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…

New Juaben South to revive Sanitation Court to prosecute offenders
The Municipal Chief Executive for New Juaben South in the Eastern Region ,Isaac Appaw -Gyasi has hinted plans to revive “Revenue, Sanitation and Development Control Court to enforce the Assembly By-Laws”. The decision is part of the broad vision of the MCE who recently assumed office,to restore discipline and... Read more
New Juaben South Assembly to deal with excessive noise
The worsening phenomenon of Noise Pollution in the New Juaben South Municipality of the Eastern Region of Ghana has become a source of worry for residents. From Companies advertising products, to preachers at the roadside, bar operators and churches holding all-night services all  increase volumes of their speakers to... Read more
Drought to hit South Africa’s 2018 wine harvest
 South Africa, the world’s seventh biggest wine producer, is expected to see the smallest harvest in more than a decade in 2018 after drought and lower plantings hit yields, industry experts said . The winelands are mostly in the coastal Western Cape province which was declared a disaster area... 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
Climate Change effect;Fishing Community submerged in Ketu South.
Blekusu, a fishing community in the Ketu South municipality of Volta region has been submerged by sea water on Sunday. Strong tides from the sea broke banks in the early hours of Sunday, flooding homes and displaying hundreds of residents in the community situated between the sea and lagoon.... Read more
The world’s highest density of plastic waste has been found on the remote South Pacific Henderson Island, east of New Zealand.
A remote and uninhabited South Pacific island has become a plastic wasteland with one of the world’s highest collection of debris, Australian researchers have found Henderson Island, part of the Pitcairn Islands between New Zealand and South America, is just 10km long and five kilometres wide but is littered... Read more
Rain wrecks havoc in Assin North and South
Two hours of torrential rain accompanied by strong winds on Tuesday, flooded some communities in the Assin South and North Districts of the Central Region. The affected communities were Besease, Mempeasem, Pop-site, Domeabra, Nsuakyire and Kwataa. At Assin Besease and Ando, river “Okye” the biggest river in the area... Read more
South Africa: Environmental Affairs to Probe Recycled Bag Claims
  The Department of Environmental Affairs says it will probe reports that some plastic supermarket carrier bags, which claim to be recycled, are allegedly not. The department has noted with concern an article in the Sunday Times recently which claims that “millions of branded plastic supermarket carrier bags claimed... Read more
Ghana and South africa sign MoU on environment
Ghana and South Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in environmental management, and natural resources and conservation. The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng signed on behalf of Ghana, while the High Commissioner of the South African High Commission in Accra,... Read more