The Green Ghana project was marked all over Ghana on the Friday, 11th June, 2021. The initiative is part of government’s efforts to reclaim Ghana’s lost forest cover and make it sustainable for the next generation.

The Kpone- Katamanso Municipal Assembly marked the national exercise by planting various species of trees across the 18 electoral areas within the Municipality. Some of the species of trees planted included Siamese Cassia, Bauhinia, Mahogany, Albizia Lebbeck, Polyalthia, Terminalia Montalis, White willow, Nim trees, among others.

Mr. Tsikata, the Horticulture Officer inspecting some species of seedlings

Mr. Albert Tsikata, the Municipal Horticulture officer, stated that Kpone- Katamanso Municipality is expected to plant about 3000 trees as part of the Green Ghana project. He added that trees beautify the environment and also provide a pleasant atmosphere for healthy living. He described trees as treasures that should be given all the attention they deserve.

The Municipal Chief Executive of Kpone- Katamanso Municipal, Mr. Solomon Tettey Appiah assisted by the Municipal Coordinating Director, Mr. Michael Owusu Amoah planted the first tree at the forecourt of the Mount Olive Methodist church to mark the Green Ghana Project at Kpone.

The MCE, Hon. Solomon T. Appiah planting a tree to mark the Green Ghana day

In a short remark to the media after planting the tree, Mr. Appiah noted that measures will put in place to protect the trees from stray animals. He entreated all inhabitants of Kpone-Katamanso to participate in the Green Ghana project in order to make the entire municipality green.

The chairman of the Kpone Local Council of churches, Pastor Charles Aryee also planted a tree on behalf of the elders and church members of the Mt Olive Methodist church. Interacting with the media, Pastor Aryee said the Green Ghana project is a blessing to the municipality and the people of Ghana. He noted that climate change has affected everyone globally and planting trees is a solution to it. He added that trees promote good weather and serve as natural homes for various animals.

Pastor Charles Aryee planting a tree at the Methodist church

Other areas where the tree planting exercise was carried out included the Kpone Community day SHS, Santoe basic School, Applonia basic school and Kpone Methodist school.


Playing of jingles on the Green Ghana project has been carried out in some selected community information centers (CICs) within the municipality to raise awareness about the initiative. The CICs include the Kpone Lorry station information center, the Generation ministries information centre at Kokompe, Saki information center and Golf city CIC.  Banners and posters on the Green Ghana project have also been placed at vantage points.

Madam Rebecca Osei- Mensah embarking on street announcements on the Green Ghana project with the NCCE Director, Mr. Seth Sotie