Exclude Atewa Forest from intended bauxite mining  now -Concern Citizens of Atewa tell government

 A group calling itself Concern Citizens of Atewa Landscape  has called on the Government of Ghana to exclude  Atewa Forest Reserve from its intended integrated Bauxite industry development.   According to the group, besides Densu,Birim and Ayensu rivers taking their sources from the forest , Atewa Forest provides estimated current…

Ghana moves to reduce carbon emission

  Ghana has adopted re-afforestation as one of the main activities for the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to reduce carbon emissions. To this end, a number of young people are being engaged by government to grow trees in most parts of the country, Mr Peter Abum Sarkodie, Executive Director of…

Second hand Vehicles to be banned as Ghana moves to implement vehicle fuel economy standards

Ghana’s  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the UN Environment and other partner agencies, and Ministries of Transport, and Energy, and the Drivers and Vehicle Licensing Authority have succesfuly undertaken an inventory on the vehicular fleet and inspection evolutions in Ghana from 2005 to 2016 as part of steps to…

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