Ghana News-The Millennium Promise Alliance (MPA) has held a 3 day intensive retreat to plan towards the achievement of local Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
During the retreat, several important documents were prepared in group sessions and presentations made at plenary sessions.
The event which was held at the Hill Palace Hotel at Peduase saw serious brainstorming on issues related to Ghana’s Health, Agriculture and ICT sectors.
Country Director for MPA; Chief Ebo Nat Nsarko told ghanagong.com the retreat is held twice every year and is one of MPA’s productivity secrets.
He emphasized that it was essential to find ways of explaining the SDGs to all manner of persons in the country irrespective of the social standing in society and the retreat helps in collating ideas towards that.
He expressed gratitude to staff members and interns of MPA who work so hard in the background to push the country forward.
He says Ghana should expect nothing but the best from MPA.
What is MPA?
Millennium Promise Alliance (MPA) is an international NGO that mobilizes cutting-edge science and technology and uses a multi-sector and multi-scale approach for effective local development.
Millennium Promise seeks to accelerate sustainable development and eradicate poverty across rural sub-Saharan Africa and beyond.
MPA collaborates with governments, partner organizations, and local communities across sub-Saharan Africa to tackle critical problems in sub-Saharan Africa to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Millennium Promise specializes in six (6) main areas: 1) Sustainable Agriculture, Ecosystem Management, Climate Change, Economic Growth and Employment; 2) Health Systems and Nutrition; 3) Education Systems, including Formal and Non-Formal Education; 4) Gender, Institutions and Governance; 5) Energy and Infrastructure; and 6) Data & Information Systems including Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E).