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Ghana hosts Global Environment Facility Workshop

Ghana hosts Global Environment Facility Workshop

Ghana hosts Global Environment Facility Workshop Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng Accra, Oct. 10, GNA – Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Tuesday, called for a better coordination among agencies responsible for managing Africa’s natural environment to ensure the sustainable utilisation of its natural resources. He said when Africa’s natural resources were […]

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 […]

Prof Frimpong Boateng calls for effective dissemination of research findings

Prof Frimpong Boateng calls for effective dissemination of research findings

Prof Frimpong Boateng calls for effective dissemination of research findings CSIR STEPRI Accra, Aug 31, GNA – Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation, has called for the effective dissemination of research findings to all stakeholders to ensure greater productivity of the nation. He said effective dissemination of research findings to […]

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 […]

Inspectorate Division of Minerals Commission is ineffective – Minister

Inspectorate Division of Minerals Commission is ineffective – Minister

Inspectorate Division of Minerals Commission is ineffective – Minister Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng Accra, Aug. 22, GNA – Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), has said the Inspectorate Division of the Minerals Commission has been ineffective thereby allowing illegal mining to fester in the country. He said the Inspectorate Division […]

MESTI strives to preserve plants species

MESTI strives to preserve plants species

MESTI strives to preserve plants species MESTI Computer Accra, Aug. 20 , GNA – The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) has presented some high powered computers to the Plant Genetic Resources Research Institute (PGRRI) to enable it manage its huge data of plant genetics. The PGRRI, an institute under the Council for […]

Resolve factions at EPA to promote healthy team spirit

Resolve factions at EPA to promote healthy team spirit

‘Resolve factions at EPA to promote healthy team spirit’ EPA Board Accra, Aug. 17, GNA – Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, on Thursday tasked the newly inaugurated Governing Board of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to build a healthy team spirit. He noted that there were so many factions […]

CSIR must help Ghana to realise the Ghana beyond Aid

CSIR must help Ghana to realise the Ghana beyond Aid

‘CSIR must help Ghana to realise the Ghana beyond Aid’ CSIR Board Accra, Aug. 15, GNA – Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), said the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has a very important role to play in the realisation of the “Ghana Beyond Aid” agenda. “Our […]

Science should be made more attractive

Science should be made more attractive

Science should be made more attractive Accra, July 25, GNA – The teaching and learning of science and mathematics in schools need to be made more attractive to students to study and apply them to their future careers. Ms Patricia Appiagyei, the Deputy Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), at a national stakeholder […]

Egyptian Aly El-Shafei won the ultimate prize of $100,000 for his energy innovation at the 2017 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA)

Egyptian Aly El-Shafei won the ultimate prize of $100,000 for his energy innovation at the 2017 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA)

Egyptian Aly El-Shafei has won the ultimate prize of $100,000 for his energy innovation at the 2017 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) in Ghana’s capital Accra. His Smart Electro-Mechanical Actuator Journal Integrated Bearing (SEMAJIB), is a world-class solution that supports energy generating turbines and can be used to improve efficiency and reduce costs of generating […]