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Strengthening CSO’s Capacities for Effective Stakeholder Engagement in Biodiversity Conservation in West Africa

The Upper Guinean Forest of West Africa considered as one of the “global biodiversity hotspot” due to its exceptional concentrations of endemic flora and...
Atewa Forest

NGO wants effective engagement with stakeholders on conservation of Atewa Forest

Rescue Mission International, a youth-led advocacy NGO, has called on government to actively engage stakeholders including indigenous communities, the youth and environmental NGOs, in...
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Biodiversity Conservation is the Way for Zero Hunger in Ghana

According to the targets of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 2 (SDG 2), by the year 2030, Ghana should have: 1) ended hunger...

Ethiopia’s first botanic garden opens with the agenda of conservation

Ethiopia has recently opened its first botanic garden with an eye to making it a center of education, research and conservation in Ethiopia and...

Kenyan indigenous people vow to support conservation of water towers amid threats

Moses Leleu is among the few remaining elders from Sengwer indigenous people whose ancestral home is located in the vast Kabolet forest that forms...
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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...
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Biogas project boosts conservation of Mount Kenya ecosystem

The over dependence on Mount Kenya ecosystem for fuel wood that led to its massive degradation may eventually come to an end following the...
Beijing has strengthened its environmental protection in recent years, with special areas demarcated in Miyun Reservoir to protect resources and water quality of the capital. A herd of swans are flying over the reservoir. (Photo by He Yong from People's Daily)

China Maps Up Red Line for Its Ecological Conservation

China will complete a space-earth integrated observation system and a comprehensive eco-safety monitoring system linked with big data and Internet by the end of...

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...
Eastern Arc Mountains

Tanzania gets US$3.1 million grant for conservation of Eastern Arc Mountains

An agreement for the grant was signed in the east African nation's commercial capital Dar es Salaam between the Deputy Norwegian Ambassador to Tanzania,...
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Involve children in energy conservation programmes – VRA

She said the involvement of the children is critical because they are able to absorb the messages from the foundation and impact it positively...
A Thai buffalo racer competes during an annual buffalo racing in Chonburi Province, Thailand, July 19, 2015. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

Conservation of African Buffalo to go under microscope

The idea of organising African Buffalo Symposia arose from the important increase, over the last few years, in diverse activities related to the African...

Kenyan female conservationist on mission to save elephants

The daughter of a Kenyan father and a Ugandan mother had a privileged upbringing, but her attachment to rural life remained unshaken, hence her...

Poverty threatens conservation of Kenya’s water towers

Among them is Esther Korir. She has walked for approximately three kilometers away from her home to buy the wood from a dealer who...

Obama Applauds Kenya?s Example in Community Development

President Obama greets a young participant after a roundtable discussion with civil society leaders at Kenyatta University in Nairobi on Sunday. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) The...

Ghana’s Fisheries and Aquaculture industry continue to decline

The Fisheries and Aquaculture industry is not performing well in Ghana and Africa as a whole in terms of fish production, utilization, processing, trade...

Landslides kill three in Italy

Three people have died in Italy in the past 24 hours due to adverse weather conditions, according to the Ansa news agency Wednesday. Two sisters...

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,...

WRC Organize Workshop For Journalists

The Water Resource Commission, has impressed upon Journalists across the country to increase reportage on water preservation and conservation to sustain lives of Ghanaians. It...

Ford step up water conservation programs

Ford Motor Company is furthering its commitment to aggressively step up water conservation programmes at its global facilities and among the company?s suppliers, according...

Ghana Increase Rebate For Energy Conservation

Government has increased the rebate for its energy conservation programme under which owners of old refrigerators are encouraged to exchange them for new energy-efficient...
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VRA To Initiate Campaign On Energy Conservation

The Volta River Authority (VRA) says it will embark on a conservation campaign to curb rising household power consumption. The campaign, if successful, will free-up...

Energy Conservation Reduces Bills-Mr.Azu

On September 25, the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) announced a 78.9 per cent increment in electricity and 52 per cent for water, effective...

Forum on conservation science seeks bloggers to cover event

Bloggers are invited to cover a conference remotely on a blog platform created especially for this event. The International Centre for the Study of the...

Photography contest on water conservation open

Photographers interested in water conservation issues can enter a contest. Australia's savewater! awards are calling for amateur and professional photographers worldwide to share their photos...

Grant available for reporting on forest conservation

Environmental journalists worldwide can apply for a US$20,000 grant to cover the next big idea for forest conservation. Mongabay.org is launching a competitive grant for...

Burkina Faso Risk Conservation Gains To Fire Wood Burning

Although conservationists globally have been campaigning over the past few years for the use of alternative sources of energy such as liquefied petroleum gas...

Herakles Farms Appoints Dr. Atanga Ekobo as Vice President of Conservation in Cameroon

Herakles Farms Appoints Dr. Atanga Ekobo as Vice President of Conservation in CameroonFormer World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Program Coordinator to Lead Environmental...

Conservation messages go unheeded

This is my last column of 2012, and at the end of another year that has flown by in a flash and a blur,...

Hurungwe farmers benefit from conservation agriculture

The concept of conservation agriculture (CA) is proving to be a success among the Hurungwe farming communities, with farmers reporting high yields from little...