Objectives To conserve natural and semi-natural habitats and ecosystem services within the Weto Sacred Groves, (wildlife habitats, agro-biodiversity areas, etc.) To strengthen Institutional capacity at the landscape level to transform the Grove into a model Eco-tourism and a source of alternative livelihood for the people of Goviefe Communities to realize the goal of integrating conservation […]
ARDO Disaster Relief efforts a cause attributed to Climate Change which is not only affecting farms but the school as classes are halted for three weeks to allow water to recede from the School Premises.
Purpose For monitors at the community levels, Verifiers (CSOs) and the Forestry Commission Officers. Objective To monitor operations within the forest sector and report any infractions in real-time using portable handheld electronic devices
Study area The Kpeve-Agate Weto Mountain Range Ecosystem lies in the Volta Region of Ghana (Figure 1). It falls within a bounding box of 6o 40′ 7.00″N, 0o 19′ 39.30″E and 6o 44′ 42.00″N, 0o 21′ 38.25″E. Objective(s) To document the bio inventory within the area To identify and assess the sacred groves (ICCAs) with the area Observation/Recommendation Due […]
ARDO staff participate in Mock assessment of the effective implementation of the FLEGT/VPA training of non-state actors who want to improve their technical competence in the ongoing efforts to actively monitor the implementation of the FLEGT/VPA Legality Assurance System (LAS). This training led by Proforest-Ghana combined a class and field-based practice. Objectives To increase CSOs […]
This was facilitated by A Rocha, Friends of the Earth, and Tropenbos-Ghana under a programme titled Green Livelihoods Alliance. Objective: To further build capacities of CSOs, Researchers, and the Media to better understand the unacceptable and corrupt practices in the forest sector. Outcome(s) After a thorough discourse at the workshop and briefing of the rest of the staff upon return on […]
Learning and Experience Sharing among CSOs, Forestry Commission, Community, and the Media from Cote D’Voire, Liberia, and Ghana. This was implemented by Nature and Development Foundation (NDF)-Ghana
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Academia and the Media had a day Refresher Program on how to ensure we integrate gender into our programs. Issues Discussed were ensuring sexual harassment free working environment gender mainstreaming, inclusiveness and responsiveness in our daily lives and activities How to train Youth Groups and Associations, Educators at the basic schools […]