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- BBC News Profile - Ghana
A guide to history, politics and economic background of countries from BBC News.
- CIA World Factbook - Ghana
Country profile provides information on country background, geography, people, government, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
- FAO and Ghana
Information on economic and agricultural issues from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It also has a good selection of maps.
- Human Development Report on Ghana
Provides quick statistics on human development, economy, labor force, and population from the United Nations Development Programme. Country factsheet is also available.
- Human Rights Watch - Ghana
Country background, news and reports related to human rights.
- IAEA - Ghana
Country factsheet on multilateral and safeguard agreements from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
- IEA - Ghana
Country information, energy-related statistics, graphs and publications from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
- IMF - Ghana
Country information, reports and publications from the International Monetary Fund.
- ITC - Ghana
Country-specific trade and market profiles, map, and trade statistics from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
- Library of Congress - Ghana
Country portal and resources compiled by the Library of Congress subject experts.
- OHCHR - Ghana
Country background, treaties, reporting status, calendar of events and publications related to human rights from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR).
- UNEP - Ghana
Country environmental profile from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
- UNESCO Worldwide - Ghana
Highlights cooperation between the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Member States.
- UNESCO Communication & Information - Ghana
Country profile, news and links to related projects and websites.
- UNESCO Education Worldwide - Ghana
Education statistics, publications, plans, ministries, and news for Member States.
- UNESCO Institute for Statistics - Ghana
A selection of national statistics on education, literacy, science and technology, culture, and communication.
- UNESCO Office Accra
Cluster Office representing UNESCO in Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria and Togo in the Central and Western African Cluster.
- UNESCO World Heritage - Ghana
Cultural and natural heritage properties and documents on the World Heritage List.
- UNFPA Country Profile - Ghana
"The United Nations Population Fund ( UNFPA) supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV/AIDS, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect."
- United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Ghana
Country profile covering history, politics, economy, human rights, relations with the UK, and travel.
- United Nations Country @ a Glance - Ghana
Country overview, news, economy, environment, health and technology from the United Nations Cyberschoolbus.
- United Nations Statistics Division: Environment Snapshot - Ghana
Country snapshots offer national environment statistics.
- United Nations Statistics Division: National Accounts - Ghana
"Statistics database contains a complete and consistent set of time series from 1970 onwards of main national accounts aggregates for all UN Members States and all other countries and areas in the world."
- U.S. Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics - Ghana
trade in goods (imports, exports and balance) with Ghana.
- U.S. Commercial Service - Ghana
Country profile about doing business abroad by the Commercial Service, the global business solutions unit of the Department of Commerce.
- U.S. Commercial Service - West Africa
Regional profile about doing business in West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo) by the Commercial Service, the global business solutions unit of the Department of Commerce.
- U.S. Department of Energy - West Africa
Regional analysis report from the Energy Information Administration for West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo).
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Articles and Databases
- Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Declassified Documents
Declassified information available from the FOIA Electronic Reading Room.
Enter "Ghana" as the search term.
- National Intelligence Council (NIC) Declassified Documents
Database of intelligence reports, National Intelligence Estimates, and other publications produced by the National Intelligence Council or its predecessor organizations, the Office of National Estimates and the Office of Reports and Estimates since 1946.
- CRS Reports - LexisNexis Congressional CU
The Congressional Research Service (CRS), the research arm of Congress, prepares reports (usually under 20 pages long) on topics of interest to members of Congress. Enter "Ghana" as the search term.
- Declassified Documents Reference System CU
Search this database to find declassified documents related to Ghana.
- Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
Department of Defense Scientific and Technical Reports Collection provides access to citations to unclassified unlimited documents that have been entered into DTIC's Technical Reports (TR) Database, as well as the electronic full-text of many of these documents. The site also includes databases that focus on individual topics.
- Digital National Security Archive CU
Database of primary declassified documents regarding critical U.S. policy decisions.
- Facts on International Relations and Security Trends (FIRST)
An integrated database containing information on armed conflicts and peace keeping, arms production and trade, military expenditure, armed forces and weapons.
- Global Legal Information Network (GLIN)
"Public database of official texts of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations."
