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TIMBER FEES TO GO UP

Ghana’s Forestry Commission (FC) has revealed that a Review Committee is being set up for upward review of the country’s Timber Rights Fee (TRF), popularly known as timber fees meant for the state.  Since 2005, the commission has not revised the TRF, necessitating the review.TRF is rent that timber companies pay for their conces…See More
Oct 27, 2011
MASAHUDU ANKIILU KUNATEH posted a blog post

VEEP: GHANA NEEDS AGRIC REVOLUTION TO KICK-OUT POVERTY

The Vice President of Ghana, H.E John Dramani Mahama has hinted that Ghana needs an agricultural revolution based on productivity growth and appropriate technology, in order to create jobs and also raise almost a million more Ghanaians out of poverty by 2015.Mr. Mahama made this known in a speech read for him by the Minister of Lands…See More
Oct 17, 2011
MASAHUDU ANKIILU KUNATEH posted a blog post

FORESTRY COMMISSION AIDS TIMBER COMPANIES TO RIP-OFF GHANA

The Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD), a non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Ghana yesterday disclosed that since 2005, the Forestry Commission (FC) had not revised the country’s Timber Rights Fees (TRF) popularly known forest fees meant for the state.TRF is rent that timber companies…See More
Oct 13, 2011
MASAHUDU ANKIILU KUNATEH posted a blog post

WORLD HUNGER REPORT: HIGH, VOLATILE FOOD PRICES LINGER ON

Food price volatility featuring high prices is likely to continue and possibly increase, making poor farmers, consumers and countries more vulnerable to poverty and food insecurity, the United Nations' three Rome-based agencies said in the global hunger report released yesterday.   Small, import-dependent countries, particularly…See More
Oct 11, 2011
MASAHUDU ANKIILU KUNATEH posted a blog post

AHEAD OF COP17: INDIA RAISES RED FLAGS

The Indian Government has submitted a proposal to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to include three contentious but very important issues on 'unilateral trade measures', 'intellectual property rights' and 'equitable access to sustainable development' for…See More
Oct 10, 2011
MASAHUDU ANKIILU KUNATEH posted a blog post

Repercussions Of Climate Change On Ghana's Food Security

An increase body of evidence shows that climatic variability is adversely affecting Ghana’s natural resources such as land, water, forests and vegetation, as well as human capital. Climate change is expected to have significant impact on key resource-dependant sectors such as agriculture and food production, and consequently on…See More
Oct 6, 2011
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Oct 5, 2011
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Oct 4, 2011
MASAHUDU ANKIILU KUNATEH is now a member of Biodiversity Media Alliance
Oct 4, 2011

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What is your name?
ANKIILU KUNATEH
What is your job title?
SENIOR BUSINESS AND DEVELOPMENT JOURNALIST
What organisation do you work for?
PRINT MEDIA
Website
www.ghanaian-chronicle.com
What aspects of biodiversity are you most interested in?
Agriculture, Communicating biodiversity, Climate change, Ecosystem services, Endangered species, Forests, Invasive species, Oceans, Poverty and biodiversity, Protected areas, Trade and biodiversity, Traditional knowledge, Urban biodiversity, Wetlands
What languages do you speak?
ENGLISH, TWI, DAGARTI, HAUSA
Please use this section to introduce yourself in more detail, adding any other relevant information not included in your previous answers. The site administrator will use this answer to decide whether to approve your membership
AM MASAHUDU ANKIILU KUNATEH, A SENIOR JOURNALIST WITH THE CHRONICLE NEWSPAPER BASED IN GHANA. I HOLD TWO DIPLOMAS IN JOURNALISM FROM THE PRESTIGIOUS INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MASS COMMUNICATION, NEW DELHI AND INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND JOURNALISM, KUMASI, GHANA.
THE AREAS REPORT INCLUDE BUSINESS, ECONOMICS, BANKING AND FINANCE, DEVELOPMENT ISSUES SUCH AS CLIMATE, FOREST AND LAND DEGRADATION, AND WETLANDS.

MASAHUDU ANKIILU KUNATEH's Blog

TIMBER FEES TO GO UP

Ghana’s Forestry Commission (FC) has revealed that a Review Committee is being set up for upward review of the country’s Timber Rights Fee (TRF), popularly known as timber fees meant for the state.  Since 2005, the commission has not revised the TRF, necessitating the review.

TRF is rent that timber companies pay for their conces…

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Posted on October 27, 2011 at 18:37

VEEP: GHANA NEEDS AGRIC REVOLUTION TO KICK-OUT POVERTY

The Vice President of Ghana, H.E John Dramani Mahama has hinted that Ghana needs an agricultural revolution based on productivity growth and appropriate technology, in order to create jobs and also raise almost a million more Ghanaians out of poverty by 2015.

Mr. Mahama made this known in a speech read for him by…

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Posted on October 17, 2011 at 15:30

FORESTRY COMMISSION AIDS TIMBER COMPANIES TO RIP-OFF GHANA

The Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD), a non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Ghana yesterday disclosed that since 2005, the Forestry Commission (FC) had not revised the country’s Timber Rights Fees (TRF) popularly known forest fees meant for the state.

TRF is rent…

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Posted on October 13, 2011 at 10:11

WORLD HUNGER REPORT: HIGH, VOLATILE FOOD PRICES LINGER ON

Food price volatility featuring high prices is likely to continue and possibly increase, making poor farmers, consumers and countries more vulnerable to poverty and food insecurity, the United Nations' three Rome-based agencies said in the global hunger report released yesterday.  



Small, import-dependent…

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Posted on October 11, 2011 at 17:29

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