Tagged on: Ghana

Ghana GFEI Project Disseminates Vehicle Inventory Report and Recommendations for National Fuel Economy Standards
United Nations Environment Programme

A national workshop was held on 23rd January 2018 at the Institute of Environmental Studies in Amasaman, Ghana to disseminate the vehicle inventory report and share results of policy strategies for fuel economy standards in Ghana under the National GFEI Project. The workshop was attended by 57 participants drawn from the following organizations: African Refiners Association, Ghana Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors, Ghana Daewoo Motors, Ghana Environmental Protection Agency, Ghana Health Service, Ghana Institute of Executive Studies, Ghana News Agency, Ghana Revenue Authority, Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council, Ghana Standards Authority, Ghana TV3 Network Limited, Metro Mass Transport, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Ministry of Transport, National Road Safety Commission of Ghana, School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Toyota Ghana and UN Environment.


Download: Calculation of Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emissions in Ghana, Methodology and Results Dacosta Adjei-EPA, Cost Benefit Analysis Socio-Economic Analysis of Policy Option_Kwasi Asante-Ministry of Finance
2018
Ghana GFEI Dissemination Workshop Institute of Environmental Studies Amasaman, Accra
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme, Transport Unit, Transport

Ghana GFEI Dissemination Workshop


Download: Overview of the GFEI Promoting Cleaner and More Fuel-Efficient Vehicles in Africa_David Rubia-UN Environment.pdf
2018
Annual Report
Share the Road Programme - Annual Report 2017: Investing in People who Walk and Cycle
United Nations Environment Programme

This annual report shares our progress in 2017 as we strive for a world where pedestrians and cyclists can travel to work, to school and beyond in safety.


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2018
Final Roadmap for the Promotion of Cleaner Buses in Accra Ghana
United Nations Environment Programme, Environmental Protection Agency, Ghana, Climate and Clean Air Coalition, African Association of Public Transport (UATP)

Transport is a vital part of modern life as it serves as a means by which societies interact. Efficient transportation provides economic and social benefits that result in multiplier effects such as better accessibility to markets, employment and industrial growth among others. Owing to this flexibility, road transport has played a pivotal role as a major transport mode, and vehicles are objects of desire and pride in many societies (Krzyżanowski M. et al, 2005).


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2017
Soot Free Project Objectives and Outputs
United Nations Environment Programme, Emmanuel K-E Appoh, Environment Protection Agency Ghana
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2017
Overview of the Impact of Fuel Quality on Soot Free Buses Project in Accra
United Nations Environment Programme, Joseph Wilson, National Petroleum Authority
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2017
REPORT ON DISSEMINATION WORKSHOP TO PROMOTE SOOT-FREE BUS STANDARDS AND SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN ACCRA, GHANA
United Nations Environment Programme, Climate and Clean IAir Coalition, Environment Protection Agency, African Association of Public Transport (UATP)

Ghana's population has been increasing over the years. The Greater Accra Region has an estimated population of about 4,010,054 people (2010 National Population Census); with additional daily influx of between 2.5 million and 3.0 million people per day. Accra‟s economy appears to be prosperous, but urban productivity is hindered by low density based urban sprawl which increases the cost of commuting with its attendant negative environmental and health impacts. Vehicle fleet population in Ghana has increase more than 300% relative to the 2005 figure.


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2017
Soot Free Transport System in Ghana- A Cost-Benefit Analysis
United Nations Environment Programme, Kwesi Asante, Ministry of Finance Ghana
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2017
Cleaner Bus Options, Policies, Standards and Roadmap to Cleaner Buses in Accra, Daniel Essel, Ministry of Transport Ghana
United Nations Environment Programme, Daniel Essel, Ministry of Transport Ghana

Ghana’s Transport Sector is made up of the following modes:air, inland water, maritime, rail and road transport.
Ministerial Realignment Ministry of Transport (Maritime and road transport services) Ministry of Aviation Ministry of Railway Development Ministry of Roads & Highways (Road Infrastructure and maintenance) Road transport is the dominant mode of transport and services are provided largely by private sector operators


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2017
UATP Speech by Secretary General Yssoufou CISSE
United Nations Environment Programme, Yssoufou CISSE, UATP Secretary General

Honorable Minister of Environment, Science, Technology & Innovation, Ghana state,
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Executive Director of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Accra
Programme Officer Air Quality & Mobility of United Nations Environment Programme
Counties Representatives, Experts
Ladies and gentlemen.


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2017