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UNDP Launched Mobile App for Tree Registration in Cocoa Landscapes

UNDP, with support from Mondelez Cocoa Life Program, launched a mobile app to facilitate tree registration in off-reserve cocoa landscapes. The exercise is to help farmers secure proof of ownership of…  


Students Sensitized on Ozone Depletion and its Effects

The National Ozone Office of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sensitized students of selected Senior High Schools across Ghana on Ozone depletion and the need to protect the Ozone Layer.  


Trees for Water Protection in Northern Ghana

Aisha and many other women in Tampion directly depend on the only dam in the community for domestic and commercial uses. For the residents of Tampion, having water available all year round, is good.  


Ghana Prepares for the 2nd Minamata Convention’s Conference of Parties

UNDP facilitated and hosted national stakeholders to discuss Ghana’s preparations towards the Conference of Parties (COP) on the Minamata Convention on mercury.  


GEF SGP GHANA 2018 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

GEF/SGP announces the 2018 "call for proposals" to award small grants of up to US$50,000 to CSOs for the most innovative initiatives for mercury reduction (elimination) in artisanal and small scale…  


Solar-Powered Irrigation: A Boost for Farming Productivity

Solar-powered irrigation pumps provided by UNDP and the Energy Commission is supporting smallholder farmers in Northern Ghana to irrigate their vegetable and fruit fields all year-round, resulting in…  


New CREMA Executives Trained to Effectively Manage Natural Resources in their Communities

UNDP and the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), with support from Mondelēz International, have trained 250 newly elected executives (including 75 women) of the Ayum-Asuokow Community Resource Management…  


Climate Change Actions Must Address Gender Inequality

UNDP called for concerted efforts to consider the special needs, concerns, knowledge and experiences of both male and female in climate change adaptation and mitigation planning, and implementation.  


EMPOWERING AND STRENGTHENING COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN GHANA

UNDP, in collaboration with the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources (MLNR), the Green Livelihood Alliance (A Rocha Ghana, Tropenbos Ghana, Friends of the Earth Ghana), SNV, IUCN, Mondelez…  


Partnerships from All Sectors Key for Achieving the SDGs

Increased partnership from all stakeholders will drive maximum support for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  

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