Gov’t to announce roadmap towards lifting of ban on small- scale mining.

Government is set to lift  ban placed on Small- Scale Mining more than a year ago. The ban came into force as part of government’s effort to sanitize the artisanal mining sector and to curb illegal mining which was causing wanton destruction to the environment and water bodies, after incessant…

Ghana government takes steps to tackle alarming forest degradation

The Government of Ghana has employed some twenty thousand (20,000) young men and women across the country to help manage the country’s forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, and halt biodiversity loss. Forestry experts have warned that Ghana risks losing its total forest cover to illegal logging in…

Humans have annihilated 83% of all wild mammals and half of all plants on Earth-Research

Of all the birds left in the world, 70 percent are poultry chickens and other farmed birds, a study says. It says humans occupy a tiny space when it comes to planet Earth. The weight of all 7.6 billion humans makes up just 0.01 per cent of all biomass on…

MDCEs charged to be serious about galamsey fight as district committees inaugurated in Kibi
Municipal and District Chief Executives  have been  warned not to  joke with the fight  against illegal mining in order not to incur the wrath of President Akufo-Addo. According to the minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Prof. Kwabena Frimpong Boateng the President is resolute and serious about the fight against... Read more
MORTGAGING ATIWA FOREST, WHO CARES ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE, BIODIVERSITY AND REDD+
  Ghana is at a point of mortgaging the Bauxite deposit in the Atiwa forest and Nyinahin for the People’s Republic of China for some $15billion. Good as it may sound, it appears Ghana in our quest to mortgage the Bauxite deposits is losing sight of the fact that... Read more
CropLife Ghana raises awareness about counterfeit agrochemicals
Mr. William Kotey, President of CropLife Ghana making a presentation CropLife Ghana, in collaboration with the Chemical Control Management Centre (CCMC) of EPA and Plant Quarantine Officers of MoFA/PPRSD, has organized a one-day anti-counterfeiting sensitization workshop for agrochemical dealers and importers. The workshop which was held in Kumasi, the... Read more
FAO worry about impact of disasters on food security
    The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has expressed concern about the impact of natural hazards and disasters on food security in the sub-region, saying the phenomenon is further exacerbated by climate change. The Organisation said globally, from 2003 to 2013, 1.9 billion people in the developing regions... Read more
Aisha boasted about influential politicians when I seized her equipment – Fmr. Reg Min
  A former Ashanti Regional Minister under the Mahama administration, Peter Anarfi-Mensah has advised government to move in on a recalcitrant Chinese woman who is into galamsey in the Ashanti Region. The notorious female miner remains untouchable in galamsey activities, because she’s alleged to be blackmailing influential politicians with secret recordings... Read more