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…

Ghanaian students sensitized on Ozone Layer depletion and its effect
The National Ozone Office of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sensitized students of selected Senior High Schools across Ghana on Ozone depletion, its causes, effects and the need to protect the Ozone Layer. The school sensitization programme, which was climaxed in Takoradi, in partnership with the United Nations... Read more
Caribbean Looks to Protect its Seafood From Mercury
Four Caribbean countries have done an inventory of the major sources of mercury contamination in their islands, but a great deal of work still needs to be done to determine where and what impact this mercury is having on the region’s seafood chain. Trinidad and Tobago, St Kitts and... Read more
Voltic reaffirms its Support to a Sustainable Environment
Voltic (GH) Limited has reaffirmed its commitment towards sustainable environment at the recently launched Ghana Recycling Initiative by Private Enterprises (GRIPE). Voltic has over the years contributed towards managing plastic waste in Accra especially through the Evolve Community Recycling Programme (Evolve). Since its introduction, Evolve has facilitated the collection... Read more
Ghana announces its NDCs plans at COP23
  Ghana is currently formulating a multi sectoral Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) implementation plan which is being prepared with the involvement of all the line Ministries and stakeholders. The civil society organisations (CSOs), the business community, and institutions, were all being engaged in the efforts to get a well... Read more
Britain moves to control foreign fishing in its waters
Britain will withdraw from an agreement that allows some other European countries to fish between six and 12 miles from its coast as it “takes back control” of fishing policy, Environment Secretary Michael Gove said on Sunday. The government will on Monday begin a two-year process to leave the... Read more
GNA and Zoom lion to clean Ministries and its environs
    The Ghana News Agency (GNA) in collaboration with Zoomlion Ghana Limited would on Saturday undertake a clean-up exercise as part of the Agency’s 60th Anniversary. The exercise, which would start from the Agency’s premises, would also be extended to the Ministries area as well. GNA, the largest... Read more
Government must remain resolute on its fight against galamsey
  Professor Joshua Adebisi Omotosho, a visiting lecturer from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria, has urged the Government not to succumb to pressure but remain resolute in its fight against galamsey. He said the activities of galamsey had cost Ghana so much that, it would not be easily to... Read more
Freeze small-scale mining – It’s official galamsey – Okyenhene
  The Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has appealed to the government to freeze small-scale mining because it is not different from illegal mining (galamsey) that is destroying water bodies and the environment generally. Describing small-scale mining as official galamsey, he said: “There is no way we can deal... Read more