Ghanaian Stakeholders Validate Two Key NAP Process Strategies on Private Sector Engagement and Adaptation in the Infrastructure Sector

Ghana’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), part of the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, hosted two national workshops in Accra this week to validate the drafts of two key National Adaptation Planning (NAP) documents: a private sector engagement strategy and a sectoral adaptation strategy for the infrastructure sector (water, energy and transport). With a […]

Ghana Hosts High-Level Regional Consultations on National Adaptation Planning

The Government of Ghana is hosting a series of high-level regional consultations this week in order to build momentum for medium- and long-term national adaptation planning efforts.  Led by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, the consultations are meant to build political momentum and support for the […]

Ghana’s Vision for National Adaptation Planning

By Philip Antwi-Agyei (Ph.D.), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana; and Antwi-Boasiako Amoah (Ph.D.), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Ghana

Ghana’s climate is changing. Increasing temperatures, changing rainfall patterns, stronger and less predictable storms will all present a serious challenge to the people of Ghana and their livelihoods, including farmers, herders, foresters and tourism operators, among others. This will have significant repercussions for the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals. With the agriculture sector employing […]