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
Minerals Commission ladies storm galamsey sites to ‘save’ women in illegal mining
  Women are the most threatened in hazards in galamsey The Minerals Commission Ladies (MICLA) says it is ready to bargain for a mutual agreement with the various women who are involved in illegal mining. On Friday, April 28, some of the country’s women groups involved in illegal mining... Read more
Women harvesting Cowpeas – Photo: Credit Elisa Walton/USAID Women engaged in Vegetable Farming in the Upper East Region have been lamenting over the current unfavorable climate changes and the accompanying harsh weather conditions, which they say, have contributed to the decline in their farming activities. In the Upper East... Read more
US$900,000 project to lift women farmers out of poverty
  Two hundred (200) cocoa growing communities across five districts in the Western Region are to benefit from a US$900,000 three-year project, designed to lift women farmers out of poverty and improve child’s social protection. The beneficiary districts are Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai, Sefwi-Wiawso, Juaboso, Bodie and Asawinso Cargill is providing the... Read more
Ada women go ‘Red Friday’ in fight against Atsiakpo
 Red-clad members of the Ada Songhor Salt Women’s Association (ASSWA) on Friday marched through the district capital, Sege, in furtherance of their protest against Atsiakpo, the local strand of illegal mining of gold, otherwise called galamsey.Atsiakpo is the local Dangme name for the illegal mining of salt in the... Read more
Help save the Birim River, Bunso women appeal
  Women at Bunso, in the East-Ayem District, have made an appeal to government to help end the illegal mining menace in the area and help save the Birim River. They said because of the pollution of the water bodies in the area, they had to rely on sachet... Read more