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…

World Bank expresses worry over political interference in Ghana’s Water and Sanitation sector
Mr. Emmanuel Nkrumah, a World Bank Senior Water and Sanitation Specialist has identified political interference in Ghana’s Water and Sanitation sector as a major drawback to the country’s goal at enhancing water accessibility, sanitation and hygiene. He made the observation at the opening session of a four-day conference of... Read more
Ghana’s Cocoa farming Sector not depleting Forest-COCOBOD
The CEO of COCOBOD Joseph Boahen Aidoo has stressed the board will not embark on programmes that will lead to deforestation. According to him, all the programmes being rolled out by the board are targeted at ensuring high yield. He said he disagrees with assertion that cocoa farming is... Read more
Eni CEO meets Akufo-Addo to discuss Ghana’s renewable energy sector
President Akufo-Addo Thursday met with the CEO of Eni, Claudio Descalzi, in Accra to discuss the role of the company in developing Ghana’s renewable potential. The meeting which took place in the presence of the Minister for Energy also discussed Eni’s operational activities and the frontrunner role Ghana can... Read more
Small scale miners to help sanitize the mining sector
Small scale miners in the Eastern Region have vowed to go after illegal gold miners defiantly operating in some parts of the region to help  flush them out from to help sanitized the  mining sector. The Small Scale Miners  say,they  will also provide the needed  resources to the security... Read more
Project to strengthen capacity of non-state actors in the forestry sector launched
A Project to strengthen the capacity of non-state actors to improve Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT), Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPA) and REDD+ processes in Western Africa has been launched. The €35.5 million project was launched by Tropenbos Ghana, a forestry research non-governmental organisation, in conjunction with Nature... Read more
Give mining sector agencies prosecution powers – CSO
A civil society group, Center for Public Interest Law (CEPIL) is advocating for agencies in charge of mining activities to be given the power to prosecute offenders of mining laws in Ghana. According to CEPIL, such powers were taken from the sector agencies when a new law – Minerals... Read more
PDAC Forum on Innovation and Sustainability in the Mining Sector
  OVERVIEW This year’s sustainability forum discussed the critical role that innovation will play in the mining sector to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Some 150 representatives from government, industry, civil society and academia gathered for an engaging discussion the day before the official opening of the... Read more
Press Release:CITES calls on tourism and travel sector to join the fight against illegal wildlife trade
PRESS RELEASE CITES calls on tourism and travel sector to join the fight against illegal wildlife trade The assets that underpin wildlife-based tourism – the wildlife itself – are under severe threat. The tourism and travel sector must join the fight for the survival of wildlife to protect the... Read more
Project to support Clean Cooking Sector in Ghana launched
The Strategic support to the Clean Cooking Sector in Ghana (SSCCSiG) project has been launched in Accra with the aim to support stakeholders engaged in clean cooking market development to build an enabling environment. The 910,000 Euro project is running from November 2016 to May 2018 in Ghana and... Read more
Energy Minister vows to revamp power sector
 Energy Minister Mr Boakye Agyarko has affirmed the Government’s resolve to overhaul the country’s ailing energy sector to meet consumers demand for improved economic performance. “This government’s vision for the provision of state reliable and secure power supply also include initiatives such as restructuring of debts of the utility... Read more