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ACC Ghana 2017: A March Towards Environmental Conservation In Africa

History will again be made on July 7 th and 8 th , 2017 in Cape Coast, Ghana as Africans
will gather for the 2017 African Clean Up Conference to tell their own story and
determine ways forward for a greener and cleaner Africa.
Themed, ‘Exploring New Horizon and Sustainable Best Practice in Waste
Management and Recycling,’ professional and experienced environmentalists are
billed to deliver papers as well as discuss and proffer solutions to related environmental
issues affecting the continent at the conference. Over 200 delegates are expected for
the conference and award night. During the award night, individuals and organization
making positive impact in the environmental space will be recognized and celebrated.
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“The intent of the Africa Clean Up Conference and Award is to create a platform for
Africans to recognize and discuss their peculiar environmental challenges and
determine indigenous solutions that best tackle their issues. And as well encourage
individuals and organization whose initiative and best sustainable practice is
contributing to conserve Africa
“Dearth of information among our citizens makes environmental best practices in
African a mirage. It is high time we come together to share ideas so as to minimize the
threat of climate change,” said Alex Akhighe, the founder of African Clean Up Initiative,
convener of African Clean Up Conference and Award.
Aside the conference, other highlights of African Clean Up Conference Ghana, 2017
are: Award night, Green tour, Green Exhibition/Fair and Networking.
The 2016 African Clean Up Conference which was held in Nigeria had speakers like:
Desmond Majekodumi, an environmental expert, Mr. Ola Oresanya, Former boss,
Lagos State Waste Management Authority, and was duly endorsed and graced by
Hypo, Lagos State ministry of Environment and Lagos State Parks and Gardens
African Clean Up Initiative is also the convener of the Clean-Up Nigeria Project and
Campus clean-Ups that has succeeded in cleaning over 12 local space in Lagos State
and has raised hundreds of environmental conscious citizens as volunteers.
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