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Securing equal rights of LGBTI community is essential to achieving SDGs-Secretary-General

The Secretary-General says securing equal rights and fair treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people is essential to achieving the sustainable...
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All Ghanaians Must Contribute towards Achieving SDGs by 2030

Mrs Gladys Ghartey, Chief Economic Officer and Head of UN System Unit at the Ministry of Finance has called for collective and coherent efforts...
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UNDP Expert Calls for Awareness Creation on SDGs for Growth

Mr. Kordzo Sedegah, an Economics Specialist of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has advised the media to feature prominently in their reportage issues...
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Zambia selected to host UN SDGs regional office

Zambia has been chosen to host the regional secretariat for the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), foreign minister Joseph Malanji said on...
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Ghana and South Korea to Collaborate on Sustainable forest Management

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has commenced the implementation of a pilot project to address the challenges of deforestation and forest degradation in...
African Young Achievers

Young African entrepreneurs urged to develop innovative solutions to challenges

Young African entrepreneurs have been urged to develop innovative solutions to help deal with social, environmental and economic challenges that the United Nations Sustainable...
GMO Crops

GMOs, Intensive Agriculture Policy And Environmental Sustainability Towards Achieving The SDGs In Ghana’s

Agricultural Sector Genetically Modified crops are seen as a controversial issue in Ghana’s agriculture discourse. As an environmental management person, I bet to differ. At...
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President Akufo-Addo Presented with SDGs Declaration

A representative of the Asantehene, Otumfuor Osei Tutu II has presented to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo the Kumasi Declaration on the Sustainable Development...
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Nutrition: A Necessity for Africa’s Development

Dr. Isatou Jallow, an International Nutritionist from Gambia, speaking at the 2nd African Youth SDGs Summit made a great call for the inclusion of...

AUC ,AfDB reaffirm commitment to accelerate Africa’s economic transformation.

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Moussa Faki Mahamat and the President of the African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina, met in Addis...
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African Heads of State Urged to Up Their Game on SDGs Implementation

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Sunday, expressing his faith in a foreseeable prosperous Africa, urged the leaders to strengthen their commitment, and scale up...
Dr Felix Addo-Yobo

Ghanaians encouraged to walk towards SDGs goals

Dr Felix Addo-Yobo, Deputy Director, National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), has appealed to Ghanaians to work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by...
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Media Tasked to focus more on promoting SDGs

Professor George Gyan-Baffour, the Minister for Planning, has urged the media to give prominence to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “The media...
Agriculture in Africa

Prioritize regenerative agriculture the key to SDGs

Mr Kwame Ansah Baffour, Programmes Officer at the Kumasi Institute of Tropical Agriculture (KITA), has called on the government to consider prioritizing regenerative agriculture...

2019 Budget Failed To Outline Government’s Vision For Promoting Inclusive Development

The Ghana Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has indicated that, there is lack of policy direction in the...

WaterAid launches Fashion for Change

WaterAid Ghana has adopted an innovative campaign dubbed ‘Fashion for Change’, in partnership with Charlotte Prive, a made-in-Ghana upscale ready-to- wear women's fashion brand,...

CSOs Platform On SDGs Condemns Bagbin’s Disparaging Comments

The Ghana Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have condemned the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Bagbin, for...
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Reach for Change: To support two youngsters with US$500 in Africa

Reach for Change is a non-profit organization has launched its fourth annual Day of the African Child Contest, this year challenging African children to...
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Governments Must Prioritize Children’s Right In The Implementation Of SDGs And Development Agendas –...

The Day of the African Child champions the protection and rights of African Children. It commemorates the bravery of the youth who lost their...
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Africa-Wide Competition On Innovation For SDGs To Commence In July 2018

The SDGs Advisory Unit of the Office of the President of Ghana has signed an agreement with Reach for Change to launch an Africa-Wide...
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BRICS environment ministers meet to discuss inputs into forthcoming summit

BRICS environment ministers began a two-day meeting in Durban on Thursday to discuss environmental inputs into the forthcoming BRICS Summit. Topics of discussion include efforts...
Record Growth

The AfDB and Institute for Global Green Growth Team Up for Africa’s Green Agenda

The African Development Bank and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Friday on the sidelines of the African...
Global Energy

Report indicates that global energy targets are out of line

The world is not on track to meet the global energy targets for 2030 set as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but...
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UN urges Africa to establish gender inclusive policies to achieve SDGs

The United Nations specialized agency on trade on Monday urged African governments to establish gender inclusive policies in order to promote the achievement of...
Wpid Poverty In Childhood Can Shape Neurobiology Study

Unresolved stunted childhood inducing poverty in Africa and Asia-report

A new report by global charity WaterAid has revealed that unresolved stunted growth in children is a major factor in poverty in Sub-Sahara Africa...
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Report says unresolved stunted childhood inducing poverty in Africa and Asia

A new report by global charity WaterAid has revealed that unresolved stunted growth in children is a major factor in poverty in Sub-Sahara Africa...
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Fresh UN Report challenges Asia-Pacific to work hard towards achieving SDGs by 2030

Countries in Asia and the Pacific have made inroads towards achieving several of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, but progress remains uneven...
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Ghana hosts 2018 press freedom celebrations

Activities marking the global celebrations of this year's World Press Freedom Day opened in Ghana on Wednesday. The event, including conferences, symposia and exhibitions, for...
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Ghana can rely on Philanthropy to achieve her SDGs

Mr. Carlos Ahenkorah, Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, on Thursday said one ingredient needed for the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...
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Ghanaian Universities charged to give priority entrepreneurship

Professor Dennis Yao Dzansi, Head of Business Support Studies at the Central University of Technology, South Africa, has challenged higher institutions in Ghana to...