Friday, May 27, 2022
The Green Economy Ghana project is offering technical and entrepreneurial training to 400 young people and support them into gainful employment either as entrepreneurs or qualified personnel in the plastic waste management, organic waste management or sustainable forestry sectors.Since the launch of the Green Economy Ghana project in November 2020,...
Developing targeted intervention to attract young people to become ‘creators’ rather than ‘seekers’ of jobs, Green Economy Ghana is on a job creation mission to help in the increment of the economic growth of the country. Its mission is to adopt new approaches to work that requires the workforce...
The Acting Deputy Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ghana, Jelena Raketic, has called on the private sector to leverage the Green Climate Fund to increase investment in climate change adaptation and mitigation initiatives.She made this call at a Private Sector Climate Change Investment Forum...
The Ghana Gas Company reflects the many blessings, in terms of natural resources, God has gifted Ghana.Ghana's oil and gas history stretch a bit over a decade. Ghana discovered its oil richness in 2007. The large-scale oil extraction and gas generation were initiated in the year 2011. These extraction...
The French Embassy in Ghana, in collaboration with non-governmental organisation ‘Noe’, has launched phase-II of the EconoBio project - an initiative that seeks to develop green value chains for the benefit of local populations living on the outskirts of biodiversity-rich areas.The four-year project, which is worth €1.8million, is a...
The country loses an estimated US$11billion, as the cost of environmental degradation according to a recent Ghana Country Environmental Analysis by the World Bank, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Kwaku Afriyie, has revealed.The analysis points to the conclusion that environmental degradation and unsustainable natural resource...
Human activities such as cutting down of forests, improper waste disposal, use of fertilisers, burning of coal and petroleum products and gas (fossil fuels), continue to have a brunt on the environment. These are leading to changes in average weather conditions such as temperature and rainfall, affecting natural resources...
The Okyehene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin has underscored the need for Ghanaians to respect nature to ensure their communities and traditional areas were clean and healthy.“In the olden days, our mothers will wake up around 4:00 a.m., and sweep the compound; there was nothing like dumping of refuse into...
A former Director of Engineering at the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo), Ing. Norbert Anku, has said that the nation’s grid infrastructure is well structured to integrate nuclear energy once the power is generated.According to him, electricity integration is one of the mandates of GRIDCo and enough technology is available to...
New research highlights a $200 billion climate investment market opportunity for climate-first investors to help achieve universal access to energy in Africa and avoid 626 m/t CO2e by 2030.In the newly released A Green Energy Future for Rural Africa report, opportunities for climate-first funders to avoid carbon emission –...
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