Aug 2, 2017, 10:29 AM
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) during the 2016 elections promised in its manifesto among many other things, the establishment of One District, One Factory if elected to form the next government. True to their word, the NPP-Led Government upon assuming office, established the Ministry of Special Development Initiatives (SDI) to roll out the One District One Factory in fulfilment of its agenda to spur district level industrialization, create jobs and wealth at the local level.
Jun 5, 2017, 2:31 PM
A two(2) day stakeholder forum organized by the Northern Sector Agriculture Investment Coordination Unit (NSAICU) and co-facilitated by the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) was held across 2 district ( Jirapa and Wa) in the Upper West Region on the 31st of May and the 1st of June 2017 respectively.. The forum was organized to sensitize participants on the invasion of the Fall Army Worm (FAW) and how to control it.
Jun 5, 2017, 1:32 PM
SADA in collaboration with Surbana Jurong, a premier Spatial and City Modeling agency of the Singapore Government, made a presentation on the Transport and Infrastructure plans of Buipe and Tamale for some key Ministries and MDAs on June 1, 2017 at the SADA Accra Conference Hall. This was streamed live on our Social Media. The purpose was to enable key ministries make an input into these plans before they are finalized. This is part of the final engagement processes of the design of the Northern Savannah Ecological Zone Long-Term Plan.
May 23, 2017, 10:39 AM
The Minister for Social Development Initiatives and Member of Parliament for Awutu Senya East Constituency, Hon. Mavis Hawa Koomson conducted a three-day familiarization visit to the Northern Savannah Ecological Zone. The Minister was accompanied by her staff and the Project Implementation team of the office of the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana.
May 11, 2017, 9:42 AM
Nafisah Azundow, 35, is a native of Yagaba community in the Mamprugu Maogduri district located in the Northern Region of Ghana. She is married with 5 children and farm as a peasant to cate for her family’s livelihood. Nafisah used to cultivate maize on 1ha land each year while helping her husband on their family land. This was barely for survival.
May 5, 2017, 2:56 PM
An exploratory visit was made to Digya Forest. The purpose of the trip which took place on the 12th of April 2017, was to identify tourist attractions in the area to market. The team was made up of the Manager of GTA-B/A, four chiefs from Sene East Traditional Council, a representative from the District Assembly and SADA Regional Coordinator. These are the names: Stephen Appiagyei, Nana Amponi-Akyeamehene, Nana Asabre II-Adontenhene, Nana Krunkum Sunkwa II, who also happens to be Dist. Community Director, Odikro Kofi Nyame of Daaditoku, Zakari Majisi of the Dist. Assembly and Diana Jehu-Appiah.
Apr 21, 2017, 6:39 AM
Bolgatanga, April 13, GNA - All the sixty-three Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) operating in the Northern Savannah Ecological Zone (NSEZ), have been advised to mainstream the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their 2018 -2021 Medium Term Development Plans (MTDPs).
Apr 19, 2017, 8:41 AM
SADA with support from UNDP’s Inclusive Growth Cluster organized a two-day workshop for representatives of seven out of the thirteen MMDAs in the Upper East Region from 11th-12th April 2017 at the Akayete Hotel in Bolgatanga. The purpose of the workshop was to explore how District Assemblies should prioritize and localize their District Medium Term Development Goals and targets (2017-2020) and align same with the SDGs and the SADA Zone Master plan. The workshop was also to stimulate cross-sectoral collaboration and cross-district planning to break silos and foster integrated planning in the zone.
Apr 18, 2017, 9:13 AM
On April 10th, 2017. The republic of Ghana SADA-China business relations advisor Mr. George Kwabena and agents in Ghana visited Shanghai Huawei headquarter in Shanghai. During this period, CEO of Shanghai Huawei Daniel Lv met with them. In the process of the investigation, Huawei shows their farm, workshops, and technology. To promote Huawei efficient irrigation technology in Ghana, both sides make a in-depth exchange and discussion the related issues.
Apr 12, 2017, 11:36 PM
The South African High commissioner to Ghana, Her Excellency Ms. Lulama Xingwana, visited the zone from Thursday 9th March 2017 to Friday 10th March 2017 at the invitation of SADA and the Northern Regional Coordinating Council (NRCC). The purpose of the tour was the exploration of investment opportunities in the zone that might be of interest to South African Investors. H.E Xingwana focused on opportunities in the following sectors; Agriculture and Agribusiness, Energy, Transportation, and Tourism and Culture.