Friday, May 27, 2022

Research | Discovery

UENR, other Universities promote insect-based food supplement

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark is leading a project dubbed HEALTHYSECT to generate new knowledge for accelerating rural insect farming and insect consumption in Africa for improved nutrition, health, and livelihoods. The project, which is being run...

Data on water situation in Ghana: Data mismatch- GWJN Report

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The Ghana WASH Journalists Network (GWJN) formerly known as Ghana Watsan Journalists Network a voluntary not-for-profit organization comprising Ghanaian journalists who are interested in using their professional skills to promote high-quality standards in the country’s water, sanitation,...

Technology to address pest infestation in Cowpea, as Ghana progresses in GMOs

By Joyce Gyekye Ghana is progressing steadily with the introduction of Genetically Modified Cowpea. Known locally as beans, Scientists at the Agricultural Research Institute at Nyankpala in the Northern Region, have completed work on a technology to address the huge...

ICED begins study on infrastructure, nutritious diet and women’s economic empowerment

By Bright Kofi Agamah An evidence gaps study has formally been launched in Ghana to help improve the understanding of infrastructure’s impact on nutritious diet and women’s economic empowerment in South Saharan Africa. The outcome of the study is crucial for...

Covid-19: High Vaccine Hesitancy in Volta Region

By Jones Anlimah Statistics from the Volta regional health directorate point to a high covid-19 vaccine hesitancy rate in the Volta region. Out of a population of 1,955,371, only 119,524 representing 9.7 percent of the total population of people in...

2021 WHO Report on Climate Change shows extremities

By Joyce Gyekye The 2021 WHO Report on Climate Change and Health, says this year experienced more extreme heats, floods, droughts, wildfires and hurricanes than before. The report, released ahead of the just ended Climate Summit in Glasgow, says the...

Only 14.5% women are in leadership in Ghana

By Josephine Akari Data has shown that only 14.5 per cent of women are represented at all levels in political and leadership roles in the country despite efforts being made by some gender activists to bridge the gap. It is for...

MESTI agencies discuss financing science research

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Environment, Science and Technology has met four agencies of the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology Innovation (MESTI) to discuss improved ways of financing research and development in Ghana. The meeting involved the management of...

GSS to release provisional results for 2021 Population & Housing Census on September 22

By Edzorna Francis Mensah The Ghana Statistical Service is set to release provisional results for the 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC) on Wednesday, September 22, 2021.  Government Statistician, Professor Samuel Kobina Anim, announced this to journalists in Accra, when he...

Over 15 million girls marry before 18th birthday globally

Over 15 million girls globally, get married before their 18th birthday, Mrs Matilda Banfro Greater Accra Regional Director, Department of Gender, Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has revealed. Speaking at a dialogue with identifiable groups on their role...

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155 MMDAs in Ghana operating without valid bylaws – Report

A 2021 Dennislaw Ghana Report has revealed that 155 out of the 261 Metropolitan, Municipal and...

AfDB Board of Governors’ Spouses donate GHS35,000 to Osu Children’s Home

The Spouses of Board of Governors, Directors and Staff of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has donated an amount of GHS35,000...

GNAT Assists National Security In Peacebuilding

BY: MORRIS OGBETEY The Ghana National Association of Teachers, GNAT has partnered with National Security to aid in improving...

Sir John’s Estate: Politicians will withdraw their Wills after this saga- Lawyer Maurice Ampaw

By Nana Ama Gyapong Maurice Ampaw, a Ghanaian Lawyer has disclosed that due to Sir John’s will being on...

Global Center on Adaptation to support Ghana to tap Green Climate Fund

The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) is working with the Ghana Infrastructure and Investment Fund (GIIF) to secure accreditation to enable the...