Open Defecation menace :Osagyefo Dr.Kwame Nkrumah would have been dissapointed

On the occasion of Founders Day, the Media Coalition Against Open Defecation has called on Ghanaians to reflect on the contributions of Ghana’s forebears which led to independence. A statement signed by the Convener, Emmanuel Addai, reminds the public of the threat posed by the practice of open defecation to…

Open defecation :Coalition calls for financial commitment by govt to end menace

The Media Coalition Against Open Defecation is calling for the establishment of a budget line for eradication of open defecation in annual budgets that syncs with the national road map.   The Coalition is of the view that, Ghana can achieve the universal access to adequate and equitable sanitation and…

Ghana Officials Question China’s Ambitions in Bauxite Mining Plan

Ghana is a country rich in natural resources, including crude oil, gold, diamonds, and minerals such as manganese and bauxite, and China—one of the West African country’s biggest investors—has set its sights on those valuable products. The investments are part of Beijing’s ambitious development project known as “One Belt, One…

Norwegian Agency partners Tropenbos and AROCHA to develope Land Use Policy for sustainable dev’t
  The Norwegian Agency for Development Co-operation (NORAD) is lending support to the Ghana Government to step up the governance of its natural resources by funding two non-governmental organisations working in the forestry sector; Tropenbos Ghana and A Rocha Ghana, to generate empirical information that will feed into the... Read more
Environmental experts assemble at Presbyterian University over Sustainable Development
  Environmentalists have charged government to adopt sustainable approach in the use of natural resources to meet current socio-economic needs of the country to avert depletion to the detriment of the future generation. These were suggested when the Faculty of Development Studies of the Presbyterian University College held its maiden National... Read more
Chief goes wild over resurfacing of galamsey
The Chief of Akyem Nsutam in the Fanteakwa south district of the Eastern Region, Osabarima Baafi Sarpong Kumakuma has blast the Inter-Ministerial Committee Against Galamsey for looking on unconcerned over return of illegal mining in parts of the Eastern region. Addressing the media ,the chief accused some faceless individuals... Read more
On the $2 billion Sinohydro infrastructure for bauxite barter facility: what the facts are-Dr. Gideon Boako writes
    So i have been reading and hearing some analyses which are not just misleading but also very inaccurate. Never was it part of the narrative last year after the China trip that government was seeking to enter into a $15 or $20 billion joint venture agreement only... Read more
Environmentalists and CSOs worldwide petition China Development Bank to withdraw funding for mining in Atewa Forest
  About fifty-five(55) Environmental activists and Civil Society groups Worldwide have petitioned the China Development bank  which is financing Integrated bauxite mining project in Ghana ,to be carried out by Chinese firm Sinohydro in two important Forest reserves,Atewa and Nyinahin forest reserves.They want the Bank to withdraw the funding... Read more
Nyinahin bauxite mining: Residents vow to avert “Awaso mining syndrome “
Chiefs and Elders  as well as  youth groups of Atwima Mponua District in the Ashanti region have vowed to fight with their blood to ensure that the District is not shortchanged in development from proceeds of bauxite mining in Nyinahin. According to the residents ,cognizant of the worsening poverty... Read more
Paltry $2b Chinese bauxite deal is a lot worse than the Kelni GVG ($89.4m), the Ameri new deal ($1.2b), BOST contaminated oil and the 111 ministers wasting the public purse -Lecturer
The media reported on Thursday, August 9, 2018, that “Parliament has passed the master project support agreement for a $2b dollar facility for the construction of priority projects by Chinese firm SinoHydro Corporation”. The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta said SinoHydro Group Limited is expected to “provide US$2b of... Read more
Group calls for Ghana’s President to step down as Co -Chair of SDG over bauxite mining in Atewa Forest
  A group calling itself Concern Citizens of Atewa ,an environmental advocacy group  in Ghana says it will be indictment on Ghana’s President Akufo Addo who is the Co-Chair of Eminent Advocates to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ,to go ahead to mine bauxite deposit in the Atewa Forest... Read more
China partners 53 African Countries for conservation of the Environment
Delegates from 53 African countries and China took the next step towards greater environmental progress under the framework of South-South Cooperation with the inauguration of the interim secretariat for a new China-Africa Environmental Cooperation Center to be based in Nairobi. When it’s completed, the Center will provide a platform... Read more
China National panda park to open by end of this year but Purchases Forest  in Ghana for mining
  China’s first giant panda national park-covering an area triple the size of Yellowstone National Park in the United States-will open soon, the National Forestry and Grassland Administration said on Aug 16. The park’s administrative office building is under construction and the park is expected to be operating before... Read more