Conservation Alliance, (CA) is a not-for-profit non-governmental environmental organization. CA brings together the people and skills needed to build Africa’s capacity to conserve
Our main focus is to bring together the people, organizations and resources necessary to ensure conservation of our remaining natural resources while improving the well being of
Conservation Alliance’s cocoa program aims to mainstream biodiversity conservation into the cocoa production landscape in the forest zones of West Africa.
Conservation for Human Development
Conservation Alliance (CA) which was formerly Conservation International (CI) was first established in 1997. It was reconstituted as Conservation Alliance in 2008 and now works with more than One Million (1,000,000) people living in over 200 communities in the Upper East, Upper West, Northern, Ashanti, Central, Western and Greater Accra Regions of Ghana. Conservation Alliance (CA), is a not-for-profit non-governmental environmental organization.
CA brings together the people and skills needed to build Africa’s capacity to conserve biodiversity through sound science, local initiatives and good governance. CA aims at assisting fringe communities in Africa in creating economic opportunities that result in improved wildlife and habitat management, and wealthier healthier communities.
CA Ghana works with government, community groups, partners and others to ensure that best practices are followed in the use of natural resources. We do not impose solutions but work with communities to strengthen their own efforts, making the most of their knowledge and experience, to improve their access to services.
Stories, Publications and Articles of Conservation Alliance.
Over 60 percent of cocoa farmers in West Africa are above 60 years. This situation has dire consequence for the cocoa industry particularly when there is little or no incentive for the youth to take cocoa production as a career.....
Cocoa Watch is a platform for organizations working on cocoa to contribute positively to the development and the sustainability of the cocoa industry and welfare of the small holder producers in Africa
Conservation Women Association is made up of women involved in small enterprises such as traders, fishmongers, food crop sellers, bakers, farmers, dressmakers etc.
In 2005, a number of farmers from 11 communities ( fringing the Kakum National Park after undergoing a cocoa agro forestry training program organized by Conservation Alliance decided to come together as a group.
CA has collaborated with several renowned Universities around the world in conducting Researches, Rapid Biological Assessments, Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Community Engagements with farmers among others.
Our interventions around #natural resources, #environment and #climate change, have provided opportunities for #women and #girls to take on non-traditional roles in relation to conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.