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Adopt Climate Resilient Sustainable Agriculture - Expert

Saturday, February 6, 2016 Accra, Feb. 5, GNA - Mr Delali Nutsukpo, a climate change expert, has called for a Climate Resilient Sustainable Agriculture (CRSA) as an alternative approach to addressing climate change within smallholder agriculture systems. He said CRSA prioritised the concerns of the most vulnerable in socie ...

Forestry Commission asks Ghanaians to protect wetlands

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Accra, Feb. 03, GNA - Ghanaians have been urged to support relevant government agencies to manage wetlands and associated water bodies to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets adopted by the United Nations. Most wetlands in the country have been destroyed because of uncontr ...

Forestry Commission asks Ghanaians to protect wetlands

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Accra, Feb. 03, GNA - Ghanaians have been urged to support relevant government agencies to manage wetlands and associated water bodies to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets adopted by the United Nations. Most wetlands in the country have been destroyed because of uncontr ...

Don't abandon wives suffering from cancer

Monday, February 1, 2016 Juaso (Ash), Feb. 1, GNA - Dr. Mrs. Beatrice Wiafe Addai, a breast cancer campaigner, has urged families, especially husbands not to abandon their partners suffering from the cancer. They should rather support, show compassion and love to such patients as they are taken through treatment. Dr. ...

BNARI holds training programme for farmers

Sunday, January 31, 2016 Accra, Jan. 3 Roads Minister renovates school block Tamale, Jan 31, GNA - Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, Minister of Roads and Highways, has renovated a three-unit classroom block of the Tamale Presbyterian Junior High School (Kulikuli School) at the cost of GH 10,000.00. The school is located at the ...

Geoex to conduct 2D seismic survey offshore Ghana

Saturday, January 30, 2016 Accra, Jan. 30, GNA - Geoex International, in conjunction with Ghana Geophysical Company and other partners, have signed an agreement with Petroleum Commission- the State's regulatory body and concessionaire, to acquire 6,000 km of regional multi-client 2D seismic data offshore Ghana. Mr Robertso ...

Entrepreneurs should generate ideas - Mr Potter

Saturday, January 30, 2016 Accra, Jan. 30, GNA - Mr Michael Potter, an International Management Development Trainer, has asked entrepreneurs to generate ideas. He said the ground rules for generating ideas are that entrepreneurs should learn to listen for ideas and give their skills a knowledge. Speaking at an entrepren ...

Sudden dry weather caused by high pressure

Thursday, January 28, 2016 Accra, Jan 28, GNA - The sudden spell of dry weather being experienced in the country is the result of what is meteorologically termed the 'high pressure system' intensifying over North Africa. Mr. Tetteh Portuphy, Senior Meteorologist at The Ghana Meteorological Agency, Kotoka international Airp ...

National Data Centre opens to private businesses

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 Accra, Jan. 27, GNA - The National Information Technology Agency (NITA) has officially announced the opening of the National Data Centre to private businesses for commercial use. The benefits to be derived in using the facility included cost efficiency as compared to purchasing and hosting an in- ...

Nigerian Minister appointed new chair of WSSCC

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 Kumasi, Jan. 26, GNA - Madam Amina Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Environment, has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC). This is the body that advocates for improved sanitation and hygiene for vulnerable and marginalized people ac ...

Spray your cocoa farms, farmers urged

Sunday, January 24, 2016 Agona Duakwa (C/R), Jan. 23, GNA - The District Manager of Cocoa Merchant Company, a licensed cocoa buying company in the Central Region, has called on farmers to embrace the mass cocoa spraying exercise introduced by the government. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) after a farmers' meetin ...

FAO supports government to fight Avian Influenza

Friday, January 22, 2016 Accra, Jan. 22, GNA - The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), has signed a Technical Cooperation Agreement with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture towards controlling and eliminating the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in Ghana. The technical assistance is aimed at strengthening t ...

Ghana Gas resumes gas supply to VRA after shutdown

Friday, January 22, 2016 Atuabo (WR), Jan. 22, GNA - The Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) Thursday resumed transmission of lean gas from its Atuabo gas processing plant to the Volta River Authority at Aboadze for power generation after shutdown for routine maintenance works. The Gas Company last week Friday, January 15, ...
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