Over 1k homes, 234 Schools in AMA provided toilets facilities under GAMA Project

The Greater Accra Metropolitan Area Sanitation and Water Project (GAMA-SWP) has succeeded at reaching averagely 1,100 homes, monthly, with toilet facilities in about 11 municipal areas. The project also targeting 200,000 pupils has constructed and rehabilitated toilet facilities for over 234 schools in 21 municipalities. The GAMA-SWP is a project…

UNDP Facilitates Multi-Stakeholder Waste Resource Platform

The United Nations Development Program is facilitating the establishment of the “Multi-Stakeholder Waste Resource Platform” as a one stop shop solution to connect key stakeholders and provide them with data and technological solutions in order to promote waste recovery in a larger circular economy context. This is expected to: –…

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…

Taskforce clashes with illegal miners resisting arrest of Chinese nationals
Some angry  illegal miners On Thursday attacked members of the Inter-Ministerial task force and small-scale miners for arresting  three Chinese accomplices. The three Chinese nationals were caught mining just at the outskirts of Manso Aponapon of the Amansie South District in the Ashanti Region on December 13,2018 but some... Read more
Montreal Protocol takes steps to crack down on illegal ozone-killer CFCs
The 30th Meeting of the Parties (MoP30) to the Montreal Protocol closed in Quito, Ecuador, on Friday with a decision on immediate next steps to understand and address CFC-11 emissions. We commend the sense of urgency and commitment expressed by the Parties in taking immediate action to respond to... Read more
Illegal mining still ongoing despite ban,two women trapped dead
Two women are reported dead an illegal mining pit collapsed on them at Aniammoa near Adubeywura in the Ashanti region, Director of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) Mr Kwabene Nsenkyire. The deceased persons have been identified as Yaa Nyankoa, 25, and Obaa Yaa, 26. According to the NADMO... Read more
Three including two chinese illegal miners arrested at Bosuso
  Three illegal miners including two chinese nationals and their Ghanaian accomplice have been arrested at Bosuso in the Fanteakwa South District of the Eastern Region.   The three,were arrested Tuesday October 30,2018 by a joint task -force of Police and NADMO officials in the area after a tip off.They... Read more
CSOs commit to fighting against illegal rosewood logging
The 8th Baobab Market session has been held in Tamale with a commitment by members to intensify their advocacy to stop the indiscriminate felling of and exportation of rosewood from the country. Members, therefore, have constituted a committee to lead the advocacy activities by engaging with stakeholders at community... Read more
Illegal miners diverted river kills 2 displaces hundreds
Defiant illegal miners  operating in Lower West Akyem Municipality in the Eastern Region have triggered a devastating disaster which has led to the death of a mother and daughter while displacing hundreds of residents. 54 year old Mother,Akosua Sawo  and her 8 year old daughter ,Grace Sawo  drowned after... Read more
Article :Shoot to Kill not panacea to illegal logging menace in Ghana
  It is sad to observe that for some time now, some of our leaders have become trigger happy and fallen in love with the Shoot-to-Kill system as a suggested panacea to address particularly the threat posed by recalcitrant offenders in the management of forest, land and mineral resources... Read more
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
Apply the maximum sentence on illegal Miners -Ghana’s President to Judges
  Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has suggested to Judges in the Country to apply the maximum sentence in illegal mining cases to serve as detarent to recalcitrants  still engage in galamsey destroying the environment despite a ban. “concept of deterrence must be an important part of sentencing... Read more
Myanmar torches illegal wildlife stockpile worth $1.3 million to deter smugglers
Myanmar authorities destroyed hundreds of seized elephant tusks, pangolin scales and other animal parts, worth a total of $1.3 million on the black market, on Thursday as part of a crackdown on illegal wildlife trafficking. Authorities set fire to pyres stacked with 277 pieces of elephant ivory, 1,544 antelope... Read more