Sci/Environment
Mr Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah NEW

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 ...
Rita Sowah

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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Zoomlion fumigates dumping and refuse sites

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Inchaban, Sept. 2, GNA - Zoomlion Ghana Limited, a waste management company is undertaking fumigation exercise on dumping sites, drains and public places of convenience to control the spread of communicable diseases particularly cholera in the Western Region. Mr. Ernest Osei Bonsu, Vector Contro ...
Mr Samuel Afari Dartey

"Ghana to soon import water"-Forestry Commission

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Koforidua, Sept. 2, GNA - Mr Samuel Afari-Dartey, Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission, has hinted that, Ghana would soon have to import potable water if the nation continues to lose its forests cover. He expressed regret that the rate at which the nations forest reserves and off reserves ...
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Media must highlight the environmental threat

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Tema, Aug 19, GNA - A former Director of Editorial of the Ghana News Agency GNA, Mr Boakye Dankwa Boadi, has urged the media to lead the national crusade against the reckless destruction of the environment through mining. He said journalists needed to do more to highlight the extent of the thr ...
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President Mahama condemns misuse of social media

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Komenda CR, Aug. 20, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday condemned the use of social media by unscrupulous elements to create unnecessary panic on serious national issues. He said the propagation of such negative messages did not only misinform the masses, but also created disaffect ...
Dr Joseph S Agyepong

ESPA, Two Ministries organizes clean-up exercise in Accra

Monday, August 18, 2014 Accra, Aug. 16, GNA - Dr Joseph Siaw Agyepong, President of the Environmental Service Providers Association ESPA said the increasing disposal of waste indiscriminately in the city of Accra and its environs is serious and unfortunate. He attributed the situation to the lack public education in ...
Professor  Walter Alhassan

Journalists must effectively report on science issues - Director

Monday, August 18, 2014 Professor Walter Alhassan Kumasi, Aug. 17, GNA - Professor Walter Alhassan, Former Director General of the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, has appealed to the public to disabuse their minds of the notion that Genetically Modified Organic GMO foods have h ...
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