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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...
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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...
climate Change

Kenya launches climate adaptation programme

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Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources and Regional Development Authorities Professor Judi Wakhungu told a media briefing in Nairobi that the...

Forestry Commission rolls out REDD EYE campaign

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By Mohammed Suleman The campaign, which was launched in Accra on Saturday, aims at raising awareness among the youth, who are the future leaders of...
COMSATS

Science and Technology conference closes in Accra

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It was organised by COMSATS in collaboration with Ghana’s Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial...
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EU Climate Change Schools Drawing Contest towards COP21

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As part of activities marking the European Year for Development 2015, the European Union in Ghana together with the Embassies of France and Norway,...
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Ghana moves towards plastic ban

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Producers of bagged water say government?s move towards a ban on the use of light plastics is a step in the right direction. ?As producers...

Angola plants trees in capital to mark world Earth Day

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Angolans planted over 2,000 various tree seedlings in the capital city of Luanda on Wednesday to mark the world Earth Day in 2015, which...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Chinese support against poaching hailed

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A Kenyan official on Monday hailed Chinese support towards enhancing the fight against the poaching menace. Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Water and...
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Ghana president makes changes in his team

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Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama has announced a ministerial reshuffle Saturday, reassigning the Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, Collins Dauda, to the...