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Driver gets fined for allegedly threatening someone

A 45-year-old driver who threatened to kill a staff of the Nkawie Forest Services Division (FSD) of the Forestry Commission (FC), has been fined...
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Forestry Commission will Maintain Education on Forest conservation

The Forestry Commission will embark on sustained educational programmes to create awareness on the importance of the forests to the survival of mankind. Mr Kwadwo...
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Forestry Commission Starts Counting Mole Park Animals

The Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission has begun an exercise to count all animals in the Mole National Park as part of efforts...
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Ghana’s reforestation program will improve sustainable water delivery

Ghana is set to reap multiple benefits from the reforestation program currently underway in the country, an official stated here on Tuesday. Chief Executive Officer...
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Forestry Commission and CEIEC Sign Agreement on Forest Resource

The Forestry Commission and China National Electronics Import & Export Corporation (CEIEC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to strengthen their cooperation in...
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Forestry Commission Debunks “Galamsey” Allegations Against Its CEO

The Management of Forestry Commission has said in a statement signed by Mrs. Joyce Ofori Kwafo, the Corporate Affairs & Media Relations Manager and...
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Forestry Commission Supports Pantang Hospital

The Forestry Commission Ladies Association on Tuesday donated assorted items to Pantang Hospital as part of its 5th anniversary celebration. The items valued at...
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Forestry Commission agrees on conserving the Western Sitatunga

The Government, through the Wildlife Division (WD) of the Forestry Commission has signed an agreement with three other entities in an effort towards the...

Ghana gov’t joins stakeholders to solve Sakumono Ramsar site’s encroachment

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources has said that the Ministry in collaboration with public and private stakeholders will...
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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...

Overlord of GaDanmge State challenge Forestry Commission

Klor-Lumor Borketey Laweh Tsuru, the Overlord of the GaDanmge State, has called for the demolition of buildings in the Sakumo wetlands for the restoration...

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...
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Extortion Allegation Hits Forestry Commission

Extortion allegation has stalled the recruitment of forest guards by the Forest Services Division (FSD) of the Forestry Commission (FC) at Juaso. A national service...
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3 Years REDD+ Project Ends

The REDD+ Government and Finance Integrity for Africa Project, has ended after three years of its implementation in the country. The Project which was launched...
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Inadequate Grassroot Participation Hindering Climate Change Efforts

The REDD+ Government and Finance Integrity for Africa Project, has ended with limited capacity at the grassroot level being identified as a major gap...
Kakum National Park

Minister Applauds Managers Of Kakum National Park

Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts has applauded the Ghana Heritage Conservation Trust (GHCT), managers of the Canopy Walkway...
United Nations

Forestry Commission Steers in Motion 2nd REDD+ Programme

The Forestry Commission is partnering the United Nations Development Programme to develop Ghana’s second REDD+ programme, which focused on reducing deforestation and forest degradation...
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1,000 Field Officers of the Forestry Commission to Receive Training

The Forestry Commission (FC) is to train and equip about 1,000 field staff to help in the fight against the increasing wave of forest...
Two manchurian tiger cubs frolic at Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 26, 2015. Seven manchurian tiger cubs and four African lion cubs here, all of which are three months old, met with the press recently. (Xinhua/Yu Fangping) (lfj)

Wildlife Division Puts ‘Close Season’ Ban in Full Force

The Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission has embarked on an exercise to enforce the ban on hunting of Wildlife in the country. The ban,...
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NACOB Apprehend Pangolin Scales Exporter

The Executive Director of Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission, Nana Kofi Adu-Nsiah, said in a press conference on Friday 4th August that, the...

Proposal for forestry Courts, very necessary – FSD Manager

Mr Thomas Okyere, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Manager of the Forest Services Division (FSD) has lauded the proposal for the establishment of forestry Courts as...

TMA inaugurates committee to check encroachment on Sakumo Ramsar site

A 12-member Sakumo Ramsar Committee has been inaugurated by the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) to check encroachment on the Sakumo wetlands. The committee members comprised...

KNUST initiate steps to promote management of natural resources

The Department of Silviculture and Range Management of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has initiated moves to safeguard the environment...

FC wants public collaboration in the fight against deforestation

The Juaso District Manager of the Forest Services Division of the Forestry Commission (FC), Mrs. Rebecca Baning Opan, has encouraged everybody to join the...
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Ghana’s wood fuel remains key energy source for households

Ghana's Forestry Commission said Tuesday that wood fuel remained a very important energy source for households, with its annual consumption estimated at 16 million...
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Gov’t Of Ghana Urged To Check Activities Of Registered Mining Companies

Government has been urged not to concentrate solely on illegal small scale mining (Galamsey) activities but widen its scope to include activities of legally...

UNIDO Builds Capacity of 40 TIDD Members on Standards

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has organised a four day capacity building programme for forty inspectors of the Timber Industry Development Division...

Farmers In Anloga Undergo Capacity Building Training

Mr Kassim Gausu-Toure, Executive Director of the Green Impact International from Open Society Foundation, has organized a day’s workshop to build the capacities of...
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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...