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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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
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
Montreal Protocol takes steps to crack down on illegal ozone-killer CFCs
The 30th Meeting of the Parties (MoP30) to the Montreal Protocol closed in Quito, Ecuador, on Friday with a decision on immediate next steps to understand and address CFC-11 emissions. We commend the sense of urgency and commitment expressed by the Parties in taking immediate action to respond to... 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
Tropenbos engages women on Ghana’s Timber value chain
  A day’s stakeholders validation workshop to identify ways of strengthening women’s role for development in the nation’s timber value chain, has been held at Fumesua in the Ejisu Municipality of Ashanti Region. It sought to discuss guidelines and measures of coming up with social safeguards to protect women... Read more
Center for Climate Change calls on govt to invest in sustainable food systems and rural development
  The Center for Climate Change and Food Security (CCCFC) has called on Government of Ghana to invest in Sustainable Food production and rural development to enable the country meet growing food demand.   According to CCCFC  this will help to address some of the major global challenges from feeding... Read more
Ghana ,Ecuador sign memoire on Forest Development
The Governments of Ghana and Ecuador have signed an Aide Memoire (agreement) expressing interest to cooperate on environmental protection, with focus on forestry development. A statement from United Nations Development Programme ((UNDP) said the signing took place in Quito, the capital of Ecuador, during a South-South Knowledge Exchange which... Read more
Youth in Afforestation beneficiaries on sit down strike
Beneficiaries of the Youth in Afforestation  are beginning a sit-down strike today Monday, October, 08, 2018 to register their displeasure over delays in payment of their accumulated allowances. The beneficiaries numbering about 2000 have reportedly not been paid their allowances from May this year. On Monday, 13th August, 2018, at the... Read more
Article on Ghana’s bauxite for Infrastructure
Ghana’s decision to swap some of its bauxite resources for certain key developmental infrastructure has put the country on a collision course with some international civil society groups, with support from some local ones. This comes after Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, announced a swap (barter) deal between Ghana... Read more
Apply the maximum sentence on illegal Miners -Ghana’s President to Judges
  Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has suggested to Judges in the Country to apply the maximum sentence in illegal mining cases to serve as detarent to recalcitrants  still engage in galamsey destroying the environment despite a ban. “concept of deterrence must be an important part of sentencing... Read more