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 land is essential to our lives – we grow food on it and rely on it for economic growth and development. In sub-Saharan Africa, approximately 83% of people depend directly on the land for survival. However, approximately two-thirds of the continent’s productive land is degraded – it has lost...
Northern Innovation Lab (NIL), in partnership with Ghana Tech Lab, has recognised three start-ups — Agricom, Agritech, and Peace Innovation for finishing at first, second and third places respectively — at its fourth Local Startup Summit under the Pathways to Sustainable Employment Programme to focus on the role of...
Ghana has committed to restoring one million hectares and to have about two million hectares of its degraded and deforested land restored by the year 2030 under a number of international agreements and conventions relevant for Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR). In order to meet these commitments, particularly under the Bonn...
Ghana and the United Kingdom (UK) have renewed their commitment to biodiversity protection and preservation, during the ‘Nature Action – Private Sector Mobilisation Event,’ organised by the government of UK. The programme seeks to catalyse and demonstrate delivery of the ‘Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework’, a landmark international agreement adopted by...
The nation’s industrialisation agenda is the main pull-factor for the consideration of nuclear energy to be added to the energy mix, Board Chairman of Nuclear Power Ghana (NPG), Fred Oware has said - noting that even though there are many uses of nuclear energy, the country is considering the move as...
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...
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...
FanMilk PLC, a Danone Company, has inaugurated three green projects at its North Industrial Area Plant in Accra in line with global efforts to accelerate to net zero carbon emissions. Built at a total cost of €7million, the projects, a Wastewater Treatment Plant, Biomass Boiler and Solar Power Installation are...
A rising middle class, rapid urbanisation, the ensuing change in taste and preference as well as an increased emphasis on digitisation has provided many advantages for day-to-day living, chief among them being improved standard of living, better healthcare provision and more convenience in the execution of many tasks. On the...