Over 1k homes, 234 Schools in AMA provided toilets facilities under GAMA Project

The Greater Accra Metropolitan Area Sanitation and Water Project (GAMA-SWP) has succeeded at reaching averagely 1,100 homes, monthly, with toilet facilities in about 11 municipal areas. The project also targeting 200,000 pupils has constructed and rehabilitated toilet facilities for over 234 schools in 21 municipalities. The GAMA-SWP is a project…

UNDP Facilitates Multi-Stakeholder Waste Resource Platform

The United Nations Development Program is facilitating the establishment of the “Multi-Stakeholder Waste Resource Platform” as a one stop shop solution to connect key stakeholders and provide them with data and technological solutions in order to promote waste recovery in a larger circular economy context. This is expected to: –…

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…

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
Climate change :Over 100 communities flooded in Afram Plains
More than 120 communities have  been flooded the Kwahu Afram Plains North District in the Eastern Region . Officials of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) from the National Headquarters and the Eastern regional Directorate are expected to arrive by in the District Wednesday October 3 to begin rescue operation. NADMO... Read more
China’s environment watchdog warns polluters not to flout winter smog plan
China’s environment ministry issued a stern warning on Saturday to companies across heavy industry not to flout the nation’s tough emission rules — a move seen as quashing speculation that the 2018 winter anti-smog campaign will be more lenient. The warning comes after the Ministry of Ecology and Environment... Read more
German gov’t aids Ghana to face out environmentally unfriendly Air -Conditioners
  The German Government is partnering Ghana, under its “Green Cooling Initiative” to reduce or phase-out all environmentally unfriendly air-conditioners that contribute significantly to global greenhouse gas emissions in the country. The move would give way to the introduction of air-conditioners using natural hydrocarbon refrigerants, instead of those using... Read more
Big Oil pledges to slash potent greenhouse gas emission
A group of the world’s top oil and gas companies pledged on Monday to slash emissions of a potent greenhouse gas by a fifth by 2025 in an effort to battle climate change. The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), which U.S. giants Exxon Mobil and Chevron joined recently,... Read more
Veep visits flood disaster stricken regions
Ghana’s Vice President ,Dr.Mahamadu Bawumia on Saturday September 22, 2018 led government delegation to visit some communities affected by floods. The Delegation donated assorted relief items to victims of floods in Wellembelle in the Sissala East municipality and other affected communities . The Bagre Dam Spillage caused devastating flood ... Read more
Bagre Dam spillage flood:Death toll rises to 34
The death toll in the devastating Bagre dam spillage in Northern Ghana has risen to 34 from the previously reported 18, officials of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) have confirmed to Starr News. Two more persons are reported missing while thousands have been displaced. Even though no senior... Read more
Climate change deepens global hunger with 821 million people undernourished
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and UN partner agencies (IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO) have just published the 2018 edition of TheState of Food Security and Nutrition in the World. This year, the annual report focuses on the importance of building climate resilience for food... Read more