Sci/Environment
Boakye Dankwa-Boadi3

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 ...
Dr Hans Adu-Dapaah2014

Breeders Bill will Protect Local Plant Breeders - Scientist

Monday, August 18, 2014 Dr Hans Adu-Dapaah, Director of CRI Ejusu, Aug. 17, GNA - Dr Stephen Amoah, a Research Scientist of the Crop Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, has described the Plant Breeders Bill currently before Cabinet as a positive development. He said the Bi ...
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Farmers urged to adopt dry season gardening

Friday, August 15, 2014 Bolgatanga, Aug 14, GNA- Alhaji Musbau Ahmed, the Acting Regional Director of Ministry of Food and Agriculture, has suggested adoption of dry season gardening by farmers in the region to augment food requirement for the region. Alhaji Musbau said adoption of rain water harvesting and soil improv ...
Prez Mahama2014a

President directs release of funds to fight Ebola

Friday, August 15, 2014 Accra, Aug 14, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama has directed the immediate release of additional Six Million Ghana Cedis GH 6million to augment the fight against the Ebola Viral Disease EVD. Also, the President instructed that 10,000 additional Personal Protective Equipment PPEs be pro ...

Mr Eric Nsarkoh

MTN mobile money subscriber base over 2.5 million

Friday, August 15, 2014 Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - Mr Eric Nsarkoh, MTN Sales and Distribution Executive, says MTN mobile money service can boast of a subscriber base of more than 2.5 million and monthly transaction volumes in excess of GH â 6.5 million. He said at the Group level, the company has recorded an outstanding ...
Dr Hans Adu-Dapaah

Ghana undertakes biotechnology research

Friday, August 15, 2014 Ejusu Ash, Aug 14, GNA - Ghana is currently undertaking biotechnology research into health; environment and animal issues to help solve the long standing challenges encountered in these fields. Under health, biotechnology research is underway into tropical diseases such as malaria, tuberculo ...

Landscape restoration project in Ghana

Thursday, August 14, 2014 Interest groups in Ghanas forestry sector are engaged in a landscape restoration project to identify barriers to plantation development in the country.Proposed project sites include resource-rich Dunkwa Forest District, resource-medium Offinso Forest District and resource-poor Kintampo Forest D ...
Forestry Commission

Forest Commission initiates key reforms

Thursday, August 14, 2014 Fumesua, Aug 13, GNA - The Forestry Commission FC has initiated key policy reforms to effectively respond to environmental safety and boost forest carbon stock. Forest management strategies highlight the critical importance of reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. M ...
Atomic Energy Commission Board

Ghana Atomic Energy Commission Board inaugurated

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Accra, Aug. 11, GNA - The reconstituted Board of Ghana Atomic Energy Commission GAEC was inaugurated on Monday, to provide direction to Management to help mitigate the myriad of challenges facing the country and ensure sustainable development. The seven-member Board which is chaired by Dr Albe ...
John Jinapor

Ministry distributes cylinders to rural communities

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Buipe, Aug. 12, GNA - The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum on Monday distributed 3,000 cylinders with stoves and other accessories to people in the Central Gonja District. The aim was to promote the use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas LPG in the rural communities in an attempt to stop charcoal burn ...
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