The GSLERP office has been inaugurated in Tamale by UNDP Ghana Resident Representative-Dr. Angela Lusigi, with support from the Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources – Hon. Benito Owusu Bio, the Italian Ambassador to Ghana- H.E Daniela d’Orlandi, Chairman of the Forestry Commission Board of Commissioners – Tetrete OkuamoahRead More →

The Forestry Commission and Tullow (oil)Ghana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to identify and develop carbon offset projects. The implementation of the project will enhance the conservation of existing forests and increase forest stocks in line with Ghana’s REDD+ strategy, and support the realisation of Tullow’s net zeroRead More →

The Bamboo and Rattan Unit (BRU) of Forestry Commission in collaboration with the International Network for Bamboo& Rattan Organisation (INBAR) has organised training for bamboo and rattan actors within the small and medium enterprises in the Greater Accra Region. About 120 artisans took part in the training which focused onRead More →

Mr. Elisha Asiedu-Amponsah, the Director of Internal Audit of Forestry Commission, has been enrolled as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (ICA-G).  The Fellowship Conferment Ceremony took place at the La-Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra. This is the first ever Conferment of Fellowship by the InstituteRead More →

The Chief Executive of Forestry Commission, Mr. John Allotey has presented Mr. Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey Santana with copies of the recently launched Ecotourism Handbook. This happened when Mr. Santana paid a courtesy call on Mr. John Allotey to show his support and also to help promote the Ecotourism sector ofRead More →

The Forestry Commission under the auspices of The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources is launching the GHANA SHEA LANDSCAPE EMISSION REDUCTIONS PROJECT (GSLERP). The Special Guest of Honour is His Excellency Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia (The Vice President of the Republic) and the Host is Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor,Read More →

The Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission has launched its first Ecotourism Handbook at the Shai Hills Resource Reserve. The Handbook, which was published to support, promote and advertise the country’s ecoutorism sites and streamline products and facilities for tourists ,was launched by the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources,Read More →

Forestry Commission has launched a digitalised property mark registration / renewal process and the Electronic Ghana Wood Tracking System, to improve service delivery. Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor MP, Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, launched the two applications at the Forestry Commission Training Center (FCTC) at Akyawkrom, Ashanti Region. TheRead More →

The Chief Executive of Forestry Commission, Mr. John Allotey, has addressed staff of the Western North Region during a durbar which was  graced by the presence of the Deputy Minister for  Lands & Natural Resources in charge of Lands and Forestry, Hon. Benito Owusu Bio; Tetrete Okuamoah Sekyim II, Chairman,Read More →