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mining communities in ghana

MINING COMMUNITY BENEFITS IN GHANA: A CASE OF

MINING COMMUNITY BENEFITS IN GHANA: A CASE OF UNREALIZED POTENTIAL EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This project is designed to examine the overall benefits of mining to local communities in Ghana through the lens of community benefits agreements (CBAs) in order to make policy recommenda-tions to the Government of Ghana.

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SMALL SCALE MINING IN GHANA - mincom.gov.gh

2021-6-16  SSM of gold in Ghana is a pre historic activity which can be traced to the 5th Century Discouraged in the colonial era, till 1989 This led to Secret Activities and Smuggling of Proceeds outside the country In 1989 –SSM Activities were mainstreamed through promulgation of the Small Scale Gold Mining Law, PNDCL 218 (1989) In 2006, SSM regime was integrated into the new Minerals and

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Ghana's mining communities are still not getting their ...

2020-1-8  But mining communities in Ghana are generally poor. Mining imposes socio-economic costs on host communities through land acquisitions, environmental degradation, pollution and a

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Community–company relations in gold mining in Ghana ...

2009-1-1  2.3. Purpose of this research. In order to better understand the relations between communities and companies, this study examined community members' and mining company managers' perceptions of the economic, socio-cultural, and environmental impacts of gold mining in

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Establish Mining Community Development ... - Modern

2020-6-13  The Mining Community Development Scheme seeks to “facilitate socio-economic development of communities in which mining activities are undertaken and that are affected by mining operations”. Sources of funds for the Scheme are stated in Section 18 of the Act as mining royalties being 20% of Minerals Development Fund (MDF) at the national ...

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A community challenges a mining company in Ghana, and

2018-6-5  The scale of justice was tipped in favor of 23 residents of the mining-affected community of Dormaa Kantinka in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana when Accra High Court (Human Rights Division) ruled last July that the minister for lands and natural resources should intervene to support their resettlement. People living in nearby communities were ...

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IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA: A

2008-11-12  programme, with particular reference to affected mining communities in the Tarkwa mining area. The specific aims are reflected in the terms of reference for this project, which include: 1. A concise account of the growth and development dynamics of the mining industry in Ghana from the colonial period through to the 1970s and 1980s, from ...

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CESIS Ghana Sensitizes Stakeholders In Mining

A day's workshop has been held in Obuasi to sensitize Stakeholders in mining communities on the new approaches to address their grievances and strengthen their relationship with mining companies ...

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Realise and show the potential of women in mining

The Golden Line aims to contribute to the economic empowerment of women living in and around artisanal and small-scale gold mining communities in Ghana and Tanzania. The programme works towards improving the working conditions for women in these communities with a focus on the following three topics: 1. improved women’s positions

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Ghana's mining communities are still not getting their ...

2020-1-8  But mining communities in Ghana are generally poor. Mining imposes socio-economic costs on host communities through land acquisitions, environmental degradation, pollution and a

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Learning from Mining-Impacted Communities in Ghana ...

2018-10-2  A linking-and-learning visit to Saaman, a mining-impacted community in the Fanteakwa District of Ghana’s Eastern Region, afforded SPACES FOR CHANGE / S4C an opportunity to learn about other advocacy approaches resource-rich communities

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Community–company relations in gold mining in Ghana ...

2009-1-1  2.3. Purpose of this research. In order to better understand the relations between communities and companies, this study examined community members' and mining company managers' perceptions of the economic, socio-cultural, and environmental impacts of gold mining in

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Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ...

2020-8-21  Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining Communities in Ghana. Albert K. Mensah 1,, Ishmail O. Mahiri 1, Obed Owusu 2, Okoree D. Mireku 3, Ishmael Wireko 4, Evans A. Kissi 5. 1 Department of Geography, Kenyatta University, Nairobi,

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Ghana's mining communities are still not getting their ...

2020-1-9  Ghana’s mining communities are still not getting their just dues. Ghana has gold, diamonds, bauxite, manganese, salt, limestone, granite and oil. Its mining and quarrying sector contributes significantly to its economy. It is the second-largest gold

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IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA: A

2008-11-12  programme, with particular reference to affected mining communities in the Tarkwa mining area. The specific aims are reflected in the terms of reference for this project, which include: 1. A concise account of the growth and development dynamics of the mining industry in Ghana from the colonial period through to the 1970s and 1980s, from ...

