The national workshop, held in Accra on the 26 th of October, presented the scope and objectives with the CTCN assistance for a wide range of national stakeholders. The national workshop was followed by a number of stakeholder meetings aiming at further understanding and describing the needs and requirements for the assistance. The outcomes of the national workshop and additional stakeholder meetings is compiled into this needs assessment report describing the requirements for the CTCN assistance. The report addresses the current practices for dry season management in Ghana, gaps in the current practices, the typical challenges and risks, and results and outcomes from previous projects. Finally, the report will map out the specific needs and requirements for the outputs from the CTCN assistance.