A recent study has found that substandard anti-malarial drugs are being distributed in six African countries

IIED conducted an independent consultation on the World Bank

Ghana's Minerals Commission has come up with a regulatory framework that will ensure that mining companies operating in the country cough up more to the government coffers. The new legislation

The foreign adviser, Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury, has urged the UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, to immediately establish a high- level task force to address the acute global food crisis. He made the appeal while chairing a ministerial meeting of LDCs on the eve of the inauguration of UNCTAD-XII in the Ghana's capital on Saturday. Iftekhar proposed that the task force, comprising eminent persons, should address long-term food security issues including those of agricultural productivity, grains trade, land utilisation and diversion for bio-fuels.

Ten radio stations in Ghana have been selected to educate people in the country about hiv/aids. The Ghana Aids Commission is funding the project, being implemented by the Centre for Development

The study updates the post 2004 elephant crop-raiding situation around Bia Conservation Area (BCA). This was done through an analysis of data on elephant damage from crop-raiding report forms completed for all raids occurring between 2004 and 2006 at BCA. There were 103 elephant crop damage incidents involving

Non-motorised transport (NMT) is central to the issue of sustainable transportation. Among the more arguably important aspects of NMT that are sometimes overlooked are bicycle transportation development and accompanying policy reform.

People have always been proficient at making trash. Future archaeologists will note that at the tail end of the 20th century, a new, noxious kind of clutter exploded across the landscape: the digital detritus that has come to be called e-waste. More than 40 years ago, Gordon Moore, co-founder of the computer-chip maker Intel, observed that computer processing power roughly doubles every two years. An unstated corollary to "Moore's law" is that at any given time, all the machines considered state-of-the-art are simultaneously on the verge of obsolescence.

New malaria vaccines

Contrary to expectations, fishing countries have established relatively effective management plans for a few international fisheries. The model described in this article explains how such multilateral regulation can evolve in spite of strong political and economic barriers to cooperation.