Ghana: Minister Calls for Collective Responsibility to Protect Nation's Forest | WWF

Ghana: Minister Calls for Collective Responsibility to Protect Nation's Forest



Posted on 04 August 2011
From Ghana News Agency: The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Mike Hammah, has called for a collective and shared responsibility from civil society and private community to help protect the forest from further depletion. The minister said the challenging state of the nation's forest resources needed a more pragmatic solution to address the situation, stressing that the timber industry's raw material requirement was currently in excess of 2.7 million metric tonnes annually out of which there was a supply gap of 430,000 metric tonnes on the domestic market. Read more...