The Ghana Shea Landscape Emission Reduction Project (GSLERP) , hosted by the Climate Change Department of Forestry Commission, has donated logistics to the Forest Services and Wildlife Divisions of the Forestry Commission.The GSLERP is a component of the Ghana REDD+ Project that has been developed to address deforestation and degradationRead More →

The Chief Executive (CE) of the Forestry Commission (FC), Mr. John Allotey , has commended staff across the country for the tireless efforts and dedication towards achieving the mandate of the Commission. He made this known during the 2023 edition of the Chief Executive’s End of Year Awards and StaffRead More →

“People are happy with the performance of the Forestry Commission (FC), and are witnessing more action being taken to protect and conserve the forests and its resources, especially with regards to illegal mining”. This statement was made by the Chief Executive of FC, Mr. John Allotey, as he addressed ManagementRead More →

The Ghana Cocoa Forest REDD+ Programme (GCFRP) which was the first among other programmes to be launched under Ghana’s REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) Strategy has been in implementation since 2019 to reduce deforestation and forest degradation from Ghana’s cocoa landscapes. The Programme run by the REDD+Read More →

The Chief Executive (CE) of the Forestry Commission (FC), Mr. John Allotey , has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), on behalf of the Forestry Commission, with the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR), represented by Prof. Elvis Asare Bediako.The MoU seeks to provide students with a more practicalRead More →

Mr John Allotey, the Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission, has elucidated extensively on Ghana’s reforestation and afforestation policy, disclosing that it is anchored on community engagement, accountability, and transparency. He was speaking on behalf of the Sector Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor, at aRead More →

The Forestry Commission Training Center (FCTC) has held its maiden health walk and talk to educate staff on the need to stay healthy through exercising.The walk started from FCTC through Akyawkrom to Krapa.After covering a distance of 10.7 km, they stopped at Anita Hotel to perform an aerobics session andRead More →

The Timber Validation Department of Forestry Commission has organised a meeting to enlighten government entities on the formation of the Broader Market Recognition Coalition (BMRC). BMRC seeks to ensure good forest governance in tropical timber producing countries by promoting the National Sustainable Forestry Systems (NSFS). The goal is to encourageRead More →