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Report: Impact of pandemic in Ghana reveals 16,000 agribusiness firms remain closed, 78,000 staff laid-off

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COVID-19 has affected almost all sectors of the economy and agribusinesses, which form an important part of the economy. New data on the impact of the pandemic on agribusinesses in Ghana suggest it may take a little more time and support for businesses to recover from the impact of the pandemic.

According to a Report released by Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the data reveal an estimated 16,000 agribusiness firms remain closed, with over 78,000 estimated staff laid-off and more than 267,000 workers having their wages reduced between May 2020 and January 2021.

The survey results which was  funded by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), collected data from about 8,000 agribusinesses across Ghana.

Click Link Below For the Full Report:

AGRIBUSINESS_TRACKER GHANA COVID-19 REPORT_FINDINGS_GSS_GIZ_UNDP

SourceUNDP

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