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…

Seventeen(17) communities achieve Open Defecation Free status after IWASH Project by Plan International Ghana
Seventeen(17) Communities in  Eastern and Volta Regions achieved Open Defecation Free status during the implementation of Integrated  Water  Sanitation and Hygiene (IWASH) project by Plan International Ghana. The communities are Nsutam,Amanfro Sanfoano,Mintakrom Lakpa ,Addo nkwanta  and Amahi in the Eastern region while others are Liati Datem ,Liati Agbonyra,Liati Soba, Liati... Read more
Today is Int.Forest Day
In 2018, the International Day of Forests (IDF) will address the theme, ‘Forests for sustainable cities,’ and will focus on how forests and trees in urban areas regulate temperature and water flows, provide nutritious foods and shelter, cleanse the air and foster community cohesion and individual well-being, among other... Read more
FAO hosts international experts to manage Fall Armyworm
  The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is hosting experts from the Americas and Africa to deliberate on the outbreak of the Fall Armyworm (FAW) infestation that is rapidly spreading across Africa. The FAW is said to be destroying farm crops, especially, maize across the continent, thereby causing... Read more
International illegal logging conference touches on myriad issues
The annual London conference brings together key players from a wide range of countries. A core issue at this year’s conference was the FLEGT process. FLEGT (Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade) is the EU’s answer to fighting the global scourge of illegal logging. Collectively around the world, illegal... Read more
Ghana observes International Day for biodiversity
  Ghana on Monday joined the global community to observe the International Day for Biological Diversity (biodiversity) emphasising the need to protect the Atiwa Range Forest Reserve for posterity. A release issued on Monday and signed by Ms Patricia Appiagyei, the Deputy Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation,... Read more
International Day for Biological Diversity 22 May
    Mammoth Hot Springs, in Yellowstone National Park, host thermophilic bacteria which color the travertine terraces (Wyoming, USA – 2007). UN Photo/EFP 2017 Theme: “Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism” Diversity in species, ecosystems and landscapes attracts tourism and promotes economic growth.  In turn, a well-managed tourist sector can help... Read more
Ghana’s cocoa risk international boycott over galamsey – Minister
The Western Regional Minister, Dr. Owusu Afriyie, has said that Ghana’s premium cocoa risks being banned on the international market, due to the huge “heavy metals” unleashed into the soil in cocoa growing areas by illegal miners. He said if the situation is not checked, the consequences of a... Read more
GUNSA urges gov’t to comply with ratified International Conventions on environment
The Ghana United Nations Students and Youth Association (GUNSA)  has called on government of Ghana to comply with various international conventions on environment which the country has ratified to help safeguard the environment from further destruction.In a statement issued in Accra by the Association stated that, “ we demand... Read more
Forestry Commission of Ghana outlines week long activities on International Forest Day
The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources and Forestry Commission in collaboration with other stakeholders  joined the world to celebrate the International Day of Forests on March 21. It is a day set aside since 2012 by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly to raise awareness on the importance... Read more