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MESTI Management Team Concludes Two-Day Retreat Programme at Abokobi

Abokobi, Friday, 31st May 2024

The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation (MESTI) successfully concluded a two-day retreat programme for its management team at Abokobi today. The event, which took place on the 30th and 31st of May 2024, was officially opened by the Chief Director, Dr. Patrick Nomo, and concluded by the MESTI Minister, Hon. Ophelia Mensah Hayford (MP).

Dr. Patrick Nomo kicked off the retreat with opening remarks that underscored the importance of aligning the ministry’s objectives with the national development agenda. He emphasized the need for innovative approaches to address the pressing environmental and technological challenges facing the country and highlighted the retreat as an opportunity for the management team to reflect on past achievements, identify areas for improvement, and develop cohesive strategies for future success.

The retreat featured a series of workshops and interactive sessions facilitated by experienced resource persons, including experts from Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC). These sessions were designed to equip participants with the latest knowledge and skills in strategic planning, financial management, and organizational development. The involvement of PwC underscored the ministry’s commitment to leveraging top-tier expertise to drive its initiatives forward.

Participants engaged in collaborative exercises aimed at fostering teamwork, enhancing problem-solving abilities, and promoting a culture of innovation within the ministry. The programme also included discussions on key topics such as climate change mitigation, sustainable development, and the integration of science and technology into policy-making.

On the final day, Hon. Ophelia Mensah Hayford (MP) provided closing remarks, emphasizing the importance of unity and collaboration within the team. She highlighted the ministry’s achievements over the past year and outlined key priorities for the coming months. The Minister stressed the need for continuous professional development and encouraged team members to embrace innovative approaches in their respective roles.

The retreat provided an opportunity for management members to reflect on their roles and responsibilities, share insights, and develop actionable plans to improve the ministry’s operations. Team-building activities facilitated by professional trainers helped strengthen interpersonal relationships and foster a spirit of cooperation among the participants.

The MESTI management team expressed their gratitude to both the Chief Director and the Minister for their leadership and support, committing to work diligently towards the ministry’s vision of promoting sustainable development and scientific innovation in Ghana.

The retreat concluded with a renewed sense of purpose and dedication among the team, poised to tackle the challenges ahead with a unified and strategic approach.