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1 January 2021
Dr Sharon Brown, the President of the Malku Institute of Technology says the Institute will set up a farmers’ training centre at Walewale in the North East Region to train young people on commercial agriculture to enhance food security. The Institute is an international organisation with its…
10 December 2020
According to police sources, the IGP's wife, using one Ijeoma Emeribe to front, encroached on the said land in June 2020. It was learnt that three persons died in a welding gas explosion while clearing the land with the police authorities covering it up on the order of Adamu. Not satisfied,…
3 December 2020
About half of Ghana's fish landing sites across the coast are under threat, Friends of the Nation (FoN), a non-governmental organisation has said. According to them, most of the fishing communities were losing their source of livelihoods to the increasing takeover of the shorelines for residential…
1 December 2020
Good and responsible land governance and an efficient land administration system, including land use planning, are one of the pillars for sustaining food security and nutrition in Ghana. It is estimated that five per cent of the total population in Ghana are food insecure and two million people are…
30 November 2020
The Energy Ministry has commenced a stakeholder engagement in communities with the Jomoro Municipality of the Western Region for the acquisition of a 20,000-acre plot of land for the Petroleum Hub. Back in March 2019, Cabinet gave the approval for the establishment of the much-awaited petroleum hub…
19 November 2020
Os Prêmios de Inovação para Desenvolvimento Sustentável do Secretário-Geral da Commonwealth foram lançados para reconhecer e celebrar as contribuições que os inovadores nos setores público, privado e sem fins lucrativos estão fazendo no avanço das metas de desenvolvimento sustentável nos países da…
30 October 2020
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs that he will set up a committee to take a comprehensive look into the issue of the compulsory acquisition of lands by the government in the region. The committee, which would be established to start work…
28 October 2020
For years, Christiana Akwabea admired the vast fields she visited in neighboring districts to buy maize for reselling and dreamed of one day owning a plot of land where she could grow the staple crop. But there wasn’t much land for commercial farming in Seikwa in Ghana’s Bono Region, and the…
16 October 2020
O Gana é uma democracia vibrante com uma economia e população urbana em rápido crescimento. Mas os chefes tradicionais continuam a desempenhar um papel importante no país - especialmente quando se trata de terras.     O Gana está a investir 8 mil milhões de dólares na reabilitação e expansão de 1…
12 October 2020
Land is essential to our lives – we grow food on it and rely on it for economic growth and development. In sub-Saharan Africa approximately 83% of people depend directly on land for survival. However, approximately two-thirds of the continent’s productive land is degraded – it has lost its…
8 October 2020
The Dutch LAND-at-scale program was launched in March last year and since then, two rounds for land intervention ideas have been released. The program seeks ideas that contribute to improving land governance in developing countries, and that ultimately support better food and nutrition security,…
8 October 2020
Some chiefs in the Greater Accra Region have threatened to demonstrate against the government over lands that were seized from them by the state. The aggrieved chiefs threatened a 4-day protest asking the government to immediately release to them lands that were confiscated by the state years ago.…