Ghana : Restoring degraded lands, combating desertification, drought (Google / Ghana News Agency)

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http://www.ghananewsagency.org/details/Science/Ghana-to-validate-gender-action-plan-of-GEMP/?ci=8&ai=33677

Ghana to validate gender action plan of GEMP

Tamale, Sept. 20, GNA – A Gender Equity Strategy and Action Plan (GESAP) has being developed by the Environmental Protection Agency to address gender issues during the implementation of the Ghana Environmental Management Project (GEMP).

The GEMP initiative which is geared at restoring degraded lands, to help combat desertification, drought and other natural disasters in the nation’s Savannah zone, is being financed by a 7.4 million Canadian dollar grant from the Canadian Government.

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Author: Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.