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…

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... Read more
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
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
Ayensuano NADMO embarks on awareness creation on effect of open defecation and poor sanitation
  The Ayensuano District Directorate of National Disaster Management organization (NADMO) in the Eastern Region has held a mini durbar at Mamakrom a farming community  in the district to sensitise  residents on good sanitation practices to prevent outbreak of diseases such as cholera ,dysentery ,malaria and other communicable diseases.  ... Read more
 Fishermen dissapointed in Eastern Regional Minister
The leadership of Concerned Fishermen in 35 fishing communities along the  Upper Manya and Asuogyaman Districts stretch of the volta lake have expressed disappointment in the Eastern Regional Minister,Eric Kwakye Darfuor for not showing traits of  fair leadership in handling the impasse between them and the company undertaking underwater... Read more
Increment in price of ‘Pure water ‘will increase waterborne diseases -Analyst
The Eastern Regional Manager of Plan International Ghana,Kofi Adade Debrah has opined that the current deficit in potable water accessibility Vis-a-Vis increasing prices of pure water in Ghana is a forewarning signal of a “time bomb to hit the nation”. According to him,water is essential irreplaceable basic necessity to... Read more
Illegal mining still ongoing despite ban,two women trapped dead
Two women are reported dead an illegal mining pit collapsed on them at Aniammoa near Adubeywura in the Ashanti region, Director of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) Mr Kwabene Nsenkyire. The deceased persons have been identified as Yaa Nyankoa, 25, and Obaa Yaa, 26. According to the NADMO... 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
400 buffalo drown after stampede into river between Botswana and Namibia
Around 400 buffaloes drowned after stampeding into the Chobe River along the border between Botswana and Namibia, possibly while running away from lions, the tourism ministry said. “The cause of the stampede is still uncertain and under investigation. However, initial indications are that they were being chased by a... Read more
Plan Int.Ghana launches €2,247,500 RWASH project to tackle water and Sanitation problems
Plan International Ghana has launched “Rural Water,Sanitation and Hygiene(RWASH) Project in Koforidua,Eastern Regional Capital on Tuesday November 6,2018.   The Project will be implemented in 36 communities in Eastern,Central and Volta Regions of Ghana in the next three(3) years.   In other to diligently implement the project,a three -day... Read more