Commonwealth NGOs
related to forestry

bullet1 GHANA

bullet2 Green Earth Organization

P.O.Box AN16641





Type:  NGO   

Scope:  national   

Interest in Forestry:  peripheral


The aim of Green Earth Organization is to help halt environment degradation, conserve and restore the environment geared toward sustainable development.

Objectives/Purpose :  To promote and undertake tree planting  

-To promote and undertake water conservation activities

-To educate the public to create awareness on the need to protect the environment

-To promote development that mainstreams environment conservation and gender equity

-To engage in policy analysis, lobby and advocacy towards sustainable use of natural resource

-Energy conservation activities

-Forest and biodiversity conservation activities.

Expanded Area of Activities:  GEO has expanded its activities in lobby and advocacy towards sustainable management of the forest. Besides, it has as part of its policy changes, ensured that all projects that are planned and implemented, to mainstream gender needs.

In addition to that, most programmes planned have mainstreamed poverty  reduction activities to address the fundamental cause of environment degradation which tend to undermine protection of the environment and sustainable development.   Another major activity is education to create awareness about the danger of HIV/AIDs pandemic.