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African experts urge robust policies to ensure communities benefit from natural capital

African governments should adopt progressive legislative and policy frameworks to ensure local communities accrue benefits from natural resources, experts said here on Wednesday. The experts,...

AFC earmarks US$700 million for Africa’s natural resource transformation

The African Finance Corporation (AFC) has made available about 700 million U.S. dollars available for the development of the natural resources sector of the...
deforestation

Brong-Ahafo, Western Region To Benefit From Deforestation Project

Over 52 selected local communities in the Brong-Ahafo and Western Regions are to benefit from a $5.5 million Ghana Dedicated Grant Mechanism for Local...
petroleum

Ghana’s Petroleum Bill is without a beneficiary disclosure clause

Beneficial Ownership Disclosure which is critical in reducing high level corruption and improving transparency and accountability in the oil and gas sector is conspicuously...
Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam

Organizations advocates for transparency in Ghana’s natural resource industry

At"Civil Society Anti-corruption Dialogue on Extractive Sector" dialogue session, Executive Director of Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) Mohammed Amin Adam said on Tuesday...

Government to face economic challenges in 2016 – IFS

Speaking at a 2016 budget Forum on ‘Making The Most Out of Petroleum Revenues’ organised by the Natural Resource Governance Institute and the IFS,...
Dr. Alfred Sugri Tia

CSOs tasked to discuss illegal mining

Dr Alfred Sugri Tia, Deputy Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) who made the call also tasked CSOs to deliberate the issue...

Minister charges public to protect forest reserves

They should show ownership and do everything to make sure that the forest and its resources were properly and effectively managed. ...
Hon. Lazaro Nyalandu

Tanzania Denies Sacking Maasai People

The government of United Republic of Tanzania has never had any plan to evict the Maasai people from their ancestral land as falsely reported...

GEMP support communities in Upper West Region

The Ghana Environmental Management Project (GEMP), has supported many communities in the Upper West Region to form and reactivate community environmental management committees. Forty-three communities...
Dr. Bernice Adiku Heloo

Natural resource depletion threatens Ghana?s economic growth – Minister

A senior government official declared here on Wednesday Ghana?s economic growth was being threatened by the ?alarmingly? high rate of natural resource depletion. ?Not only...
Africa Centre for ICT Journalism

Africa Centre for ICT Journalism opens two-day ?hackathon?

The Africa Centre for ICT Journalism (Penplusbytes) on Friday opened a two-day ?hackathon? which will focus on developing technological solutions to stimulate better management...

EPA Condemns Use Of Unapproved Fishing Nets

Mr. Kojo Efunam, Deputy Director in- charge of Oil and Gas at the Environmental Protection Agency, says the use of small and unapproved fishing...