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How to overcome disparities between northern and southern Ghana?

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The three northern regions of Ghana are home to 60% of the poor people in the whole country. By 2030, southern Ghana might have successfully eradicated poverty, while 40% of its northern population will still remain poor. How can Ghana overcome these strong regional disparities? In an interview published on the Ideas4development blog, Mariama Awumbila, a geographer and board member of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority offers a few proposals for action. Read