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March 16, 2018 7:11 AM Poor sanitation to worsen effects of climate change – USAID

The Chief of party to the Integrated Resource and Resilience Planning Project, a USAID funded project, Ananth Chikkatur, has said that Ghana risks being heavily hit by the effects of climate change if the country does not integrate climate change information in its planning processes at all levels of development. Ghana is impacted by various risks and uncertainties 104

February 22, 2018 2:02 PM ‘One village, one dam’ will boost agric sector – EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called on the government to implement its flagship ‘one village, one dam’ project to enable farmers to ensure year-long supply of water to their farms, even in the dry season, thereby increasing their yield. Speaking at a press briefing on the sidelines of the United Nations Convention for Climate Change 86

October 28, 2017 2:30 PM Germany committed to dealing with Climate Change in West Africa

Mr Hans-Hagle Sander, Deputy Head of Mission at the German Embassy has said dealing with climate change has become a key element of Germany’s efforts to develop business with West Africa. He said many German organisations, were carrying out various activities and programmes in West Africa, especially in Ghana, to ensure that the region adapted to the impact 119

October 27, 2017 1:08 PM Canada is helping Ghana to manage flood risk-High Commissioner

Accra, Oct 27, GNA - Madam Heather Cameron, the Canadian High Commissioner, has announced that her country is helping Ghana to improve flood risk management in Accra through its International Development Research Centre. She said the assistance was very critical in helping provide scientific evidence to develop an integrated climate smart flood management 97

October 27, 2017 5:50 AM Ghana holds Pre-COP23 festival in Accra

As part of Ghana’s preparation towards the Conference of Parties (COP 23) of the United Nations to be hosted in Bonn, Germany, a Pre-COP Climate Festival has been held in Accra to sensitise the public on climate change risks. These include the impact on growth and development, potential of conflicts, poverty, migration, disease and suffering. COP 23, scheduled 105

October 26, 2017 4:20 AM Urban rush – of migration and food security

Migration, as a growing phenomenon, is a critical determinant in shaping global economic, political and social policies. And while migration has been a source of economic and cultural benefits, the recent global trends are indicative of the travesties faced by populations, who migrate due to lack of food security and conflict. A large share of migrants 117

October 25, 2017 8:48 PM US business giants Paris Agreement message to Trump: 'We are still in'

Private sector anger over President Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement and scrap Obama-era climate policies continues to grow as nations prepare to gather in Germany next month for the latest round of UN climate talks. As countries prepare their delegations for the climate talks in Bonn, the 'We Are Still In' coalition of businesses 109

October 23, 2017 8:18 PM Nicaragua signs Paris agreement: official

Global Climate Pact Nicaragua signs Paris agreement: official The government of President Daniel Ortega said the global 2015 pact represented "the only international instrument that offers the conditions to face global warming and its effects," according to a statement read out by vice president Rosario Murillo. Monday's announcement leaves the United 82

October 22, 2017 7:07 AM Opportunity exists to engage AMERI – Kwabena Donkor

Dr Kwabena Donkor, former Minister of Power has stated that there was an opportunity for the government to engage AMERI Energy for re-negotiations. According to him, it was wrong for the government to criminalise other parties in the deal before engaging them for discussions. Dr Donkor was also at the Committee to respond to questions over the $510 million 27

October 20, 2017 8:11 PM Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations: The contribution of the private sector

On January 1, 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — adopted by world leaders in September 2015 at an historic UN Summit — officially came into force. Over the next fifteen years, with these new Goals that universally apply to all, countries will mobilize efforts to end all forms of poverty 65