- International Area Studies Africa/Middle East CU
Collection of databases from the University of Colorado covering Africa and the Middle East.
- International Area Studies General CU
Collection of general databases from the University of Colorado covering international issues.
- International Area Studies Statistics CU
Collection of international statistics databases from the University of Colorado.
- LexisNexis Academic Country & Region Reports CU
News, country briefings, and country risk guides. Filter by country or choose "Country & Region Reports" from publication type.
- United Nations Common Database (UNCDB)
"UNCDB provides selected series from numerous specialized international data sources for all available countries and areas."
- WDI Online CU
World Development Indicators (WDI) online
contains statistical data on the global economy from the
- Worldwide Incidents Tracking System (WITS)
WITS is the National Counterterrorism Center's database of terrorist incidents. The WITS database coverage is currently from 1/1/2004 to 6/30/2007 and is updated quarterly.
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Diplomacy, Programs and Aid
- African Development Bank Group - Ghana
Projects, strategy papers, and information about Ghana and the ADB.
- African Union
The main objectives of the AU are "to promote unity and solidarity among African States, to coordinate and intensify cooperation for development, to safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Member States, and to promote international cooperation within the framework of the United Nations."
- Commonwealth of Nations - Ghana
"The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding and world peace. The Commonwealth's 2 billion citizens, about 30 per cent of the world's population, are drawn from the broadest range of faiths, races, cultures and traditions."
- Delegation of the European Commission to Ghana
The Delegations of the External Service serve European Union interests throughout the world.
- Embassy of Ghana in Washington, DC
Diplomatic representation of Ghana in the United States.
- Embassy of the United States in Accra, Ghana
Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Ghana.
- EU Relations with Ghana
Overview, country strategy, EU support, and documents on the European Union's relations with Ghana.
- G-77 at the United Nations
The Group of 77 is an intergovernmental organization of developing states in the UN. It provides the means for the countries of the South to articulate and promote their collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues within the United Nations system, and promote South-South cooperation for development. There are now 130 member states (including Ghana), although the name G-77 was retained because of its historical significance.
- IRIN Humanitarian Profile - Ghana
IRIN (Integrated Regional Information Networks), part of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), provides news and analysis about sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia for the humanitarian community.
- New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
NEPAD is a strategy for sustainable development and poverty reduction in Africa.
- Permanent Mission of Ghana to the United Nations
Website of member state missions and their representatives to the United Nations.
- ReliefWeb - Ghana
ReliefWeb, administered by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), provides news, documents, maps, and background information on emergency assistance by country.
- UNHCR - Ghana
News, operations, statistics, background, analysis and policy, and maps from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
- United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Ghana
UNDP helps countries work toward human rights, democratic governance, poverty reduction, crisis prevention and recovery, energy and environment for sustainable development, and HIV/AIDS prevention.
- United Nations Division for Sustainable Development - Ghana
Economic, social and environmental policies and plans for sustainable development from the UN Department Economic and Social Affairs.
- USAID - Ghana
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) economic and humanitarian assistance programs.
- USAID - West Africa
USAID Assistance in Western Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Male, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo).
- U.S. Department of State - Ghana
U.S.-Ghanaian relations, humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, and country background notes.
- World Bank - Ghana
World Bank data, projects, and research in Ghana.
- World Food Program - Ghana
The World Food Program (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger.
- World Trade Organization - Ghana
Provides key information on trade statistics, WTO commitments, disputes, trade policy reviews, and notifications for member countries.
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- UNAIDS - Ghana
Country situation analysis and news from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.
- USAID Health: HIV/AIDS - Ghana
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) HIV/AIDS programs in Ghana.
- WHO - Ghana
Information and statistics on the status of public health in Ghana from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Official site of the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa
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Peacekeeping and Military Information
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- Ghana: Security Assistance
Country-by-country listing provides information on Political-Military-administered security assistance funds from the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.
Resources in the Catalog
For additional foreign information, arranged by subject, see the Subject Page.
- The Library Catalog, Chinook
There are numerous secondary, federal, and international sources of information on Ghana available in the
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