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Women In Mining

Poor mining regulations create negative impacts on women in Ghana

Some experts have linked the negative impact of mining on Ghanaian women, especially in mining communities, to the poor and porous mining regulations which...
chamber of mines

Chamber of Mines pushes sustainable development of mining communities

The Ghana Chamber of Mines (GCM) is making a strong case for the sustainable development of mining communities following the passage of the Mineral...
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Let’s Explore Other Sources of Funding to Develop Mining Communities

Mr Kwaku Asoma-Cheremeh, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has tasked the newly inaugurated board members of the Minerals Development Fund (MDF) to...
Mining Industry

Ghana’s MDF Law Delay Hampering Development in Mining Communities

As expectations rise high in mining communities for their fair share of benefits of resources extracted from their land , government’s delay in operationalizing...

Residents of Mining Communities Experiencing Change Through MDF

The Minerals Development Fund (MDF), under the Lands and Natural Resources Ministry, has embarked on some projects in some mining communities in the Prestea...

Ghana records shortfall in allocations to Minerals Development Fund meant to develop mining communities...

The Ghana government has for two years running recorded shortfalls in allocations to the Minerals Development Fund (MDF) meant for the development of...

Reversing developmental challenges in Ghanaian mining communities through Mineral Revenue Holding Fund

Eighty-one percent of people in mining communities in Ghana oppose mining because they believe it destroys livelihoods, causes pollution and results in mining related...

Stakeholders seek state support for poor mining communities in Ghana

Some stakeholders in Ghana's mining sector want the government to set aside a portion of Ghana's mineral revenue to cater for the developmental and...
Steve Manteaw

Mining Communities asked to institute community growth schemes

Dr Steve Manteaw, Chairman of the Public Interest Accountability Committee (PIAC )has encouraged mining communities to establish Mining Community Development Schemes (MDCS). This, he noted...
Massive Illegal Mining

Gov’t Urged To Address Mining Concerns

Mrs. Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, Associate Executive Director, Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), said this was the way forward to protect their economic,...

WANEP Groups to Address Mining Concerns Peacefully

Mr. Albert Yelyang, its National Coordinator, said resorting to violent clashes was not the way to resolve problems between them and the mining companies. The...
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Mining communities slam Parliament on legislative move

According to them, they are mostly affected and suffered the devastating consequences of commercial mining, noting that Parliament had failed them for not collecting...
Illegal mining involving Ghanaians and Chinese is ongoing at Obuasi

Mining laws must be in line with ECOWAS Directives – Forum

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) working for the rights of mining communities have intensified calls for reforms of Ghana's mining laws to reflect the Economic...

Effects Of Galamsey On Education In Mining Communities

Galamsey, which is locally known in Ghana as the illegal mining activity or mechanism to extract gold and other mineral resources is on the...
Illegal mining involving Ghanaians and Chinese is ongoing at Obuasi

Ghanaian MP cautions communities against shielding illegal Chinese miners

A Ghanaian Member of Parliament in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, Joe Osei Wusu, has asked mining communities to desist from shielding ?illegal? Chinese...

Media urged to sensitize the public against abuse in mining communities

By Abubakari Seidu Ajarfor, Civil Society group, WACAM has noted that the influx of multi-national mining companies in the sector has invariably led to several...

Discussion on the management of mining revenue ends in Accra

Representatives of government, civil society organisations, mining communities, and industry have engaged in a discussion on how mining revenue could be managed. The dialogue is...
Ghana Cedi

Mining communities to be empowered on use of royalty

Concerns of local communities in the use of mineral royalties would be addressed when the country enacts a Mineral Revenue Law, the Ghana Chamber...

Minerals revenue management policy needed-ACEP

Mr. Benjamin Boakye, Programme Director of Africa Centre For Energy Policy (ACEP), a non-governmental Organsation (NGO), has advocated for a comprehensive minerals revenue management...
Wpid Mining

What can host mining communities boast of?

That mining communities in the country have not been treated fairly, with regard to development, is a fact that can hardly be contested. In spite...

Mining communities get raw deal

That mining communities in the country have not been treated fairly, with regard to development, is a fact that can hardly be contested. In spite...

Living In Riches But Poor: The Paradox Of Mining Communities

By: SAMUEL APPIAH ADJEI By an act of God, the country Ghana is blessed with so many mineral resources that are spread across the length...

US Is Aiding Corruption In Ghana.

WACAM, American Petroleum Institute Clash over Lawsuit on Transparency in Oil Business WACAM, a civil society organization committed to bettering the lives of people in...

MC Develops Mechanisms To Monitor Conflict Triggers In Mining Communities

Ghana's Minerals Commission has developed tracking mechanisms to monitor conflict triggers in mining communities, a top official said here on Monday. The Chief Executive of...