Tuesday, June 22, 2021
The National Green Job Strategy, when executed, will create a lot of opportunities for Ghanaians, including the creation of decent jobs for the youth, Eric Twum - a climate change consultant and green economist, has said. According to him, it is anticipated that the green job strategy will be a...
Parliament has approved government’s request for a financing agreement with the International Development Association (IDA) for an amount of US$ 125 million as additional financing for the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area Sanitation and and Water Project (GSWP). The purpose of the funding is to continue with the implementation of earlier...
In many African countries including Ghana and around the globe, plastics play a very important role in the economic lives of people due to its durability, potability and affordability. Plastics play a significant role in transporting Ghana’s indigenous goods. Indigenous food products like ‘‘waakye’’ and ‘‘kenkey’’ are no exceptions....
For almost 25 years, extreme poverty was steadily declining. Now, for the first time in a generation, the quest to end poverty has suffered its worst setback. This setback is largely due to major challenges — COVID 19, conflict, and climate change — facing all countries, but in particular those with large poor populations. The increase in extreme poverty from 2019 to 2020 is projected to be larger than...
The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR) has begun an emergency evacuation of heaps of refuse at illegal dumpsites at the Nkawie MA Primary School and others in the Atwima Nwabiagya Municipality in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region. However, the exercise at a third illegal dumpsite at Akrofrom near...
As part of activities to climax Green Action Week Campaign 2020, CUTS Ghana, research, consumer protection and public policy think tank with support from Consumer International, has educated market women at Kasoa in the Central Region on innovative measures to reduce the amount of waste they generate at the...
In many African countries including Ghana and around the globe, plastics play a very important role in the economic lives of people due to its durability, potability and affordability. Plastics play a significant role in transporting Ghana’s indigenous goods. Indigenous food products like ‘‘waakye’’ ‘‘kenkey’’ are no exceptions. However, these...
The Discussions, which are being organised by CUTS Ghana - research, advocacy and consumer protection organisation in collaboration with Consumer International - aim to spread awareness on sustainable consumption and promote the habit of sharing resources within communities to get people to buy less, or at least to buy...
Newmont Ghana, in partnership with the government of Ghana and Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), has cut the sod for construction of the 41 kilometre road from Nkawkaw to New Abirem Road in the Eastern Region as part of efforts to promote infrastructural development in its host communities and surrounding...
After years of just bubbling under, the ESG megatrend has finally opened the afterburners. At a time when the reminders of past flameouts by the fossil fuel sector have been amplified by the pandemic, the Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) momentum has reached fever-pitch with assets invested in...
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