now been archived and will no longer be updated.
The Impact Initiative has closed. This website has now been archived and will no longer be updated.
Mother and baby, Ghana photo by directrelief on flickr
The aim of this project is to quantify the spatial links between poverty and poor utilisation of maternal health services in Ghana. This project builds on previous work in a range of African countries which showed that individual and community characteristics alone do not go far towards explaining service use at childbirth, especially in West African countries

Principal Investigator: Francis John Teal. Lead Organisation: University of Oxford

Co-investigators: Abigail Barr

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Aiming to provide a policy-relevant answer to the question: how can policy reforms aimed at reducing fishing efforts be implemented without causing millions of resource-poor people to fall deeper into deprivation and food insecurity?
Results from this research changed education policy and practice, particularly in Ghana; and transport policy and practice, shown through the inclusion of children in the Tanzania Draft National Transport Policy Framework.

Principal Investigators: Ruth Hall. Lead Organisation: University of the Western Cape

Co-investigators: Ian Scoones; Dzodzi Akuyo Tsikata

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