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16 September 2020
The people of Walewale in the Northern Region are demanding answers as to why lands allocated for a Watermelon Processing Factory and a 100-bed capacity hospital have now been turned into a maize farm. On December 16, 2019, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia while on an official visit to his…
15 September 2020
Handing out title deeds is not enough   Builders are busy outside Louisa Qangiso’s house in Khayelitsha, a township on the outskirts of Cape Town. The 49-year-old is putting up eight studio flats in her backyard that she will rent out for 3,000 rand ($177) per month. This could almost triple the…
26 August 2020
Le Fonds vert pour le climat (GCF) a approuvé un projet de $54,5 millions pour relever les défis de la déforestation et de la dégradation des forêts dans la zone de savane nord du Ghana, tout en encourageant les investissements dans la chaîne de valeur du karité et l'autonomisation des femmes. Le…
17 August 2020
Source: Afrik.com Date: 06/08/2020 Ghana Rubber Estate Limited (GREL), la filiale ghanéenne de la Société Internationale de Plantations d’Hévéas (SIPH), pourrait perdre 550 000 euros d’investissement réalisé sur sa plantation de 2010 à 2020, si les mineurs illégaux, ou opérateurs «galamsey», ne…
16 August 2020
The Food and Agricultural Organization(FAO), in collaboration with Friends of the Nation (FoN), has held a two-day capacity building workshop for journalists to improve on the reporting of food security issues. The workshop was to enhance the media coverage of the management and protection of fish…
8 August 2020
The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) guidelines is to address key challenges in the fishing sector. The VGGT guidelines were unanimously endorsed on May 11, 2012 by the UN Committee on World…
24 July 2020
Parliament has passed the Land Bill – a formal legal regime to guide and regulate land acquisition and usage in the country. The Land Bill, 2019, which was passed on Thursday July 23, 2020, seeks to consolidate reforms made so far in Ghana’s land sector following the implementation of the National…
14 July 2020
About 52,257 hectares of degraded land has been recovered in Northern Ghana for agriculture activities through the implementation of the Sustainable Land and Water Management Project (SLWMP). Mr Asher Nkegbe, the Upper East Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), who is also…
30 June 2020
Executive Director of the Centre for Women in Agriculture and Nutrition (C-WAN), Emmanuel Wullingdool, has appealed to the government to create agricultural land banks to enable the vulnerable groups in society to have access to fertile land for farming purposes. He said the vulnerable groups,…
30 June 2020
The government, through the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, has advised individuals and investors interested in acquiring lands in the Voltaian Basin to contact the Lands Commission for guidance and assistance. “Any individual, private or public establishment, be it local or foreign,…
29 June 2020
The steering team of the Ghana Gold Expo has issued a press briefing that the premiere issue of the Ghana Gold Report 2020 will be released on June 15, 2020. The steering team is led by Dr Steven Blessing Ackah and MP for Takoradi, Kwabena Okyere Darko Mensah. The Gold Report focuses on key…
2 June 2020
Last year the world lost some 119,000 square kilometers (45,946 square miles) of tree cover – an area the size of Nicaragua – according to satellite data collated by the University of Maryland (UMD) released today by World Resources Institute (WRI). Almost a third of that loss – or an area the size…