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…

Two illegal loggers arrested in Atewa forest 
Two persons have been arrested by a joint team of Police and Forestry Commission rangers over illegal lumbering of economic trees in the Atewa Forest Reserve . The petrol team of the Forestry Commission while embarking on normal surveillance operation in the forest detected the two suspects smuggling the... Read more
President’s Address to Traditional Authorities during Forum on the fight  against galamsey. Transcribed by Eva Gagakuma – A Rocha Ghana
Ghana’s President Akufo Addo speaks tough on the environment during a forum for traditional Authorities on the fight against galamsey on July 10,2017. Bellow is the Transcribed by Eva Gagakuma – A Rocha Ghana.   How important the issue that has brought all of us here together is for... Read more
Agro-Climate Project launched in Upper East
  A Climate Change Project dubbed”  Agro-Climate Research and Popularization Project(APTE-21)” ,   has been launched in Bolgatanga of the Upper East Region to help address climate change in the area of agriculture. The Project, which is being piloted at the Sumbrungu, Bongo-Soe and Lungu communities in the Bolgatanga Municipal... Read more
Six ‘galamseyers’ arrested at Ayiem
    Six persons who were involved in illegal small scale mining at Ayiem, a farming community in the Mpohor District of the western region, have been arrested by police in the district. The six were mining in River Butre and the Subri River. An anti-galamsey task-force led by... Read more
Fisheries Commission destroys illegal fishing nets worth GHc3m
As part of efforts to address the canker of illegal fishing methods and discourage the use of illegal fishing nets on Ghana’s waters, the fisheries commission has destroyed illegal nets worth about three million Ghana cedis at the Tema landfill site. The Commission destroyed about 30 trolley nets and... Read more
Ban Plastic straws and bottled water, adopt bamboo and paper
Executive directors and Ambassadors of drink safety water, are calling on various districts and municipal Assemblies  to immediately ban plastic straws and bottled water in the country due to its non biodegradable properties.   According to Mr. Issaka Amon Kotei, who is a local government expert and Drink Safety... Read more
Help gov’t to fight against galamsey – GRASAG Secretary aspirant to the youth
An aspirant seeking for the National Secretary position of the Graduate Students Association of Ghana, Wilhelmina Delphina Dolphine, has called on the youth to join in the fight against illegal mining since its effect has a negative impact on the environment .She revealed that the negative environmental impact include... Read more
Forest Commission intensifies awarness on REDD+ program
  The Forestry commission of Ghana has admited awareness creation on the National Strategy on REDD+ has not been vigorous as expected hence decision by the Commission to intensify public education on the program aim at conserving forest and reducing carbon emission. Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest degradation... Read more
I’ll win galamsey fight – Akufo-Addo
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is confident the fight against illegal mining – galamsey – will end in praise, but it will take the concerted efforts of chiefs. He said traditional leaders have played crucial roles in the history of Ghana prior to the attainment of independence hence their... Read more
Stop the ‘sea galamsey’ – Fishermen told
Fishermen must comply with fishing regulations and do away with unhealthy fishing practices in order to protect marine life and sustain livelihoods, Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem (KEEA) MP Samuel Atta-Mills has admonished. The warning following the upsurge in illegal fishing methods in the country’s seas for the past few... Read more