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Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA)

How sustainability and resilience will work hand-in-hand to help Accra: weather future floods

“An increase in seismic activity across the Greater Accra Region in recent months has reached the level of moderate earthquake, reminding us of the...
Ama Book

AMA resilience strategy book for Accra launched

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has launched a Resilience Strategy Book to help prepare the city of Accra and its environs to withstand shocks...

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...
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...
Taskforce arresting a woman at Pee Tay Enterprise

Military/Police Taskforce Receive High Marks

The officers and men of the joint military/police taskforce set up to check illegal mining have received high marks for the good job done...
sanitation

Resilience Team from Ghana and Dalberg Visit Zoom Pak

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Resilience Team in collaboration with the 100 Resilience Cities team and counterparts from Dalberg have paid a visit to...
afdb

AfDB to Offer Assistance in Sudan Resilience Building

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, 18 October 2017 approved Sudan’s Country Brief 2017-2019, designed to help...
Film

Hope, resilience on display at South Sudan’s film festival

As the curtain closed on South Sudan's second annual film festival in Juba, various recipients of awards echoed messages of hope and resilience, despite...
GOIL

GOIL Puts Up Strong Presence on Stock Market

The Ghana Oil Company Limited, the nation’s foremost indigenous oil marketing company, also known simply as GOIL shares on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE)...
World Vision

World Vision Constructs Gari Processing Plant In Agyina

World Vision Ghana, an international NGO has constructed GHC75,000.00 gari processing plant at Agyina in the Kintampo South District of the Brong-Ahafo Region. The facility,...

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...
African leaders

African Leaders Urged To Prioritize Land Management

The World Bank Group (WBG) say African governments have to prioritise strengthening of land management institutions, and coordinate investments in infrastructure, “if they are...
deforestation

Stakeholders Sensitize On Forest Conservation

Mrs Simone Lovera, the Executive Director of Global Forest Coalition (GFC), has asked Ghana to adopt the Community Conservation Resilience Initiative (CCRI) to protect...

Africa Businesses Lack Urgency To Address climate change

Dr Bob Offei Manteaw, Head of Strategy and Senior Research Collaborator of the Africa Resilience Collaborative (ARC), has said the Ghana Business Alliance for...

Local GDP data indicates China economic resilience

Photo taken on March 6, 2012 shows school bus production line of Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., Ltd. in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan...
G20 Hangzhou Summit

Hangzhou Summit: G20 Leaders’ Issue Communique

1. We, the Leaders of the G20, met in Hangzhou, China on 4-5 September 2016. 2. We met at a time when the global economic...

UDS: Research Centre For Climate and Ecosystems Established

The Professor Kazuhiko Tekeuchi Centre for Sustainability and Resilience (KTCSR) is an Enhancing Resilience to Climate and Ecosystem Changes in Semi-Arid Africa: An Integrated...
poultry production

Ghana Still Making Money From Poultry Industry

This comes after months of the poultry industry faced with outbreak of epidemic bird influenza. This forced the ministry to issue protective and preventive...
FPSO

FPSO Atta Mills Will Move Ghana To Sustain Oil, Gas Production

Addressing a function to mark the arrival of the Production Storage Offloading Vessel (FPSO) Professor John Evans Atta Mills at the shores of Ghana...

Cameroon’s economy shows resilience despite slump in oil price and security threats

Growth is broad-based and projected to reach 5.9 percent in 2015, buoyed by increased oil production and the performance of sectors benefiting from the...
Poverty

IFAD pledges to support Kenya’s efforts to eradicate poverty

by Njoroge Kaburo IFAD president Kanayo F. Nwanze who arrived in Nairobi on Wednesday for a four-day visit called for investment in climate change...

Akosua Dadaine Edwards to Feature on Let’s Talk Failure

The main focus of the event will be failure and how entrepreneurs can overcome failure. “Failure is not the end of the world, it...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS Sahel strategy meet in Abuja

The Sahel strategy aims among others, to consolidate regional responses to long-term development and stability challenges of Sahel-Saharan zone while promoting strong political dialogue...

First State of African resilience report launched In Uganda

First annual ?State of African Resilience? Report has ben launched in Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. Hon. Chris Baryomunsi, State Minister for Health in-charge of General...

Talensi District trains 40 volunteers in forest fire management

Forty Community Fire Volunteers in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region have been trained on how to develop forest and fire management...

Philippines? economy showed marked resilience in 2014

Despite declining from the highs of 2013, the Philippines? economy showed marked resilience in 2014, as it battled back from the impact of a...

Russia has been hit hard by falling oil prices

President Vladimir Putin has warned Russians of hard times ahead and urged self-reliance, in his annual state-of-the nation address to parliament. Russia has been hit...

Energy Commission Ask Consumers To Conserve Energy

The resilience of Ghana?s energy sector depends on the commitment of electricity consumers to energy conservation measures, the Energy Commission said. The country, it noted,...

Germany Exports Climb More Than Forecasted

German trade rebounded more than forecast in June, with data released on Friday showing imports surging at their fastest pace in three and half...

UDS Enters Into Partnership With Tulane University Of US

The University for Development Studies (UDS), in partnership with the Tulane University, based in New Orleans in the United States, is to start a...