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Contractors charged to speed up work at Nasia-Nabogo Inland Valley sites

Contractors working for seven investors in the Nasia-Nabogo Inland Valley sites have been asked to speed up work on lands they are developing in the valley so as to finish ahead of a July 13 2016 deadline.

Contractors educated on safeguards

The Environmental Safeguards Specialist (ESS) of GCAP, George Amoasah, has emphasised the need for contractors developing sites for investors in the Nasia-Nabogo Inland Valley to be compliant with environmental safeguards policies of the World Bank.

World Bank urges GCAP to document amendments, resolution of disputes.

GCAP Task Team Leader at the World Bank, Hans Jansen, has suggested that whatever amendments that are being made to the sites following misunderstandings with Nasia-Nabogo communities should be documented. So also should the resolution of disputes be documented. Mr Jansen gave the advice during a meeting between GCAP/GIDA, the World Bank and AESA, design consultants for the Nasia-Nabogo Inland…

Tono farmers happy with designs for rehabilitation and modernisation of dam

Farmers at Tono in the Upper East Region have expressed satisfaction with the commencement of design works for the rehabilitation and modernisation of the Tono Irrigation scheme at Tono near Navrongo in the Upper East Region. At a technical meeting between GCAP/GIDA, the World Bank and SMEC International at Tono on May 9, 2016, Madam Sirina Sumaila, a farmers’ representative,…

GCAP Resolves Land Disputes in Nasia -Nabogo

Ing. Bloomfield Attipoe, GCAP SADA Zonal Co-ordinator, has revealed that GCAP has resolved three out of four land disputes that have arisen in the Nasia area and that the remaining one was being addressed. Communities stopped contractors from developing portions of the sites meant for investors with claims that they were highlands on which they farmed their staple crops. Ing.…