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Giving life to plastics

Nelson Boateng, a Ghanaian innovator builds houses and makes pavement blocks with plastic waste.  

A Window of Opportunities

Alinko recycles plastic waste into chair leg floor protectors, curtain ropes & plastic lumber for furniture. UNDP spotlight attracted him more partnerships.  

Development of Minamata Initial Assessment (MIA) for Ghana

In order to phase out mercury use and also support Ghana’s preparation to implement the Minamata Convention, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) has provided funding through UNDP to undertake a…  

Hydro chlorofluorocarbon Phase-out Management Plan for Ghana

The project aims to establish an enabling environment for safe use of hydrocarbon refrigerants and to initially phase out 17.3 tonnes of substances with Ozone Depleting Potential (ODP).  

Environmentally Sustainable Production Practices in Cocoa Landscapes

The project is supporting cocoa farmers to adopt environmentally sustainable practices.  

UNDP and Japan outdoor two projects to advance sustainable development

UNDP, with funding from the Government of Japan, has launched two new projects to contribute to Ghana’s COVID-19 recovery, and peace and security in West Africa.  

Green Climate Fund Readiness Programme

The project has targeted two important aspects of the GCF approach, 1) access to funds and 2) private sector engagement, both of which will require significant preparatory work in many countries…  

Journalists trained to accurately disseminate COVID-19 agribusiness data for policy action

Journalists trained to equip them with deep understanding of the Ghana COVID-19 Agribusiness Tracker which assessed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on agribusinesses in Ghana.  

Leveraging data for COVID-19 economic recovery

Data is critical in development planning. The results of Ghana’s COVID-19 Agribusiness Tracker survey provide insights to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on agribusinesses.  

Investing in conflict prevention to foster peace in Ghana

Ghana is a beacon of peace in Africa but recent trends of crimes, conflicts and violence require urgent action to identify signs and indicators early to mitigate and prevent them.  

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