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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Ghana initiates processes to implementation UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme
The Ghana Action Plan for the implementation of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme has been launched to facilitate Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and capacity building efforts in the country. It will also contribute to the conservation of biodiversity and help restore and enhance ecosystem services as... 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
The Mining ‘Curse’ in Ghana:Seven Protestors shot at Abirem
Seven people have sustained gun shot wounds at Abirem in the Birim North District of the Eastern region after the Police opened fire on demonstrators who were protesting against mining giant, Newmont Ghana. The victims according report suffered gunshot wounds in the head,leg,and arm. One of them who was... Read more
Agreement bans commercial fishing across much of the Arctic, for now
  Nine jurisdictions — Canada, Norway, Russia, the U.S., China, Iceland, Japan, South Korea, Denmark (including Greenland and the Faroe Islands) and the European Union — have signed a legally binding agreement that bans commercial fishing in the high seas portion of the Central Arctic Ocean, covering 2.8 million square kilometers,... 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
Putting the action in the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco
  The second day of California Governor Jerry Brown’s three-day Global Climate Action Summit on September 13 put a hard emphasis on action. There was discernible disgust with national leaders whose words have not resulted in greater ambition to drive down carbon emissions, protect forests and oceans, or provide... Read more
On the $2 billion Sinohydro infrastructure for bauxite barter facility: what the facts are-Dr. Gideon Boako writes
    So i have been reading and hearing some analyses which are not just misleading but also very inaccurate. Never was it part of the narrative last year after the China trip that government was seeking to enter into a $15 or $20 billion joint venture agreement only... Read more
Paltry $2b Chinese bauxite deal is a lot worse than the Kelni GVG ($89.4m), the Ameri new deal ($1.2b), BOST contaminated oil and the 111 ministers wasting the public purse -Lecturer
The media reported on Thursday, August 9, 2018, that “Parliament has passed the master project support agreement for a $2b dollar facility for the construction of priority projects by Chinese firm SinoHydro Corporation”. The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta said SinoHydro Group Limited is expected to “provide US$2b of... Read more
China partners 53 African Countries for conservation of the Environment
Delegates from 53 African countries and China took the next step towards greater environmental progress under the framework of South-South Cooperation with the inauguration of the interim secretariat for a new China-Africa Environmental Cooperation Center to be based in Nairobi. When it’s completed, the Center will provide a platform... Read more
Gov’t to announce roadmap towards lifting of ban on small- scale mining.
Government is set to lift  ban placed on Small- Scale Mining more than a year ago. The ban came into force as part of government’s effort to sanitize the artisanal mining sector and to curb illegal mining which was causing wanton destruction to the environment and water bodies, after... Read more