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…

Montreal Protocol takes steps to crack down on illegal ozone-killer CFCs
The 30th Meeting of the Parties (MoP30) to the Montreal Protocol closed in Quito, Ecuador, on Friday with a decision on immediate next steps to understand and address CFC-11 emissions. We commend the sense of urgency and commitment expressed by the Parties in taking immediate action to respond to... Read more
Climate Change :1.5 degrees more of global warming is catastrophic to ecosystem -Prince Charles calls for action
The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, says there is alarming evidence that the increasing trend of climate change requires a drastic and concerted effort to halt it or the earth will face the risk of doom for its current and future inhabitants. He said the resilience of the environment had... Read more
Youth in Afforestation Job is high risk ,pay our allowance by next week else….
Beneficiaries of Youth in afforestation Program in the Eastern Region have given government a week ultimatum to pay their five months outstanding allowance arrears to avert a massive demonstration and subsequently  regional Sit-down strike.   “we are asking that all our unpaid arrears from July to September with some... Read more
CSOs meet over Climate Change adaptation strategies
Civil Society Organisation (CSOs) into climate change adaptation have met in Accra to plan the way forward to assist government in its effort to adapt climate change mitigation strategies. The programme was a coordinated sub-platform for the CSOs to come together with their achievement and recommendation to outline participatory... Read more
Climate change actions must address gender inequality – UNDP
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called for concerted efforts to consider the special needs, concerns, knowledge and experiences of both male and female in climate change adaptation and mitigation planning, and implementation. Not neglecting women’s voices in decisions and policy making on climate change, according to the... 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
Climate Change : Rainfall Pattern in Ghana has changed -Expert
Dr Emmanuel Tachie-Obeng, the National Focal Person on Climate Change Education and Awareness, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), on Wednesday said the country’s rainfall pattern has changed and become unpredictable over the past 30 years. “Statistical analysis over the years shows that the change has occurred significantly in the savannah... Read more
Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change, experts warn
Governments around the world must take “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” to avoid disastrous levels of global warming, says a stark new report from the global scientific authority on climate change. The report issued Monday by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC), says the planet will... Read more
Forests: A natural solution to climate change, crucial for a sustainable future
UN-REDD Programme José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment Throughout history, times of crisis have yielded extraordinary innovation and social cooperation. Not only has this been essential for conquering many seemingly insurmountable challenges, but it has also shown one of... Read more
Effect of Climate Change:Farmers urged to embrace natural regeneration
Mr Edward Anaba, a Project Manager at World Vision Ghana in-charge of the Ever Green Agriculture Project, urged farmers to manage natural regeneration, saying it is key to improving livelihoods of poor communities. He said soil and land degradation have negatively impacted on rural communities and their livelihoods with... Read more