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Changes in Weather Patterns Need Swift Action to Save Ghana’s Agriculture

By Francis NpongPearl Millet is one of the hunger breaker crops in parts of Northern Ghana. Often referred to as savannah vegetation, northern Ghana records a maximum of 55mm of…See More
Jun 6, 2015
Npong Balikawu Francis posted a blog post

Climate Change Adaptation: Illiterate Farmers Go Back to School

some community farmers learning basic numerals, modern agric practices, picture Francis NpongFrancis Npong, Gushiegu, Ghana, Farmers in some communities in…See More
May 9, 2014
Stephen Leahy commented on Npong Balikawu Francis's blog post GMOs safer than GSM Cell Phones-Scientists
"Here's another African perspective, based on interview two years ago in Nairobi:  Parts of Kenya have been hit hard by a multi-year drought, but “Mrs. Kimonyi is never hungry” said Patrick Mangu, an ethnobotanist at…"
Oct 12, 2012
Stephen Leahy commented on Npong Balikawu Francis's blog post GMOs safer than GSM Cell Phones-Scientists
"Some scientists have ties to the industry. Many universities in North America depend on donations and research contracts from agri-business. Until recently no student of agriculture in Canada could receive any training in organic, or eco-ag methods.…"
Oct 12, 2012
Npong Balikawu Francis commented on Npong Balikawu Francis's blog post GMOs safer than GSM Cell Phones-Scientists
"If what Stephen said here is true why scientists not respecting our rights to know all that about GMOs? "
Oct 12, 2012
Stephen Leahy commented on Npong Balikawu Francis's blog post GMOs safer than GSM Cell Phones-Scientists
"How GMOs unleashed a pesticide gusher - Guardian 3 Oct 2012 Prof Powell makes the case against GMOs: people don't trust them because there are no real benefits to using them. Unlike cell phones."
Oct 11, 2012
Npong Balikawu Francis posted a blog post

GMOs safer than GSM Cell Phones-Scientists

An agricultural scientist Professor Wayne Powell has hinted that, the use of Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) is more dangerous to humans health than the consumption of genetically modified foods (GMOs).According to him, the radio active waves produce by GSM is capable of causing extensive damage to tissues and could…See More
Oct 2, 2012
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Sep 6, 2012

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What is your name?
Npong
What is your job title?
Environ/Agric journalist
What organisation do you work for?
ThinkBrigade.org
Website
www.thinkbrigade.org
What aspects of biodiversity are you most interested in?
Access and benefit sharing, Agriculture, Biodiversity targets, Biotechnology, CBD negotiations, Communicating biodiversity, Climate change, Ecosystem services, Education, Endangered species, Faith and biodiversity, Forests, Invasive species, Oceans, Poverty and biodiversity, Protected areas, Trade and biodiversity, Traditional knowledge, Urban biodiversity, Wetlands
What languages do you speak?
English Language
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
Holds Climate Change Diplomacy certificate, certificate, Decentralized Governance-United Nations Public Administration Network (UNPAN), Diploma- Journalism, Diploma, Marketing, Certificate, Strategic Business Development, certificate Human Rights Reporting and Journalism, social media manager, blogger and Higher National Diploma in Accountancy student, National Coordinator, Media Advocates for Sustainable Environment (MASE) and Climate Change Communications Consultant. A young African journalist persistently advocating for change in leadership style for enhanced governance, believer of democracy, rule of law, equality, human rights, freedom of speech and freedom for minority tribes. A child and women's rights advocates. An environmental activist, rural journalist, self social media educator, a passionate anti-corruption fighter.

Npong Balikawu Francis's Blog

Changes in Weather Patterns Need Swift Action to Save Ghana’s Agriculture

By Francis Npong

Pearl Millet is one of the hunger breaker crops in parts of Northern Ghana. Often referred to as savannah vegetation, northern Ghana records a…

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Posted on June 6, 2015 at 19:58

Climate Change Adaptation: Illiterate Farmers Go Back to School



some community farmers learning basic numerals, modern agric practices, picture Francis Npong…

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Posted on May 9, 2014 at 12:51

GMOs safer than GSM Cell Phones-Scientists

An agricultural scientist Professor Wayne Powell has hinted that, the use of Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) is more dangerous to humans health than the consumption of genetically modified foods (GMOs).…

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Posted on October 2, 2012 at 10:30 — 4 Comments

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