Tuesday, October 25, 2016

As part of its obligations towards the achievement of the Paris Climate Agreement, Ghana in her iNDCs is focusing on key areas such as Mitigation, Adaptation, Means of Implementation, Technology, Transparency Framework and Finance. However, careful analyses tend to cast doubts on Ghana’s commitment. This paper argues that as a result of Ghana’s conduct and the demeanor of key development partners/donors on climate change, the Paris Agreement “shall” fail. TO ACCESS THE PAPER, PLEASE CLICK ON READ MORE TO [DOWNLOAD]

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

This project among others seeks to demonstrate on-going climate change adaptation actions by young people and how such effects can positively contribute and influence national plans. 
The project targeted three (3) different communities across Ghana – one each from the Southern (coastal area), Middle (forest area) and Northern (high temperature area) zones. CLICK ON READ MORE TO [DOWNLOAD]

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Ghana government has indicated plans to establish a “2 x 350MW Supercritical Coal Fired Power Plant” which represents the first phase of the development which is to be further expanded either by a 4×350MW (or 2×600MW). This project arguably shall derail the Paris Climate Agreement. This publication (PART 1) analyses the Scoping Report and provides feedback on the Community Entry Exercise conducted in the community where the plant is to be sited. CLICK ON READ MORE TO [DOWNLOAD]..................

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The National Environment Policy of Ghana is expected to inform all relevant stakeholders on their roles in managing the environment to sustain society at large. This paper makes a case why young people ought to be regarded as key stakeholders in implementing the policy towards helping to ensure effective and efficient sustainability of this policy. CLICK ON READ MORE TO [DOWNLOAD]
In September, 2010, a revised Environmental Sanitation Policy of Ghana was produced. The overall goal of this new policy is to develop a clear and nationally accepted vision of environmental sanitation as an essential social service and a major determinant for improving health and quality of life in Ghana. While policy makers are seen to be actively working towards a common solution, we contend that the content of the revised policy is weak. CLICK ON READ MORE TO [DOWNLOAD]
Youth development means providing holistic personal growth opportunities for young people. Governments of nations across the world are seen making strenuous effort in developing and empowering their respective young citizens. While such desires are constant across board, the approach adopted by countries differs from one to another. The resulting outcome thus justifies the efficiency and effectiveness or otherwise of the methodology or strategy adopted. CLICK ON READ MORE [DOWNLOAD]