The Regional Advocacy for Public Development (RAPiD) is a Think Tank made up of Ghanaians from all over the world who are seeking the improvement of Public Health, Safety, Environment and Quality of Public Institutions in Ghana.
We are drawn together by a common vision of a better Ghana. This can only be realised through the effective implementation of policies to impact the lives of the Ghanaian people through research, advocacy, outreach projects, education and empowerment.
As the president of this organisation, I wish to welcome people with similar views to contribute to this vision.
Thousands of Ghanaians have lost their livelihoods and properties through a series of market fires which have plagued the country in recent years, according to reports. It was estimated by the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) that there were 2,201 fire outbreaks in the first quarter of 2013; majority of which were market fires. The increasing trend from 2010 has led experts to predict more outbreaks and losses in 2014.
GMOs - Genetically Modified Organisms can be defined as organisms in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally. The technology is often called “biotechnology” or “gene technology”, sometimes also “recombinant DNA technology” or “genetic engineering”. It allows selected individual genes to be transferred from one organism into another, also between non-related species to withstand conditions that will not allow the plant to grow.
The Regional Advocacy for Public Development (RAPiD) is a non partisan, non affiliated, non politically aligned and not for profit organisation formed by the people and for the people in response to the growing concerns of the steady devaluation of the quality of life in Ghana. We are a multi-purpose advocacy group which aims to find effective solutions to socio-economic, environmental and governmental problems through research, consultations and advocacy. We wish to assist public institutions with policy evaluation and monitor the effective implementation of policies... Read More