Netherlands Embassy in Ghana features 22 year old Ghanaian Plastic warrior

  Ahead of Voltic Ghana Ltd launch of “iRecycle “Project on November 23,2018 in Accra, the  Netherlands Embassy in Ghana on Tuesday November 20,2018 featured  22-year old Ghanaian plastic-warrior and Executive Assistant at Coliba Waste Management Company, Prince Mortey,who has waged war against plastic pollution in the Ghana. 1 Prince…

Ghana’s integrated E-Waste Management Program to create 20,000 direct Jobs

    Government  expected to create 20,000 direct jobs with the establishment of an integrated e-waste recycling facility  at Agbogbloshie ,a suburb of Ghana’s capital ,Accra.   Finance Minister ,Ken Ofori Atta, presenting the 2019 budget statement in Parliament on Thursday said “the Integrated e-waste Management program has been launched and will, among…

Zoomlion, AMA, Cape Town collaborate in waste management for Clean Accra Vision

Zoomlion Ghana Limited and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) have collaborated with the City of Cape Town in South Africa to be able to feed into President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s mantra of making Accra the cleanest city in the sub-region. This effort by the two organizations having great interest…

First batch of Climate Change and Agriculture PHD students graduate
  The first batch of the Doctoral students who pursued WASCAL’s programme in Climate Change and Agriculture at Institut Polytechnique Rural de Formation et de Recherche Appliiquee de Katibougou (IPR/IFRA), Mali in collaboration with the University of Science and Technology, Mali and University of Cape Coast(UCC), Ghana have graduated.... Read more
Montreal Protocol marks a milestone with first ratification of Kigali Amendment
press release | Countries that ratify the Kigali Amendment commit to cut the production and consumption of powerful greenhouse gases hydrofluorocarbons by more than 80 percent over the next 30 years Reducing hydrofluorocarbons under the Kigali Amendment is expected to avoid up to 0.5° Celsius warming by the end... Read more
Ghanaians urged to patronise wood gasifier stove
A wood gasifier stove that uses pieces of dry plant material as fuel for domestic cooking, and is environmentally-friendly, has been introduced onto the Ghanaian market. The technology, known as the Top Lid Up Draft (TLUD) gasifier stove, is cost effective and produces much less smoke than the conventional... Read more
Vital groundwater depleted faster than ever
  Global use of irreplaceable groundwater is exhausting the supply so fast that researchers say it will drive up food prices and hit international trade. LONDON, 2 April, 2017 – China, the world’s most populous country, doubled within just 10 years its use of irreplaceable groundwater from underground reservoirs... Read more
Ghana: Water scarcity hits Pishegu; over 2k lives at risk
  An acute water scarcity has hit Pishegu, a farming community in the Karaga district of Northern region putting residents’ lives and properties at risk. Pishegu is one of the many communities in the region where the Water Company Limited is ineffective and residents have been living decades without... Read more
Colombia landslide kills 154 on city outskirts, scores injured
  A landslide in Colombia’s southwestern border province of Putumayo sent mud and debris crashing onto houses overnight, killing at least 154 people and injuring scores, officials said on Saturday. Heavy rains caused several rivers to overflow, pushing sediment and rocks onto buildings and roads in the provincial capital... Read more
Fear grips Ghanaians over rainstorm wrecks
Many Ghanaians residing in the Eastern region of Ghana have expressed fear ,the region may record worse devastating rainstorm and flood  wrecks this year should proactive early warning signals and mitigating measures are not put in place by authorities . Though,the Country is yet to enter into the major... Read more
Simple hand-pump borehole technology helps reverse the risks of drought and flood impacts in Northern Ghana
More than 10,000 inhabitants of 22 communities in Northern Ghana can now access potable water through the intervention by UNDP’s CREW project. (Photo credit: Stephen Kansuk/ UNDP in Ghana) Even though the number of people living in poverty has reduced in recent years, there remain significant gaps between rural... Read more
Foreign: Ohio House Passes Bill to Roll Back Renewable Energy Standards, Again
After Gov. John Kasich vetoed the last bill to weaken clean energy in the state, the Republican-led House tries again. Ohio’s Republican Gov. John Kasich has championed his state’s renewable energy standards, while Republican legislators try to roll them back. Credit: Getty Images Legislation that would undo a renewable... Read more
WASCAL committed to Providing innovative solutions to climate change and water related needs in Africa
The West African Science Services  Center on Climate Change , WASCAL, has pledged its commitment towards the fight against climate change by bridging climate change and water related needs with potential innovative solutions in Africa. In a three-day launch conference with partners from across Africa and Europe at the... Read more