Data for medium and high voltage transmission lines in Ghana. The data were compiled for the AICD study led by the World Bank. A variety of sources were consulted, including regional power pool documents and maps from World Bank project documents. Download data below: [ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type="show" ihc_mb_who="reg" ihc_mb_template="1" ][wpdm_package id='12104'][/ihc-hide-content]
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Shapefile of all Agro-Ecological Zones in Ghana. Download file below: [ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type="show" ihc_mb_who="reg" ihc_mb_template="1" ][wpdm_package id='12098'][/ihc-hide-content]
This is a shapefile of all soil data in Ghana. Download file below: [ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type="block" ihc_mb_who="unreg" ihc_mb_template="3" ][wpdm_package id='11895'][/ihc-hide-content]
Shapefile of the Forest Reserve of Ghana. Download the shapefile below: [ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type="block" ihc_mb_who="unreg" ihc_mb_template="3" ][wpdm_package id='11888'][/ihc-hide-content]
A drone flight simulator is exactly what it sounds like: it’s a software program built to simulate the experience of flying a drone by using a real drone controller connected to the compatible device of your choice. Most drone simulators can run on either a PC or a Mac. This equips those who want to fly drones so they don’t crush their drones. Download the Drone Simulation file below: [ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type="block" ihc_mb_who="unreg" ihc_mb_template="3" ][wpdm_package id='11880'][/ihc-hide-content]
This data is created for the purposes of accomplishing a project that needed to consider the newly approved Ghana Regions. As the time this data was created, there has not been any authorized shapefile of the new Ghana regions from Lands Commission or Ghana Statistical Service. Before you use this data, kindly load it in your ArcCatalogue or any GIS software you are using and read the metadata to ensure if the data is fit for the purposes you want to use it for. Download Shapefile below: [ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type="block" ihc_mb_who="unreg" ihc_mb_template="3" ][wpdm_package id='11867'][/ihc-hide-content]
Soil-transmitted helminth infections are among the most common infections worldwide and affect the poorest and most deprived communities. They are transmitted by eggs present in human faeces which in turn contaminate soil in areas where sanitation is poor. The main species that infect people are the roundworm (Ascaris lumbricoides), the whipworm (Trichuris trichiura) and hookworms (Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale). (https://www.who.int/) Global distribution and prevalence More than 1.5 billion people, or 24% of the world’s population, are infected with soil-transmitted helminth infections worldwide. Infections are widely distributed in tropical and subtropical areas, with the greatest numbers occurring in sub-Saharan Africa, the [...]
I wasn’t born early enough to meet their days but thanks to education, I was taught from my basic school that our forefathers had a different lifestyle and operated on different economic system. They were basically manual hard working people. They spent their entire time cultivating food on farms several kilometers or miles away from home. Others spent a lot of time in the bush in search of animals to kill for meat. Obviously, the 24hrs was not enough for one to do all these activities. The one that were involved in hunting would come home with enough meat but no [...]
For some time now the GIS industry is showing it relevance in Ghana. A lot has embraced it and efforts are been made to incorporate it into the already existing areas like the security, politics, governance, health sector, energy sector, just to mention a few. However there is an unofficial debate about what GIS really is and how it should be handled. I have heard from professors, PhD holders, Masters, Graduates, and other people from various backgrounds including geography that GIS is a tool just like excel, SPSS, or any statistical tool and need not to be pursued as an academic [...]
In Ghana, as in other parts of the world, land is a unique resource of fixed location, unable to expand in the supply (except in cases where marginal increases have done through recovery). The need for efficient and effective management of this limited resource is of the utmost importance. Both lands Administration and management involves land registration and has been recognized that improvements to land registration systems and land establishment Information Systems (LIS) or Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are important Catalysts for development in less developed countries. This position is recognized by the Global Housing Strategy for the Year 2000 (UNCHS, [...]