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Agriculture, Environment Sustainability, and Poverty Alleviation in Ghana; Saving the Earth, Saving Humanity

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

 

Description:

Osagyefuo Ofori Panin, the King of the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Area in Ghana, the Chancellor of the University College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies, and the immediate former Chairman of Ghana Environmental Protection Agency, will share the area's vision and experience of efforts to save the earth and humanity in Africa. The Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council located in the eastern part of Ghana resolved five years ago to establish a university dedicated to agriculture and the environment as way of fighting poverty, disease, and environmental degradation.

Besides his role as a king, Osagyefuo Ofori Panin also occupies the following positions: working to prevent environmental degradation; the immediate former Chairman of Ghana Environmental Protection Agency, former Chairman of Forest Plantation Development Fund Board, Member of the Advisory Council to the Prince Charles's Rainforest Project (UK), the World Bank Global Environmental Facility and Honorary Vice President for West Africa, Board of Birdlife International.

Join us for this exciting program and a networking reception that will directly follow the program.

 

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Contact:

Jennifer Jones
jjones@bostonbar.org

 

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