Endangered Indigenous Ghanaian Dishes Home Economics Students of University of Education, Winneba, Ghana’s Perspective

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Linda Cobbah
Michael Erasmus Edumadzie
Jacqueline Ogoe


The study sought to identify indigenous Ghanaian dishes that are endangered; examine the factors accounting for the endangerment of the dishes and suggest strategies for ameliorating this phenomenon. This descriptive survey adopted the quantitative research approach to gather and analyze data from a sample of 204 respondents who were chosen from the various regional groups that were formed. Respondents were on an average age of 23 years. A multistage sampling technique comprising Purposive, Stratified Random and Convenience sampling techniques were employed to select respondents. A self-developed questionnaire (Google form) was used to gather data which were analyzed using Microsoft Excel and Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 23. The results revealed that majority (78.2%) of respondents are unfamiliar with most indigenous Ghanaian dishes from their respective localities; indicating their possible extinction.

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Cobbah, L. ., Edumadzie, M. E., & Ogoe, J. . (2023). Endangered Indigenous Ghanaian Dishes: Home Economics Students of University of Education, Winneba, Ghana’s Perspective. Kwame Nkrumah University Multi-Disciplinary Journal - Zambia, 1(1), 5–16. Retrieved from https://accessjournal.nkrumah.edu.zm/index.php/knuj/article/view/10
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