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Building a climate resilient Ghana

The Sustainable Development Cluster of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ghana is supporting the Government of Ghana to implement disaster risk reduction programmes, putting in place long term strategies to make Ghana a climate resilient country. The UN system in Ghana has a long tmore

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In Ghana, new refrigerators save energy for thousands of households

“I wish I had replaced my old refrigerator earlier. When it comes to refrigerators, I can find a million reasons why new is better than old,” says George Effah Baffoe, a retired engineer and father of five as he turns in his old refrigerator for a new, energy efficient one. Together, the two milliomore

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Supporting small communities to manage huge hippopotamuses

On the fringes of Ghana’s north-western border with Burkina Faso lies a breathtaking haven for the country’s only surviving hippos.Wechiau, a community located in the Wa West district of the Upper-West Region, is not only home to some 18 hippopotamuses, which have survived the harsh environment and more

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