The Ministry of Lands and Natural has started operations to halt illegal mining activities on the River Offin. As part of operations to halt the activities, some soldiers task force has been sent to the mining sight. A statement released on Saturday, 13th September, 2022, reads;
News coming in indicates that two hundred and seventy forest guards in Ghana have successfully ended their training course with the ministry. This course was an 18 days of intense training of persons who will guard wildlife and also forest trees in Ghana. The trainees went through some physical training activities such as weapon handling, dismantling and reassembling of guns, target shooting and Tae-Kwan-Do training defence among others.
Later in the day, after conducting some parliamentary business, honorable Samuel Abu Jinapor hosted the Canadian High Commissioner, H.E Kathleen Csaba, in his office at the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, to discuss issues relating to strengthening the relationship between the two countries in the extractive industry.
Ghana Goes Green today The ‘Beyond The Return’ program is partnering with the local diaspora community to plant trees for the “Green Ghana Project,” which is an initiative championed by the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources and the Forestry Commission. On Friday, 11th June 2021, five million trees will be planted across Ghana.