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…

Ghana to benefit from National Food Packaging Centre
Ghana is to benefit from a National Food Packaging Centre being proposed by the ‘Improving Food Packaging for Small Medium Agro-Enterprises (SAME’s) in Sub-Saharan Africa Project.’ The centre, when established would provide technical support including training, assistance in supply, designing, labelling and support to meet regulatory standards and also... Read more
National Red Friday observed to rally Ghanaians against galamsey
    The Media Coalition Against Galamsey and its partners say the “appreciable response” to the National Red Friday campaign demonstrate the seriousness of Ghanaians to the fight against galamsey. Yesterday, April 21, the Coalition and its partners took the #StopGamlamsey campaign a notch higher by rallying Ghanaians to... Read more
Today is National Red Friday in protest against illegal mining
    Today ,Friday April 21,2017 is National Red Friday ,a day set aside for Ghanaians  particularly persons concern over the  destruction of the environment by illegal miners in the Country to wear  red dresses or red hand band or headgear in protest against galamsey menace . The day... Read more
The Forestry Commission and BraveHearts Expeditions, an adventure tourism company, have launched the National Biking and Abseiling Festival at the Shai Hills Resource Reserve over the weekend. The biking and abseiling event would become an integral part of activities at the reserve. Abseil is a controlled descent of a... Read more
April 21st  declared National Red Day against galamsey
  April 21,2017 has been declared a National Red Friday by Occupy Ghana and Coalition of Media against Galamsey menace . Ace Anan Ankomah,a private legal practitioner and a member of OccupyGhana ,a pressure group announced this Tuesday when the two groups held a meeting in Accra. He said... Read more
Efforts to make Atewa Forest reserve a national park boosted
A Rocha Ghana has organized an excursion to Kakum National Park for forty-five stakeholders from areas bordering the Atewa Forest Reserve. The stakeholders spent the day at Kakum in the Central Region learning about the history of the national park, the structure of national park governance, business legal aspects... Read more
Do not abandon National Sanitation Day — MP
Dr Bernard Okoe Boye and his team cleaning the gutters at Teshie during the National Sanitation Day last Saturday The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ledzokuku Constituency, in the Greater Accra Region, Dr Bernard Okoe Boye, has asked Ghanaians not to abandon the National Sanitation Day (NSD) because... Read more
Ecologist calls for national research strategy
Dr Benjamin Delali Dovie, a lecturer and researcher at the Regional Institute for Population Studies, University of Ghana, has called for a national research and development strategy to provide the needed data for policy making. Dr Dovie said such a strategic system must be initiated and funded by the... Read more
Let’s protect public lands for national use – Prof Frimpong-Boateng
  Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has appealed to state authorities, chiefs and individuals to desist from encroaching on public lands to preserve them for their intended purposes. He stated: “This is a very bad thing that I am noticing everywhere, university lands are... Read more
Ghana to integrate renewable energy sources to national grid by 2020
Ghana will soon explore renewable energy sources available to integrate into the national grid to increase install capacity of the country to meet  increasing energy demand. The power generation mix of Ghana is therefore  expected to include 10 percent of renewable energy sources by 2020. According to the Environment,... Read more