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Dec 01, 2011 Praise from civil society groups such as the National Coalition on Mining (NCOM) and opprobrium from industry representatives. View from the Ground Accra-based Development Economist Nana Oye Afoom the tax increment is long overdue more especially since mining companies do not pay for the negative externalities that occur as a result ...

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Ghanas Mining Sector increase in taxes spark opposition
Ghanas Mining Sector increase in taxes spark opposition

Dec 01, 2011 Praise from civil society groups such as the National Coalition on Mining (NCOM) and opprobrium from industry representatives. View from the Ground Accra-based Development Economist Nana Oye Afoom the tax increment is long overdue more especially since mining companies do not pay for the negative externalities that occur as a result ...

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PDF Corporate Social Responsibility CSR in the mining
PDF Corporate Social Responsibility CSR in the mining

Ghanas gold mining industry have been dear. The national Coalition of Civil Societ y . Groups Against Mining argues that Ghan as growing foreign investment and .

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Weak Enforcement Promotes Illegal Mining UTV Ghana
Weak Enforcement Promotes Illegal Mining UTV Ghana

Apr 18, 2021 Discussants at a plenary session of the National Consultative Dialogue on Small-Scale Mining have identified the lack of enforcement of laws against unregulated mining as

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Illegal mining in Ghana fighting an ongoing battle says
Illegal mining in Ghana fighting an ongoing battle says

Oct 02, 2019 The Media Coalition against illegal mining, which comprises major media organisations in the country, was formed in April 2017. Its role has undoubtedly made illegal mining a national issue that requires national attention. US$11.7 million for Degbiwu and Gbiniyiri licenses in Ghana

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Media Coalition Against Galamsey extends campaigns to
Media Coalition Against Galamsey extends campaigns to

Feb 26, 2018 The actions of the Coalition which is made up of media organizations and other bodies including the National Commission for Civic Education, Star Ghana, the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association, and the Ghana Community Radio Network, is a direct result of government determination to stop the increasing damage to the countrys forests ...

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Ghana Security Forces and Civil Society Weigh in on
Ghana Security Forces and Civil Society Weigh in on

Oct 30, 2012 The same sentiment was echoed at the 12th Annual National Mining Forum held in New Abirem in the Eastern Region of Ghana in October. The forum, hosted by the National Coalition on Mining (NCOM), brought together multiple stakeholders including traditional leaders, town and country planning representatives, non-governmental organisations and ...

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PDF Leveraging national and global links for local
PDF Leveraging national and global links for local

Mining in Ghana Implications for National Economic Development and Poverty Reduction. In Mining in Africa Regulation and Development , edited by B. Campbell, 26 65.

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Atewa Forest bauxite mining Ghana EJAtlas
Atewa Forest bauxite mining Ghana EJAtlas

Already in 2012, prominent conservation organisations in Ghana, in solidarity and under one identity called Coalition of NGOs against mining in Atewa (CONAMA), made an urgent appeal to the government of Ghana to as a matter of national heritage and the long-term interest of the people of Ghana to rescind all plans and decisions to turn the Atewa Range of Forest Reserves into a mine.

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Government to begin national forum on smallscale mining
Government to begin national forum on smallscale mining

Apr 14, 2021 The National Consultative Forum on Small-Scale Mining is set to come off today, April 14, 2021. The forum will be a two-day roundtable discussion on challenges confronting the small-scale mining sector. There will also be deliberations on possible solutions. It will bring together key mining experts, the Small-Scale Mining Association, the Coalition of Civil Society

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Report on the TWN Africa Star Ghana Multi Stakeholder
Report on the TWN Africa Star Ghana Multi Stakeholder

AIMES (African Initiative on Mining, Environment and Society), Conference Reports, Environment, Minerals and Development, Mining, National Coalition on Mining

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Coalition expresses worry over mining GBC Ghana Online
Coalition expresses worry over mining GBC Ghana Online

Jun 06, 2019 A Coalition of NGOs against mining in the Atiwa Forest, has expressed worry over the commencement of mining related activities in the forest. According to the

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NCCE partners media coalition against illegal mining
NCCE partners media coalition against illegal mining

Apr 21, 2017 645. 705. The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has called on the steering committee of the Media Coalition against illegal mining (galamsey) to explore partnership opportunities in ...

