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Ghana - 21 November, 2022
Tropenbos Ghana has been honoured with the ‘Change Agent of the Year Award’ at the 2022 Ghana Cocoa Dinner and Awards night. Tropenbos Ghana picked up the prestigious award for its distinguished performance as an environmental advocacy organization, committed to Ghana’s cocoa sector while supporting livelihood sustainability.
Under the auspices of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), organizers of the awards highlighted the excellence demonstrated by Tropenbos Ghana in promoting climate-resilient practices, effective and sustainable management of forest ecosystems in cocoa-growing areas, impactful research in cocoa farming communities, call to tackle illegal mining (galamsey) threatening the sector and financial empowerment for cocoa-growing families through the establishment of Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs).
Receiving the award, the Director of Tropenbos Ghana, Mrs. Mercy Owusu Ansah, expressed gratitude to the entire Tropenbos Ghana team, donor partners, community members, and all other stakeholders for their diverse contributions leading to the recognition. She continued that Tropenbos Ghana will continue to drive transformation through its projects, empower beneficiaries, and work diligently toward cocoa sustainability in Ghana.
Ayekoo to us all.