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28 July 2022 Ghana
A Project Manager of Tropenbos Ghana, an organization working to increase forest cover and promote climate-resilient practices, Mr. Daniel Kofi Abu, has suggested the formation of more governance structures to help curb the challenges of forest depletion and climate change in Ghana.
04 July 2022 Ghana
Tropenbos Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has called on the government to introduce reclamation bond as a condition for the issuance of permits to small-scale miners.
13 June 2022 Ghana
As part of efforts to improve tree cover while enhancing local climate change adaptation and mitigation, Tropenbos Ghana marked this year’s Green Ghana Day with school pupils in our operational landscapes. The occasion provided pupils, ranging from Basic School through to the Senior High School level, with hands-on tree planting and nurturing opportunities. The students were also sensitized on the relevance of trees in the environment, and how to protect the environment among other things. The initiative forms part of youth action on climate change under the Green Livelihood Alliance Programme.
10 June 2022 Ghana
“I’ve heard a lot about Green Businesses in Sefwi-Wiawso where you [Tropenbos Ghana] operate, but unfortunately, I have not availed myself to learn what exactly it is. When I got the invitation to attend this Business Case Development workshop, I was happy because I knew it was an opportunity to learn more about Green Businesses and also, how best I can contribute to climate-resilient businesses in my region,” – Mr Stephen Kwame Yeboah-Mantey (Western North Regional Director of the Ghana Enterprise Agency)
10 June 2022 Ghana
In May this year, the Government of Ghana through Executive Instrument 144, the Forests (Cessation of Forest Reserve) Instrument, 2022 declassified some portions of the Achimota Forest Reserve.
07 June 2022 Ghana
Tropenbos Ghana helped to develop 12 Village Savings and Loan Associations in the Juabeso-Bia and Sefwi-Wiawso landscapes. This has provided cocoa smallholders with access to finance to invest in climate-smart practices, such as diversifying their crops and improving irrigation.