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…

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
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
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... 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
Ghana among 10 African countries accounted for most malaria deaths in 2017: WHO
Around 70 percent of all malaria caused deaths in 2017 were concentrated in 10 African countries and India, the World Health Organization said. The body gave the figures while releasing the 2018 World malaria report on Monday, to coincide with the commemoration of the World Malaria Day. WHO in... Read more
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,... Read more
Govt of Ghana announces tax exemption on Electric Cars
The Government of Ghana has announced tax exemptions for automobile companies interested in importing,assembling ,or manufacturing full Electric cars in the country. “Among other green initiatives, we will, in 2019, work with the Ministry of Energy, to introduce tax-free solutions for Full Electrical Vehicles in order to promote a... Read more
Kenyatta wants Kenya to move to 100% green energy by 2020
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has set 2020 as a target date for Kenya to achieve a 100 percent transition to green energy. He said the aggressive investments to reach this figure have been made simultaneously with Kenya almost tripling the size of its population served by the electricity grid... Read more