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Bauxite mining at Atewa Forest Reserve, Ghana: a political ...

高达10%返现  Sep 24, 2020  Atewa Forest Reserve in the Eastern Region of Ghana represents one of only two reserves with upland evergreen forests in Ghana but is also a possible site for bauxite mining. The Government of Ghana deployed an infrastructure in anticipation for a refined bauxite agreement with China. Ghana’s Government seeks to develop an integrated Bauxite-Aluminum Industry; however, several NGOs

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TH Republic of Ghana INVOKING PARLIAMENTS OVERSIGHT

Coalition of NGOs Against Mining in Atewa Forest 10 Wawa Street. Kokomlemle Accra The Hon. Speaker Parliament of the 4TH Republic of Ghana Parliament House Osu-Accra Hon Speaker, INVOKING PARLIAMENTS OVERSIGHT ROLE AS REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PEOPLE IN THE PROPOSED MINING OF ATEWA FOREST RESERVE FOR BAUXITE

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THE ECONOMICS - Ghana

NGO Coalition Against Mining Atewa (CONAMA) and financial assistance of the Dutch ... in Ghana. The forest functions as the source of three important rivers – the Densu, Birim and Ayensu rivers. The Atewa Range supports several communities who ... 1 Forest Reserve is used as a shorthand for the Atewa Range Forest Reserve.

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Mining In The Ghanaian Forest Reserve - Modern Ghana

Jun 20, 2003  INTRODUCTON Gold, a mining resource, buried deep under the forest reserve of Ghana, is to be mined only after getting all stakeholders (government, citizens, shareholders, environmentalists, mining companies) to agree on the most effective means of exploitation to minimize the negative impact of mining on the environment. A plan of action for effective mineral development

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Stop plans to mine bauxite in Atiwa forest- NGO cautions ...

Apr 29, 2014  Stop plans to mine bauxite in Atiwa forest- NGO cautions. 29 April 2014 6:14am. A-ROCHA Ghana, a non- governmental organisation (NGO) that is into forest research, has called on the government to ...

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TH Republic of Ghana INVOKING PARLIAMENTS OVERSIGHT

Coalition of NGOs Against Mining in Atewa Forest 10 Wawa Street. Kokomlemle Accra The Hon. Speaker Parliament of the 4TH Republic of Ghana Parliament House Osu-Accra Hon Speaker, INVOKING PARLIAMENTS OVERSIGHT ROLE AS REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PEOPLE IN THE PROPOSED MINING OF ATEWA FOREST RESERVE FOR BAUXITE

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‘Stop Illegal Mining In Forest Reserves’ - Modern Ghana

Nov 17, 2016  The NGOs, in a joint statement signed by the Coordinator of Forest Watch Ghana, Samuel Mawutor, said that “Ghana's forest reserves are recording an unprecedented surge in mining.” “Just a few months ago, WACAM, Forest Watch Ghana and Kasa Initiative Ghana, raised concerns about government issuing an entry permit for prospecting in Tano ...

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(PDF) Mining in Ghana's forests: Cross-sectoral linkages ...

the impact of mining on forests. The research was con ducted in Ghana’s High Forest Zone, and. focused on three areas where mining and for ests significantly overlap. These were 1) around Kibi ...

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Government marks rivers and forest reserves ... - News Ghana

Apr 27, 2021  The Minister said from Friday, April 30, all mining equipment operating in forest reserves should be evacuated from the site and thus, tasked the MMDCEs to enforce the directives to the letter.

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NGOs In Ghana: Full List, Functions Contacts (2021)

Aug 04, 2021  Some NGOs in Ghana generally work through volunteers and they are funded through free-will donations from people. Some NGOs are local while others are International NGOs. NGOs play a pivotal role in our society. they are socially, politically, economically educationally and even morally helpful to the country. Lists of NGOs in Ghana. African ...

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Forest Fringe Communities Participation in Forest Reserve ...

community members should be empowered to play the role of co-managers of the forest reserve and there should be regular visit and interaction between FSD and the FFCs. Keywords Forest Reserves, Sustainability, Forest Fringe Communities, Ghana 1. Introduction

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Minerals and Mining Act did not offer protection for ...

Sep 15, 2021  Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, the Associate Executive Director of Wacam, has said the Minerals and Mining Act of Ghana Act 2006, Act 703, did not offer protection for forest reserves. According to her, the Act was developed with the objective of attracting foreign multinational mining companies to invest in the mining sector and control the mineral extraction []

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Minerals and Mining Act did not offer protection for ...

Sep 15, 2021  Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, the Associate Executive Director of Wacam, has said the Minerals and Mining Act of Ghana Act 2006, Act 703, did not offer protection for forest reserves.

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Review. Gold discovered beneath Ghana’s forest reserves.pdf

Atewa Forest Reserve, Subri River Forest Reserve, Supuma Shelterbelt Reserve, Ankasa River Forest Reserve, Bia Forest Reserve and others harbour the healthiest and most important ecosystems in Africa and are crown jewel of Ghana's biodiversity, and thus must be protected from mining interests. Forest reserves in Ghana are endowed with rich ...

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Ghana - Friends of the Earth International

We also play a key role in exposing the negative social and environmental impacts of the West African Gas pipeline, international free trade and large scale mining in forest reserves. FOE-Ghana works with others to challenge the injustice and lack of equity in the

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PROTECT FOREST RESERVES; KEEP MINING COMPANIES OUT OF ...

Jun 05, 2003  Environmental Protection Agency, the mining companies are bombarding the. public with pro-mining propaganda and promises of material aid. TAKE ACTION! Support the coalition of Ghanaian organizations and communities by. urging government officials to keep Ghana's forest reserves off-limits. to mining.

