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International Day for Biodiversity (IDB) Celebrated

The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. The theme for this year’s celebration is: “Celebrating 25 Years of Action for Biodiversity”. In marking this day, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation led a high powered delegation on a tour of the Densu […]

MESTI Meet-The-Press 2018

The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation had its turn at the Ministry of Information’s Meet the Press series. This program was organised today, 10th April, 2018 at the MOI. The aim if this program is to create a platform for open interaction between the Press and the Government.

Launch of Ghana Radio Astronomy Observatory

Launch of Ghana Radio Astronomy Observatory

Ghana launches a Radio Astronomy Observatory that would enable scientists from around the world to view and study the universe from within the country at Kuntunse, near Accra. The launching of the first phase of the conversion of the telecom dish into a Satellite dish, today Thursday August 24, by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo would […]

Inauguration of MESTI Ministerial Advisory Board

Inauguration of MESTI Ministerial Advisory Board

The Ministry today inaugurated its Ministerial Advisory Board as established by Law. The function of the Ministerial Advisory Board includes offering advice to the sector Minister on policy direction. The Board will also serve to promote interaction between the Ministry and the users of its services. The members of the Board is as follows:    

Ghana to ban production, import of mercury products by 2020

Ghana, together with other countries, will, by 2020, ban the production, exportation and importation of some mercury-containing products. The products include dry cell batteries, switches and relays, certain types of compact florescent lamps, soap and cosmetics and some non-electronic medical devices such as thermometers and blood pressure devices. This was made known at the opening of […]