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 …
According the newly published 2019 Brand Audit Report, Coca Cola, Colgate-Palmolive, and Unilever ranked as the top regional polluters in Africa. Green Africa Youth Organization and the Let’s Do It Ghana team were among over 200 organisations around the world that organized over 480 brand audits.
GAYO in partnership with Ghana’s National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) is collaborating with the Africa Youth Advisory Board for Disaster Risk Reduction (AfYAB DRR) under the Africa Union Commission (AUC), to organize a Quiz competition among four Senior High Schools in Ghana.
It is urgent for governments to commence action on climate change adaptation and increase youth involvement in climate action processes from national to the community level. We have seen and heard of diverse strategies, it is about time we see an effective and accountable implementation of climate policies.