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…

Climate change: Failure to tackle warming ‘suicidal
The UN secretary-general has warned negotiators at a major meeting that failing to increase efforts on climate change would be “not only immoral but suicidal” for the planet. Antonio Guterres has flown back to Poland to try and push COP24 to a successful conclusion. At the UN talks, a... Read more
Forestry Commission of Ghana to employ more Range Managers
The Forestry Commission intends to recruit additional Forest Range Managers to support operations and monitoring activities in the districts, especially where there is heavy workload. Mr Kwaku Asoma-Cheremeh, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, says the Ministry was operating with limited logistics. Answering questions related to the Commission,... Read more
200 mining guards to start work soon – Fmr. Minerals C’ssion boss
Government has started the training of mining guards to monitor and enforce mining regulations along mining centres in the country, a former Chief Executive of the Minerals Commission has disclosed. According to Benjamin Nii Ayi Aryee, the intention of the government is to train 600 guards for the mining... Read more
Open letter to the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana from the Directors of the Green Livelihood Alliance partners about Atewa Forest bauxite mining
Your Excellency, the Directors of the Green Livelihoods Alliance partners – Friends of the Earth-Ghana, A Rocha Ghana, and Tropenbos Ghana – wrote to you recently requesting a meeting to discuss the potential role of China in Ghana’s bauxite development and the impact it may have on the Atewa... Read more
Prof.Aba Bentil calls for implementation of basic measures to protect water bodies
A – Professor Aba Bentil Andam, President of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, says it is possible to keep the country’s water bodies clean through basic and simple measures. “Years back when certain cultural believes were upheld, people were for instance banned from some water bodies on... Read more
Church of Pentecost outlines interventions to help Ghana achieve SDGs
  The Chairman of The Church of Pentecost (COP), Apostle Eric Nyamekye, says the Church will in the next five years enhance partnership with Government to help achieve its sustainable development agenda. This, he said, is part of the Church’s Vision 2023 provision on Church-State strategic partnership in contributing... Read more
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,... Read more
Kenyatta wants Kenya to move to 100% green energy by 2020
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has set 2020 as a target date for Kenya to achieve a 100 percent transition to green energy. He said the aggressive investments to reach this figure have been made simultaneously with Kenya almost tripling the size of its population served by the electricity grid... 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
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