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…

Forestry Boss proposes shoot to kill approach to tackle alarming illegal logging in Ghana
The Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie has threatened his outfit will from now onwards use callous  approach in fighting illegal logging and illegal chainsawing in Ghana’s forest reserves particularly  the Sefwi area. He said ,the Commission is in talks with the military High Command to... Read more
Youth in Afforestation beneficiaries on sit down strike
Beneficiaries of the Youth in Afforestation  are beginning a sit-down strike today Monday, October, 08, 2018 to register their displeasure over delays in payment of their accumulated allowances. The beneficiaries numbering about 2000 have reportedly not been paid their allowances from May this year. On Monday, 13th August, 2018, at the... Read more
Two groups clash over deforestation and Charcoal production
Two opposing  youth groups in Damango in the yet to be established Savanna Region have clashed  over  deforestation leading to one person sustaining  cutlass wounds. Tensions had been spreading in the town after a group of young men in a communal service formed a coalition to clampdown on illegal... Read more
Forests: A natural solution to climate change, crucial for a sustainable future
UN-REDD Programme José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment Throughout history, times of crisis have yielded extraordinary innovation and social cooperation. Not only has this been essential for conquering many seemingly insurmountable challenges, but it has also shown one of... Read more
President of Ghana has charged African leaders to rise up against Environmental degradation
    The President of Ghana,Akufo Addo has charged African leaders to make concerted efforts to fight environmental degradation in all forms to ensure sustainable development.   Delivering his remarks at  the Rebranding Africa Forum  on the theme , “Challenges and Opportunities of the Green Economy in Africa”,at Ouagadougou, Burkina... Read more
Agreement bans commercial fishing across much of the Arctic, for now
  Nine jurisdictions — Canada, Norway, Russia, the U.S., China, Iceland, Japan, South Korea, Denmark (including Greenland and the Faroe Islands) and the European Union — have signed a legally binding agreement that bans commercial fishing in the high seas portion of the Central Arctic Ocean, covering 2.8 million square kilometers,... Read more
Save Atewa Forest :Read how Bauxite Mining Boom Threatens Rights in Guinea
  Guinea: Bauxite Mining Boom Threatens Rights Drive for Revenue Shouldn’t Come at Local Residents’ Expense Print October 4, 2018 Guinea’s fast-growing bauxite mining industry is threatening the livelihoods of thousands of Guineans. Mining has destroyed ancestral farmlands, damaged water sources, and coated homes and trees in dust. Guinea’s... Read more
KTU graduates 26 Environment Students ,charged to ensure sustainable devt
Twenty-Six(26) Students who pursued a three -year Higher National Diploma (HND) Course in Environmental Management and Technology under the Faculty of Built and Natural Environment at  Koforidua Technical University,KTU, have graduated . Out of the number only Nine(9) graduands -Acquah Veronica ,Addo Debrah Stephen ,Akukorku Daniel ,Annor Obed,Ansah Richmond... Read more
Mainstream biodiversity to national development agenda – Stakeholders
  Stakeholders at a two-day national workshop have underscored the need for duty-bearers to mainstream biodiversity into decision making at the national and local levels because of its significant economic benefits for livelihoods and poverty reduction. They said the integration of biodiversity into the national development agenda was very... Read more
Center for Climate Change calls for dismissal of NADMO top hierarchy. 
  The Center for climate Change and Food Security (CCCFS) is calling for resignation of the top hierarchy of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) over distribution of some expired food items to disaster Victims in the Upper West Region of Ghana.   More than 34 persons have died... Read more