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Ghana’s energy production to slow due to Akosombo Dam

Akosombo Dam

Akosombo Dam The Akosombo Dam is expected to record poor inflow of water in the next two years, which will lead to a shortfall in electricity generated from hydro, an informed analysis of water inflow into the dam has shown. The minimum operating water level for the Akosombo Dam is pegged at 240 feet. However, the water inflow into the lake has recorded More...

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On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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SADA mango project unsuccessful due to lack of water

Hopelessness and frustration had taken over the thoughts of some farmers and service providers, who took part in the mango project of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), as their seedlings withered More...

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On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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Ghana’s Wrong Direction On Sanitation

A puzzle: Sanitation is one of the most productive investments a government can make. There is now rigorous empirical evidence that improved sanitation systems reduce the incidence of diarrhea among children. More...

Fishermen along the coast also say the brownish substances are impeding fishing activities.
On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Is oil exploration linked to strange weeds on our beaches?

Fishermen along the coast also say the brownish substances are impeding fishing activities. Residents along the coastal belt of the Central Region are worried about strange weeds said to have been washed ashore More...

Ms Pumfrey (right) explaining a point to the B4FA media fellows when they visited an innovation farm
On Monday, April 21st, 2014
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Tobacco companies are trying to win fight against their products

Ms Pumfrey (right) explaining a point to the B4FA media fellows when they visited an innovation farm Tobacco companies are making frantic efforts to win the fight against their products. Consequently, they have More...

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On Sunday, April 20th, 2014
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Ban GMO foods-Samia

Samia Yaaba Nkrumah, Chairperson, Convention People’s Party (CPP), has expressed reservation over attempts to introduce Genetically Modified Foods (GM) into the country. This, she said, would undermine and damage More...

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On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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How susceptible is Ghana to GMO

Professor Giles Oldroyd The low yields in crop production, particularly maize, has been attributed to the inability of farmers to purchase nitrogen based fertilisers to boost production in the country. Consequently, More...

Regus Offers Ghana Workers Free Flexible Workspace to Lessen the Environmental Impact of Long Commutes
On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Regus encourages companies to go green

Regus Offers Ghana Workers Free Flexible Workspace to Lessen the Environmental Impact of Long Commutes Regus, the global flexible workplace provider, is opening its two business lounges in Accra Movenpick and Roman More...

An increase in the frequency of fires and drought-like conditions could result in an ecological tipping point
On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Climate experts say Amazon is susceptible to fire

An increase in the frequency of fires and drought-like conditions could result in an ecological tipping point The combination of fire and extreme weather could accelerate tree mortality in the Amazon, a study has More...

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On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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SADA waste GHc32m on afforestation project

One of the SADA afforestation project sites Joy News’ investigations have revealed that although the 32.4 million Ghana cedis allocated to Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) to implement the afforestation More...



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