Director, Environment Sector
Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment,
|2009 Indicators Profile|
The best opportunity to slow the rate of near-term warming globally and in sensitive regions such as the Arctic is by cutting emissions of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) most notably methane, black carbon and some hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Widespread reductions, which complement the need for aggressive global action on carbon dioxide, contribute significantly to the goal of limiting warming to less than two degrees. Reducing SLCPs can also advance national priorities such as protecting air quality and public health, promoting food security, enhancing energy efficiency, and alleviat...[more]
The Ghana Climate Care Project aims to educate, advocate, and offer practical adaptation activities in climate-affected communities in the Accra-Ada area. The ultimate goal of this commitment is to stem the tide of climate change by bringing stakeholders under one umbrella so as to deepen collective efforts and contribute to effective awareness creation.
Global LPG Partnership: Accelerate transition to LPG for cooking by engaging public and private sectors in holistic policy, investment and end-user engagement.
Scaling Up Nutrition, or SUN, is a Movement, led by countries, committed to the understanding that good nutrition is the best investment of the future. The political leaders of SUN countries agree to engage all sectors of central and local governments in efforts to improve nutrition. Their governments establish priorities and plans which are backed by different stakeholders including civil society, the United Nations system, development partners, business enterprises and researchers. SUN Countries are putting the right policies in place, collaborating with partners to implement programs wi...[more]