National Geographic Highlights Gold Mining Impacts

Jan 29 2009 nbsp 0183 32Ghana – Porters in a smallscale pit Photo by Jonathan Hubschman National Geographic s January issue highlights The Real Price of Gold bringing focus to the disastrous impacts of gold mining on communities around the world The article focuses on Peru Indonesia and Ghana and provides a compelling look into the high costs of gold for both people and the environment

Mining for Sustainable Development Combatting corruption

Mining for Sustainable Development Combatting corruption in mining approvals Filed under Mining The global analysis report and influence behaviour change in the mining sector The programme will advoe for the improvement of national and international policy and practice and the strengthening of existing mining transparency

Ghana Gold Guns and China Ghana s Fight to End

analysis By Edward Burrows amp Lucia Hundreds of thousands including many from China are engaged in illegal artisanal mining How can the government stop it At the start of April Ghana s

Impact of illegal small scale mining Galamsey on cocoa

Impact of illegal small scale mining Galamsey on cocoa production in Atiwa district of Ghana Is Ghana s illegal small scale mining Galamsey a threat or complement to the resource management and policy analysis livelihoodLastly the research would also serve as a valuable

Ghana launches Minerals and Mining policy Ghana News

Feb 25 2016 nbsp 0183 32Accra Feb 25 GNA The country s Minerals and Mining Policy developed to ensure that mining contributes to the structural transformation

Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor Ghana U S

In 2017 Ghana made a moderate advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor The government secured at least five convictions for offenses related to the worst forms of child labor and launched the National Plan of Action for the Elimination of Human Trafficking in Ghana

5 organizations in Ghana that support SMEs Ghana Talks

1 1Share Many organisations claim to be supportive of SMEs or SME friendly and yet in practice few actually understand the terrain and offer truly valuable assistance needed to grow businesses These organisations provide much needed capacity building funding and advocacy for businesses in Ghana Here are 5 of such organisations Association of Ghana Industries

Gold guns and China Ghana s fight to end galamsey

May 30 2017 nbsp 0183 32Hundreds of thousands including many from China are engaged in illegal artisanal mining How can the government stop it At the start of April Ghana s government issued a threeweek ultimatum to illegal gold miners operating in the country They were told that they could either stop their activities or face prosecution The threat seemed to work

In Ghana civil society is driving mining and oil reforms

Sep 15 2017 nbsp 0183 32Ghana has some truly amazing civil society activists We ve supported a number of them but they drive their own agenda and in many ways have surpassed international NGOs in their ability to influence policy Organizations like FoN and miningfocused advocacy organizations like WACAM and CEPIL are making

Government of Ghana Government of Ghana

The Ghana chapter of the Africa Centre for Energy Policy ACEP Ghana an Energy Policy and Governance ThinkTank has commended government for the medium and longterm approach it intended to adopt to address the energy sector challenges

Free Prior and Informed Consent in Africa Oxfam America

Free Prior and Informed Consent in Africa 6 More broadly FPIC is emerging as a best practice for safeguarding the human rights of all communities affected by extractive industry projects

Artisanal and smallscale gold mining in Ghana

The Ghana ASM dialogue project was made possible with the generous support of The Tiffany amp Co Foundation Funding for background research and publiion of this paper was provided by UK aid for the UK government Published by IIED August 2016 McQuilken J and Hilson G 2016 Artisanal and smallscale gold mining in Ghana

Netright About Us

The Network for Women s Rights in Ghana NETRIGHT is a network of civil society organisations and individuals who have a clear interest in working together to bring a gender perspective into national processes and advoe for policy change to strengthen women s human rights

Ghana Water Bodies in Obuasi and Tarkwa Poisoned

Aug 24 2009 nbsp 0183 32Water bodies in Obuasi and Tarkwa areas have been poisoned as a result of mining activities a report launched by WACAM a nongovernmental organisation engaged in advocacy in mining communities

The Team Strata Energy Minerals Resources

Andre obtained an Hons BSc Geology from the University of Stellenbosch a Graduate Diploma Engineering Mining Engineering from WITS and a diploma in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management form Unisa He is a registered Professional Natural Scientist RSA and recently completed the ADP at the London Business School

Publiions Africa Portal

Mining for a Circular Economy in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution The Case of South Africa Mining is not typically associated with visions of a circular economy where waste is transformed into inputs for ecologically safe outputs

Africa Centre for Energy Policy acepghana

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy was established in 2010 registered in Ghana under the Companies Registration Code with registration number CG044282013 It is also registered as notforprofit organization with number DSW15703

ANNUAL REPORT 2011 newwacamstatic1 s3 amazonaws

Mining industry of Ghana accounts for 5 of the country s Gross domestic product and minerals make up 37 of total exports of which gold contributes over 90 of the total mineral exports Thus the main focus of Ghana s mining and minerals development industry remains focused on gold

ncomghana National Coalition on Mining – Ghana

The National Coalition on Mining NCOM which was formed in 2001 is a grouping of community based organizations in mining areas nongovernmental organizations and individuals engaged in mining sector advocacy Membership of NCOM is present in all largescale mining concessions in Ghana

Tanzania activists and religious communities launch

Salma Maoulidi looks at the mining research report quotA Golden Opportunity How Tanzania is failing to benefit from Gold Mining and argues that it builds a powerful case for continued activism in trade and economic justice in line with various Human rights instruments that call for a country s wealth and natural resources to benefit primarily local communities


Sep 14 2016 nbsp 0183 32The policy provides the general strategic framework for the minerals and mining sector serves as a key input in developing Ghana s mining vision based on the Africa Mining Vision and aims to ensure a high level of environmental stewardship in the exploitation and use of the country s mineral resources as well as optimise tax revenue

The Missing Ethics of Mining Ethics amp International Affairs

the missing ethics of mining There is a maddening futility about speaking of mining as if it were singular or coherent It is like talking about Africa or addressing the international community in the fashion of humanitarians as if it is all one big thing

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