Ghana Competition to celebrate the 2020 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR)

The Green Africa Youth Organization (GAYO) in partnership with the National Disaster Management Organization, the Africa Youth Advisory Board on Disaster Risk Reduction (AYAB DRR), and Accra office of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) present the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDR) quiz competition. IDDRR is a day set aside …

The Transition: Formalizing The Informal Waste Sector

In an era of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become more urgent to integrate the informal waste pickers – mostly women, ensure their safety and acknowledge their contribution to the overall environmental quality of many urban and peri-urban areas. – Joshua Amponsem, Green Africa Youth Organization. In Ghana, informal waste pickers (sometimes referred to as …