World Bank Partners With GCIC To Launch Ghana Country Climate and Development Report

  • Adopt an integrated approach to agriculture and environmental management
  • Build sustainable cities and resilient infrastructure systems through better urban development
  • Boost disaster risk preparedness through early warning systems, better national financial
  • preparedness against climate shocks, and adaptive health and social protection systems
  • Manage forest resources as an asset for climate resilience
  • Transition to clean energy by scaling up renewable energy sources and strengthening regional
  • energy markets
  • Modernize transport systems by improving public transportation and updating vehicle standards

The event was also attended by The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta, whilst the panel discussion was made up of key stakeholders from the environmental and climate space, and included the Hon Mohammed Adam, Deputy Minister for Energy, Prof. Irene S. Egyir, Dean College of Agriculture, University of Ghana, Mrs. Roselyn Fosuah Adjei, Director Climate Change Directorate, Forestry Commission, Professor Denis Worlanyo Aheto, Director Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience, Univeristy of Cape Coast.

The impact of climate change on Ghanaians was captured perfectly by two spoken word and one dance performance by Rita Adwoa Arthur and Rhyme Sonny.

In conclusion to the panel discussion, Professor Irene Egyir, concluded that every Ghanaian has the responsibility to practice good environmental habits and be conscious about how we think, what we do and what we are taught.

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