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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.

NBA Board Inaugurated

At the inauguration of the 13-member board of Directors of the NBA in Accra on Monday, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation said since GMOs were good technological systems that help improve crop and plant varieties and ensuring food security, it was proper that the public was well engaged to help […]

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:    

Name Cardio Centre after Prof Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng

Name Cardio Centre after Prof Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng

A senior cardiologist at the Cardiothoracic Unit of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Professor Mark Tettey, has called for the urgent expansion of the facilities at the facility, to enable it meets its increasing demand of caring for patients. He said currently the centre had only 22- bed capacity which was woefully inadequate to meet […]

Galamsey Operatives calls on Minister

Galamsey Operatives calls on Minister

A group of Illegal miners (galamsey operators) from the Western Region have called on Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, to express their readiness to assist government in addressing the menace of galamsey. The group, who were made up of members from Amanfi East, Amanfi West, Amanfi Central and Prestea Huni-Valley […]

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 […]

Ghana, South Africa signs MOU on Environment

Ghana, South Africa signs MOU on Environment

Ghana and South Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in environmental management, and natural resources and conservation. The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng signed on behalf of Ghana, while the High Commissioner of the South African High Commission in Accra, Lulu Xingwana signed for her country. […]

Stop poisoning ‘Koobi’ – Sector Minister

Stop poisoning ‘Koobi’ – Sector Minister

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has asked traders to stop using formalin to preserve food items since it was dangerous to human health. He said formalin was being used particularly to preserve “Koobi,” dried tilapia, and that was a recipe to cause cancer in people. Formalin in fish would make […]