Sci/Environment
A Dry Land in Wa West District in Ghana. Photo: UNU-INRA

Soil Fertility Decline In Sub-saharan Africa Prompts Climate Adaptation Project

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Nairobi, 24th November, 2014 - An empirical assessment of Sub-Saharan Africas soil fertility confirms that the region faces a significant decline in soil fertility, which could worsen food security if no appropriate action is taken. This has been the focus of discussions at a two-day regional w ...
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Human activities destroying water bodies - WRC

Friday, October 03, 2014 Daboase, Oct. 3, GNA - Participants at a days workshop organized by the Water Resource Commission, have identified inhuman activities as the main factor destroying most of the countrys water bodies. Currently most of Ghanas water bodies are left without aquatic live due to galamsey activities ...

Plastic containers, the researcher & FDA dismiss claims!

Thursday, October 02, 2014 I wasnt surprised that the Food and Drugs Authority FDA dismissed the researcher claim of plastic containers posing health risk to the public. On Wednesday, September 24, 2014 there was a bold and catching headline on the front page of the Daily Graphic Danger, plastic containers pose health ris ...
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MTN launches MTN Applications Challenge Version 2.0

Thursday, October 02, 2014 Accra, Oct. 1, GNA - MTN Ghana on Wednesday launched the second edition of the MTN Applications Challenge Version 2.0 to reward the most innovative and locally-relevant mobile applications developers. This years event which would be climaxed on December 10, is on the theme: Promoting innovat ...
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Commission to train wielders

Thursday, October 02, 2014 Accra, Oct. 02, GNA - The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission GAEC is soliciting for funding through the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training COTVET to establish a wielding institute to train high caliber professionals for heavy industries. Professor Shiloh Osae, a Director ...
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AIDS Commission appeals for emergency support

Thursday, October 02, 2014 Accra, Oct. 2, GNA - The Ghana AIDS Commission has appealed for the immediate procurement of more test kits and Anti-retroviral drugs to help the Commission manage the present national response. According to the Commission it would need about one million test kits and 5,882 pieces of Anti-retrov ...
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ECOWAS Mining and Petroleum Forum launched

Saturday, September 27, 2014 Accra, Sept. 26, GNA - The Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS Commission and Ghana, have launched the first ECOWAS Mining and Petroleum Forum and Exhibition, to promote the mining and oil potentials of member states. Dubbed: ECOMOF 2015 the event supported by AME Trade Limited, ...
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The world celebrates Heart Day

Friday, September 26, 2014 Accra, Sept. 25, GNA - As part of activities marking World Heart Day, which falls on September 29, World Health Organisation WHO is urging countries to take action on the overuse of salt by implementing the organisations sodium reduction recommendations. This according to the WHO is to cut ...
Africa's trade under a cloud of changing climate

Africa’s trade under a changing climate

Friday, September 26, 2014 The devastating effects of climate change are already being felt across the planet, including in Africa. The 2011 drought-induced famine in the Horn of Africa affected more than 10 million people, claimed 257,000 lives and cost over 1 billion in damages. The recent Africa Adaptation Gap report by t ...
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Veep inspects pilot Biofil Toilet System

Sunday, September 21, 2014 Accra, Sept.18, GNA- Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has inspected a pilot project tointroduce the use of the Biofil Toilet System in the La Dadekotopon MunicipalArea. Currently, there arefour Biofil Toilet Systems being piloted by the La Dadekotopon MunicipalAssembly, in collaboration with ...
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Resilience of energy sector dependent on energy conservation - Energy Commission

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Ho, Sept 2, GNA - The resilience of Ghanas energy sector depends on the commitment of electricity consumers to energy conservation measures, the Energy Commission said. The country, it noted, was able to save 70 megawatts of electricity during the 2014 World Cup as domestic consumers heeded the ...
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Agriculture Ministry steps up Aflatoxin contamination control

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Accra, Sept. 2, GNA - The fight to control Afflation contamination of key staple foods in Ghana has been stepped up with the Agriculture ministry training its staff to pass on the knowledge to farmers. Trained Staff of the ministry would be passing on information on Good Agricultural Practices ...
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Illegal mining to threaten food security of the country

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Somanya E/R, Sept.2, GNA - Illegal mining is to cause reduction in food production. This came to light during a Global Pollination Project GPP-Ghana, capacity workshop for journalists from the southern part of the country at Somanya. Dr Kwame Aidoo, the GPP Project Manager,said the illeg ...
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