Sci/Environment
GODI-CSOs

Godi And Csos Hold Meeting On Ghana Open Data Portal

Sunday, April 20, 2014 Accra, April 18, GNA The Ghana Open Data Initiative GODI and Civil Society Organisations CSOs on Thursday held a meeting on the state of the Ghana Open Data Portal in Accra.The meeting, which is a follow up to previous similar one-to-one engagements to show what has been done and to solicit ...
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Illegal sand winning on the rise in Cape Coast, Elmina and environs

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Cape Coast, April 15, GNA - Illegal sand wining activities along the Cape Coast and Elmina shorelines have risen, increasing the effect of high tidal waves, and posing serious threat to the lives of people living in communities along the affected areas. The affected communities along the coastal ...

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Conference on Clean Cookstoves and fuel opens

Thursday, April 10, 2014 Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah Accra, April 9, GNA - Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, Minister of Energy and Petroleum, on Wednesday said his outfit is developing effective guidelines and regulations for the reintroduction of the Cylinder Re-circulation Model, which existed some years ago.This, he said, i ...

FSG against marketing of unlabelled GM foods

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 A statement issued by Duke Tagoe, Deputy Chairperson of FSG and copied to Ghana News Agency in Accra said the products are being sold to unsuspecting Ghanaian consumers without labels indicating contents.Far from warning the consumer with the appropriate caveat emptor, about the presence of GMOs ...
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Farmers schooled on climate change adaptation

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Tamale, April, 8, GNA - Some 3,000 smallholder farmers from 16 communities in the Upper East, Upper West and the Northern regions had benefited from a training programme on climate change adaptation measures. The training was in a form of community durbars and radio discussions, sponsored by Oxf ...
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Project launched to boost rice production

Friday, April 04, 2014 Tamale, April 3, GNA The Savannah Agricultural Research Institute SARI of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR has launched a US,498,465 quality rice development project to increase rice production and reduce food insecurity in the country. TRIAS Ghana and AMSIG Resources ...
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Farmers asked to prepare towards rainy season

Friday, April 04, 2014 Wa UW, April 3, GNA - Mr Charles Kweku Yorke, Head of Research at the Ghana Meteorological Agency GMA, on Thursday advised farmers to prepare their lands and plan adequately towards the rainy season.He said parts of the country are expected to have above average rainfall patterns from April ...

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Cross-border trade workshop opens in Accra

Friday, April 04, 2014 Accra, April 3, GNA - Cross-border trade in agricultural and food produce in West Africa has suffered a lot of setbacks mainly due to road harassment practices, a survey report has indicated.The many unauthorised checkpoints, illegal charges on produce, illegal taxes and deliberate delays aimed ...
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Genetically modified food is safe

Friday, April 04, 2014 Wa, April 4, GNA Dr. Margaret Ottah Atikpo, the Deputy Director, Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research Food Research Institute, has said there was no record in any country that suggested that some people died after consuming Genetically Modified Organisms GMOs foods.Dr. Atikpo, also Gh ...

Scientists discuss how to stimulate growth

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Dubbed The Otumfuo International Science Forum, the event would be under the joint auspices of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu the second, the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, the Ghana Medical Association GMA, the Ghana Institute of ...
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Eastern Region Environmental Protection Agency goes high-tech

Monday, March 31, 2014 Koforidua, March 29, GNA - The Environmental Protection Agency EPA, as part of its Capacity Development Mechanism CDM, has trained its Eastern Regional staff members to handle internal Information and Communication Technology ICT systems.It has also provided a mobile phone and a laptop com ...
Ghana Meteorological Agency

Meteological Agency predicts early heavy Rains

Monday, March 31, 2014 Accra, March 30, GNA The Ghana Meteorological Agency GMA has predicted that the country will experience early onset of rains and which will last for long period this year.Most parts of the country is expected to also have average to above average rainfall from April June whilst part of June to ...

Need to establish scientific research centre-Lecturer

Friday, March 28, 2014 He said the establishment of the centre would help tackle diseases and pests issues of mango.He made the call at the 2nd National Seminar of the Global Pollination Project, Ghana in Accra under the theme Enhancing the Ghanaian Economy and Food Security through Sustainable Conservation of Pollina ...
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