|Title:||Aspects of the Geography of Manufacturing in Ghana|
|Abstract:||Manufacturing geography has developed as one of the systematics of geography. In this chapter, the manufacturing sector of Ghana is analysed from the perspective of manufacturing geography. It provides a background to modern industrialization in Ghana against the backdrop of industrialization at the global level, describes the role of the manufacturing in Ghana’s economic development, trends in policy and strategy towards the manufacturing sector; trends in the performance of manufacturing, particularly in the area of employment generation; location and distribution of manufacturing firms, and the effect of contemporary economic issues on the manufacturing sector. The chapter ends with a concluding section which also looks into the future.|
|Appears in Collections:||Geography|
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