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September 23, 2017 12:57 AM More Dams will minimise Climate Change effect

The One Distinct, One Factory Policy is a sure way of helping to achieve sustainable Agriculture, and a critical adaptation measure to climate change, two university lecturers have noted. The policy, they say, is also a critical climate change mitigation and adaptation measure, which would help store underground and flood water for farming purposes 46

September 22, 2017 6:03 PM World’s chocolate obsession eats up forests in Ivory Coast

As global demand for chocolate booms, ‘dirty’ beans from deforested national parks have entered big business supply chains Ivory Coast: The world’s chocolate industry is driving deforestation on a devastating scale in West Africa, The Guardian can reveal. Cocoa traders who sell to Mars, Nestle, Mondelez and other big brands buy beans grown illegally 50

September 21, 2017 12:51 PM Climate change challenges the survival of fish across the globe

Climate change will force many amphibians, mammals and birds to move to cooler areas outside their normal ranges, provided they can find space and a clear trajectory among urban developments and growing cities. But what are the chances for fish to survive as climate change continues to warm waters around the world? University of Washington researchers 90

September 20, 2017 5:37 AM Agroecology farming can sustain soil, ensure food safety for Ghana – Study

A baseline study on agroecology farming, which involves applying ecological processes to agricultural production, has revealed that the method has the potential to improve yield quality, ensure higher yields, and ensure food safety. The study on ‘Climate Change and Agroecology Farming Practice’ was conducted by the University of Ghana for the Peasant 23

September 19, 2017 11:51 PM ‘Tap potential of youth for socio-economic dev’

A research fellow of the Institute of Economic of Affairs (IEA) Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo, has stressed the need for the nation to appoint competent young people to sensitive positions as a way of tapping their fullest potential for socio-economic development. He said while age and experience were requisites for excellence, young, competent human 11

September 19, 2017 1:19 AM Confidence in UN's global goals faltering amid slow progress: Survey

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ambitious global goals aimed at ending poverty and inequality by 2030 are moving more slowly than expected and would struggle to get approval from United Nations members if put to a vote today, an exclusive survey showed on Tuesday. The Thomson Reuters Foundation asked policymakers, campaigners and executives with an interest 48

September 18, 2017 4:06 PM Ghana agrees with Russia’s GAZPROM for gas supply

Accra, Sept. 18, GNA - Ghana’s sales agreement with Russian energy giant, GAZPROM, for the supply of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) will impact the country’s economy positively, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. GAZPROM, a world leader in gas production, has reached and signed a Gas Sales Agreement (GSA) with the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation 54

September 18, 2017 11:30 AM Ghana Saves $1bn From Gazprom Gas Deal

Ghana has signed a major gas deal with energy giant Gazprom to boost the energy sector of the economy. This came to light last Friday when a delegation from Gazprom – a Russian company – called on President Akufo-Addo at the Flagstaff House after the signing of the Gas Sales Agreement (GSA) with the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) 62


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described the Liquefied Natural Gas sales agreement reached between the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation and GAZPROM as a positive one “that is going to play a very important role in the economic life of Ghana.” The Gas Sales Agreement will see the construction of a regasification terminal at Tema. According 62

September 15, 2017 2:06 PM Do not compromise food security – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stressed the need to curb illegal fishing methods and the over-exploitation of Ghana’s marine resources in order not to compromise the country’s food security. He noted that due to many years of unreported and unregulated fishing, dominant fish stocks were disappearing from Ghana’s waters, saying, “This cannot 45