Here's a proposed agenda, although since I will be leaving tomorrow I'll let you all adjust as needed:
11:30-11:45 - Abibiman Foundation presents on their clean cook stove project and ties it into the topic of the side event.
11:45-12:10 - Drew discusses the decision-maker tools Climate Interactive offers, our approach, how they are used, etc.
12:10-12:30 - Florian discusses efforts to integrate the World Climate Simulation into curricula using Germany as a case study.
12:30-1:00 - question and answer.
Fabio will speak briefly about Abibiman's clean cook stoves initiative and tie it into the theme of the side event.
All the best
Ghanaians, others, call on world leaders to act on Sustainable Development Goals
25 Sept. 2017 | General News
Kenneth Nana from Abibiman Foundation and GCAP Ghana said, “We urge our leaders to #ACT4SDGs and take urgent action to tackle poverty, inequality and climate change. We can work together to create a better, more fair world. Our future, our children’s future, and the future of our planet depend on it.
’’On 25 September 2015, world leaders agreed to a definitive plan for the planet and its people by adopting 17 Sustainable Development Goals....
Community sensitisation and clean-up exercise ...
Ahead of the Ocean Conference in New York (5-9 June 2017), the UN Information Centre (UNIC) in Accra has undertaken a sensitisation and clean-up exercise to bring home the message of the need to join hands to reverse the decline in the health of our ocean.
The event was held in partnership with Abibimman Foundation, a local NGO.
5 June 2017 | News
Thousands Call Out The World Bank To Make The Big Shift Out Of Fossil Fuels And Into Renewables...
22 Sept. 2017 | Press Release
Ebenezer Essilfie-Nyame of Abibiman Foundation, who is leading the campaign in Ghana, explains, “It’s such a contradiction - on the one hand, the World Bank acknowledges that climate change is disproportionately affecting the poorest people; on the other, it still funds fossil fuel infrastructure projects, locking countries into high carbon pathways.
August 16, 2017| News
“From today, we have the opportunity to chart a new course; a course that is expected to control the anthropogenic releases of mercury throughout its lifecycle in order to protect people and the environment from the harmful effects of mercury and its related compounds,” said Kenneth Nana Amoateng, Executive Director of the Foundation.
Convention to protect humans from mercury effects comes into force.
Abibiman Foundation On World Environment Day 2017
5 June 2017 | General News
The Sakumono beach enclave popularly known as Titanic beach is a fast growing tourism avenue which is bedeviled with hash and negative human impacts.
In this age of civilization and responsive societies, it is unacceptable and inhuman for people to operate in such areas without the provision of an efficient waste management system.
Abibiman Foundation Calls On The Government Of Ghana To Show Political Will On Its Proposed Ban On The Importation Of Mercury
12 August 2017 | Press Release
Abibiman Foundation commends Government of Ghana for this laudable initiative, we are yet to see any communique from the Government relating to its strategies on how the proposed ban will be implemented.....
Abibiman Foundation Welcomes Into Force Legally Binding Of The Minamata Convention On Mercury
16 August 2017 | Press Release
The Government of the Republic of Ghana signed the Convention on 24 September 2014 and ratified it this year on 23 March 2017.
From today, we have the opportunity to chart a new course; a course that is expected to control the anthropogenic releases of mercury throughout its lifecycle in order to protect people and the environment from the harmful effects of mercury and its related compounds.
23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Nov 17th,2017 | Presentation
Solar cookers offering
a sustainable alternative
to Three Stones Stoves;
Mewar Angithi - The simplest
revolutionary cooking system
Government should make refuse recycling a major priority
Nov. 19,2017 | News
“Recycling of waste materials into fertilizers is a good project, and I think, this could be one of the areas the President could consider in achieving his ‘One District One Factory’ initiative,” she said.
Ms. Nana Adjei said this on Saturday during a visit to the JVL Fortifer Composit Plant, at Borteyman together with Abibiman Foundation, to commemorate United Nations (UN) World Toilet Day.
Apr - Jun,2017 | Volume 4
GHANA SEforALL NEWS
The Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) Secretariat under the Energy Commission has intensified its awareness campaign on Productive Uses of Energy (PUE) in the country. Two workshops were held in May 2017 in Ho and Ejisu for the Volta and Ashanti Regions, respectively, to educate key stakeholders on past and present PUE interventions in the country and the benefits.