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Climate Activist of the Year 2018 Award


The Green Republic Convener picks Climate Activist of the Year 2018 Award

Convener of The Green Republic Project was named the Climate Activist of the Year 2018 at the Maiden Northern Excellence Awards held on the 6th of March 2019 in the Northern Regional Capital of Tamale. The awards organized by Celebrities Charity Development Foundation was to recognize and award efforts of individuals of Northern decent and organizations whose work have positively contributed to the Development of Northern Ghana in particular and Ghana in general.

Nana Yaw Osei-Darkwa was nominated and eventually won the Climate Activist of the Year 2018 for his leadership in climate action education and particularly leading the planting of 7500 trees in the northern region to help combat the devastating effect of climate change as well as other numerous benefit of trees for humanity.

Commenting after receiving the award Nana Yaw Osei-Darkwa urged Ghanaians to actively partake in the climate fight which remains a defining challenge for humanity saying the fight agaibst climate change was a collective responsibility and not that of just government.