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Rosewoods

Forestry Commission taskforce impounds truckloads of Rosewoods

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The Forestry Commission taskforce constituted to check illegal harvesting and export of Rosewoods has impounded several truckloads of Rosewoods and other wood products. The taskforce...
Taskforce Confiscate Excavators

Taskforce confiscate excavators in a suspected operations

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The Environmental Sustainability Taskforce of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM) last Monday strayed into a duly registered mining site and confiscated excavators...
fire

Bush fire most dangerous weapon to savannah woodland – Forestry Commission

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Mr Emmanuel Ntiako, the Upper East Deputy Regional Manager of the Forestry Commission, says the bush fire is the most dangerous weapon to the...
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Wiawso Paramount chief supports Forestry Commission with drones

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The Paramount chief of Sefwi-Wiawso Traditional Area, Katakyie Kwasi Bumankah II, has presented two Mavic mini-drones to the Forestry Commission to help protect the...
Mr John Allotey

Forestry Commission dismantles two check points on Accra/Nkawkaw road

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The Forestry Commission (FC) has closed down two check points on the Accra/Nkawkaw road to enable free movement of lumber to the various...
Kalakpa Forest Reserve

Forest fringe communities urged to support fight against illegal operators

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Dr Kwakye Ameyaw, Technical Advisor to Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission (FC), has asked members in forest fringe communities to lead the fight...
Plantation

Small, medium scale plantation developers to receive government’s support

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The government is to support small and medium scale (SMS) plantation developers with US$100,000 each to establish new plantations and expand existing ones. ...
Forest Preservation

Inculcate tree planting and forest preservation habit in children – FC Board Chairman

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Brigadier-General Joseph Odei (Rtd.), the Board Chairman of the Forestry Commission (FC), has entreated teachers and heads of schools to make tree planting and...
Ms Peace Ambassador Contestant Advocates Peace

Ms Peace Ambassador Contestant advocates peace

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Ms Mavis Alahire Aboko, a contestant of the 2020 edition of the Miss Peace Ambassador Ghana has launched a project in the North East...
Ppe

Goldstar Air, E-Station donate PPEs to Forestry Commission

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Goldstar Air, a wholly owned Ghanaian airline, together with Jibiao YE of E-stations Logistics International Limited, a Chinese international logistics company have presented a...
deforestation

Ghana scales up efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation, forest degradation

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Ghana is making significant progress towards the sustainable management of cocoa forest landscapes, boosting livelihoods and addressing the impacts of climate change The Government of...

Sekyere-Kumawu prioritizing tourism, PERD to boost economic development

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The Sekyere Kumawu District Assembly is prioritizing tourism development and promotion as well as investment in the Planting for Exports and Rural Development (PERD)...
Social Commission Park

Forestry Commission sign MoU to develop Digya National Park

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The Forestry Commission has signed a memorandum of understanding with TC’S Energy Limited USA Inc to develop the Digya national park in the Bono...
Ceo Forestry

Lands Minister swears in new CEO of Forestry Commission

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The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, on Monday swore Mr John Allotey into office as the new Chief Executive Officer...
Science Timber Validation

More resources needed for plantation development in Ghana-Study

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A study conducted on the forestry plantation and timber sectors has revealed that very minimal contribution of the Forest Plantation Development Fund (FPDF) is...
Ghana Tourism authority

GTA undertakes tree planting exercise in Tamale

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The Northern Region Office of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), has undertaken a tree planting exercise on the campus of the Yumbas Special School...
Sir John

Asanteman pays tribute to “Sir John”

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Tributes are pouring from across the length and breadth of Ashanti, the home region of Mr Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as “Sir John”,...
Forestry Commission

Commission inaugurates committee to protect natural resources

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The Forestry Commission has formed and inaugurated a Community Resource Management Area (CREMA) committee in Tumu in the Sissala East Municipality to ensure efficient...
Bulkawe Crema Executive Committee Commissioned In Sandema

BULKAWE CREMA Executive Committee commissioned in Sandema

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The Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission (FC) has commissioned a seven member Executive Committee at Sandema in the Builsa North District of the...
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AERC Ghana and partners commemorates World Environmental Day 2020

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The Alliance for Empowering Rural Communities and partners, have pledged their contribution to the protection of nature, awareness raising and support to communities in...
Forestry Commission

Forestry Commission investigates four for alleged elephant poaching

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The Forestry Commission is investigating four persons at Vamboi in the Sisala East Municipality for allegedly poaching an elephant. The four are said to have...
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Police arrest three in Forestry Commission recruitment scam

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The Achimota police have arrested three persons for allegedly collecting money from unsuspecting job seekers under the guise of facilitating their recruitment into the...
Social Group Hospitals

Liaison Group donates GHC180,000 and Protective Equipment to six hospitals

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The Liaison Group, a joint regulatory institution which monitors mining in forest reserves, has donated an amount of GHC180,000 and various items to six...
Forestry Commission

Forestry Commission donates GH?200,000.00 to KATH

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The Forestry Commission (FC) has presented a cheque for GHC200,000 to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana’s second largest referral...
Forestry Commission

Group tasks Forestry Commission to protect water bodies, forests

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An environmental civil society group has called on Mr. Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, the Chief Executive Forestry Commission, to protect Ghana’s forests and waters for...
Forestry Commission

Forestry Commission, stakeholders to celebrate International Day of Forests in May

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The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources in collaboration with the Forestry Commission and other stakeholders will celebrate the International Day of Forests on...

NGO to train 1,000 farmers on the African Teak conservation

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A total of 1,000 farmers in the country are set to receive capacity building training on the conservation of the African Teak, an...

Youth Demands transfer of Forestry Commission staff

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Some angry Sissala Youth have barricaded the offices of the Forestry Commission in Tumu demanding the immediate transfer of the staff for their alleged...

Furniture deficits to be resolved before end of 2020 – DCE

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Dr Christopher Boatbil, the Talensi District Chief Executive (DCE), has given the assurance that all basic schools in the district would receive...

Illegal tree cutting offenders punished

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Mr. Henry Kudiabor, the Assin Central District Manager of the Forestry Commission has dismissed claims that offenders who cut down trees illegally amidst other...