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Mining and Land Conflict Disputes a Grassroots Approach
Mining and Land Conflict Disputes a Grassroots Approach

Apr 18, 2017 In addition, multi-national mining companies operating in Ghana have a long record of alleged environmental degradation and human rights abuses including the destruction of homes, contamination of water sources, rape as intimidation, and the murder of community anti-mining

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Weak Enforcement Promotes Illegal Mining UTV Ghana
Weak Enforcement Promotes Illegal Mining UTV Ghana

Apr 18, 2021 Discussants at a plenary session of the National Consultative Dialogue on Small-Scale Mining have identified the lack of enforcement of laws against unregulated mining as

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Media Coalition protests neglect in govts Ghana news
Media Coalition protests neglect in govts Ghana news

Aug 23, 2018 The Media Coalition Against Galamsey (MCAG) has slammed the government over what it describes as a neglect of the media and the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in

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Smallscale mining dialogue must be nonpartisan Akufo
Smallscale mining dialogue must be nonpartisan Akufo

Apr 14, 2021 President Akufo-Addo. President Akufo-Addo has expressed hope that discussions on the National Consultative Forum on Small-Scale mining will be honest and devoid of partisanship. We cannot have one part of the political divide campaigning for galamsey in the bush and the other waging an official fight against galamsey in the open.

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CESIS Centre for Social Impact Studies Centre for
CESIS Centre for Social Impact Studies Centre for

The Centre for Social Impact Studies (CeSIS) was formed in January 2011 as a research and advocacy non-governmental organisation primarily focused on providing research backbone to Ghanas extractive industry. The organisation is headquartered in Obuasi in the Ashanti Region with an office in Takoradi, the Western Regional capital that ...

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Chinese Investment in Bauxite Mining in Ghana Has Led to a
Chinese Investment in Bauxite Mining in Ghana Has Led to a

Jan 28, 2020 As Africas largest gold producer, Ghana is a member of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, a global accountability-setting body for mining. Under Ghanaian law, at least 10 ...

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Atewa Forest bauxite mining Ghana EJAtlas
Atewa Forest bauxite mining Ghana EJAtlas

Already in 2012, prominent conservation organisations in Ghana, in solidarity and under one identity called Coalition of NGOs against mining in Atewa (CONAMA), made an urgent appeal to the government of Ghana to as a matter of national heritage and the long-term interest of the people of Ghana to rescind all plans and decisions to turn the Atewa Range of Forest Reserves into a mine.

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Media Coalition Against Galamsey Extend News in Ghana
Media Coalition Against Galamsey Extend News in Ghana

Feb 27, 2018 The actions of the Coalition which is made up of media organizations and other bodies including the National Commission for Civic Education, Star Ghana, the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association, and the Ghana Community Radio Network, is a direct result of government determination to stop the increasing damage to the countrys forests ...

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Stiffer punishment needed for chiefs politicians engaged
Stiffer punishment needed for chiefs politicians engaged

Apr 15, 2021 Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Samuel Abu Jinapor wants stiffer punishment for politicians, chiefs and kingpins behind illegal mining in Ghana. Mr. Jinapor says dealing with such persons will go a long way to help the fight against illegal mining. Speaking at the opening of a national dialogue on illegal mining in Ghana, Samuel Abu ...

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Africa conflicts and mininginduced displacement War
Africa conflicts and mininginduced displacement War

Feb 01, 2008 In Ghana, West Africa, a country with extensive gold mines, the Ghanaian Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice issued a report in 2000 that found overwhelming evidence of human rights violations occasioned by the mining activities, which were not sporadic, but a well-established pattern common to almost all mining communities.

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Save Atewa Forest
Save Atewa Forest

We strongly urge the Government of Ghana to ban every mining activity in the Atewa Forest Reserve, which is the source of clean water to about five million Ghanaians. Mining would provide short term income, but it would forever degrade or destroy ecosystem services such as water for millions of people.

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Report on the TWN Africa Star Ghana Multi Stakeholder
Report on the TWN Africa Star Ghana Multi Stakeholder

AIMES (African Initiative on Mining, Environment and Society), Conference Reports, Environment, Minerals and Development, Mining, National Coalition on Mining

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Mining and Land Conflict Disputes a Grassroots Approach
Mining and Land Conflict Disputes a Grassroots Approach

Apr 18, 2017 In addition, multi-national mining companies operating in Ghana have a long record of alleged environmental degradation and human rights abuses including the destruction of homes, contamination of water sources, rape as intimidation, and the murder of community anti-mining

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Coalition against galamsey demands clarity on roadmap to
Coalition against galamsey demands clarity on roadmap to

Aug 24, 2018 The Coalition, which has been at the forefront of the fight against illegal artisanal mining and its harmful effects on the environment, said in a press statement released on Thursday that the roadmap fails to recognise the role of the media and its contribution to the success of this national fight although the media is an important stakeholder in the fight.

