Accra's Plan to Deal with Floods, Waste and Pollution
Ghana plans to replace its buses and formalise waste collection in informal settlements as part of a new plan to help its crowded capital withstand climate change and disasters.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 28 March 2019
The West African country on Thursday became the second in the region after Senegal to launch a plan to help its capital city, Accra, grow safely as part of the 100 Resilient Cities… Read more »
An area in Accra flooded after heavy afternoon rain (file photo).
Ghana Presidency, 20 March 2019
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says measures to deal with the phenomenon of climate change are contained in his Government's Co-ordinated Programme of… Read more »
Ghana Govt., 14 March 2019
The Minister for Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng has commissioned the rehabilitation of 10 dams in four regions in northern… Read more »
Ghana Govt., 22 February 2019
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has re-activated its Response Measures Working Group and Technical Session on Climate Change to guide and conduct pertinent issues… Read more »
Salma Okonkwo, the head of the UBI Group, a multi-million-dollar oil and gas company, is building Ghana's largest solar farm. It is due to open in March 2019, supplying 100 ... Read more »
Ghana has a serious flooding problem. Over about 50 years, 4 million people have been affected by floods, resulting in economic damage exceeding U.S.$780 million. At least one ... Read more »