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…

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, among…

Zoomlion, AMA, Cape Town collaborate in waste management for Clean Accra Vision

Zoomlion Ghana Limited and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) have collaborated with the City of Cape Town in South Africa to be able to feed into President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s mantra of making Accra the cleanest city in the sub-region. This effort by the two organizations having great interest…

Solar-Powered Irrigation: A boost for farming productivity
Mr Aboubaka Iddrisu in his carbage farm Imagine having to walk 12kilometers daily to a farm, to produce food to feed your family and many others. This notwithstanding, the biggest challenge is having to look for money especially during the dry season, to hire a petrol or diesel-powered water... Read more
Govt has neglected Organic farming in Ghana -Research
Government’s flagship programmes in the area of agriculture have failed to prominently feature organic agriculture in terms of inputs support and certification, according to a research finding. The study, conducted by the Coalition for the Advancement of Organic Farming (CAOF), an NGO, showed that organic agricultural practices in Ghana... Read more
 Fishermen dissapointed in Eastern Regional Minister
The leadership of Concerned Fishermen in 35 fishing communities along the  Upper Manya and Asuogyaman Districts stretch of the volta lake have expressed disappointment in the Eastern Regional Minister,Eric Kwakye Darfuor for not showing traits of  fair leadership in handling the impasse between them and the company undertaking underwater... Read more
Ivory Coast sunny weather boosts cocoa crop
Sunny spells and scarce rainfall in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions last week could stem the spread of black pod disease and boost the main cocoa crop, farmers said on Monday Last week, farmers said they were concerned that wet spells could help spread disease. But a... Read more
Ghana’s Cocoa farming Sector not depleting Forest-COCOBOD
The CEO of COCOBOD Joseph Boahen Aidoo has stressed the board will not embark on programmes that will lead to deforestation. According to him, all the programmes being rolled out by the board are targeted at ensuring high yield. He said he disagrees with assertion that cocoa farming is... Read more
Group explores prospects of Ecological farming in Ghana
  The Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD) Ghana, a non-governmental organization, has opened its week-long biannual international conference at Jirapa in the Upper West Region to discuss ecological farming prospects in Africa. Representatives from Senegal, Mali, USA, Burkina Faso and Benin converged in Jirapa to share... Read more
Fear grips Tilapia Consumers in Ghana as 18 tons of “Chinese tilapia ” die mysteriously
There is fear among consumers of Tilapia in Ghana following mass tilapia death incident at a Chinese farm in Asutuare in the Greater Accra region . The cause of the deaths is still under laboratory investigations at the Ghana Standards Authority. The Chief Director of the Ministry of Fisheries... Read more
Center for Climate Change calls on govt to invest in sustainable food systems and rural development
  The Center for Climate Change and Food Security (CCCFC) has called on Government of Ghana to invest in Sustainable Food production and rural development to enable the country meet growing food demand.   According to CCCFC  this will help to address some of the major global challenges from feeding... Read more
Ayensuano NADMO launches Disaster week
The Ayensuano District of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) on Monday October 8,2018 launched this year’s  Disaster week at Kuano with a mini float participated by Staff of NADMO and representatives of Disaster Volunteer Groups (DVGs) in the District. The float which started from Sowatey and ended at... Read more
Ghana ready to introduce GMOs —Biosafety Authority
Ghana is now ready to introduce genetically modified organisms (GMOs) food onto the market, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Biosafety Authority (NBA), Dr Amaning Okoree, has announced. He said the NBA, which is the regulator of the biotechnology industry in Ghana, had put in place the necessary... Read more