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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 121

March 9, 2018 6:00 AM Journalists cautioned against misreporting financial issues

The Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rev Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh has advised financial journalists in Ghana to remain objective in their reportages on financial issues in the country and not present themselves as experts. Speaking on the role of financial journalists in the capital market at a training workshop for journalists 136

October 31, 2017 1:31 PM Too many police check points on Ghana’s international roads

The Director of Tema Port, Mr. Edward Osei, has bemoaned the very high number of police check points on the Tema/Paga road. He said this on Monday during the official launching of the second borderless road show in Ghana organized by the Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA), and the Borderless Alliance at the forecourt of Black Star Line, Tema. The programme 114

October 29, 2017 1:49 PM “Less than 10 per cent of children out of school”

Accra, Oct 29, GNA – A new World Bank report on education says in Ghana less than 10 per cent of children of primary age (age six-11) are out of school. The World Bank Group Education report 2018 dubbed “Facing forward: Schooling with Learning in Africa” said 16 per cent of kids from the poorest quintile were out of school and that there was gender distinction 120

October 21, 2017 3:46 PM Over 85,000 farmers applied technologies in 2016 crop season

Tamale, Oct. 21, GNA - More than 85,000 farmers and individuals applied improved technologies and practices on over 72,600 hectares of land during the 2016 crop season. The application of these improved technologies combined with training and marketing assistance led to farmer beneficiaries selling produce valued at over $120 million. This came to light 30

October 6, 2017 12:43 AM Use $15m World Bank funds to alleviate sufferings of Free SHS students – Isaac Adongo

The Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central, Mr Isaac Adongo, has asked the government to use a $15 million funds secured from the World Bank under the Secondary School Improvement Project to alleviate the sufferings of senior high students under the Free SHS Policy. Although laudable, Mr Adongo said “the teething problems showing now are clearly 80

October 5, 2017 9:02 AM Remember your promises to Ghanaians – Bolga MP to Nana Addo

The Akufo-Addo administration is already about 10 months old, and the NDC MP for Bolgatanga Central MP, Isaac Adongo, has reminded President Nana Akufo-Addo that people are still waiting for the fulfillment of the $1 million per constituency, one-district-one-factory, and the one-village-one-dam among other promises. “Please ensure that, these campaign 55

September 29, 2017 2:27 PM Gov’t Subsidies In Fishing, Causing More Harm Than Good

Government subsidies in the fishing sector has been identified by fisheries stakeholders as one of the contributing factors to the overcapacity and over-exploitation of fisheries resources. The premix fuel subsidy and tax waivers cost the Government of Ghana US$44 million annually while outboard engine subsidy also cost the people of Ghana over US$4.5 million 21

September 27, 2017 12:24 AM USAID donates equipment to CREMA in Kassena-Nankana

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through Feed the Future’s Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Project ((AgNRM) has donated assorted equipment to Sanyiga, Kassena Gavara Kara Community Resource Management Area (CREMA). The items included a number of tricycle motors, motorbikes, bicycles, computers and accessories 72

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 47