Sci/Environment
Kofi Annan ICT

Aiti-kace Train Students On Mobile Application Development

Friday, July 25, 2014 Accra, July 24, GNA - The Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in Information, Communication Technology AITI-KACE is engaging stakeholders to deliver innovative IT training packages, as part of its 10th anniversary. As part of the programme more than 100 students of Yaa Asantewaa Girls ...
Soil degradation

Global plans of action endorsed to halt escalating soil degradation

Friday, July 25, 2014 Accra, July 25, GNA - Government representatives and experts meeting at the Food Agriculture Organization FAO in Rome, on Thursday endorsed global plans of action to halt the escalating degradation of soils. They warned that urgent action is required to improve the health of the worlds limite ...

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Nigeria releases cassava with higher vitamin A

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Accra, July 15, GNA - Three newly improved vitamin A cassava varieties with yellow roots, have been released by the Nigerian government, stepping up efforts to tackle the problem of vitamin A deficiency especially among women and children in the country. These new varieties were developed jointl ...
Regional Maritime University

First English-speaking maritime safety course ends

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Accra, July 15, GNA - The first English-speaking session of maritime safety and security course, organised to develop common skills among various agencies involved in maritime safety and security around the Gulf of Guinea has ended in Accra. The 8-week course was organised by Regional Maritime U ...
Zenith Hygiene

Zenith Hygiene Systems begins in Ghana

Thursday, July 10, 2014 Accra, July 10, GNA - Zenith Hygiene Systems Ghana Limited, a private owned independent chemical company in the United Kingdom, on Tuesday announced its presence in the country. Mr Lord Stanley Fink, Chairman of Zenith Hygiene Group, said the chemical product to be launched in September 2014, wo ...
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CSIR to address challenges in food security and environmental management

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 A group picture of the participants Accra, July 8, GNA - Dr. George Owusu Essegbey, Director of CSIR Science and Technology Policy Research Institute STEPRI, has said that the institute is concerned with the application of Science and Technology to address development challenges in Agriculture, ...
Water Research Institute (WRI)

WRI schools Police Officers on water regulations

Wednesday, July 09, 2014 Accra July 8, GNA - Dr Joseph Addo Ampofo, Director of Water Research Institute WRI, on Tuesday underscored the need for stakeholders to help enforce the laws and regulations on the countrys water bodies in order to preserve them for unborn generations. Dr Ampofo said the country has laws and ...

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Alliance Waste to distribute bins to 30,000 households

Monday, July 07, 2014 Accra , July 07, GNA - Alliance Waste, formerly known as Zoom Alliance, is embarking on a refuse bin distribution exercise to over 30,000 households in Accra to ensure proper waste disposal. Mr Kenneth Asare, Senior Technical and Operations Manager, said the exercise, dubbed; Special Bin Di ...

Ghana among African countries to access new Climate Investment Funds

Monday, July 07, 2014 Ghana is among nine African nations chosen to receive new funding and operational support from the Climate Investment Funds, under the CIFs Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries Program SREP. The other countries are: Benin, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Ugan ...

Articulating financing for a greener economy in the face of climate change

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Leaders from the world of business, finance and industry are participating in a symposium convened by the United Nations Environment Programme on mobilizing capital to facilitate the transition to greener economies.This forms part of the First UN Environmental Assembly UNEA underway in Nairobi ...
asantehene

Act firmly to stop the mining devastation - Asantehene

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Kumasi, June 24, GNA - The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has urged the Minerals Commission and Environmental Protection Agency EPA to stop the devastation of the nations forests and water bodies through mining. He said the two bodies needed to step up their supervisory and monitoring role ...
From Ernest Kofi Adu, Kumasi

200 Commemorative Trees Planted

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 Rev. Fr. Louis Tuffuor planting the first tree with other members of the Commission and some school children Members of the Justice and Peace Commission of the Kumasi Catholic Archdiocese planted 200 teak and mitia trees in four schools last Friday as part of this years Arbor Day celebration in ...
Tree planting at Catholic University

Students commit to a healthy environment to mitigate climate change

Thursday, June 05, 2014 A decade ago, an entire forest had to give way for infrastructure development in establishing the Catholic University College at Fiapre in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana.The change in the ecology has been a cause of concern to students and the universitys faculty.Conscious of the importanc ...
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