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Dr Meryir Ziekah

Citizens Must Be Sensitised on Biodiversity

Dr. Meryir Ziekah, Manager and Resident Veterinary Doctor of the Kumasi Zoological Gardens, has underscored the need for continuous public sensitization to help protect...
Biodiversity Ghana

Ghanaian Group Grabs Biodiversity Award

A Ghanaian consortium that focuses on nature conservation have emerged winners of the first African Biodiversity Challenge (ABC) a regional initiative that seeks to...
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Biodiversity Conservation is the Way for Zero Hunger in Ghana

According to the targets of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 2 (SDG 2), by the year 2030, Ghana should have: 1) ended hunger...
Wpid Food Security Picture

Climate Change Posing Great Challenge To Food Security

Global food security can only be achieved through a coordinated policy approach to hunger, poverty and climate change, world leaders and experts said during...
Accra Brewery Limited

Accra Brewery Limited Supports Farmers Day Celebration

Accra Brewery Limited (ABL) has donated 20 cartons of each of the brands it produces towards the 33rd National Farmers Day celebration. This reinforces its...
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Illegal gold mining endangers Tanzania’s biodiversity nature reserve

Illegal mining along the Zigi River in Tanzania's East Usambara Mountains is endangering the survival of an internationally recognized biodiversity nature reserve in the...

Conserving Ghana’s biodiversity is vital to our survival – Prof. Frimpong-Boateng

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, says the conservation of biodiversity and natural resources is essential to the country's...
Agriculture

FAO, WAHO Join Force To Promote Health And Nutrition

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations and the West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO) have signed a partnership agreement to support...
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Retired Military Officer Supports Against Illegal Mining

A retired military officer has called for strong support for the government’s push to end the destruction of the environment through the activities of...
deforestation

Effects Of Deforestation Beginning To Manifest – Minister

Mr John-Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, said there is a ban on export of Rosewood across the country as part...
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Governments Makes Plan To Stop Global Biodiversity Decline

The United Nations has made a passionate appeal to decision makers from over 190 countries to step up efforts to halt the loss of...
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Kenya urged to integrate environment policy to achieve growth

Benson Ochieng, a Kenyan environmental lawyer, said absence of the policy in the country is a hindrance to implementing strategies promoting a balance between...
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Safeguarding Biodiversity must be supported with tough actions

There is need for multilateral institutions and national governments to prioritize biodiversity conservation through enactment of policies and legislation alongside public awareness, said Huang...
Mahama Ayariga

Ayariga looks typical issues of biodiversity of Ghana

This, he said, would allow all national stakeholders, from the grassroots level to the highest to contribute their quota to the conservation and sustainable...
Food Sovereignty Ghana

Court case against GM foods postponed

However, due to some administrative challenges regarding the relocation from the High Courts to the newly constructed Judicial Service Building on John Evans Atta...

We need to protect our forests

A Rocha Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) focused on forest conservation, has held a sensitization forum for stakeholders in and around the Atiwa forest...
UNDP

Africa?s largest gene bank to bolster biodiversity, food security

On the occasion of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and the Global Environment...
Weto Range

UNDP satisfied with the current state Weto Range in the V/R

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has expressed action at the restoration and conservation of the Weto Range in the Volta Region. The Range is...
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Journalists schooled on biodiversity

Professor Peter Kwapong, an Entomologist at the University of Cape Coast (UCC), has advised Ghanaians to change their attitude towards the environment, to conserve...
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Conserve biodiversity to facilitate national food security

Professor Peter Kwapong, an Entomologist at the University of Cape Coast (UCC), has advised Ghanaians to change their attitude towards the environment, to conserve...
Nii Osae Mills

Nii Osa Mills administering the oath of office to the new board members

An eleven-member board for the Forestry Commission was on Friday inaugurated by Nii Osa Mills, Minister for Lands and Natural Resources in Accra. The new...
Strategic Plan for Biodiversity

Keeping Strategic Plan for Biodiversity On Course

Bold and innovative action is urgently required if governments are to meet the globally-agreed Strategic Plan for Biodiversity and its Aichi Targets by 2020,...

Fight Against Climate Change: Bold Actions Needed

By Samuel Hinneh ?Crop production has reduced considerably over the past years. This is attributed mainly to the unreliable patterns of weather, rainfall has become...

Ghana Must Strategies To Mitigate Loss Of Biodiversity

Dr Ahmed Yakubu Alhassan, Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture in-charge of Crops, on Wednesday has called for strategies to eradicate or mitigate the...

Government Must Pay Attention to Implementing The Biodiversity Convention

  Mr Edward Amankwah Executive Director of Youth Action International, an Accra based Civil Society on Monday urged government to pay attention to the implementation...

Water to become the main focus in 2013’s International Biodiversity Day

  The world marks International Biodiversity Day tomorrow, May 22 with the theme, ?Water and Biodiversity?. Commemoration of the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) every...

No BushMeat Christmas

In September, a BBC undercover investigation revealed a disgusting trade in illegal bushmeat at a London market. The investigators used hidden cameras to uncover...

Communities in Volta Region receive biodiversity grant

The Community Development and Knowledge Management for the Satoyama Initiative (COMDEKS) has given $253,000 to six cluster communities of 36 in the Weto landscape...

Minister Commends GHACEM For QLA Project

The Minister for Environment, Science and Technology, Sherry Ayitey has commended leading cement manufacturer, GHACEM for embarking on a project which would help in...

Developed countries agree to double resources for biodiversity protection by 2015

The  world?s governments have agreed to increase funding in support of actions to halt the rate of loss of biodiversity at the eleventh meeting...