Launch of a project to tackle climate change impact in Ghana
Signatories of the MoU include the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), the Ghana Forestry Commission, Touton, Agro Eco-Louis Bolk Institute, Nature Conservation Research Centre (NCRC), and SNV-Netherlands Development Organisation.
The project aims to achieve a deforestation-free cocoa landscape in the Juabeso and Bia Districts of Western Ghana and to develop a market for climate-smart cocoa beans.
Other speakers at the event included the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Hon. John Peter Amewu, the Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission, Mr. Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, and the CEO of Cocobod, Joseph Boahen Aidoo.
The PPRCL is notably supported by the Partnership for Forests programme.