Investing in local government, supporting sustainable change
UC Davis worked with USDA-FAS and Global Communities to complete a mid-term evaluation of the project on Resiliency in Northern Ghana Project (RING). RING is a poverty reduction program designed to improve the nutrition and livelihood status of vulnerable households in an integrated fashion. RING applies a multidisciplinary approach to increase the resiliency of these households through agriculture, income generation, savings and loans, nutrition, WASH, and governance interventions. Through these interventions, the project aims to improve the lives of women, namely by decreasing their time burden, increasing their control over household income, and increasing their social capital, thereby creating more resilient families.