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…

Open letter to the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana from the Directors of the Green Livelihood Alliance partners about Atewa Forest bauxite mining
Your Excellency, the Directors of the Green Livelihoods Alliance partners – Friends of the Earth-Ghana, A Rocha Ghana, and Tropenbos Ghana – wrote to you recently requesting a meeting to discuss the potential role of China in Ghana’s bauxite development and the impact it may have on the Atewa... Read more
Prof.Aba Bentil calls for implementation of basic measures to protect water bodies
A – Professor Aba Bentil Andam, President of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, says it is possible to keep the country’s water bodies clean through basic and simple measures. “Years back when certain cultural believes were upheld, people were for instance banned from some water bodies on... Read more
Church of Pentecost outlines interventions to help Ghana achieve SDGs
  The Chairman of The Church of Pentecost (COP), Apostle Eric Nyamekye, says the Church will in the next five years enhance partnership with Government to help achieve its sustainable development agenda. This, he said, is part of the Church’s Vision 2023 provision on Church-State strategic partnership in contributing... Read more
Ghana initiates processes to implementation UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme
The Ghana Action Plan for the implementation of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme has been launched to facilitate Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and capacity building efforts in the country. It will also contribute to the conservation of biodiversity and help restore and enhance ecosystem services as... Read more
World Bank expresses worry over political interference in Ghana’s Water and Sanitation sector
Mr. Emmanuel Nkrumah, a World Bank Senior Water and Sanitation Specialist has identified political interference in Ghana’s Water and Sanitation sector as a major drawback to the country’s goal at enhancing water accessibility, sanitation and hygiene. He made the observation at the opening session of a four-day conference of... Read more
Today is International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
Times of war can result in rapid environmental degradation as people struggle to survive and environmental management systems break down resulting in damage to critical ecosystems. For over six decades, armed conflicts have occurred in more than two-thirds of the world’s biodiversity hotspots thus posing critical threats to conservation... Read more
Tropenbos engages women on Ghana’s Timber value chain
  A day’s stakeholders validation workshop to identify ways of strengthening women’s role for development in the nation’s timber value chain, has been held at Fumesua in the Ejisu Municipality of Ashanti Region. It sought to discuss guidelines and measures of coming up with social safeguards to protect women... Read more
Responsible mining must be a priority – Tarkwa-Nsuaem MCE
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality, Gilbert Ken Asmah has reiterated the commitment of government to creating a secured and safe mining environment for Ghanaians. “Mining activities have become an integral part of our economic activities since time immemorial, and as a government, we are poised to... Read more
CSOs commit to fighting against illegal rosewood logging
The 8th Baobab Market session has been held in Tamale with a commitment by members to intensify their advocacy to stop the indiscriminate felling of and exportation of rosewood from the country. Members, therefore, have constituted a committee to lead the advocacy activities by engaging with stakeholders at community... Read more
Ghana’s President Reappointed Co-Chair Of Eminent Group Of Advocates For UN SDGs
  The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been re-appointed by the Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres, to serve as Co-Chair of the Eminent Group of Sustainable Development Goals Advocates for an additional two years. It will be recalled that President Akufo-Addo was... Read more