The 1st Annual Climate Benefit Dinner has been successfully held in Accra the capital of Ghana in Africa under the theme "Climate Change Must Fall".
The Climate Benefit Dinner series is a brainchild of The Green Republic Project to create a unique platform for stakeholders in the climate action and landscaping space to congregate to build synergies to combat and overcome humanity’s defining challenge of the time, climate change and global warming with particular emphasis on tree planting as a natural remedy.
The maiden event held on March 29th 2019 at the Holiday Inn Hotel, airport-city Accra brought together state actors, corporate champions, captains of industry, global icons, youth, clergy, traditional leaders, women groups and the media to chart a path in winning the climate battle.
Speaker after speaker acknowledged the challenge climate change and it's devastating effects poses and the need for all to work assiduously to mitigate climate change. Speakers on the night were Nana Yaw Osei-Darkwa, Convener of the Green Republic Project, Dr. Kwakye Ameyaw, Technical Advisor to the CEO of the Forestry Commission of Ghana who was Chairman for the night, Mr. Elkin Pianim, CEO of Kete Krachi Timber Recovery Limited, Ms. Paula Baldwin, General Manager Retail Banking, Marketing and Communications of Republic Bank Ghana and Global Music Star and UN Ambassador for the Environment, Rocky Dawuni.
It was a night of glitz and glamour with sumptuous meals served by Holiday Inn Hotel and live music by international act Ackah Blay and the Abiza Band. The event was steered by national broadcast icon Johnnie Hughes of TV3 fame.