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FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva

FAO a key partner in achieving The Africa We Want

Africa Day celebrates its 56th year of shared vision As the continent celebrates 56 years of from the “convention of union” or the founding of...
economics traders koforidua

Ghana has the potential of achieving economic emancipation

The Methodist Church Ghana (MCG), has entreated the government to stay focused and work diligently towards achieving its vision of ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’. “Economic emancipation...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

All Ghanaians Must Contribute towards Achieving SDGs by 2030

Mrs Gladys Ghartey, Chief Economic Officer and Head of UN System Unit at the Ministry of Finance has called for collective and coherent efforts...
Children Development Unicef

2018 Children Have a 40 percent chance of achieving their potential

A child born in Ghana in 2018 has only 40 percent chance of reaching his or her potential, Mr Mayeso Zenengeya, Monitoring and Evaluation...
Mr Roterice Ayeh

Digitising the financial space is vital to achieving SDGs

Mr Roterice Ayeh, Credit Risk Manager at the ARB Apex Bank has stressed the need for Microfinance institutions to take advantage of digital revolution...
Dr Felix Addo-Yobo

Ghanaians encouraged to walk towards SDGs goals

Dr Felix Addo-Yobo, Deputy Director, National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), has appealed to Ghanaians to work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by...

Zambia lagging behind in achieving electrification targets

A senior Zambian government official said on Tuesday that the southern African nation was lagging behind in achieving its medium and long-term national electrification...
MTN

MTN Ghana: Optimistic Of Achieving Its IPO Target

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MTN Ghana, Mr. Selorm Adadevoh, has hinted that the company will meet the target number of shares by...
Climate change

Achieving economic success without increasing greenhouse emission

The extractive sector is a leading economic development source for most developed and developing resource rich countries. However, this sector contributes greatly to the...
Ghana Education Service (GES)

Active participation will help Ghana achieve SDG4 – GES

Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwah, the Director General of the Ghana Education Service, said on Monday that active participation of government and stakeholders in education would...
health

World Health Day: Stronger Health Systems and Funding Key Universal Health

On the occasion of World Health Day, April 7, 2018, the African Development Bank calls for increased and more quality investments in Africa’s health...
Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Africa’s Food Security Depends Largely on Organized Farmers

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania are hosting a four-day forum that brings together...
Asia-Pacific

Social protection systems crucial to realizing Asia-Pacific’s Agenda 2030

Countries in Asia and the Pacific must build resilience to natural hazards and invest in social protection systems if the region is to achieve...

China moves towards achieving clean political environment

Analysts believe that China’s national supervision system reform is an important adjustment to the country’s political system, power and relations, with a fundamental aim...
African Union headquarters

Angola committed to achieving AU goals

Angola reaffirmed on Thursday in Addis Ababa its commitment to achieve the objectives of the African Union (AU) and will never "be a blocking...
Wpid Money Growth

UN Says Asia-Pacific Policy Priority Should Fall In Line With Achieving SDGs

Economic conditions in Asia-Pacific remain stable, supported by stronger-than-expected performances in some of the region’s larger economies and steady performance in most smaller ones. Deepening...
This young woman has to continuously feed her cooking fire with wood, which burns less efficiently than it would in an improved cookstove. Photo credit: Alex Kamweru/UN Foundation

Reaching for SDGs Through Clean Cooking

There is no doubt that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by the 193 nations in 2015, is a major step towards addressing poverty,...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Only Through Agriculture Can Ghana Achieve Its SDGs 1& 2

The contribution of Ghana's Agricultural sector to GDP has been poor over the years. Undoubtedly, majority of the world's poor lives in rural areas...
United Nations Program on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS)

Lesotho, Uganda Hailed for Making Headway on AIDs Fight

UNAIDS congratulates Lesotho and Uganda on the progress made towards ending AIDS shown in their respective Population-Based HIV Impact Assessments (PHIAs). According to the new...
HIV-and-AIDS

USAID Commends Swaziland On SHIMS 2

New study shows results delivered thanks to focused efforts in collaboration with United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief MBABANE/GENEVA, 24 July 2017—UNAIDS congratulates...
Emir of Kano State in Nigeria, Mallam Mahammadu Sanusi II

Thoughts of A Modern Muslim King: Kano Emir Schools Muslims

The Emir of Kano State in Nigeria, Mallam Mahammadu Sanusi II, has taken a swipe at conservative Muslims leaders who discourage attitudes and activities...
Sdg Targets

Stakeholders urged to work towards re-shaping government SDG targets

Stakeholders in Water, Sanitation and Health (WASH) have been urged to galvanize themselves and provide more compelling evidence to government in order shape its...

Turkey ends Syria operation without achieving tangible targets

As Turkey ends its months-old military operation in Syria without fully achieving its targets, analysts interviewed by Xinhua argued that it is best for...
Deputies from east China Shandong province study the 2017 government work report. (Photo by People's Daily Online)

Chinese deputies pays attention to achieving good gov’t work report

Thousands of deputies are gathering in Beijing to contribute their wisdom to China’s economic and political agenda, and one of their important tasks is...

Xi confident of achieving economic targets for 2016

President Xi Jinping has said he is confident that China will well achieve its major economic and social targets for 2016, and that the...
lands

Ghana: Land grabbing may pose threat to achieving SDGs

CARITAS Ghana has stated that though Ghana has adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the new global framework for development, the country faces...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

UN Forum: an improved statistics will promote Sustainable Development Goal

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development requires governments to develop statistics that can support integrated planning and analysis across economic, social and environmental development...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Ghana gets head start to WASH SDGs

An 83 million-Australian dollar (63.14 million US Dollars) African wide project implemented by global charity, Water Aid Ghana (WAG), has provided wash services...
Photo taken on April 5, 2015 shows the tender tea leaves at a tea garden in Xuan'en County, central China's Hubei Province.(Xinhua/Song Wen) (wyo)

Include backyard gardens when drawing up plans for a home

She said if Ghanaians developed the habit of growing food crops in their homes it would enhance the growth of the agricultural sector. ...
United Nations

Global UN energy seminar underway with emphasis to achieving universal energy by 2030

The inaugural United Nations global seminar on supporting Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 to ensure universal energy access by 2030, opened in Bangkok today...