CITIES permit for Sale: Government and F C to salvage lying logs as loggers already harvesting fresh rosewood in the Savannah and Upper East Region.

It has been alleged that the government is seeking a court order for Permit Holders, Contractors in the rosewood business to collect and salvage dry lying logs that were abandoned during a ban on illegal rosewood logging and transportation on March 11, 2019, by the Minister for Lands and Natural resources. Even before that alleged

(Opinion) World Environment Day: Jeremiah narrates how he has been threatened by his own people in his attempt to fight illegal wood logging

Environment across the world today is being celebrated with a bleeding heart as the environment weeps and cry for conservation. The pain of rejection, Dejection, Loneliness, name-calling, castigation, stigmatization, and discrediting from my people is what I go through. No one trusts me, No one believes me. My people and kingdom have rejected me because

Ghana throwing away the value of its rosewood to China, an NGO has observed

The Programme Coordinator of Jaksally Development Organization an NGO based in the Savannah Region and a Rosewood Campaigner, Mr.  Seidu Jeremiah has observed that, the value of rosewood in Ghana and Savannah Ecological Zone is being thrown away to China by contributing to China’s economic growth through harvesting and exportation of logs/Billets (unprocessed rosewood). He

Unproductive land in Upper West compels youth into charcoal burning in Savannah Region – Youth

Infertile land, lack of rainfall and coupled with lack of jobs has forced man youth in the Upper West and Savannah Region into charcoal burning. Those from the Upper West said they had no jobs, the reason why many of them (youth) have migrated to the Savannah Region where they can take advantage of the

An NGO in Savannah Region questioned Ghana’s commitment in fighting climate change as it co-chairs SDGs – Jaksally

The Founder and Programme Coordinator of Jaksally Development Organization in the Savannah Region Mr Seidu Jeremiah has indicated that Ghana may be hit with massive environmental challenges due to the depletion of its vegetation in the savannah ecological zone by rosewood loggers and commercial charcoal burners.  He said even though Ghana is co-chairing Sustainable Development

Tension looms in Bole over cutting down of over hundred shea trees in Tinga – DCE

The District Chief Executive of the Bole-Bamboi District of the Savannah Region Hon. Veronica Alele Heming has warned that all charcoal burners  and rosewood loggers in the Bole district to immediately stop all charcoal burning and rosewood activities  as the District Security Council set to hold an emergency DISEC meeting over the cutting down of

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