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Environment Factory Inspection

Foreign companies operating in Ghana must respect our environmental laws

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of the Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has cautioned all foreign companies whose work impacts on the environment to ensure...
Bimobas Festival

Danjuar Festival Looks at Environmental Protection

Shea and dawadawa trees provide enormous benefits for people in the northern part of the country as they are a source of income for...
Africa-China

China’s Role is Vital in Reshaping Environmental Global Agenda

China will be an influential player in future efforts to reshape the global environmental agenda thanks to its focused leadership coupled with enactment of...
stock market

Botswana companies’ integrated reporting goes notch higher

Botswana Stock Exchange Limited (BSEL) published its environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting guidelines ahead of many of its peers in the region. ...
CSOs

Environmental CSOs Rise Against Poland’s Protest at COP24

Civil society organisations (CSOs) and allies have expressed concern over the passage of a Bill in Poland that will prevent environmental rights defenders to...
A mother cooks for her children near the sprawling Achimota dump site in the outskirts of Accra, capital of Ghana, May 30, 2012. Environmental problems is one of the big challenges that Ghana faces. The western African country recorded 14.4 percent GDP growth last year, but it has to balance the development and environment protection. (Xinhua/Mary T. Richter) (lyq)

Dr Arthur Assures Environmental Health Officers of Employment

Dr Nana Ato Arthur, Head of the Office of Local Government Service (OHLGS), said Government would not allow Environmental Health Officers to sit at...
extractive sector

Stakeholders in mining encouraged to work together

Madam Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, the Associate Executive Director of the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has urged the government to domesticate the...

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...

WWF Welcomes Ambition To End Dependency On Coal

World Wide Fund, (WWF) for nature has welcomed the creation of the ‘The Global Alliance to Power Past Coal’, launched in Bonn at the...

Newmont Ahafo Mine Rakes US$1.03B Proceeds

Newmont Ahafo Mine of Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL) raked in US$1.03 billion proceeds in 2016, and paid US$78 million to the government as...

Ghana Gov’t Recognize Need To Balance Exploitation Of Mineral Resources

Mr Ben Aryee, the Advisor on Mines at the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has called for a multi-faceted and an all-inclusive integrated...
poor-sanitation

Awutu-Senya East Municipal Renews Commitment Towards Sanitation

Stakeholders within the Awutu-Senya East Municipal Assembly (ASEMA) in the Central Region have renewed their commitment to improve sanitation and hygiene in the Municipality. This...
climate change

NGO Calls For Climate Change Education For Youth

The Ghana Youth Alliance for Agenda 2030 (GYA-2030), a Non Governmental Organisation, has called for an increased education and awareness creation on climate change...

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...
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Waste segregation is the antidote to Ghana’s environmental woes

Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, has called for the intensification of public education in waste segregation to help protect the...

Environmental NGO Operating in Cambodia Closed Down

The Cambodian authorities have decided to shut down Mother Nature, one of the leading environmental grass-roots non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the country. In a statement,...

Public urged to make NHIS workable through environmental cleanliness

Health Insurance card bearers and the public have been advised to use environmental cleanliness as a tool to promote the aims and objectives of...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

European Development Fund Supports Agriculture In U/W

The 11th European Development Fund has provided 160 million Euros assistance for the modernisation of agriculture to increase crop yield in the Upper West...

KMA To Prosecute Offenders Of Bye-Laws

The Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Osei Asibey-Antwi, has warned of the arrest and prosecution of anybody caught littering in the metropolis. He indicated...

We Need U. S to help us fight galamsey – Dr Francis Nyagbenu

An appeal has been made to the United States’ government to support Ghana in the fight against illegal mining activities throughout the country. Dr Francis...
environment

Ghana needs serious environmental and climate education

The theme for the celebration of Mother Earth Day 2017: “Environmental and Climatic Literacy” comes at a time when Ghana is faced with overcoming...
Open Defecation

Ministry Takes Steps To Rebrand Work Of Environmental Health Officers

The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources is to rebrand the scope of work of the Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) popularly known as “Samasama”...
John Peter Amewu, Director of Research at Africa Centre for Energy Policy

Illegal Miners To Be Integrated Into Mainstream Mining

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has said the Minerals Commission would engage the illegal miners and integrate them...
illegal mining

Ministry Retrieve 500 Excavators From Illegal Mining Sites

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr John Peter Amewu, on Wednesday said 500 excavators have, so far, been retrieved from mining sites...
CHOLERA

Public Health Directorate Anticipate Cholera Outbreak In B/A

Dr Osei Kuffour Afreh, the Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Director, Public Health, on Tuesday raised public alarm on the possibility of cholera outbreak in the...
To encourage low-carbon travelling, Huainan, Anhui province has built a public bicycle rental service system covering 300 sites, 10,000 bicycles and 12,000 lockers in the main sections of the urban area. Local residents can enjoy a one-hour free ride. (Photo by People's Daily)

4 Chinese People Share Their Stories on Environmental Protection

Zou Yi: An enthusiast of environmental protection who takes photos of the sky everyday Jiankou, a section of the Great Wall located beside Xizhazi village,...

DVLA Offer Tertiary Students Opportunity To Learn How To Drive

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) has introduced a programme dubbed: “Tertiary Drive” (TertDrive), to afford tertiary students the opportunity to learn how...
Open Defecation

Nandom District Tops Open Defecation Free League Table

So far, 324 communities have been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) out of a total number of 1196 communities in the Upper West Region...
Zoomlion

MMDAs Asked To Enforce Sanitation Bye-Laws

The Brong-Ahafo Regional Coordinator of Zoomlion Company Limited, Mr. Solomon Denyo, a waste management company, has called for the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies,...
Newmont Ghana

Newmont Ghana Working Closely With Local Communities

Newmont Ghana says it is committed to transparently engaging and partnering with local communities to improve lives and mitigate impacts associated with its operations. It...