Climate Communications and Local Governance – Africa yesterday at the committee Rooms 1 and 2 at Ghana’s parliament, held it maiden year meeting to help adopts and to adapts various communication strategies to achieve it aims towards attaining sustainable climate change goals.
Themed “Exploring Communication Strategies Towards COP27”, the meeting involving stakeholders and players both in the media and parliamentary sectorial with huge presence of Local Government and Rural Development Committee members, CEO of CCLG, Kofi Don Agor , Rep from the British High Commission, Madam Beverly Okoye, Major of Accra, Hon. Elizabeth Tawiah Sackey, et all, spoke extensively on COP26 outcomes and way forward and spearheading localization of contents in addressing complex nature in communicating issues to end users and stakeholders as focal point in climate change policy implementations in the country.
Member of Parliament of Krowor and Odododiodoo, Hon. Agnes Momo Lartey and Nii Lantey Vanderpuye both stressed on the fact that various regions might have different issues related to their climate conditions whereas a fishing community climate issue will definitely differ from a farming community climate issue.
“A region like Kumasi which does not have a sea, cannot implements same policy of climate issue like the Greater Accra Region.
In making such implementations work effectively and efficiently, different strategies has to be adopted in tackling issues related to different regions in the country related to climate change”, said MP of Odododiodoo.
A call for action was acknowledged from all dignitaries to involve local hierarchies in seeking successful outcomes to events.