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A set of objectives have been produced to achieve the above list of sub-goals. They are intended to be achieved within the specific time frame of 2006-2009. For monitoring and evaluation purposes the objectives have been formulated to be specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time-bound (SMART). The following sections list the objectives of the Assembly under the three pillars of GPRS II. Private Sector Competitiveness
Human Resource Development
- Increase the level of employment through the construction of training centres by 2009.
- Reduce post harvest loss to targets set by AGRIC (Table 3.3.9) through the construction of storage facilities and by providing processing machines by 2009.
- Increase the level of business and agricultural production to targets set by the Rural Enterprises Project (Table 3.3.11), AGRIC (Table 3.3.7), and the CSSVD (Table 3.3.8) by providing access to credit by 2009.
- Increase commercial activity by establishing markets in the communities listed in Section 3.4.12 through the construction or expansion of markets by 2009.
- Improve the transportation network through the upgrading, extension, and construction of roads by 2009.
- Extend electrical coverage by 5% annually to 8,946 customers through the upgrade and extension of electrical services by 2009.
- Improve postal service by implementing the indicatives planned by Ghana Post through the extension of postal service by 2009.
- Relieve congestion at the Konongo lorry park through the expansion of the facility.
- Increase internal generated funds by 10 million cedis per month through the renovation of Waterloo Sports Stadium by 2009.
Good Governance and Civic Responsibility
- Improve drainage by: through the construction of drains by 2009.
- Improve toilet facilities by achieving the Regional target set by the Rural Water Supply Programme (RWSP) IV through the construction of toilet facilities by 2009.
- Improve solid waste facilities by: through the construction of refuse dumps by 2009.
- Improve access to potable water by: a. achieving the Regional target set by the Rural Water Supply Programme (RWSP) IV through the provision of boreholes by 2009. b. 20% to 8,946 customers served and by 5% annually to 6,945,750m3 of water through the provision of piped water by 2009.
- Reduce the incidences of disease by achieving the health targets set by the Medical Officer (Table 3.3.4) through the construction of health clinics, health posts, and hospitals by 2009.
- Improve pupil-teacher contact hours by achieving the targets set by the Ghana Education System to accommodate teachers (Table 3.3.3) through the construction of teacher quarters by 2009.
- Improve educational infrastructure by achieving the targets set by the Ghana Education System for the provision of classrooms (Table 3.3.3) through the construction of schools by 2009.
- Increase the participation of women in the workforce by: through the construction of day care facilities by 2009.
Strategies to Achieve Objectives
- Reduce the level of crime by: through the provision of streetlights and the construction of police posts by 2009.
- Increase the level of participation in social functions by: through the construction of community centres by 2009.
A set of strategies have been formulated to enhance the achievement of the objectives. The strategies provide the context for which programmes can be formulated. The following sections list the strategies of the Assembly under the three pillars of GPRS II.
For tables for refer to pdf file attached