Education is closely linked to virtually all dimensions of development- human, economic and social. An educated, technically skilled workforce is critical for long term economic growth.
According to the GSS, eight (8) out of every ten (10) people picked at random in the upper west region are poor and one of the two regions where poverty has worsen for the past eight (8) years (GSS REPORT 2008).
Ensuring access to food and livelihood security in the upper west region and the country as a whole is a fundamental human necessity. The right to good food and health lives for all should be ensured and secured,