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Ghana and UNDP Woo in Investor Through Climates Investment Forum

An investment forum on Ghana’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) has been held in Accra to showcase proven climate solution and investment-ready climate action projects...
AfDB

AfDB Pledges to Provide continuing Funding for Climate from 2020

The African Development Bank will double its climate finance commitments for the period 2020-2025. Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, the Bank's President announced Thursday at...
climate change

Food Security Remains Threatened Due to Hostile Climate Conditions

Dr. Iddrisu Yahaya, an Economist at the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI), has said the hostile...
Cocoa Production

Cocoa Farmers advised to Practice Climate- Friendly Agroforestry

A programme to transform Ghana’s Kakum cocoa-forest landscape into a more sustainable agroforestry area has been launched with a call on cocoa farmers to...

CSIR-FORIG sensitise school children on climate change

The Forest and the Climate Change Division (FCCD) of the Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG) has embarked on schools’ outreach and climate change...

Save the Children & IFAD initiates measures to save adolescent girls from...

By 2030 there will be 129 million children with stunted growth due to malnutrition, mostly born of young mothers. Opens today in Rome the International...
climate change

MCE challenges African cities to support C40 action plan on climate

Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, has urged African cities to welcome the new C40 Climate Action Planning Programme for Africa...

Ghana validating climate resilience initiative

GIZ, a German Development Agency, in collaboration with the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII), is partnering countries including Ghana to develop a climate resilience...
Frimpong Boateng

Ghana reach agreement with global bodies in Bonn

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, says Ghana was able to go through very promising agreements at the just ended...
climate change

COP23 Conference Receive Eco-Friendly Performance Certification

The UN Conference of Parties (COP23) on Climate Change that closed in Bonn on Friday has been awarded as the first UN Climate Change...

Former President Commends Author Of “Conversations with My Father”

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has encouraged young Ghanaian and African writers to write books that would help shape the thinking and perceptions of...
climate change

Africa’s wildlife lobby urges paradigm shift to boost climate resilience

African governments and their partners need to adopt a pragmatic approach to enhance resilience against adverse impact of climate change that include conflicts, habitat...
climate change

Small Island Developing States In Frontline Of Extreme Weather Conditions

A special initiative aimed to protect people living in Small Island Developing States from the heath impacts of climate change has been launched at...
climate change

Agriculture Investment Potential For Curbing Emissions

Climate Change activists and experts at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany have said investing faster in agricultural climate action...
Climate change

Innovation body to help Kenyan SMEs combat climate change

Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC), a body established by the World Bank, said it plans to help 300 small and medium-sized enterprises to play...
climate change

AfDB partners Green Climate to Unearth Africa’s Potential

If the fight against climate change is not won in Africa, it cannot be won anywhere else, said Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African...
climate change

EIB Makes Largest Climate Change Financial Contribution

The European Investment Bank (EIB) plans to invest around USD 100 billion in climate action in and outside of Europe within the five years...
video

Biomimic Tree Sets The Agenda for UNFCCC COP23

Drawing attention to the impact that climate change is having on rural communities in developing countries, British artist Silas Birtwistle unveiled his Biomimic Tree...
farmers

Women farmers underfunded to withstand climate change – Oxfam

Charity organization Oxfam said on Tuesday that female farmers are not getting enough funding to adapt to climate change. Rashmi Mistry, head of Oxfam's Grow...

Accra Holds Pre-COP23 Festival

As part of Ghana’s preparation towards the Conference of Parties (COP 23) of the United Nations to be hosted in Bonn, Germany, a Pre-COP...

Policy makers discuss climate and food security in Juba

A wide-ranging coalition of policy makers, political leaders, and development partners held a two-day interactive conference in Juba, South Sudan designed to generate ideas...
climate change

G7 meeting on environment confirms split on climate between U.S., allies

A two-day ministerial meeting of the Group of Seven (G7) nations ended in the northern Italian city of Bologna on Monday, confirming the split...
climate change

G7 in Taormina finds understanding on terrorism, trade, but not climate

Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) most industrialized countries ended a major summit here on Saturday, with a common position on terrorism, and...

Ghana And Russia Strenghtens Economic Cooperation

For nearly six decades, Ghana and Russia have had an excellent diplomatic relations and still looking to build a stronger economic cooperation. In this...

Trump Signs An Executive Order Reversing Obama’s Policies on Climate

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order rolling back Obama-era rules aimed at curbing climate change.The president said this would put an end...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudanese president vows to provide attractive investment climate in Sudan

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday pledged to provide attractive atmosphere for investment in Sudan. "We reiterate that Sudan government has set...
Economic

World economic climate to improve in first quarter

The world economic climate continues to brighten in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest report of German economic research institute...
Climate change

Stakeholders Join Force To Tackle Climate Change

Thirty-seven researchers from nine African countries including Ghana are to benefit from a programme to generate knowledge to assist the continent to effectively tackle...

PFAG Notes Promise Of “ONE VILLAGE ONE DAM”

The Board and Members of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) have congratulated the President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and elected Members of...

China, UK vow pragmatic ties, combat climate change

China and Britain on Tuesday pledged to enhance their pragmatic cooperation and join hands to combat the climate change. The latest development came as visiting...