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Conservation Alliance International (CA) has received an award of merit at the maiden edition of the Ghana Green Awards and Expo (GGAE) which was held at the State Banquet Hall in Accra last Friday.

The award scheme is an initiative to encourage environmentally sustainable activities at corporate, enterprise, community and individual levels and is targeted at enhancing efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change.

The event was organised by RicsConsult Limited, an events architecture, planning, marketing and management and sports business consultant, with collaboration from the Energy Commission, Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other stakeholders.

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CA was recognised for its innovative projects across West Africa particularly Ghana. Some of projects undertaken includes; PAVE Project in Northern Ghana, Little Green Hands, Trans-boundary Project, Business and Biodiversity Offset among others.

Using the community level innovators approach, CA has impacted lives by assisting communities to manage their natural resources resulting in improved human well-being.

CA  thanked RicsConsult for the award and promised to continue in its quest to conserve Africa’s biodiversity for human development. CA used the opportunity to call on other organisations especially, businesses to invest in innovative projects in natural resources which will in the long run, have a positive impact on environmental sustainability,”

 

Read more at:

http://www.graphic.com.gh/news/general-news/graphic-others-receive-ghana-green-awards.html

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