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PREVENTION OF POVERTY IN THE NORTHERN REGION OF GHANA

Dear Respondent,

My name is Adofo, Ropheka Takyiwaa. I am an undergraduate student from Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy, Faculty of Bioeconomy Development, Business and Rural Development Research Institute, Lithuania. I am currently implementing the research on poverty prevention in the Northern Region of Ghana. In addition, this questionnaire will assist in understanding the causes and effects of poverty on the people in the Northern Region of Ghana, help to prepare sustaining poverty prevention plan.

This questionnaire is strictly for academic reasons. I will appreciate if you could help to provide accurate answers to these questions. Please note that, any information that is connected with you will remain confidential. Kindly choose the answers that are applicable to you and provide your views from the closed questions.

 

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1. Which district do you live in the Northern region?
2. What is the level of your Education?Required to answer
3. Kindly tell me your Occupation?Required to answer
4. Which one of these applies to you at present?Required to answer
5. How many people are there in your household?Required to answer
6. How many children are in your household?Required to answer
7. What is your personal average monthly income?Required to answer
8. What issues concern you the most in your area?Required to answer
9. Do you often meet or see people who experience poverty? How can you characterise them?Required to answer
10. What social group are often seen as poverty group in the area you live?Required to answer
11. Please define your relations with familyRequired to answer
12. Please define your relations with RelativesRequired to answer
13. Please define your relations with Neighbours?Required to answer
14. Please define your relations with Friends?Required to answer
15. Please define your relations with work colleagues?Required to answer
16. Please define your relations with Community Leader?Required to answer
17. Please define your relations with Ministers of Parliament?Required to answer
18. What is the level of impact of poverty on you?Required to answer
19. Are you aware of any poverty prevention programmes in your region?Required to answer
20. What programmes / plans do government have in your region to reduce poverty in your area?Required to answer
21. In your own view, do you believe creation of poverty prevention programmes have any impact on you and people of the region?Required to answer
22. How do you want government to help in reducing poverty in your region?Required to answer
23. How do you think who are/can be the main actors in poverty prevention?Required to answer
Please refer to your answer for question 11 - 17
24. What can you suggest how to reduce poverty in Northern Region of Ghana (please write your opinion)?Required to answer