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11 Facts You Need to Know about Forest
Forest plays a major role in the socio-economic development and provide invaluable ecosystem services for the majority of people in Ghana. Ghana has about 2.5 million hectares of forest reserves.
Declaration by Civil Society Organisations from Cote D’Ivoire and Ghana in the Context of Sustainability of the Cocoa Sector
In recent years, an international dialogue on the sustainability of the cocoa sector has been initiated between all actors involved in both producing and consuming countries. Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana,
Landscape Management Boards inaugurated in Transition zone to ensure environmental sustainability
The conversion of landscapes for human habitation and other land-use activities has led to the alteration of ecosystems, loss of biodiversity, and an acceleration in the rate of climate change.
West Africa CSOs, Farmers Demand Reforms In International Cocoa Pricing
A joint platform of Ghanaian and Ivorian Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and cocoa farmers has made a strong call for reforms in the international pricing mechanism for cocoa to guarantee
EcoCare Ghana calls on Stakeholders to expedite the conclusion of the Tree Tenure and Benefit Sharing Framework
Mr. Obed Owusu Addai, the managing campaigner for EcoCare Ghana has called on stakeholders to fast-track the conclusion of the Tree Tenure and Benefit Sharing Framework to motivate communities and
Protect the Original Achimota Forest Reserve. Declare EI 144 Null and Void!
PETITION The ACHIMOTA FOREST RESERVE is a NATIONAL ASSET meant to provide invaluable health, and preserve our natural eco-system, yet it has been subject to excessive degradation and encroachment. In
Chocolate Industry asked to Eliminate Child labour
Players in the chocolate industry have been asked to increase efforts to help eliminate child labour in cocoa producing regions, especially Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. The call comes after the
Cocoa Processing Companies Scored on the Ethics and Sustainability of their Business Models
A global coalition of environmental and social justice advocates and Civil Society Organisations have released an assessment of the Chocolate Industry’s policies in addressing social and environmental concerns in their
Cocoa Farmers in Wassa Dikoto Petition Stakeholders to Halt the Sale of Their Farmlands
EcoCare Ghana has supported cocoa farmers in about 10 communities on the Wassa Dikoto Stool Land to petition key stakeholders in the Wassa Amenfi East Municipal Assembly to stop the
Chief To Cut Down Thousands Of Cocoa Farms For Oil Palm Plantation
Thousands of smallholder cocoa farmers in the Wassa Amenfi East Municipality of the Western Region of Ghana say they risk losing their farms in the coming weeks, as their landlord