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Low contribution of science, cause of underdevelopment – Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng

Low contribution of science, cause of underdevelopment – Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng

Low contribution of science, cause of underdevelopment – Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng Kumasi, July 25, GNA – Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has attributed the country’s underdevelopment to the low contribution of science and technology to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) He said science and technology contributed only one (1) per […]

AFRA meeting to look at review of AFRA Agreement

AFRA meeting to look at review of AFRA Agreement

AFRA meeting to look at review of AFRA Agreement Accra, July 9, GNA – The 29th AFRA Regional Technical Working Group Meeting opens in Accra with the aim to review and propose actions for a re-examination of the AFRA agreement and guidelines. Mr Sabbiti Baguma, Chair of the African Regional Cooperative Agreement for Research, Development […]

GIRC-Centre to bridge research gap in Science, Technology and Innovation – MESTI

GIRC-Centre to bridge research gap in Science, Technology and Innovation – MESTI

GIRC-Centre to bridge research gap in Science, Technology and Innovation – MESTI Professor Frimpong Boateng, Minister for Environment Science, Technology and Innovation Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInPin on PinterestEmail this to someone The Ministry of Environment Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) have launched the Ghana Innovation and Research Commercialization […]

Government to increase research funding

Government to increase research funding

Government to increase research funding Accra, July 5, GNA – Government has decided to raise the level of funding for Research and Development (R&D) on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) to a significant percentage of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP). Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, Business Development Minister, said to this end, the President had […]

Government ready to support innovators

Government ready to support innovators

Government ready to support innovators Accra, July 3, GNA – Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) has reiterated government’s commitment and readiness to support and upscale innovations that seek to address societal challenges in the country. He said the world thrived because it was driven by innovation, knowledge and science, […]

World class Book on Ghanaian Environmental Law launched

World class Book on Ghanaian Environmental Law launched

World class Book on Ghanaian Environmental Law launched Accra, July 2, GNA – A Former Director of the Ghana Law School, George Agyemang Sarpong, has unveiled a masterwork on Ghanaian Environmental Law to fill the void on the Ghanaian jurisprudential landscape. Generations of Ghanaian law students, legal practitioners, judges, policy-makers and legislators have engaged with […]

Mining should be safer for the environment – Minister

Mining should be safer for the environment – Minister

Mining should be safer for the environment – Minister Donkoto-Lineso (W/R), July 1, GNA – Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has underlined government’s unswerving determination to ensure that small-scale mining activities conform to environmental safety standards. “Mining should be safer for the miners, the environment and future generations. “We want […]

One per cent of GDP to be invested in research

One per cent of GDP to be invested in research

One per cent of GDP to be invested in research Madam Patricia Appiagyei, the Deputy Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), has reiterated government’s commitment to invest not less than one per cent of the National Gross Domestic Product (GDP) into Research Development. She said this was in line with the MESTI resolution […]