Ghana

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Ghana” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Lions and their landscapes are a major part of Africa’s lifeblood indicator. Facing a catastrophic decline in lion population and habitat, a fresh...
The lion, one of the world’s most iconic animal species, is facing a catastrophic decline, with Africa’s population dropping 50% in only twenty years. A fresh report, the New Lion Economy, is the...
Businesses rely on natural resources to operate, which can create impacts and risks as well as opportunities and benefits.  A recent training...
During the workshop held 25-26 October in Ho in the Volta region of Ghana, 30 participants came together to learn and share experiences. The group included representatives from 22 national and...
At first glance, they seem identical – Two neighbouring communities, Murugu and Kaden, bordering Mole National Park in Ghana. Both are surrounded by...
Women & the shea nut market The shea nut business is a female domain. Women collect the nuts and produce shea butter and local soap for domestic and global consumption. African shea nuts are hip...
The West and Central Africa Programme of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN-PACO) within the framework of the Partnership for...
The competition which was launched on June 1, 2016 had two price categories: “Water” and “Sea”. Two winners were selected for each category. This third edition registered the participation of many...
The International Union for Conservation of Nature Central Africa and West African Programme (IUCN/ PACO) as part of its program "Partnership for...
The prize will reward the best print (including internet) news stories and audio (radio) programmes, on the theme "Sustainable management of natural resources: return on successful experiences in...
Restoration of the world’s ecosystems is a huge challenge. In many cases, restoration processes occur at a landscape scale and so require the...
A special issue on Governance Innovations for Ecological Restoration was recently released by the journal, World Development Perspectives. The issue presents case studies from around the world which...
Blog by Laetitia Pettinotti, Researcher at BC3 - Basque Centre for Climate Change. "Last September the 'WISE-UP to Climate' team visited the dry...
My role as a BC3 research economist was to collect qualitative and quantitative data on the benefits local communities receive from nature, or from ‘ecosystem services’. My research focused on two...
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