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Nestlé Partners AGRA To Create A Thriving African Agricultural Sector

There is no doubt that the impacts of climate change are beginning to manifest on the entire globe and particularly on developing countries that...
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Shared development agenda in Africa gains continental momentum

A clarion call for the region to ramp up climate change efforts amidst challenges The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO),...
Dr Bello Bella Bitugu

Sports could Be a Tool for sustainable development – Dr Bitugu

Dr. Bello Bella Bitugu, the Sports Director of the University of Ghana has highlighted key strategies to achieve a sustainable development in sports as...
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U.S. Embassy Reiterates Pledge to Northern Ghana’s Sustainable Development

The United States Embassy, on Monday, reiterated its commitment to facilitating Sustainable Development in the Northern Region, through the numerous programmes it is embarking...
African population

Regulating Population Growth is Vital to Sustainable Development

Very often, a developed or well-established economy has a sustainable population because its natural resources, infrastructures and institutional mechanisms are adequate for the population. However,...

Netherlands To Increase Investment In Sustainable Development For Niger

The Netherlands will be increasing its investment in sustainable development for Niger over the next several years. As part of this, Minister for Foreign...
Ex- South African Ambassador, Mandisi Mpahlwa

Former African Envoy Test Russia on Sustainable Development

Former African Ambassadors have urged political and business leaders to prioritize the most sustainable development needs as the best approach to seeking Russian investors...
african energy

China-proposed energy interconnection for sustainable development in Africa

Heads of state and government in West Africa discussed on Saturday a China-proposed initiative on energy interconnection, exploring a solution to persistent power shortage...
Investment

Africa’s Sustainable Development Grows from Chinese Investment

Statistics provide strong evidence that it’s groundless say China is “pillaging” Africa and increasing debt burden in the region, said a Chinese expert who...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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...
Asia-Pacific

Bridging the economic statistics gap for SDGs

The 2018 Asia-Pacific Economic Statistics Week (APES) closed today in Bangkok with a strong focus on strengthening the capability of Member States to produce...
Professor Felix Ankomah Asante

ISSER suggests domestic resource mobilization strategy for development

Professor Felix Ankomah Asante, the Director, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, has called for domestic resource mobilisation for...

Engaging Men; A Path To Reducing Maternal Mortality Rates In Ghana

Men usually shy away from participating in maternal and child related activities because they feel it is an issue that concern only women. Meanwhile...
Asia-Pacific

Accelerating sustainable development in Asia-Pacific calls for strong partnership

Future technologies and innovative financing have the potential to transform and accelerate sustainable development, but better policies and regulation are needed to ensure all...
Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD)

Over 100 CSO’s Call for Development Justice for Sustainable Development

More than 100 civil society organisations (CSOs) participated in the 3-day 5th Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) themed ‘Transformation towards sustainable and...
Asia-Pacific

APFSD advise on identifying resilient and sustainable region

The fifth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) closed at the UN Conference Centre in Bangkok today with a call for greater regional collaboration...
Wpid Money Growth

UN Says Asia-Pacific Policy Priority Should Fall In Line With Achieving SDGs

Economic conditions in Asia-Pacific remain stable, supported by stronger-than-expected performances in some of the region’s larger economies and steady performance in most smaller ones. Deepening...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Kenya to host Africa conference on development goals

United Nations agencies will convene a three-day conference in Nairobi in December to support sub-Saharan Africa region with the implementation and monitoring of the...

Ghana’s First lady signs exchange program agreement with Licang Schoo

The Rebecca Foundation has signed an agreement with Licang District Experimental School in Qingdao, China, to have an exchange programme between Ghanaian and Chinese...
Nandom District Assembly

District assemblies urged to setup development agenda

Mr. Thaddeus Arkum Aasoglenang, Nandom District Chief Executive has said there was the need for district assemblies to setup development agenda in the context...
Asia-Pacific

Ministers conference draws the path to Asia-Pacific’s economic cooperation and integration

Ministers and high-level officials in Asia-Pacific have committed to advance regional economic cooperation and integration (RECI) to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda...
Mechanics

30 master craftsmen admonished to utilize skills

The GRATIS Foundation, in partnership with Christian Aid, has held a familiarisation and open day event for the first batch of 30 master craftsmen...

Stakeholders deliberate on sustainable development of Africa

The maiden International conference of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) of the Valley View University (VVU) opened in Accra on Wednesday. The...

Bangkok Forum Speaks for Effective Measures for Sustainable Development

Countries from Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Western Asia gathered this week at a United Nations forum in Bangkok to explore opportunities for scaling up youth...
Guests from the public sector, private sector and civil society came together discuss how corporate social responsibility can drive the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Government Teams Up with Companies and NGOs for Ghana’s Sustainable Development

The UNDP-led SDG Philanthropy Platform in partnership with Reach for Change and the Ministry of Finance in Ghana, hosted an inaugural interactive dialogue with...

Minister of Environment describes COP23 as Biggest so far

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has described the just ended UN Conference of Parties (COP23) on Climate Change that...

Ministry Draw Attention To Challenges of Open Defecation

Mr Kofi Adda, the Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, has asked Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to submit their roadmap for...
tourism in Ghana

Conference on sustainable tourism development in Africa held in Zambia

A conference aimed at ensuring sustainable development of the tourism sector in Africa opened in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, with President Edgar Lungu promising...

NGO Supports School Solar Power

The Centre for Energy, Environment, and Sustainable Development (CEESD), a non- for -profit organization, has provided a One kilowatt (kW) solar power system for...

SNV Netherlands Provide Island Communities With Electricity

Ms Betty Krosby-Mensah, Member of Parliament, Kwahu Afram Plains North Constituency, has commended SNV Netherlands Development Organisation and the Centre for Energy, Environment and...