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13 June 2022 Ghana

Youth for Restoration: School Pupils take Center-Stage on Green Ghana Day

As part of efforts to improve tree cover while enhancing local climate change adaptation and mitigation, Tropenbos Ghana marked this year’s Green Ghana Day with school pupils in our operational landscapes. The occasion provided pupils, ranging from Basic School through to the Senior High School level, with hands-on tree planting and nurturing opportunities. The students were also sensitized on the relevance of trees in the environment, and how to protect the environment among other things. The initiative forms part of youth action on climate change under the Green Livelihood Alliance Programme.

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10 June 2022 Ghana

Training of trainers on Business Case Development

“I’ve heard a lot about Green Businesses in Sefwi-Wiawso where you [Tropenbos Ghana] operate, but unfortunately, I have not availed myself to learn what exactly it is. When I got the invitation to attend this Business Case Development workshop, I was happy because I knew it was an opportunity to learn more about Green Businesses and also, how best I can contribute to climate-resilient businesses in my region,” – Mr Stephen Kwame Yeboah-Mantey (Western North Regional Director of the Ghana Enterprise Agency)

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10 June 2022 Ghana

Press Statement: DEGAZETTING FOREST RESERVES, A BANE ON GREEN GHANA AGENDA

In May this year, the Government of Ghana through Executive Instrument 144, the Forests (Cessation of Forest Reserve) Instrument, 2022 declassified some portions of the Achimota Forest Reserve.

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07 June 2022 Ghana

Savings groups help Ghanaian cocoa farmers to invest in climate-smart practices

Tropenbos Ghana helped to develop 12 Village Savings and Loan Associations in the Juabeso-Bia and Sefwi-Wiawso landscapes. This has provided cocoa smallholders with access to finance to invest in climate-smart practices, such as diversifying their crops and improving irrigation.

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06 April 2022 Ghana

Advocacy gets results: Cabinet approves conversion of extant timber concessions and permits into Timber Utilization Contracts

Ghana’s cabinet has approved the conversion of all 156 extant timber concessions and permits into Timber Utilization Contracts (TUC), after years of advocacy for same by Tropenbos Ghana.

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04 April 2022 Ghana

Stakeholders engage residents of Amansie West to reclaim vast mined-out sites

As part of efforts to reclaim farmlands that have been destroyed by small scale mining activities, Tropenbos Ghana and A Rocha Ghana with funding from Norad have engaged community members in the Amansie West district to restore mined-out areas.

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