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Integrate climate change impacts in occupational risk assessment approaches

Takoradi, Sept. 26, GNA – The 2019 Ghana Industry Safety Conference (GHISCO) has opened in Takoradi to engage industry players on issues of safety and occupational health as well as climate change.The Conference, organised by the Sekondi-Takoradi Chamber of Commerce and Industries (STCCI) is on the theme ‘Climate change and occupational health and safety’.It would […]

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10th edition of Energy Ghana Magazine out

Accra, Aug 21, GNA – The Energy Media Group has released the 10th edition of the Energy Ghana magazine, a specialised publication dedicated to the country’s energy sector. The magazine features major activities in Ghana’s energy space, both in the public and private sectors. This was contained in a statement signed by Mr Henry Teinor, […]

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Stakeholders engagement on E-waste Collection Centres begins

Takoradi, Aug. 21, GNA -The Regional Policy Round Table for the European Union-Funded Project on E-waste Management in Ghana (E-MAGIN) has begun  the consolidation of ideas on collection centres and formalizing e-waste activities in the informal sector. The European Union funded project on (E-MAGIN) would engage with regional decision makers from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), […]

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Ghana Atomic Energy Commission inaugurates Radon laboratory

Accra, Aug. 20, GNA- The Radiation Protection Institute (RPI), through the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC), has inaugurated a Radon laboratory with a state-of-the-art Radosys Radometer 2000 equipment for research, training and routine monitoring.The laboratory, which is the first of its kind in Africa is a collaborative effort between the GAEC and the Regional Agency […]

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EPA signs MoU with GJA to sponsor Best Environmental Reporting award

Amasaman (GAR), Aug. 17, GNA – The Management of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) to sponsor the Best Environmental Journalist Award for the next three years. The implementation of the sponsorship will commence at this year’s GJA Awards slated for November 23rd and […]

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Ghana needs dedicated scientists to spearhead development – Prof Frimpong-Boateng

Cape Coast, Aug. 17, GNA – Ghana needs more skilled and dedicated scientists and technologists in sufficient numbers if it hopes to break the cycle of poverty in the country. Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), who made the call, said the way was to create jobs through industrialisation to […]

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Foreign Affairs Ministers should champion climate agenda-Ayorkor Botchway

Accra, June 5, GNA -Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, the Foreign Affairs Minister has called on global Foreign Ministers to use their influence in championing the climate change agenda, by leading global coalitions on ambitious climate change mitigation initiatives. She said lessons could be learnt from the Group of Friends on Climate Change and Security in […]

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Vodafone Ghana launches 4G to provide faster data services

Accra, March 20, GNA- Vodafone Ghana, one of the nation’s leading telecommunication service providers, has launched its 4G service to provide faster data and more coverage for its over 9.5 million customers.Vodafone is also extending the 4.5G service on its sites to enhance technologies and digital services. Mrs Ursla Owusu Ekuful, the Minister of Communications, […]

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German-Ghanaian stakeholders meet on water management

Accra, Nov. 6, GNA – A number of experts in water preservation and purification from Germany with their Ghanaian counterparts are holding a three-day meeting to find ways to help Ghana preserve and provide clean water to the public. Mr Mathias Brandt said Ghana has enough water as there were a lot of water resources […]

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Govt pursues specialised funds to resolve illegal mining canker

Accra, Nov. 05, GNA – Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) Monday appealed to the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to grant Ghana specialised funds to fight illegal mining and its related problems on cocoa production and environmental resources. Prof. Frimpong Boateng said Ghana needed extra funds to execute […]