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Forestry Commission to establish 3 additional zoos in Ghana

The Chief Executive officer (CEO) of the Forestry commission, John Allotey, has revealed the commission's agenda to establish three additional zoos in...

Forestry Commission tours Accra Zoo ahead of reopening [Photos]

The Forestry Commission Board, led by the Chairman Tetrete Okuamoah Sekyim II, has toured the Accra Zoo to inspect ongoing works and...

Galamsey fight: Forestry Commission to set up mining unit

The Forestry Commission is considering establishing a mining unit under the Forest Services Division. The unit, according to stakeholders, will...
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Forestry Commission gave consent to Wontumi’s Akonta Mining to enter Nimri Forest Reserve

The Forestry Commission says the Minerals Commission may go ahead and process documents of Akonta Mining Limited for its permit entry into the...
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Deputy Lands Minister, Forestry Commission Board storm Accra Zoo after lion killed man

Following a meeting between the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources and the Forestry Commission Board on Wednesday, 31st August 2022, the...

Forestry Commission closes down Accra Zoo after lion kills man

The Forestry Commission has closed down the Accra Zoo effective Monday, August 29.  The closure comes a day after...

Forestry Commission reacts to reports that a lion has escaped from Accra Zoo

The Forestry Commission has rejected claims that one of the lions at the Accra Zoo has escaped. The Commission said...

Forestry Commission strikes again; destroys 300 acres of illegal farms

As part of continuous efforts to clamp down on illegal activities in forest reserves, the Forestry Commission has destroyed 300 acres of...

Irate youth set military base, Forestry Commission office on fire

Some irate youth of Diabaa in the Dormaa West District of the Bono Region have set a military base and an office...

Forestry Commission arrests 5 for mining in Bosomtwe Forest Reserve

The Forestry Commission, through its surveillance task force, has arrested five illegal miners in the Bosomtwe Forest Reserve of the Ashanti Region.

Forestry Commission destroys 5 hectares of illegal farms

The Juaboso-Bia forest district has destroyed five hectares of illegal plantain farms in the Krokosue Hill forest reserve.
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Forestry Commission makes changes to its operations

There has been an operational shake-up at the Forestry Commission, with the movement of all 16 regional managers of the Forest Services...
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Forestry Commission gives latest update on businessman’s tigers [Audio]

The Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission says the two tigers owned by businessman, Nana Kwame Bediako, also known as Chedar, are...
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Forestry Commission to relocate 2 tigers from an Accra residence – Police

The Ghana Police Service says it is taking steps to remove two tigers from a private residence in Accra.

Beyi W’ano: Forestry Commission cautions Fulani herdsmen to stop destroying forest reserves

The Bono Regional Forestry Manager, Isaac Noble Eshun, has announced that measures have been put in place to halt the activities of...

Forestry Commission lifts ban on hunting in forests

The Forestry Commission has announced a lifting of the ban on hunting wild animals in Ghana’s forests. The ban,...

Juaboso Forestry Commission arrests 8 illegal chainsaw operators

The Sehwi Juaboso Forestry Commission has confiscated 3,000 logged timber from illegal chainsaw operators in the Krokosue Hill Forest Reserve in the...

Remembering Rawlings@74: Foundation, Achimota School and Forestry Commission partner to plant trees

The J.J. Rawlings Foundation, in conjunction with the Achimota School and the Forestry Commission, organise a tree-planting exercise at the Achimota School...

Late Sir John’s aide quits Forestry Commission job

JoyNews/AdomNews · Late Sir John's aide quits Forestry Commission job Aide to late Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the...

Police petitions Forestry Commission for lighting on Achimota-GIMPA road

The Accra region police has petitioned the Forestry Commission to provide lighting on the Achimota-GIMPA road to prevent the recurrence of criminal...

Zoomlion, Forestry Commission plant over 600,000 trees in Accra

As part of the national tree planting exercise and to green the country, waste management company, Zoomlion Ghana Limited, has partnered the...

Forestry Commission to plant 5 million trees under Green Ghana project

JoyNews/AdomNews · Forestry Commission to plant 5 million trees The Forestry Commission, through the Ministry of Lands and Natural...

3 farmers arrested as Forestry Commission destroys two acres of ‘weed plantation’

The Western North Regional Police Command and Forestry Commission, in a joint operation, have arrested three suspected 'weed' farmers.

Sefwi Wiawso chief donates drones to Forestry Commission

The Sefwi Wiawso Paramount Chief, Okatakyire Kwasi Bumangama II, has donated two drone cameras to Sefwi Juaboso and Wiawso District Forestry Commission.

Juaboso-Bia Forestry Commission supplies desks to three districts

To reduce the infrastructural deficit in some public schools in the Western North Region, the Juaboso-Bia Forestry Commission has distributed 300 mono...
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Meet the new CEO of the Forestry Commission after demise of Sir John

The then Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Forestry Commission, J.M. Allotey, has been sworn in as the substantive Chief Executive...

Three fake Forestry Commission ‘staff’ remanded

The Amasaman Circuit Court has remanded three suspects into police custody for duping thousands of unsuspecting members of the public of varied...

Harmattan: Forestry Commission readies itself to tackle bush fires

Head of Corporate Affairs and Media Relations at the Forestry Commission, Joyce Ofori, has assured Ghanaians of the Commission’s readiness to combat...

Angry Forestry Commission workers petition Finance Minister

About two hundred aggrieved workers of the Forestry Commission have petition to the Minister of Finance Ken Ofori Atta to pay...

Photos: Angry Forestry Commission workers bare teeth at govt over unpaid cash

Aggrieved workers of the Forestry Commission have embarked on a demonstration over unpaid allowances for the past five months.
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Forestry Commission bans hunting, capturing of wild animals

The Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission has announced a ban on hunting and capturing of wild animals, which is referred to...
Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie (Sir John)

Audio: No recruitment at Forestry Commission – Sir John

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Forestry Commission, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie (Sir John) says his outfit is...
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Forestry Commission takes major step to make Mole World Heritage Site

The Forestry Commission has taken a major step towards the listing of Mole National Park, the largest national park in the country,...
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Rejoinder: “Shady deals at Forestry Commission as staff receive bribes into private account”

Forestry Commission’s attention has been drawn to an Article in the media, which was published on 30th April, 2019 with above heading.

Forestry Commission partners NDF to school timber businessmen

The Forestry Commission is assisting timber industries in Ghana to adhere to laid down regulations in the forestry supply chain. According to the commission, many...

Forestry Commission to arm guards to the teeth- CEO

The Forestry Commission says it will deploy armed forest guards to ward off encroachers engaged in illegal mining as well as logging and lumbering...

Forestry Commission begins reclamation of degraded forest reserves

The Forestry Commission has begun reclaiming forest reserves degraded by activities of illegal miners. Eight local firms are working on the program over 12 months...

Audio: Assin Adadientem chief bares teeth at Forestry Commission

The chief of Assin Adadientem in the Assin South district of the Central region, Nii Lantei Tuaka II has taken a swipe at the...