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IGGS/KAS HOLD ENERGY ROUND TABLE CONFERENCE 2017

  • Nov. 20, 2017
The third Energy Sector Policy Engagement dubbed: ‘Energy Round table Conference 2017’ has taken place in Accra.   About 170 participants attended the meeting which was addressed by experts in the energy sector.   Presentations were made on the Bus...

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Ghana’s Coal Power dream on course

  • Nov. 13, 2017
A feasibility studies to construct a 700 MW super critical clean coal power plant at Ekumfi Aboano in the Central Region has been concluded by a consortium comprising the Volta River Authority and Shenzhen Energy. According to Mr Suleman Abubakari, De...

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Policy inconsistencies bane of Ghana’s energy crisis - Experts

  • Nov. 7, 2017
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Institute of Green Growth Solutions (IGGS), Dr. Eric Twum, has revealed that policy inconsistencies is the reason for Ghana’s energy crisis. According to him, what governments both past and present have sought to d...

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Ghana: Kaf, Iggs Sensitize School Children On Climate Change

  • July 17, 2017
A climate change training and awareness creation programme has been organized for students of the Junior High School Division of Vision Seed Academy in Accra.   The prgramme, was a collaboration between the Institute of Green Growth Solutions (IGGS)—...

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Gov’t to curb ‘galamsey’ with job-creation

  • March 22, 2017
Stopping illegal mining, otherwise known as ‘galamsey,’ will not be possible unless there is a conscious effort to ensure inclusive growth, which is why job-creation and education are key on government’s agenda, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has...

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Charge d'Affaires Mr. Jiang Zhouteng Attended the Second Round Table Natural Resource Conference in Ghana

  • March 20, 2017
On 17th March 2017, Charge d’affairs Mr. Jiang Zhouteng was invited to attend the Second Round Table Natural Resource Conference in Ghana and delivered a speech. H.E. Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of Republic of Ghana, Dr. Toni Aubynn, CEO of Mi...

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Policy to fight galamsey in the offing – Bawumia

  • March 18, 2017
Vice President Dr, Mahamadu Bawumia, has hinted that government will in the next few weeks; announce a policy plan to fight illegal mining popular called Galamsey. Speaking at a round table conference organised by the Institute of Green Growth Solutio...

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Galamsey Worrying – Bawumia

  • March 18, 2017
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has expressed worry over the increasing spate of illegal mining activities across the country. According to him, the recent water crisis in the country is as a result of ‘galamsey’. Speaking at an event on the theme...

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Natural Capital Accounting: Key for Sustainable Natural Resource Management

  • Feb. 23, 2017
Natural resources in diverse forms are abundant across the entire Ghanaian landscape. These resources which constitute natural capital provide numerous ecosystem services (water cycling, temperature regulation) for human wellbeing. According to the Wo...

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IGGS and its Network of Associates PLEDGES to drive and work towards the

2030 AGENDA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS in Africa

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