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FOSA Country Report - Ghana

1. INTRODUCTION STATUS OF THE FORESTRY SECTOR IN GHANA. 1.1 GENERAL OUTLINE OF GHANA . 1.1.1 Location. The Republic of Ghana is located on the West Coast of Africa, situated between latitudes 4 o and 11.5 o north of the equator. It has a total land area of 23.85 million ha and is bordered by Togo on the east, La Côte D’Ivoire on the west, Burkina Faso on the north and the

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Ghana's government faces pushback in bid to mine ...

Feb 05, 2020  On Jan. 13, Ghanaian environmental NGO A Rocha Ghana went to court in a bid to stop the mining project. Supported by 20 other civil society organizations, A Rocha’s suit claims that mining ...

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Ghana NGOs demand Newmont be expelled from forest reserve

Ghana NGOs demand Newmont be expelled from forest reserve Published by MAC on 2009-06-08 A Ghanaian NGO coalition has called upon their government to respect the sovereign rights of its communities, by cancelling a licence awarded the Newmont mining company in a forest reserve.

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Ghana: Keep Mining Companies out of Forest Reserves (NGO ...

Mar 17, 2010  Read at : NGO News Africa Ghana: Keep Mining Companies out of Forest Reserves - NGO urges Gov't Posted: 15 Mar 2010 04:07 PM PDT News Date: 13th March 2010 Mr Raphael Godlove Ahenu, Chief Executive Officer of African Media Aid/Global Media Foundation, a Sunyani-based non-governmental organization, on Friday advocated a review of the mining

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‘Stop Illegal Mining In Forest Reserves’ - Modern Ghana

Nov 17, 2016  The NGOs, in a joint statement signed by the Coordinator of Forest Watch Ghana, Samuel Mawutor, said that “Ghana's forest reserves are recording an unprecedented surge in mining.” “Just a few months ago, WACAM, Forest Watch Ghana and Kasa Initiative Ghana, raised concerns about government issuing an entry permit for prospecting in Tano ...

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PROTECT FOREST RESERVES; KEEP MINING COMPANIES OUT OF ...

Jun 05, 2003  Environmental Protection Agency, the mining companies are bombarding the. public with pro-mining propaganda and promises of material aid. TAKE ACTION! Support the coalition of Ghanaian organizations and communities by. urging government officials to keep Ghana's forest reserves off-limits. to mining.

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Group calls for a halt to mining in forest reserves ...

Nov 16, 2016  November 16, 2016. A group of civil society organisations has called on the President and the National Security Council to take urgent steps to halt mining in forest reserves. The group made up of WACAM, Forest Watch Ghana, Kasa Initiative Ghana, and 76 other NGOs, in a joint statement issued on Tuesday November 15, 2016 indicated that forest ...

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Press Statement of Coalition of NGOs against Mining in ...

Jun 20, 2012  As a group (Coalition of NGO's Against Mining in Atewa - CONAMA) we are therefore not oblivious of the benefits of mining and do not stand opposed to mining, except when it has to do with arguably 'Ghana's most valuable' and ecologically sensitive forest reserve like

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Ghana: Anti-Mining Activists Threatened and Harrassed ...

Jul 30, 2003  The National Coalition of Civil Society Groups Against Mining in Ghana Forest Reserves has condemned what coalition members describe as deliberate and horrific acts of harassment directed at two of their colleagues by Ashanti Goldfields Company Limited, the district chief executive of Adansi West, and a number of the traditional rulers in the Obuasi area.

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Forest Fringe Communities Participation in Forest Reserve ...

community members should be empowered to play the role of co-managers of the forest reserve and there should be regular visit and interaction between FSD and the FFCs. Keywords Forest Reserves, Sustainability, Forest Fringe Communities, Ghana 1. Introduction

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Gold mining in Ghana's forest reserves: A report on the ...

In addition to ASM operators encroaching on forest reserves and degrading off-reserve forests, an estimated 25% of Ghana's land is under concession to mining companies and, in some areas such as ...

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Rainforest Alliance launches project to protect forest ...

A non-governmental organization (NGO), Rainforest Alliance, has launched a Tech4Communities project, Hybrid Community-Based Monitoring System (HCMS), at Sefwi-Wiawso to help fight deforestation in ...

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The Role of the Church in promoting environmental stewardship

Apr 18, 2010  In February 2010, Newmont Ghana Gold Limited was granted a Mining Lease for its Akyem project which would establish a pit of 2.5km long, 0.9km long and 0.5km deep in the Ajenua Bepo Forest Reserve ...

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Ghana's government faces pushback in bid to mine ...

Feb 05, 2020  On Jan. 13, Ghanaian environmental NGO A Rocha Ghana went to court in a bid to stop the mining project. Supported by 20 other civil society organizations, A

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Ghana NGOs demand Newmont be expelled from forest reserve

Ghana NGOs demand Newmont be expelled from forest reserve Published by MAC on 2009-06-08 A Ghanaian NGO coalition has called upon their government to respect the sovereign rights of its communities, by cancelling a licence awarded the Newmont mining company in a forest reserve.

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NGO calls for policies to eliminate use of ... - News Ghana

Mar 31, 2021  The Ghana news Agency (GNA) was established on March 5, 1957, i.e. on the eve of Ghana's independence and charged with the "dissemination of truthful unbiased news".

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Ghana - Friends of the Earth International

We also play a key role in exposing the negative social and environmental impacts of the West African Gas pipeline, international free trade and large scale mining in forest reserves. FOE-Ghana works with others to challenge the injustice and lack of equity in the

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