Ghana: Can the government be trusted to protect Accra’s forest from private development?

Accra’s Achimota forest is a shrinking oasis of greenery in the heart of the city of more than 2 million people.

For months, the government of President Nana Akufo-Addo has vowed to protect the forest from private development and encroachers following reports that it had removed the forest reserve designation from some of the lands….