The ocean is a vast natural resource supplying humankind with food, economic and environmental benefits. Economies of many countries depend on fishing to support their growth and stability. The sector is estimated to contribute to 3% of Ghana's total GDP. It gives employment to about 10% of the country’s over 29 million population.
Mamphey Developers Limited (MAMDEV), designer and constructor of the Atta Mills Presidential Library, Memorial and Research Facility in Cape Coast says it is keen to run the facility which has been lying idle for close to two years after its commissioning.
The Chief Executive officer of the company, Mr. Joseph Kojo Mamphey who disclosed this says as constructors, they are hurt to see this facility and others like the Asomdwe Park and the Presidential Palace go waste.
An investigative report compiled by the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is alleging that former CEO of the Board, Dr Stephen Opuni, breached procedure and caused scientists to approve harmful chemicals for release onto the market.
The report claims the $19 million agro-chemicals approved for sale by Agricult Ghana Limited were harmful to humans, animals and hazardous to water.
Experts are warning the revelation could endanger Ghana’s cocoa sector.
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is set to address business leaders from the United Kingdom and Ghana at the upcoming 2nd UK-Ghana Investment Summit in London.
The address is expected to capture the President’s vision for Ghana beyond aid, touching on key areas such as industrialization and infrastructure for the development of railways and precious minerals, and their impact on the private sector and business partnerships.
Scheduled for April 17 to 20, 2018, the summit forms part of planned activities for the upcoming UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce (UKGCC) London week celebration being organized by the Chamber.