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…

Open letter to the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana from the Directors of the Green Livelihood Alliance partners about Atewa Forest bauxite mining
Your Excellency, the Directors of the Green Livelihoods Alliance partners – Friends of the Earth-Ghana, A Rocha Ghana, and Tropenbos Ghana – wrote to you recently requesting a meeting to discuss the potential role of China in Ghana’s bauxite development and the impact it may have on the Atewa... Read more
Ghana ,Ecuador sign memoire on Forest Development
The Governments of Ghana and Ecuador have signed an Aide Memoire (agreement) expressing interest to cooperate on environmental protection, with focus on forestry development. A statement from United Nations Development Programme ((UNDP) said the signing took place in Quito, the capital of Ecuador, during a South-South Knowledge Exchange which... 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
Poacher spends seven nights in Atewa Forest Reserve
Wild animals  in the Atewa Forest Reserve still remain vulnerable to poaching as the Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission continue to shirk its conservation responsibility . The phenomenon has led to annihilation of many wild species making it endangered and near extinction .  The Atewa Forest Reserve which... Read more
Ghana’s UENR partners German University for research in Forest
The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) and the University of Applied Forest Sciences, Rottenburg, Germany, have begun a research and study project focused on researching together, learning from each other: Exchange in research and teaching. Under the project scholarships for BSc and MSc studies in areas of... Read more
Forestry commission restrategizes to combat illegal mining menace in Atewa Forest
  The Eastern Regional Office of the Forestry Commission has hinted of plans to establish a security base in the Atewa Forest reserve to combat dozens of illegal miners who have invaded the Forest .   The Atewa Forest reserve is the headwaters of three important rivers in the... Read more
Forestry Commision to set up Special Taskforce for Bia Forest Reserve
The Sefwi- Wiawso District Office of the Forestry Services Division of the Forestry Commission has organised a day stakeholders consultation meeting on illegal forest activities in Sefwi Wiawso and Juaboso – Bia districts . Speaking at the stakholders meeting ,the Sefwi- Wiawso District Forestry Manager ,Nana Poku Bosompim  said,... Read more
President Akufo Addo leaves to attend SDGs events Env.activists expect him to denounce ‘Sale’ of Atewa Forest
  The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Accra- Ghana on Friday, 21st September, 2018, to participate in the inauguration ceremony of the President-elect of the Republic of Mali, H.E. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. President Akufo-Addo , after the inauguration ceremony will leave Mali on Saturday, 22nd... Read more
Upgrade Cape Three Point Forest into National Park -Env.Researchers
Environmental Researchers have recommended to government to upgrade Cape Three Point Forest Reserve from a Conservation status  into a National Park. The Cape Three Points Forest Reserve in the Ahanta West District in the Western Region, considered to be a Globally Significant Biodiversity Area (GSBA), has been under serious... Read more
Forestry officials destroy illegal farms in Desiri Forest reserve
The Mankranso command of the Forestry Commission has destroyed what they say is illegal farms in the Desiri forest reserves located in the Asutifi and Ahafo Ano North districts in Ashanti region. The move was triggered after the  management discovered large farms in the reserve without approval of the... Read more