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Stiffer punishment needed for chiefs politicians engaged
Stiffer punishment needed for chiefs politicians engaged

Apr 15, 2021 Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Samuel Abu Jinapor wants stiffer punishment for politicians, chiefs and kingpins behind illegal mining in Ghana. Mr. Jinapor says dealing with such persons will go a long way to help the fight against illegal mining. Speaking at the opening of a national dialogue on illegal mining in Ghana, Samuel Abu ...

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10 000 miners 10 000 votes politics and mining in Ghana
10 000 miners 10 000 votes politics and mining in Ghana

Introduction. In their article Governing access to gold in Ghana in-depth geopolitics on mining concessions, Luning and Pijpers (Reference Luning and Pijpers 2017) discuss important political issues around mining in Ghana.Using the companies Keegan and Newmont as units of analysis, and drawing on insights from geography and anthropology, the authors call for an alternative approach to ...

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Smallscale mining dialogue must be nonpartisan Akufo
Smallscale mining dialogue must be nonpartisan Akufo

Apr 14, 2021 President Akufo-Addo. President Akufo-Addo has expressed hope that discussions on the National Consultative Forum on Small-Scale mining will be honest and devoid of partisanship. We cannot have one part of the political divide campaigning for galamsey in the bush and the other waging an official fight against galamsey in the open.

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Africa conflicts and mininginduced displacement War
Africa conflicts and mininginduced displacement War

Feb 01, 2008 In Ghana, West Africa, a country with extensive gold mines, the Ghanaian Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice issued a report in 2000 that found overwhelming evidence of human rights violations occasioned by the mining activities, which were not sporadic, but a well-established pattern common to almost all mining communities.

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Chinese Investment in Bauxite Mining in Ghana Has Led to a
Chinese Investment in Bauxite Mining in Ghana Has Led to a

Jan 28, 2020 As Africas largest gold producer, Ghana is a member of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, a global accountability-setting body for mining. Under Ghanaian law, at least 10 ...

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Ghanas Media Unite To Fight Illegal Mining galamsey
Ghanas Media Unite To Fight Illegal Mining galamsey

Apr 04, 2017 Ghanas Media Unite To Fight Illegal Mining (galamsey) April 4, 2017 by Media houses in Ghana have joined forces in the fight against a canker that has bedeviled the country for years now, threatening the very existence of its citizens.

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NGOs In Ghana Full List Functions amp Contacts 2021
NGOs In Ghana Full List Functions amp Contacts 2021

Feb 02, 2021 Ghana Life Savers Organization Ghana Life Savers Organization is situated in Tema, Ghana. The organization is working in Associations business activities. Address. P.O Box CO 373, Tema Main, Tema, Ghana. Phone 233-20-8239738. Fax 233-303-404386. Website. Informed Choice Foundation Ghana

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Smallscale mining dialogue must be devoid of partisanship
Smallscale mining dialogue must be devoid of partisanship

Apr 14, 2021 Small-scale mining dialogue must be devoid of partisanship Akufo-Addo. President Akufo-Addo is hopeful the National Consultative Forum on Small-Scale Mining will result in a national policy backed by a national consensus. He wants the consensus to be on a sustainable method of mining the minerals in our land..

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Ghana NGO Coalition On The Rights Of The Child Gets New
Ghana NGO Coalition On The Rights Of The Child Gets New

Please, for any further communication do not hesitate to contact the National President, Mr. Philip Bosomtwi Amoah on 233244194275 or the National Coordinator, Barima Akwasi Amankwaah. Thank you. Barima Akwasi Amankwaah. National Coordinator. Ghana NGOs Coalition on the Rights of the Child. Email barimaakwasihotmail.com.

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Overview of corruption and anticorruption in Ghana
Overview of corruption and anticorruption in Ghana

The Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) is a cross-sectoral grouping of public, private and civil society organisations with a focus on promoting good governance and fighting corruption in Ghana. Among other work, they routinely publish corruption research, run an anti-corruption hotline and have a section for people to report if they have ...

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