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Atewa Forest to become a national park

Atewa Forest to become a national park

Ms Barbara Asamoah, Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has hinted that the Ministry intends to raise the status of the Atiwa Forest to the standard of a national park.

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Atewa Forest Reserve

Atiwa Range of Forest Reserves, in South Eastern Ghana, is the closest rainforest to the capital city, Accra.

It is one of the largest surviving rainforests in West Africa and one of the most important for wildlife:  the jewel in the crown of Ghana’s reserves.

This lush, tropical montane forest, with clear running ...

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it is unfortunate the government is compromising on the current economic situation of the country to the detriment of the our environment. when the whole world is awake with climate change strategies which including sustainably managing their, conservation and establishment of plantation for carbon credit, Ghana my beloved country is seeking to destroy its only left largest forest reserve for minerals. I absolute disagree with government decision and will support at all levels to see it that the Atiwa forest is not destroyed. I am currently working on a project which seeks to reveal the policy gaps in Ghana's constitution that has continually created conflicts between the forest and mining sector of the country. I hope to take it far to the international front for immediate intervention.

Jonathan Abagre

Canada

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Piotr Naskrecki , Szabolcs Sáfián, Florian Möllers Images CI RAP 47
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Dr. Caleb Ofori
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