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"Earthly things have changed and it is because we have started cutting down trees everywhere," said middle-aged Lariba Mohammed, a vegetable farmer near Tamale, the capital of the Northern Region, 658 km north of the Ghanaian capital Accra.
Lariba, a mother of five children, is only one of the speakers at a community meeting on the declining rains that had affected agricultural production in the north part of the West African country.
Posted on March 1, 2012 at 20:10
Climate Change ‘fights’ rice farmers in Northern Ghana
“Rice production in to reduce by 36 per cent, farmers abandoned their fields due to lack of rains”
A Ghana News Agency Feature by Albert Oppong-Ansah
Tamale, Dec. 30, GNA - Thousands of people in the southern part of Ghana wailed when they lost properties worth several millions of Ghana Cedis and 14 human lives following a seven hour torrential rainfall in October this…Continue
Posted on December 30, 2011 at 7:58
Posted on August 29, 2011 at 20:30
Ghana’s quest to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) and, specifically target Seven ‘A’, could only be achieved through a concerted effort between the government and key stakeholders.
The MDG seven focuses on ensuring environmental sustainability with a specific target of increasing the proportion of land covered by forest.
Mr K. Edem Senanu, National Project Coordinator of the UNDP and Africa 2000 Network – Sustainable Rural Livelihoods…Continue
Posted on May 22, 2011 at 20:32