Efforts to curb greenhouse gas-emissions and the impacts of global warming will fall significantly short without drastic changes in global land use, agriculture and human diets, leading researchers warn in a high-level report commissioned by the United Nations. The special report on climate and land by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) describes plant-based […]
KASA Initiative Ghana is a Natural Resource and Environment (NRE) Civil Society Platform that supports advocacy in seven (7) NRE thematic sectors with a Secretariat coordinating the activities.
Kasa creates platforms that facilitate the interactions among CSOs, state institutions and development partners on NRE issues.
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Arguably, the most heartbreaking environmental scandal to have hit Ghana recently is the damning report on how “a massive institutionalized scheme of timber trafficking” enabled by an alleged high-level corruption and collusion has resulted in the loss of about 6 million rosewood trees through illegal logging and the abuse of timber rights allocation permit. The […]
More than 800 forest guards of the Forestry Commission have undergone military training to acquire skills to tackle increasing cases of poaching, illegal mining and illegal chains saw operations in the country’s forest reserves. The three-week exercise which was conducted at the Asutuare Military Training School in the Greater Accra Region is meant to help […]
Ghana’s oil revenue inflow into the Heritage Fund has reached US$485,172,436.04 as at 2018, seven years after the country commenced commercial production of crude oil. The nation’s Petroleum Revenue Management Act (PRMA) 2011, set the Ghana Heritage Fund to save oil revenues for future generations of Ghanaians. But, the closing amount in the Ghana Stabilization […]