Small Scale Miners to be vetted

The Inter-Ministerial Committee on Mining is set to vet all registered and trained small scale miners across the country in a bid to regularize their operations before it makes recommendations to President Nana Akufo-Addo to lift the ban on mining. This comes barely after the Committee Chaired by Prof. Kwabena…

Manage plastic waste effectively no need for ban-Cellular Toxicologist

Molecular and Cellular Toxicologist, Professor Augustine Arukwe, has advocated the effective management of plastics rather than banning them outrightly.Some environmentalists believe Ghana must go the Rwandan way by banning all plastics if the government is serious about making Accra the cleanest in Africa, but the Norway-based professor disagrees.Speaking to Class…

Government ousting customary water rights for WRC Act 1996 is why most Ghanaians drink bad water

I am getting it hard to understand why same government who robbed chiefs and traditional authorities of the ancestral or customary rights on water resources for the Water Resources Commission in 1996 has failed to manage, regulate and provide potable water for citizenry. It is sad to note from the…

WASCAL APPOINTS DR. MOUMINI SAVADOGO AS SUBSTANTIVE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
WASCAL, a climate change service, research and capacity building organization operating within the West African sub-region, has appointed Dr. Moumini Savadogo as the new substantive Executive Director effective 1st January 2018. He takes over from Prof. Jimmy Adegoke who was the Interim Executive Director for nine months. Dr. Savadogo... Read more
DIRECTOR OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS CENTER FOR AFRICA VISITS WASCAL
The Director General of the Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGCA), Dr. Belay Begashaw has paid a one day working visit to WASCAL in Accra, to familiarize himself with the operations of the organization. Interacting with the Interim Executive Director of WASCAL, Prof Jimmy Adegoke and Capacity Building... Read more
WASCAL partners NASA to school West African climate students
The West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use, WASCAL, in collaboration with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the University of Missouri – Kansas City, have organized a 12-day Capacity Building Workshop on Interdisciplinary Remote Sensing, Modeling, and Validation of Environmental Processes. Dr.... Read more
WASCAL gets new Science advisory committee
  Dr. Arona DIEDHIOU is now the chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) of WASCAL following the step down of Prof Jimmy Adegoke to assume the position of the interim Executive Director of WASCAL. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Arona DIEDHIOU was the Deputy Chairman of the Committee... Read more
WASCAL appoints Professor Jimmy Adegoke as new interim executive director
  West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) has appointed Professor Jimmy Omoniyi Adegoke as its interim Executive Director. He takes over from Dr. Laurent Sedogo who for the past three years, was the Executive Director of WASCAL. Prof. Adegoke’s appointment is a... Read more
WASCAL committed to Providing innovative solutions to climate change and water related needs in Africa
The West African Science Services  Center on Climate Change , WASCAL, has pledged its commitment towards the fight against climate change by bridging climate change and water related needs with potential innovative solutions in Africa. In a three-day launch conference with partners from across Africa and Europe at the... Read more