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The debilitating impact of climate change

Kenya to commit US$8 billion to combat climate change in the next ten years

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Kenya said on Thursday that it will commit approximately 868 billion shillings (8 billion U.S. dollars) to combat climate change in the next...
E-waste

E-waste disposal: Environment Ministry engages stakeholders

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The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has engaged key stakeholders within the electronic waste (e-waste) value chain on the implementation of a...
Stakeholders Workshop

E-waste disposal; environment ministry engages stakeholders in Kumasi

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The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has engaged key stakeholders within the electronic waste (e-waste) value chain on the implementation of a...
Medical laboratory science practice

There is no innovation without Science

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Mrs Cynthia Asare Bediako, Chief Director, Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), says there is no innovation without science and technology and...
Science Waste Generation

Hybrid Waste-to-Energy project can control Ghana’s energy and sanitation problems

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Dr Julius C. Ahiekpor, the Head of Bioenergy, Kumasi Technical University, on Tuesday said Ghana within few years can significantly control its energy and...
E-waste

Government’s E-waste project taking shape

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The E-waste recycling project, introduced by government, is gradually taking shape and expected to ensure sustainable disposal and proper recycling of e-waste. The project, being...
Plastic Management

ENRRI-EfD Ghana initiates discussion on plastic waste management in Ghana

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The Environment and Natural Resource Research Initiative (ENRRI-EfD) Ghana has organized discussions on the need for a proper management of plastic waste in Ghana...
Astronomy Vehicle

Government supports GAEC’s Radio Astronomy Observatory with vehicle

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The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), on Thursday, presented a brand new Toyota Hilux Pickup vehicle to the Ghana Radio Astronomy...
Pollution Companies

MESTI stops operations of United Steel and others to address pollution challenges

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The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has stop United Steel Company, a private steel manufacturing company, and some others from operating unless...
biodiversity

Botswana launches biodiversity book to address environmental threats

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Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism on Thursday launched the third Botswana Biodiversity Symposium Book under the theme "Biodiversity Mainstreaming for...
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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...
elephants

Elephants found poisoned in Botswana

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Residents in Seronga village in Botswana's North-West District have been warned of poisoned elephant carcasses. The Department of Wildlife and National Parks on Friday cautioned...
oil

Environmental Management Policy on Oil and Gas in the offing

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Civil Society activists have met to validate the new Environmental Management Policy for the Oil and Gas Industry (EMPOGI) currently in the offing, intended...

Stakeholders dialogue on management and preservation of plastic waste in Ghana.

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The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) together with United Nations Environmental Programme(UNEP), Norway Embassy and other stakeholders in the plastic industry...
Kuntunse Satellite

International Workshop on Dish Conversion Opened in Ghana

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The Ghana Space Science Technology Institute (GSSTI), of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC), opened an international Dish Conversion workshop on the mobilisation of...

Climate Change Actions Must Address Gender Inequality – UNDP

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called for concerted efforts to consider the special needs, concerns, knowledge and experiences of both male and...

Ghana gov’t entreated to develop comprehensive SMEs policy

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Mr Papa Bartels, Team Leader, Industrial Sub-Contract and Partnership Exchange, Ministry of Trade and Industry, has said government is to develop a comprehensive Small...

Mining companies encouraged to deepen engagement with SMEs

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The Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources Mrs Barbara Oteng-Gyasi has called on mining companies to deepen their engagement with local businesses to...

Ghana Gov’t Seek Funds To Implement Nationally Determined Contributions

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has held talks with managers of Green Climate Fund (GCF) in Bonn, Germany for...

President Of Ghana Direct Ministry To Upscale Study Of Science

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Government is geared at enrolling more science students in the country’s educational system to achieve its target of 60 percent science inclined students in...

Minister Launch Project To Reclaim Degraded Land

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Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, on Friday, launched the Kyebi Reclamation Project to restore 18 mined areas that have...
Climate change

UN Key Partners in Climate Change Fight Announced

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New key partners are backing the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, to help address climate change challenges and implement the...
climate change

NGO Calls For Climate Change Education For Youth

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The Ghana Youth Alliance for Agenda 2030 (GYA-2030), a Non Governmental Organisation, has called for an increased education and awareness creation on climate change...
Chemical Weapons

2-Day MESTI Workshop Opens in Accra on Chemical Weapons Protection

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Ghana has not been able to take full advantage of the opportunities of being a State Party to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), an...
illegal mining

Ministry Retrieve 500 Excavators From Illegal Mining Sites

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The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr John Peter Amewu, on Wednesday said 500 excavators have, so far, been retrieved from mining sites...
climate change

Climate Change Undermining Future Of Ghanaian Economy

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The Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly (EBAFOSA) – Ghana, Monday called for an all-inclusive climate action towards food security in Ghana. Dr John...
Illegal miners in business

Chamber of Mines Calls For Collaboration To Fight Illegal Miners

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The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr John Peter Amewu has reiterated government’s commitment to address holistically the menace of illegal mining. Speaking during...
Environmental-pollution

Government To Ban Importation Of Mercury Related Products

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Government will in 2020 ban the production, importation and exportation of products containing mercury, Madam Salamatu Abdul-Salam, Chief Director at the Ministry of Environment,...

Important Lessons On How To Manage Disaster

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Road accidents, flooding, earth quakes, fire outbreaks and others are all disasters that occur in either our homes or work places. Most which are...

Minister cuts sod for construction of E-waste recycling facility

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Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, Greater Accra Regional Minister, on behalf of President John Dramani Mahama, performed the sod cutting, tree planting and unveiling of...