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Sandra Owusu-Gyamfi

Sandra Owusu-Gyamfi: SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Campaigns Coordinator

Miss Sandra Owusu-Gyamfi is SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana’s Advocacy and Campaigns Director. She holds a masters degree in Environmental Conservation from the University of Greenwich and an undergraduate degree in Environmental Science from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

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Gilbert Adum Wins £70,000 From Whitley Fund For Nature (2019)

Congratulations to SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Executive Director Gilbert Adum for winning another grant award from the prestigious Whitley Fund for Nature. With this award of £70,000 (USD $89,894), Gilbert and his team will advocate for a substantial area at Sui River Forest Reserve to be designated as a Globally Significant Biodiversity Area (GSBA).

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Join The 2021 SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Frogging Safari

In September 2021, a worldwide team of amphibian biologists will spend three weeks in Ghana assisting the SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana team in their efforts to educate Ghanaians about the country’s amphibians, and to protect some of the world’s most endangered frog species. SAVE THE FROGS! will incorporate a 12-day/11-night ecotour into the Expedition so that adventurous frog lovers can experience the amazing Ghanaian wildlife; meet hundreds of SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana volunteers, supporters and staff; and have a thoroughly unforgettable travel experience.

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Sandra Owusu-Gyamfi On Saving Ghana’s Frogs And Females In Science

In September 2019, SAVE THE FROGS! Journalist Romina Vosoughi interviewed SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana’s Sandra Owusu-Gyamfi about her experience saving Ghana’s frogs from extinction, being a woman in science, educating youth and politicians about amphibians, and her plans for the future.

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Ghana Grants

Gilbert Adum Wins Grants From Mohammed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund and Prince Bernhard Nature Fund

Congratulations to SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Executive Director Gilbert Adum for winning US$25,000 from the Mohammed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund and €20,000 from Prince Bernhard Nature Fund. The grants will fund SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana’s efforts to restore and protect habitat for the critically endangered Intermediate Puddle Frog (Phrynobatrachus intermedius) and co-occurring species.

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Volunteer Position: SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Campaigns Assistant

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana seeks a volunteer to help with our campaign to save the critically endangered Togo Slippery Frog (Conraua derooi). The campaign is comprised of two primary goals: (1) prevent bauxite mining in and around the frog’s habitat; and (2) create the Atewa National Park to permanently protect the frogs and their long-term chance of survival.

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The Giant Squeaker Frog Is Now Officially Listed As Critically Endangered

SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana’s efforts have resulted in a huge victory for the Giant Squeaker Frog (Arthroleptis krokosua). From 2015 through early 2019, SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Co-Founders Dr. Kerry Kriger and Gilbert Adum campaigned for the re-categorization of the Giant Squeaker Frog by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), from Near Threatened to Critically Endangered. Success was achieved in March 2019 with the IUCN officially re-categorizing the frog as Critically Endangered. This new listing will help the Giant Squeaker Frog receive significantly increased protections and will enable conservation groups like SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana to more easily secure funding for conservation programs in and around the frog’s habitat in western Ghana.

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Atewa Forest

Save The Frogs Day Mega Protest In Accra To Prevent Mining Of The Atewa Forest

As part of this year’s Save The Frogs Day celebrations, SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana will join forces with local groups to campaign in Accra on June 5th, 2019. STF! Ghana members and other protesters will march to the seat of government and the Forestry Commission of Ghana to demand an immediate termination of impending bauxite mining operations at the Atewa Range Forest Reserve.

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SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Young Scholars Program

In 2016, SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana launched its Young Scholars Program, designed to achieve two major goals: (1) improve the resources of less-endowed schools; and (2) provide scholarships to academically gifted but economically disadvantaged children.

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KNUST Wewe River Amphibian Project – 2018 Successes

The SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana K-WRAP program has been saving frogs and habitat along the Wewe River in Kumasi since 2014, which has led to important advances in protecting the local amphibian population and promoting the involvement of local communities to participate in conservation.

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