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…

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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
Forestry Commission of Ghana to employ more Range Managers
The Forestry Commission intends to recruit additional Forest Range Managers to support operations and monitoring activities in the districts, especially where there is heavy workload. Mr Kwaku Asoma-Cheremeh, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, says the Ministry was operating with limited logistics. Answering questions related to the Commission,... Read more
Open letter to the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana from the Directors of the Green Livelihood Alliance partners about Atewa Forest bauxite mining
Your Excellency, the Directors of the Green Livelihoods Alliance partners – Friends of the Earth-Ghana, A Rocha Ghana, and Tropenbos Ghana – wrote to you recently requesting a meeting to discuss the potential role of China in Ghana’s bauxite development and the impact it may have on the Atewa... Read more
Prof.Aba Bentil calls for implementation of basic measures to protect water bodies
A – Professor Aba Bentil Andam, President of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, says it is possible to keep the country’s water bodies clean through basic and simple measures. “Years back when certain cultural believes were upheld, people were for instance banned from some water bodies on... Read more
Church of Pentecost outlines interventions to help Ghana achieve SDGs
  The Chairman of The Church of Pentecost (COP), Apostle Eric Nyamekye, says the Church will in the next five years enhance partnership with Government to help achieve its sustainable development agenda. This, he said, is part of the Church’s Vision 2023 provision on Church-State strategic partnership in contributing... Read more
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