Lurimuah Stephen, Mbugua John PhD, Kyalo Dorothy, Prof. Maitho, Timothy Prof.
Abstract: This study sought to assess the extent to which participatory project initiation process influences a sustainable implementation of adolescents reproductive health programme in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. The study gathered data through a descriptive cross-sectional survey, and structured and unstructured questionnaires distributed to adolescents community leaders and local authority staff in selected district assemblies in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. The results of the study revealed that the participatory project initiation process that includes participative project; identification, feasibility studies and stakeholder identification all had varying significance on the sustainable implementation of adolescents reproductive health programming in Ghana. Based on the findings the study concluded that participatory project initiation process had a significant on the sustainable implementation of adolescents reproductive health programme in Ghana. To this end, this study recommended that various policy formulators and projects implementers should acknowledge the value of project stakeholders in the quest to improve project success and ensure sustainable ARH implementation.
Keywords: participatory, project initiation process, project cycle, sustainable programming, adolescents reproductive health