News: Sci/Environment

Harmattan Conditions To Improve

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 By Robert Anane, GNA Accra, Jan 17, GNA - From the middle of this week, which is tomorrow, hazy weather conditions are expected to improve. This means there would be better visibility and more atmospheric moisture than there was during the hamattan period. Mr. Michael Padi, Senior Meteorologi ...

ICT mix in Agriculture critical to national development - Dr Frimpong

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 By Kodjo Adams, GNA Accra, Jan. 17, GNA - Dr Godfred Frimpong, Deputy Director for Centre, for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has called for the integration of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) into agriculture to ensure holistic national development. Dr Frimpong made the ...

Government must formulate organic waste recycle laws

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 By Laudia Sawer, GNA Ashaiman, Jan 16, GNA - Government has been urged to formulate enforceable legislations that would ensure that industries and companies would recycle organic waste generated by them. According to Safi Sana Ghana Limited, a waste to energy and organic fertilizer company, such ...

Ghana to be peer reviewed by IAEA's INIR Mission

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 By Christabel Addo, GNA Accra, Jan. 16, GNA - A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are in Ghana to peer review the status of the National Nuclear Power Infrastructure for the introduction of a Nuclear Power Programme. The service, which is being provided through a ...

Ghana's sanitation industry gets innovative

Sunday, January 15, 2017 Accra, Jan.15, GNA - Sefy 39;s Choice Ghana, a multi-tasking company, has launched a card dubbed: 39;The Clean Card, 39; which would allow patrons of their cleaning services to enjoy up to a 50 per cent discount. Customers could pick the scratch cards from fuel stations, restaurants shopping ...

Ghana completes first phase of Nuclear Power Programme

Friday, January 13, 2017 By Christabel Addo, GNA Accra, Jan. 12, GNA - Ghana has achieved success in all the 19 infrastructural issues to be considered prior to the commencement of the operation of a Nuclear Power Programme (NPP). This more or less completes the first of the three phases of the International Atomic Ener ...

KNUST builds 10 kilowatt gasification plant

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 By Kwabia Owusu-Mensah /Florence Afriyie Mensah, GNA Kumasi, Jan 11, GNA - The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has built a 10 kilowatt gasification plant to generate electricity using charcoal. The plant, was constructed by the Technology Consultancy Center (TCC) of ...

KNUST moves to promote clean energy use

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 By Kwabia Owusu-Mensah /Florence Afriyie Mensah, GNA Kumasi, Jan 10, GNA - Efforts at promoting clean energy use in the country has received a huge boost with the development of improved cook stoves by the Technology Consultancy Center (TCC) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technolo ...

Ghana entering into era of power independence - President

Friday, January 6, 2017 By D. I. Laary, GNA Accra, Jan. 5, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama has said that with far reaching interventions by government and expectation of more domestic gas from the TEN and Sankofa Fields, 'Ghana is entering into an era of energy self-sufficiency.' 'It has taken a lot of hard work an ...

Artisans in Shai Osudoku receive ICT training

Monday, January 2, 2017 Dodowa, Jan 2, GNA - Sixty-two artisans in the Shai-Osudoku District have received a one month free training in Information Communication and Technology (ICT) to help boost their operations. The training was carried out and funded under the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIF ...

Major science highlights in 2016

Saturday, December 31, 2016 Drought hits Dedeso Commnunities Dedeso (E/R), Jan. 26, GNA - Chief Madjitey of Dedeso in the Fanteakwa District of the Eastern Region, has said communities along the Volta Lake in the Dedesawirako area have experienced a long period without rain. He said the area was suitable for the cultivatio ...

EPA holds validation meeting on Biodiversity Offset and Business Scheme

Friday, December 23, 2016 By Christabel Addo, GNA Accra, Dec. 22, GNA - Ghana's biodiversity and ecosystems are being lost at an alarming rate with an aggregate pressure being from agricultural expansion, mining, timber extraction, construction and infrastructural development among other socio-economic factors and changes. ...

Stakeholders call for land use policy

Thursday, December 22, 2016 By Bajin D. Pobia/Aisha Abdul Aziz, GNA Wa, Dec 22, GNA - Stakeholders in the Upper West Region have called on Parliament to enact a land use policy as soon as possible to safeguard the environment. The stakeholders said the lack of land use laws, was a serious disservice to the land policy whic ...
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