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LIQUID GOLD – DANIDA ALUMNI WORKING TO UNTAP THE POTENTIAL OF GHANA’S HONEY MARKET

In conjunction with the UN International Bee Day 2021, a team of Danida alumni organized Ghana’s first Honey Festival and knowledge sharing forum in partnership with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (CSIR-FORIG). The festival was partly financed by a Danida Alumni Activity Grant and its theme “A Spotlight on Pollinators, Beekeeping, and Honey Safety for Sustainable Livelihoods and Biodiversity Conservation” could not be more timely.

Another new frog species ‘Conraua sagyimase’ discovered in Atewa Range Forest Reserve

A newly discovered critically endangered frog species found nowhere else in the world beyond the Atewa Range Forest Reserve has been described and published. With the common name Atewa Slippery frog, the new species has been named ‘Conraua sagyimase’ after the community of Sagyimase at the foot of the Atewa Forest that has supported work on the frog.

90 Atwima Mponua farmers trained on ‘innovative farming practices

Cocoa farmers and tree crop nursery operators in the Atwima- Mponua District of the Ashanti Region have undergone ‘innovative farming practices’ training for enhancement of their crop/tree farming and nursery businesses.

FORIG releases 2,500 seeds to support Green Ghana project

The Forestry Institute of Ghana of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (FORIG-CSIR) has released over 2,500 seedlings to support the Green Ghana initiative rolled out by the government. The institute has also joined in planting trees in some schools to create climate change awareness.

POST-GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP – 2021

The Call

The Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS) in collaboration with the Forestry Research Institute of Ghanaof the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-FORIG), through the Global Climate Change Alliance Plus (GCCA+) project, is offering PhD scholarship and Master’s internship toqualified Ghanaians to carry out research in the area of Forest Carbon Dynamics.

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