John Mahama of Ghana

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  • Mahama becomes Veep

    Mahama becomes Veep
    HE John Dramani Mahama becomes Vice President of Ghana
  • Hints at possible plastics ban

    Hints at possible plastics ban
    VP Mahama indicates that a ban on non-degradable plastics could be considered to stem Ghana’s increasing waste management difficulties at 1st National Environmental Sanitation Forum themed ‘Cleanliness is next to Godliness’
  • Africa2Green offers biodegradable plastics

    Africa2Green offers biodegradable plastics
    Africa2Green officially announced in Accra offering biodegradable products and technologies. VP Mahama meets with CEO of Return2Green at Osu Castle calling for a lasting solution to Ghana’s plastic waste problem
  • 1st National Climate Change Forum

    1st National Climate Change Forum
    VP Mahama attends 2009 National Climate Change Forum to negotiate Ghana’s position that the COP-15 summit in Copenhagen that developed countries provide money to developing countries to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • special guest of honour at Return2Green Stakeholder’s Forum

    special guest of honour at Return2Green Stakeholder’s Forum
    VP Mahama is special guest of honour at Return2Green International Stakeholder’s Forum organized by Ministry of Environment, Science & Technology in collaboration with Africa2Green International themed ‘Green Industry for Ghana & ECOWAS: The Biodegradable Option’
  • VP Mahama featured in environmental documentary

    VP Mahama featured in environmental documentary
    VP Mahama featured in Creative Storm’s documentary ‘Ghana's Plastic Waste Menace’ shown on GTV saying “Even the livestock are chewing plastics and dying”
  • VP Mahama becomes supporter of Plastic Pollution Coalition

     VP Mahama becomes supporter of Plastic Pollution Coalition
    VP Mahama becomes notable supporter of Plastic Pollution Coalition. Partnership formed to address how single-use waste is impacting Ghana and the African continent as a whole
  • VP Mahama gives TED talk on refuse in Los Angeles

    VP Mahama gives TED talk on refuse in Los Angeles
    VP Mahama gives TED talk at TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch on Policy Initiatives That Work: Ghana – a success story in Los Angeles, CA under the theme ‘Refuse’
  • VP Mahama inspects ZoomLion Sorting & Composting Plant

    VP Mahama inspects ZoomLion Sorting & Composting Plant
    VP Mahama pays surprise visit to inspect ZoomLion Sorting & Composting Plant at Adjenkotoku, a suburb of Accra. Plant will have the capacity to pelletise recovered plastics for the manufacture of plastic items such as plastic chairs, carpets, bowls and many others. Facility also expected to produce compost or organic fertiliser for local farmer purchase
  • Ghana Plastic Manufacturers Association demand Biodegradable Plastic Technology

    Ghana Plastic Manufacturers Association demand Biodegradable Plastic Technology
    Ghana Plastic Manufacturers Association (GPMA) calls for legislation of more environmentally-friendly technologies specifically biodegradable additives at its latest stakeholder forum theme ‘Biodegradable Plastic Technology - An Answer to Plastic Littering in Ghana’. GPMA suggests that regulations should be a pre-requisite for renewal of license of plastic manufacturers to serve as incentive for the manufacturers
  • VP Mahama takes over as President of Ghana

    VP Mahama takes over as President of Ghana
    VP Mahama takes over as President of Ghana
  • VP Mahama launches a plastic waste management programme

    VP Mahama launches a plastic waste management programme
    VP Mahama launches a plastic waste management programme on the theme: “From plastic waste to cash” in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology (MEST) aiming to educate the public on the dangers of plastics provide alternative uses of the plastics that could open up job opportunities for the jobless, create awareness on suitable waste disposal systems in communities
    Mahama says government to come out with alternative means of bagging goods and designate waste collection