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plastics

EPA Says Ghana is not in position to enforce outright ban on plastics

Mr John Pwamang, the Acting Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says the country cannot put a total ban on plastics due...
EPA

Entrepreneur Charge EPA to Make Available Data on Air Pollution

Mr Muntaka Chasant, a Social Entrepreneur, has expressed worry over the lack of adequate information on air pollution in the country, which is affecting...
climate change

Private Investors Must Put Their Monies into Ghana’s Climate Actions

Mrs Angelina Ama Tutuah Mensah, the Environmental Communication and Head of Public Relations at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has urged private investors to...
climate change

Ghana Needs US$22.6 Billion to Address Climate Change Effects

Ghana is seeking a total amount of 22.6 billion dollars as its budget to implement her 31 national actions to mitigate and adapt to...
Resort Project

Ada Foah Community Wants All-inclusive Local Content policy

The people of Ada Foah in the Ada East District of the Greater Accra Region are demanding a comprehensive local content policy for the...
Ilo Training

ILO and EPA Empower Ghanaian Modelling Experts

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is building the capacity of modelling experts in Ghana on Macro-economic Model Frameworks...
Baseline Report

EPA Unveils Baseline Report on Ghana’s Environmental Resources

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday, launched the 2016 State of the Environment (SoE) Report to serve as the baseline for examining trends...
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Climate Change Response Measures Working Group Rebuild by EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reconstituted the Climate Change Response Measures Working Group and Technical Session, to lead discussions and implementation of policy...
oil rig

Ghana government prepares to allocate new oil blocks

As part of preparedness to deepen transparency in the allocation of oil blocks, the Ministry of Energy has inaugurated a committee to oversee the...
Aaron Mike Oquaye

MOFA advised to give a disclaimer on Rockstar

Professor Michael Aaron Oquaye, Speaker of Parliament has directed the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) to issue with immediate effect, a disclaimer on...

New Board Of Directors Sworn in

Trax Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) operating in the Northern part of Ghana has sworn in an eight-member Board of Directors into office in...
EPA

EPA cautions public to use Charcoal but not Palm oil in cases of poison

Dr Sam Adu-Kumi, the Registrar of Pesticides at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has cautioned the public to desist from drinking palm oil to...
A drone sprays pesticide in a field in Duchang County of Jiujiang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 2, 2015. (Xinhua/Fu Jianbin)

Fumesua: Workshop on pesticide handling ends

A day’s workshop to establish linkages along the agricultural value chain to foster knowledge-sharing and information dissemination on the appropriate handling and use of...
EPA

EPA Hunts for Top Toxin Company Over Killer Pesticides

Officials of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are working to track down and bring to book the company with the registered tradename of Toptoxin,...
EPA

illegal fuel sales point closed down by EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency(EPA), has closed down a container structure being used to sell fuel in beer bottles and gallons at Kojokrom in the...
EPA

EPA build capacity of Media and Civil Society Organization

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in collaboration with the Norwegian Environment Agency (NEA) on Wednesday organised a day’s sensitisation seminar to build the capacity...
food aid

Scaling-up Evergreen Agriculture Project kicks off

A new Food Security and Climate Change Project, dubbed, “Scaling-up Evergreen Agriculture Project” is to kick start in the Bawku West, Garu and Mion...
EPA

EPA inaugurate committee to safeguard Ghana’s environment

To safeguard Ghana’s environment from the harm of pesticides and chemicals transportation and usage, two Committees have been inaugurated by the Environmental Protection Agency...
Rescuers search for missing people in Bailong Lake of Guangyuan, southwest China's Sichuan Province, June 5, 2016. A leisure boat carrying 18 people capsized on the Lake due to strong gales Saturday afternoon. One child died and 14 people remain missing. [Photo/Xinhua]

Farmers around Bosomtwe Lake offered new trade

People, engaged in farming right inside the buffer zone of the Bosomtwe Lake, are being provided with alternative livelihood as efforts to stop the...
satellite

All Nations University plans to launch second satellite

Mr. Ernest Matey, Co-founder and Administrator of the All Nations University College Space System Technology Laboratory said the College is planning to launch a...

Manufacturing companies Dialogue On plastic waste management

Eight (8) Major manufacturing companies in Ghana have made significant progress towards a commitment to support Government’s efforts at delivering sustainable plastic waste management...
Court

Court fix February 28 for Exton Cubic Group ruling

An Accra High Court has fixed February 28, next year, to rule on a judicial review application filed by Exton Cubic Group Limited following...

Bank of Ghana facilitating sustainable principles in banking

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) says it is currently working to promote sustainability principles across the banking industry, with a draft guidelines and principles...

Stakeholders Urged To Source Resource To Mitigate Climate Change

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has called on Ghanaian stakeholders in climate change negotiations to unite in their...
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Ghanaian Contingents Expected To Join COP 23 in Bonn

More participants continue to arrive at the COP 23 in Bonn, Germany with various environmental organisations and interest groups still discussing climate change mitigation...

Residents of Soe Petition MCE On Location Of Fuel Stations

Some residents of Soe and Yorogo communities located on the Bolga-Bongo road have petitioned the Bolgatanga Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Joseph Amiyuure, over the...
Taxes

Gov’t To Block Revenue Leakages With Paperless Tax

Government is to roll out a paperless tax exemption system from January next year to block the revenue leakages that recur with the current...

Stakeholders Offered Opportunity To Validate Biodiversity Project

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), says biodiversity is the country’s heritage and valuable assets for ecological integrity...
Taxes

Gov’t Set To Roll Out Paperless Tax Exemption System

Government is to roll out a paperless tax exemption system from January next year to block the revenue leakages that recur with the current...
Rescuers transfer a victim's body from the site of explosion at a fuel station in Accra, Ghana, June 4, 2015. Over 96 people have been killed in an explosion at a fuel station in downtown of Ghana's capital Accra on Thursday, official of the fire service confirmed. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei) (djj)

Volta Region Close To Meeting One District One Fire Station Policy

Madam Daniela Ntow Sarpong, Volta Regional Commander of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), has said the region is set to become the first...