20 July 2021 Ghana

Environmentalists advocate precision mining to protect environment

Some environmentalists are advocating the adoption of what they term precision mining system and the signing of reclamation bond to help promote responsible mining among small-scale miners. These recommendations were made at a national multi-stakeholder dialogue (MSD) workshop organized by Tropenbos Ghana under the NORAD-funded project ‘Securing Food and Ecosystem Services in Mining Plagued Regions of Ghana’.

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01 July 2021 Ghana

Mobilizing More 4 Climate (MoMo4C) Project Opens Call for Business Proposals

Do you have a climate-smart business idea on how to achieve climate change resilience, reduce cocoa-related deforestation, enhance crop and income diversification, and value addition in sustainable production chains?

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11 June 2021 Ghana

Tropenbos Ghana awards winners of Green Ghana essay competition

Ahead of the Green Ghana project day, Tropenbos Ghana and partners organized an essay competition for pupils of the Apaaso D/A Junior High School at Kintampo in the Bono East Region. The theme for the competition was “Importance of trees in our environment”.

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10 June 2021 Ghana

Tropenbos Ghana and EcoCare Ghana donate 39,000 tree and fruit seedlings to support the Green Ghana Project

Environmental NGOs Tropenbos Ghana and EcoCare Ghana, partners implementing the European Union funded Landscapes and Environmental Agility across the Nation (LEAN) project in the transition landscape have donated thirty nine thousand (39,000) indigenous and fruit tree seedlings to the Bono East Regional office of Forestry Commission.

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04 June 2021 Ghana

Traditional leaders appeal for reclamation bond for small-scale miners

Some traditional leaders in the Asante Akim Central Municipal and Amansie West District in the Ashanti region are advocating the introduction of reclamation bond in the small-scale mining sector. This they believe will foster the restoration of degraded mine sites and effectively deal with the destruction of lands.

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21 May 2021 Ghana

Ghana must deepen discussion on climate change policy

The Mobilizing More for Climate (MoMo4C), a project of Tropenbos Ghana, has asked stakeholders to advocate and influence various policies in communities to help address climate change related issues. Mr Evans Sampene, the Project Coordinator, intimated this while addressing stakeholder groups at a training workshop on advocacy and policy influence on climate change at Sefwi-Wiawso in the Western North Region.

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