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About The Green Ghanaian Intiative

Akua Akyaa Nkrumah is a Ghanaian environmental technologist based in Accra, Ghana. She studied Environmental Science and Technology at the University of Maryland - College Park. She currently works as a consultant for environment and climate change in Accra and has a passion for water, sanitation, recycling and renewable energy

Give your time, Lift your country, Save your planet

As conscious citizens we all have our dissatisfactions with the way things are. We wish laws were better enforced, we wish there was better employment for the youth, we just wish government would do better! Well, while we wait on … Continue reading

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#FotoGreenFriday – Talking Trash

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Congrats to our Chief Greenovator!

Congrats to our founder and Chief Greenovator Akua Akyaa Nkrumah on winning second place in the Inspired By Ghana photo contest held by PhotoWalkGh.  Take a look at her winning photo of scrap metal. What a shot!

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Rain, Rain Please (Don’t) Go Away

As important as rain is for watering crops and replenishing our ground water it can also have devastating effects in our more urbanized areas.  Places that were meant to be open spaces for the water to collect and seep into … Continue reading

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GH Eco Class: – Lesson 1: Ecosystem Services

Introducing the GH Eco Class Are you concerned about the environment and want to know more about ecology and the science behind the issues? There are many aspects of environmental awareness that are based on science and The GH Eco … Continue reading

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