News: Sci/Environment

Environmental Protection Is Shared Responsibility

Monday, May 4, 2015 Klagon (G/A), May 2, GNA - Mrs Kate Quartey-Papafio, Chief Executive Officer of Reroy Cables Limited, a subsidiary of Reroy Group, has called on all and sundry to help preserve and protect the environment from destruction. Mrs Quartey-Papafio noted that the country is gifted with natural resour ...

Communities must expose illegal miners - Director

Monday, May 4, 2015 Nkroful (W/R), May 4, GNA - Mr Innocent Halijah, the Co-ordinating Director of the Ellembelle District Assembly, has called on communities where illegal mining took place to muster the courage and expose the perpetrators to face the law. He said illegal mining, commonly known as 'Galamsey,' had ...

Girls in ICT honoured in Ho

Saturday, May 2, 2015 Ho, May 2, GNA - Miss Selma Agbevanu of Kabore Junior High School (JHS) Ho, emerged as this year's best 'Girls in ICT' performer in the Volta Region. She beat a field of 99 other JHS girls shortlisted from more than 200 others who emerged winners in ICT quiz competitions held in 18 Community Info ...

Internet is free from control in Ghana - Minister

Saturday, May 2, 2015 Dr Edward Omane-Boamah Accra, May 01, GNA - The internet is free from control in Ghana as government is respecting all principles governing the operation of the internet and it is supporting the 'Internet Communities to actively participate in discussion relating to the 'security' of the internet. ...

Ghana needs 'technological catch up' - Ayariga

Friday, May 1, 2015 Accra, May 1, GNA - Mr Mahama Ayariga, Minister of the Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has highlighted the need for Ghana to catch up, and bridge the technology gap between Ghana and the developed nations. He said the worrying economic challenges and the negative facts and figure ...

FORIG staff praised for hard work and dedication

Thursday, April 30, 2015 Fumesua, (Ash), April 30, GNA - Dr Victor Kwame Agyemang, Director-General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has lauded the staff and management of the Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG) for their hard work and dedication, which had helped position the Institu ...

Research Ethics Committee Administrators inaugurated

Thursday, April 30, 2015 Accra, April 29, GNA - Professor John Gyapong, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research Innovation and Development at University of Ghana, Legon has inaugurated the Ghana Association of Administrators of Research Ethics Committees (GHAAREC). He said Ethical Review Committees (ERC) should not to be an ...

Mahama Ayariga asks public to 'kill' noise

Thursday, April 30, 2015 Accra, April 29, GNA - Mr Mahama Ayariga, Minister of Environment Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) on Wednesday called for collective efforts to 'kill' noise pollution in the country as the environmental consequences of excessive noise are enormous. 'Excessive noise is a pollutant and i ...

Destruction of NTFPs threatens livelihoods - Manager

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Tamale, April 29, GNA - Mrs Janet Sinayo, Project Manager of Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFP), has described the wanton destruction of those products as a major threat to the livelihoods of people in the three northern regions. Speaking to the GNA in Tamale on Tuesday, she said the absence of la ...

Stakeholders call on Ghanaians to conserve the environment

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Accra, April 28, GNA - Stakeholders in the Tourism Industry on Tuesday called on Ghanaians to rise up and support efforts at conserving and restoring back the environment that had so much been degraded through various human activities. They said society had done so much damage to the environmen ...

Savana Signatures celebrates ICT Day in Tamale

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Tamale, April 28, GNA - The Savana Signatures (SAVSIGN), a Tamale based NGO at the weekend supported some students in the Tamale Metropolis to celebrate this year's ICT Day which fell last Thursday April 23, 2015. Those that the NGO supported to celebrate the day were girls on its 'Tech Girls Pro ...

Minister commissions electricity project

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Mr John Abdulai Jinapor Fufulso (NR), April 28, GNA - Mr John Abdulai Jinapor, Deputy Minister of Power, at the weekend commissioned electricity in three communities in the Central Gonja District to improve economic activities. The communities included Fufulso/Junction, Kabilpe and Domeabre, whe ...

MESA advises Government to Make Use of Earth Observation Data

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Accra, April 29, GNA - The Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA), a project that uses satellite to collect information with the aim of improving environmental management, has advised government to make good use of such data since it is cost-effective The MESA Project uses Ear ...
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