Connect with us

General News

Bawumia commends US$54.5 million Shea Landscape Emission Reduction Project

Published

on

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has commended a US$54.5 million Ghana Shea Landscape Emission Reduction Project aimed at restoring degraded shea parklands and improving the existing stock of economic and multi-purpose trees in the northern-savanna part of the country.

The project will support self-financing community management to restore savanna forests and by using public-private partnerships to restore degraded shea parklands.

Read Also:  76-year-old Woman Burnt to Death at Komenda in the Central Region

The seven-year project approved by the Global Climate Fund is to be implemented by the Forestry Commission with the support of private sector actors from the Global Shea Alliance and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Speaking about the project, Dr Bawumia admonished the Forestry Commission to see the project as a strategic investment to stop shea parkland destruction and empower communities and their ecosystems to build climate and economic resilience.

Read Also:  #FIXtheCOUNTRY; John Dumelo Recounts How N.P.P Government Stopped Him from Helping His Community as the Excavators he brought was Hijacked

Please send us your articles for publication via [email protected]

Share with Friends:

Follow US on Facebook

Africa Business Directory

Are you looking to increase your company's online presence in Africa? List your company on our No.1 business directory in Ghana & business directory in Africa as a whole on africabusinessfile.com.

Advertisement