This study sought to look at the socio- demographic factors that are influencing the shift towards bottled water usage and also to assess the level of microbial contamination on waste bottles sold on the market to reusers.
Investigations were conducted to assess the quality of borehole water and wells in relation to distance from septic tanks in residential households in Ga West District, Ghana.
This study sought to use DNA barcoding as a tool in the identification of timber tree species that are used in commercial trade to enhance sustainable forestry in Ghana.
The study also aimed at assessing the level of knowledge of food vendors and students on foodbome diseases and food hygiene in the Akuapem North Municipality.
The aim of this study was to assess heavy metals (Hg, Pb, Zn, Ag, Cr and Cd) concentrations of bottom ash and the pollution status of surrounding soils at a clinical waste dumpsite.
Ghana like many West African countries has become a recipient of large volumes of used electrical and electronic equipment (UEEE), popularly christened, e-waste. This study was conducted to analyse the flow of UEEE imports into Ghana, how such imports are handled and managed; and further assess the potential environmental and health challenges associated with the current management practices.
The study investigated the impacts of the Pantang and Mallam landfill sites in the Greater Accra Region on the surrounding environment.
Herbal medicines continue to be used in every country around the world in healthcare delivery, however, due to poverty and high doctor to patient ratio; about 75% of the population of the developing world solely rely on herbal medicine for their primary health care. It is thus imperative to develop measures to maximize the medicinal potentials of indigenous plants to reduce the number of lives lost through diseases. However, most herbal products sold in public places lack scientific evidence for safety, quality and efficacy, and as the safety of herbal medicine depends on the ability to correctly identify the plants used in their preparation, this study sought to use DNA Barcoding to authenticate the identity of medicinal plants species used in the preparations of herbal medicines used to treat malaria and their sustainable management in southern Ghana.
This study was designed to assess the effects of Broussonetia papyri/era invasion on the composition and structure of the Afram Headwaters Forest Reserve (AHFR), and its socio-economic implications for the local community.
Academic institutions produce solid wastes which are not disposed off effectively or economically. The result is littering and accumulation of garbage which cause pollution. This study examined solid waste generation and management practices in public and private institutions. To achieve the above objective, waste audit was carried out over a period of three weeks. Waste management practices of the institutions were also examined through the assessment of the institutional arrangement.