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Ghana's Plastic Waste Menace | Showing on Mon 27 Sept at 9pm GTV

A roving journalist investigates the menace of plastic waste in Ghana and depicts the environment under siege. “We are drowning in plastics, our environment is so polluted ... there are plastics all over the place. Even the livestock are chewing plastics and dying. ” His Excellency  John Mahama, Vice President of Ghana.

In Ghana, the lack of effective waste disposal systems and sufficient re-cycling facilities has contributed to making plastic waste one of the most serious environmental hazards. In collaboration with the French Embassy in Ghana and Environmental Protection Agency.

 


Accra's Traffic Blues | Showing Mon 4 Oct at 9pm

A young executive braces himself for what has become a daily treacherous journey to work and lives to tell the tale. The documentary feature investigates the dilemmas confronting road users in the face of Accra’s worsening traffic. Is there an end in sight?

 


 

Climate Change in Ghana - Can We Mitigate the Risks? | Showing Mon 11 Oct at 9pm GTV

Climate change is one of the greatest environmental challenges facing the world today. It is irrevocably altering the world as we know it, challenging our sense of the future and the fundamental values that inform our global economy and societies.

 


 

Volta Monkeys - The Challenge of Wildlife Conservation | Showing Mon 18 Oct at 9pm GTV

In the Volta region, monkeys have lived side by side with communities for centuries. The documentary team pays a visit to Tafi Atome to bring you this unique report. The studio discussion will focus on the importance of conserving wildlife in Ghana.
In collaboration with Ghana Wildlife Society.

 


 

City Farmers & Food Security | Showing Mon 25 Oct at 9pm GTV

Much of the food grown in our cities comes from backyard gardens and reclaimed cityscapes. We take a critical look at the role family farmers play in feeding the city. The documentary  shows how farmers in Accra put the basic concepts of peri – urban agriculture into practice.
In collaboration with International Water Management Institute.


 

 

The Vanishing Act - Sea Turtles of Ada | Showing 1 Nov, 9pm GTV

This programme investigates the plight of marine sea turtles on the beaches of Ada in the Greater Accra Region. These endangered species are now easy prey to poachers and traffickers. How can Ghana effectively protect its wildlife and endangered species?

 


 

Bats of 37 - Ahieving Ecological Balance in the City | Showing Mon 8 Nov, 9pm GTV

Around the 37 Military Hospital in Accra is a colony of bats that has survived the transformations within the city for many decades. Most people we interviewed found them a nuisance.
The programme explores how useful they are to the city and its environment and discusses  the difficult task of  achieving  ecological balance in Ghanaian cities.

 


 

Electronic Waste Menace | Showing Mon 15 Nov, 9pm GTV

The ever-growing demand for the latest electronic items such as fashionable mobile phones, flat screen television sets or super-fast computers has created ever larger amounts of obsolete electronics that are often laden with toxic chemicals like lead, mercury and brominate flame retardants. Rather than being safely recycled, much of this e-waste are dumped.