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A community challenges a mining company in Ghana, and

2018-6-5  The scale of justice was tipped in favor of 23 residents of the mining-affected community of Dormaa Kantinka in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana when Accra High Court (Human Rights Division) ruled last July that the minister for lands and natural resources should intervene to support their resettlement. People living in nearby communities were ...

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The Socio-Economic Implications of Artisanal and Small ...

2021-3-15  of people living in mining communities in the Northern Ghana. The study aimed at examining the socio-economic effects of artisanal and small-scale mining on the mining communities in northern Ghana. The approaches that were used to gather and analyse the data for the study included qualitative and quantitative research approaches.

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CHALLENGES OF LAND ACQUISITION IN THE MINING

2014-7-3  undue delays, and extra expenses in land transactions in mining communities Need for surveyors and land buyers to have knowledge of these problems and the underlying causes and how these may affect the acquisition, surveying, and registration of XXV International Federation of Surveyors Congress,land parcels in the mining areas of Tarkwa, Ghana.

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Realise and show the potential of women in mining

The Golden Line aims to contribute to the economic empowerment of women living in and around artisanal and small-scale gold mining communities in Ghana and Tanzania. The programme works towards improving the working conditions for women in these communities with a focus on the following three topics: 1. improved women’s positions

Read More
Ghana's mining communities are still not getting their ...

2020-1-8  But mining communities in Ghana are generally poor. Mining imposes socio-economic costs on host communities through land acquisitions, environmental degradation, pollution and a

Read More
Learning from Mining-Impacted Communities in Ghana ...

2018-10-2  A linking-and-learning visit to Saaman, a mining-impacted community in the Fanteakwa District of Ghana’s Eastern Region, afforded SPACES FOR CHANGE / S4C an opportunity to learn about other advocacy approaches resource-rich communities in the West African sub-region are using to push for environmental justice and community participation in natural resource governance.

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Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ...

2020-8-21  Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining Communities in Ghana. Albert K. Mensah 1,, Ishmail O. Mahiri 1, Obed Owusu 2, Okoree D. Mireku 3, Ishmael Wireko 4, Evans A. Kissi 5. 1 Department of Geography, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. 2 Department of Economics, Dalhousie University, 6214 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. 3 Department of Geography and

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Ghana's mining communities are still not getting their ...

2020-1-9  Ghana’s mining communities are still not getting their just dues. Ghana has gold, diamonds, bauxite, manganese, salt, limestone, granite and oil. Its mining and quarrying sector contributes significantly to its economy. It is the second-largest gold

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The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

2011-6-21  for mining companies and communities (Wood, 1999). The historical importance of mining in the economic development of Ghana is considerable and well documented, with the country‟s colonial name Gold Coast, reflecting the importance of the mining sector, particularly, the gold trade to the country (Agbesinyale 2003; Akabzaa 2000).

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A community challenges a mining company in Ghana, and

2018-6-5  The scale of justice was tipped in favor of 23 residents of the mining-affected community of Dormaa Kantinka in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana when Accra High Court (Human Rights Division) ruled last July that the minister for lands and natural resources should intervene to support their resettlement. People living in nearby communities were ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT: INSIGHTS

communities. Mostly, mining activities impacts negatively on the natural, social and cultural environments. This has remained a challenge to most communities in Ghana. In a study on Auditing Mining, WGEA (2010) reveals the impacts of mining start with exploration, and extend through extraction and processing of the minerals to

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CHALLENGES OF LAND ACQUISITION IN THE MINING

2014-7-3  undue delays, and extra expenses in land transactions in mining communities Need for surveyors and land buyers to have knowledge of these problems and the underlying causes and how these may affect the acquisition, surveying, and registration of XXV International Federation of Surveyors Congress,land parcels in the mining areas of Tarkwa, Ghana.

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MINERALS COMMISSION - Ghana

2018-4-15  1.1 Overview of Ghana’s Minerals and Mining Sector Ghana is well endowed with substantial mineral resources, the major ones being gold, diamonds, manganese and bauxite. Gold is the predominant mineral produced in the country, accounting for over 90% of all mineral revenues annually over the past two decades (Minerals Commission1).

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Realise and show the potential of women in mining

The Golden Line aims to contribute to the economic empowerment of women living in and around artisanal and small-scale gold mining communities in Ghana and Tanzania. The programme works towards improving the working conditions for women in these communities with a focus on the following three topics: 1. improved women’s positions

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