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…

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Govt of Ghana announces tax exemption on Electric Cars
The Government of Ghana has announced tax exemptions for automobile companies interested in importing,assembling ,or manufacturing full Electric cars in the country. “Among other green initiatives, we will, in 2019, work with the Ministry of Energy, to introduce tax-free solutions for Full Electrical Vehicles in order to promote a... Read more
Ayensuano NADMO embarks on awareness creation on effect of open defecation and poor sanitation
  The Ayensuano District Directorate of National Disaster Management organization (NADMO) in the Eastern Region has held a mini durbar at Mamakrom a farming community  in the district to sensitise  residents on good sanitation practices to prevent outbreak of diseases such as cholera ,dysentery ,malaria and other communicable diseases.  ... Read more
Today is International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
Times of war can result in rapid environmental degradation as people struggle to survive and environmental management systems break down resulting in damage to critical ecosystems. For over six decades, armed conflicts have occurred in more than two-thirds of the world’s biodiversity hotspots thus posing critical threats to conservation... Read more
Climate Change :1.5 degrees more of global warming is catastrophic to ecosystem -Prince Charles calls for action
The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, says there is alarming evidence that the increasing trend of climate change requires a drastic and concerted effort to halt it or the earth will face the risk of doom for its current and future inhabitants. He said the resilience of the environment had... Read more
Group explores prospects of Ecological farming in Ghana
  The Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD) Ghana, a non-governmental organization, has opened its week-long biannual international conference at Jirapa in the Upper West Region to discuss ecological farming prospects in Africa. Representatives from Senegal, Mali, USA, Burkina Faso and Benin converged in Jirapa to share... Read more
Harvesting of underwater trees in Volta lake creates fear over effect on fish stock
Fishermen in about 32 communities along the Volta lake in the Upper Manya Krobo District of the Eastern region are demanding compensation from Serengeti Company Limited and its partners, Holdings  harvesting  underwater tree stumps in the  Volta Lake for direct loss of income before they allow the company operate at... Read more
Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally found to contain microplastics
 Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally were found to contain microplastics, with the highest number coming from salt sourced in Asia, according to a new study co-designed by Kim, Seung-Kyu, Professor at Incheon National University and Greenpeace East Asia. The study, which has been published in Environmental Science... Read more
Fear grips Tilapia Consumers in Ghana as 18 tons of “Chinese tilapia ” die mysteriously
There is fear among consumers of Tilapia in Ghana following mass tilapia death incident at a Chinese farm in Asutuare in the Greater Accra region . The cause of the deaths is still under laboratory investigations at the Ghana Standards Authority. The Chief Director of the Ministry of Fisheries... Read more
Ghana’s President Reappointed Co-Chair Of Eminent Group Of Advocates For UN SDGs
  The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been re-appointed by the Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres, to serve as Co-Chair of the Eminent Group of Sustainable Development Goals Advocates for an additional two years. It will be recalled that President Akufo-Addo was... Read more
The Mining ‘Curse’ in Ghana:Seven Protestors shot at Abirem
Seven people have sustained gun shot wounds at Abirem in the Birim North District of the Eastern region after the Police opened fire on demonstrators who were protesting against mining giant, Newmont Ghana. The victims according report suffered gunshot wounds in the head,leg,and arm. One of them who was... Read more