4 Works

Exploratory Study of the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Central Region, Ghana

Mavis S. B. Mensah & Edward N. A. Amarteifio
Research on entrepreneurial eco-systems is evolving with exhortations for empirical studies at regional and local levels to augment national surveys. The study, therefore, sought to explore the entrepreneurial eco-system of the Central Region, which is relatively well-endowed with natural resources but lags behind in economic advancement in Ghana. Through descriptive research design, quantitative data were collected using self-administered questionnaires from a convenience sample of 44 entrepreneurs under the presidential business support programme in the Central...

Tourism Entrepreneurship in Rural Ghana: Opportunities and Concerns

Ewoenam Afua Afenyo-Agbe
The role of tourism entrepreneurship in rural development continues to be a subject of interest and debate among academia and practitioners. Theoretically, it is anticipated that tourism entrepreneurship will lead to livelihood diversification, enhancement and ultimately a revitalization of the rural economy. While tourism is posited as an accessible entrepreneurship pathway, there is a dearth of information regarding rural dwellers’ actual experiences with it, especially within the Ghanaian context. Using a case study approach and...

Participatory Action Research to Developing Acceptable Provitamin a Fortified Gari

Ernest Ekow Abano, Enoch Quayson, Martin Bosompem, Emmanuel Atobrah & Margaret Quarm Forson
There is severe clinical vitamin A deficiency (VAD) prevalence among Ghanaians and many African countries. Foodbased diets has been suggested as a more sustainable approach to solving the VAD situation in Africa. In this study, A participatory action research between orange flesh sweet potato farmers, gari processors within central region and academia was adopted to develop gari containing provitamin A beta-carotene. Gari is a major staple for Ghanaians and people in the West African subregion...

Personal values and electronic waste disposal behaviours among households in Cape Coast Metropolis

Daniel Ofori
The study examined social values that accounted for electronic waste recycling and reuse behaviours. Via a crosscommunity survey of 193 of households in the Cape Coast Metropolis, a correlational design was employed in the study. Partial Least Squares-Structural equation modelling was used to analyse the data. Results from the analysis showed the influence of altruistic values (β = 0.275, p < 0.05) on reuse behaviour. Similarly, environmental awareness (β = 0.213, p<0.05) also showed significant...

Registration Year

  • 2021

Resource Types

  • Conference Paper


  • University of Cape Coast