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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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Savoring the gains from energy efficient refrigerators in Ghana

“The scheme is good and saves me a lot of money each month”. That is how Mr. George Effah Baffoe, a retired engineer and father of five, summed up the rewards of turning in his old refrigerator for a new, energy efficient one.   The estimated 2 million refrigeration appliances in use throughoutmore

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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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