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October 19, 2017 7:26 PM Government committed to efforts to battle climate change

Accra, Oct. 19, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday pledged government’s commitment to back efforts at stemming forest degradation and deforestation, a critical factor in the fight against global climate change. He said all efforts to arrest climate change was a priority of his government, because the phenomenon was the most compelling 47

October 19, 2017 5:44 PM “Fight Against Deforestation, Degradation Critical To Tackling Climate Change” – Prez Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the fight against deforestation and forest degradation is critical to Ghana’s successes of tackling Climate Change. With Climate Change being, perhaps, the biggest threat to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, President Akufo-Addo noted that it is fast becoming a developmental 25

October 18, 2017 3:32 PM Cultivating News and Information to Better Your Life Since 1980

Pope Francis visited the headquarters of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome Oct. 16 to mark World Food Day, and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue took part in the ceremony. The pope called for governments around the world to collaborate to make migration a safer and voluntary choice, arguing that assuring food security for all requires 85

October 18, 2017 12:34 PM GHANA, COTE D'IVOIRE COMMIT TO ITLOS JUDGEMENT

The governments of Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire have reaffirmed their commitment to abide strictly by and cooperate to implement the ruling of the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea delivered on September 23, 2017, in the dispute concerning the delimitation of the maritime boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in the Atlantic 79

October 17, 2017 5:51 PM Ghana Climate Innovation Centre awards $124,900 in grants

Following a competitive pitching process, six Cohort One businesses from the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) have been awarded Proof of Concept (PoC) grants totalling $ 124,900. The competitive pitch was open to all 11 ventures within GCIC’s Cohort One businesses. PoC grants are provided by the GCIC to support businesses to determine the viability 63

October 14, 2017 9:39 PM How to Change the Future of Migration

ROME, Oct 14 2017 (IPS) - The world is on the move. More people have been forced to flee their homes than at any time since the Second World War due to increased conflict and political instability, hunger, poverty, and an increase in extreme weather events linked to climate change. Such a short paragraph hardly depicts the growing drama of migration 87

October 14, 2017 2:00 PM Trump's Wrecking Ball Aims at Iran Accord

His decision to undermine the nuclear deal could trigger a showdown In a bombshell announcement Friday, President Trump all but exploded the landmark 2015 accord that froze Iran's nuclear research program. Though he stopped short of canceling it outright, he declared that unless America's allies and Congress work with him to renegotiate it – something 90

October 12, 2017 5:03 AM Beachfront tourism enclave to be developed in Accra

A beachfront tourism enclave is to be developed along the coast of Accra to meet the needs of the business community and tourists, the Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has announced. When completed, he said, the enclave, to be established on a 97.5-hectare stretch of land, would host more than 70 world-class hotels, amusement and theme parks, restaurants 68

October 10, 2017 9:19 PM GCC moves toward a greener economy as energy demand rises

JEDDAH/DUBAI — There is genuine concern to develop renewable energy in the region. According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Gulf countries have rising energy demand and regional electricity consumption is growing at almost 8% a year, and the six countries are in the top 14 per capita emitters of carbon dioxide in the world. Saudi 67

October 9, 2017 6:37 AM Philippines may be removed from UN Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) said the human rights violations resulting from the bloody drug war under President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration could provoke economic sanctions and Philippines’ removal from the 47-state United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). "We feel that the Philippines is in violation of its membership obligations and that the General 62