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 incessant…

Ghana government takes steps to tackle alarming forest degradation

The Government of Ghana has employed some twenty thousand (20,000) young men and women across the country to help manage the country’s forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, and halt biodiversity loss. Forestry experts have warned that Ghana risks losing its total forest cover to illegal logging in…

Humans have annihilated 83% of all wild mammals and half of all plants on Earth-Research

Of all the birds left in the world, 70 percent are poultry chickens and other farmed birds, a study says. It says humans occupy a tiny space when it comes to planet Earth. The weight of all 7.6 billion humans makes up just 0.01 per cent of all biomass on…

Women take front role in combating climate change under Ghana-DGM
Residents of 52 communities in the Brong Ahafo and Western regions are to be empowered and supported with knowledge and financing to adopt and practice sustainable land use as part of measures being made by Ghana to halt land degradation to reduce the effects of climate change. Through the... Read more
Water Sustainability under threat -UNECE
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Water Convention on Thursday said climate change is posing as a threat to water sustainability. Mr Peter Kovacs, UNECE Chair said water would be the most important issue in the future; however, its sustainability would be affected by climate change, limited... Read more
Sakomonu beach reeling under filfth
  The Abibiman Foundation has appealed to operators of bars and eateries at the Sakumono beach to desist from disposing off refuse anyhow to make the stretch appealing. The Sakumo beach enclave popularly known as Titanic beach is a fast growing tourism avenue which is bedevilled with hash and... Read more
Illegal gold mining fight ;Journalists under threat
President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) Affail Monney has called on the security agencies to protect journalists who are being threatened by some illegal miners. According to him, reports indicate that members of the GJA and other media practitioners, particularly in the Central, Ashanti and Brong Ahafo regions... Read more
W/R: Five forest and wildlife reserves under serious threat
Five forest and wildlife reserves, which serves as tourist attraction centers in the Sefwi Wiawso area in Western Region, continue to be under threat due to illegal farming, chainsaw operations among others. The threat persist despite the joint military and police timber monitoring team formed to curtail the menace.... Read more
Five Chinese to be charged under Minerals Act
    En Huang aka Aisha Huang, 31; the woman known to be a kingpin in the galamsey business Five Chinese alleged to be involved in illegal mining, popularly known as galamsey, will face charges under the Minerals and Mining (Amendment) Act 2015. After taking over the case from... Read more
Cocoa farmers promised better lives under Cargill Kokoo Sourcing Ltd
Cargill Ghana Ltd has formally launched its Licensed Buying Company (LBC) – Cargill Kokoo Sourcing Ltd – in Ghana, a move which makes it possible for the company to purchase cocoa directly from certified farmers. The company enters the purchasing business in Ghana with an innovation of paying directly... Read more