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…

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
Ghana ,Ecuador sign memoire on Forest Development
The Governments of Ghana and Ecuador have signed an Aide Memoire (agreement) expressing interest to cooperate on environmental protection, with focus on forestry development. A statement from United Nations Development Programme ((UNDP) said the signing took place in Quito, the capital of Ecuador, during a South-South Knowledge Exchange which... Read more
2019 fishing closed season will be enforced at all cost -Fisheries Commission
Ghana has adequate laws for the management of marine fishery resources but the full commitment of all stakeholders is required to enforce them to achieve  the expected benefits. Mr Daniel Awuku Nyanteh, Western Regional Chief Fisheries Research Assistant of the Fisheries Commission (FC), has stated. “We have several laws... 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
Forestry Boss proposes shoot to kill approach to tackle alarming illegal logging in Ghana
The Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie has threatened his outfit will from now onwards use callous  approach in fighting illegal logging and illegal chainsawing in Ghana’s forest reserves particularly  the Sefwi area. He said ,the Commission is in talks with the military High Command to... Read more
Youth in Afforestation beneficiaries on sit down strike
Beneficiaries of the Youth in Afforestation  are beginning a sit-down strike today Monday, October, 08, 2018 to register their displeasure over delays in payment of their accumulated allowances. The beneficiaries numbering about 2000 have reportedly not been paid their allowances from May this year. On Monday, 13th August, 2018, at the... Read more
Two groups clash over deforestation and Charcoal production
Two opposing  youth groups in Damango in the yet to be established Savanna Region have clashed  over  deforestation leading to one person sustaining  cutlass wounds. Tensions had been spreading in the town after a group of young men in a communal service formed a coalition to clampdown on illegal... 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