Month: January 2020

The Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance (LEAP) Partnership

The Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance (LEAP) Partnership is a multi-stakeholder initiative that seeks to improve the environmental sustainability of the livestock sector through better methods, metrics, and data. Launched in July 2012, LEAP presents the third phase of this coordinated global initiative: LEAP3, which aims to contribute to consolidate the current guidance through road …

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Red Alert: Tano river contaminated; many fishes dead, residents cautioned not to drink water

Many fishes have been confirmed dead in the sacred Tano river at Tanoso near Techiman in the Bono East region. The death of the fishes and other aquatic species follows the contamination of the river by an acidic substance. An articulator truck loaded with car batteries from Accra to Tamale got involved in an accident …

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Fisheries Ministry Sued For Increasing Licensing Fees

The Ghana Tuna Association has sued the Fisheries Ministry over what it calls exorbitant licensing fees being charged by the latter. A member of the Association, Richter Nii Armah Amarfio indicated on Eyewitness News that the Fisheries Ministry’s decision to increase fishing license fees from US$35 to US$ 200 per gross registered tonnage without extensive consultations with …

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