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…

Youth in Afforestation Job is high risk ,pay our allowance by next week else….
Beneficiaries of Youth in afforestation Program in the Eastern Region have given government a week ultimatum to pay their five months outstanding allowance arrears to avert a massive demonstration and subsequently  regional Sit-down strike.   “we are asking that all our unpaid arrears from July to September with some... Read more
IESS reveals disaster risk at Adentan Municipality
  A team of first year PhD Environmental Science candidates, from the Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS), University of Ghana, have presented their disaster risk assessment findings in the Adentan Municipality, to the Adentan Municipal Assembly. The team which comprises Messrs Francis Adarkwah, Stephen Twumasi Annan, Stephen... Read more
U.S. rivers getting saltier, drinking water at risk: study
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. rivers and streams have become saltier and more alkaline over the last 50 years, posing risks to drinking water by damaging pipelines and other infrastructure, according to a study released on Monday.   As municipal workers dump salt on roads to combat ice and farmers... Read more
Millions of babies, mostly in South Asia, risk brain damage from breathing toxic air, UNICEF warns
Mother and baby next to a traditional cook stove in Bangladesh. World Bank/Prabir Mallik   Almost 17 million babies live in areas where air pollution is at least six times higher than international limits, causing them to breathe toxic air and potentially risking their brain development, according to a... Read more
GIZ assists Ghana to develop insurance to mitigate climate risk
  GIZ, a German Development Agency, in collaboration with the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII), is partnering countries including Ghana to develop a climate resilience toolbox to mitigate climate impact in these countries. Ghana is currently validating her toolbox initiative to gather inputs from various stakeholders that would be... Read more
World’s vanishing glaciers put millions at risk
Writteng by Tim Radford Glaciers are at risk even among the high Himalayan peaks of the Karakoram range in Pakistan. Image: Guilhem Vellut via Flickr  From the Himalayas to Switzerland, the world’s glaciers are melting – threatening vital water supplies and increasing the risk of sea level rise. LONDON, 23... Read more
Flout ban on mining at your risk – Amewu warns small-scale miners
John Peter Amewu – Minister, Lands & Natural Resources   The government has warned the Ghana National Association of Small-Scale Miners that any attempt to breach the six-month freeze on all forms of small-scale mining will be considered as a violation of the laws of the country. If they... Read more
Ghana’s cocoa risk international boycott over galamsey – Minister
The Western Regional Minister, Dr. Owusu Afriyie, has said that Ghana’s premium cocoa risks being banned on the international market, due to the huge “heavy metals” unleashed into the soil in cocoa growing areas by illegal miners. He said if the situation is not checked, the consequences of a... Read more
First world survey finds 9,600 tree species  risk extinction
First world survey finds 9,600 tree species risk extinction The first ever global database of trees on Wednesday revealed that 9,600 tree species are threatened with extinction and identified a total of 60,065 in existence. Brazil is the country with the most diverse tree population, with 8,715 species, according... Read more
Ghana: Water scarcity hits Pishegu; over 2k lives at risk
  An acute water scarcity has hit Pishegu, a farming community in the Karaga district of Northern region putting residents’ lives and properties at risk. Pishegu is one of the many communities in the region where the Water Company Limited is ineffective and residents have been living decades without... Read more