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4th AFR100 Meeting- Accra

4th AFR100 Meeting- Accra

4th AFR100 Meeting- Accra Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister for MESTI has reiterated Ghana’s commitment to the restoration of 100 million hectares of degraded land under the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiatives (AFR100). He said MESTI is working with stakeholders to restore degraded landscape in the Northern Savannah Region of Ghana through the Sustainable Land and […]

Ghana takes steps to end plastic pollution

Ghana takes steps to end plastic pollution

Ghana today demonstrated her readiness to end plastic pollution by joining the Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP) and out doored the Ghana National Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP). As a first African nation to join the international campaign, GPAP would work closely with Ghana‘s Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) to develop a national […]

National policy to fight plastic pollution to be launched on Oct. 1

Government will join the Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP), a new initiative created by a coalition of influential public and private leaders to fast-track plastic pollution action around the world. The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah disclosed this Wednesday at a press briefing said President Akufo-Addo, and the Environment Minister, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng will […]

Ghana needs dedicated scientists to spearhead development – Prof Frimpong-Boateng

Ghana needs dedicated scientists to spearhead development – Prof Frimpong-Boateng

Ghana needs more skilled and dedicated scientists and technologists in sufficient numbers if it hopes to break the cycle of poverty in the country. Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), who made the call, said the way was to create jobs through industrialisation to improve the wellbeing of the citizenry. […]

Two-day outreach event on climate change opens in Accra

Two-day outreach event on climate change opens in Accra

Ghana would require about $22.6 billion to be able to reduce two million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the atmosphere, Ms. Patricia Appiagyei, Deputy Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has said. She said the country had already taken the lead as the first African country with 31 nationally determined contributions comprising […]