the role of ngo in mining in the forest reserves in ghana

the role of ngo in mining in the forest reserves in ghana

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

高达12%返现 · Sep 24, 2020 · In 2012, the Forestry Commission informed the NGO A Rocha Ghana 1 (thereafter named ARG) that the government had given out concessions to prospect bauxite at Atewa to a national company called Exton Cubic. In response to these news, ARG and some smaller civil groups joined forces and opened a dialogue with the government.

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Ministry lauds NGOs for their role in curbing illegal ...

Jun 20, 2019 · The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources (MLNR) has lauded efforts by NGOs in forest and natural resources management for their continued support

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

Concerns about the destructive history of mining companies in forest areas, rivers and fish populations in Ghana led to opposition to mining in Ghana's forest reserves (Hilson and Nyame 2006).

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Government marks rivers and forest reserves ... - News

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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Mining in Ghana – What future can we expect?

Ghana, which is also reflected in mining’s contribution to GDP and direct employment, respectively 1.7 per cent of Ghana’s GDP and 1.1 per cent of the Ghanaian labour force. Executive summary Mining: Partnerships for Development Mining in Ghana – What future can we expect? 5 Section 1 Ghana’s economy and the role of mining

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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

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W/Region: NGO partners with community to protect forest ...

Jul 30, 2018 · These reserves are the Sui River Forest Reserve, Suhuma Forest Reserve, Tano Ehuro Forest Reserve, Tano Suhien Forest Reserve and Santomang Forest Reserves. The NGO named illegal mining, farming, and the encroachment of

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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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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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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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Stop misinforming Ghanaians on environmental trade-offs of ...

Dec 09, 2019 · The Coalition of NGOs Against MINING ATEWA (CONAMA) has called on the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC) to stop misinforming the

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

One of the most successful measures for conserving bio-diversity is the institution of forest reserves. The history of forestry in Ghana dates back to 1906 when legislate was enacted to control the felling of commercial tree species, followed by

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(PDF) The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

Ghana‟s mining sect or contr ibutes approximately 40% of G ross Foreign Exchange (GFE) earnings and accounts for approximately 5.2% of GDP (Ghana Minerals Comm ission, 2006). In 2000, minerals ...

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Operation Halt has freed forest reserves of illegal miners ...

Oct 12, 2021 · Mr. John Allotey, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Forestry Commission (FC), has lauded President Akufo-Addo for his resolve to rid the country’s forest

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‘Okyeman youth’ against mining in Atiwa Forest

Dec 16, 2005 · THE Okyeman Students Union of the University of Ghana, Legon, has threatened to mobilise the entire youth of the region to halt the expansion of mining activities in forest reserves if Government does not intervene to bring an end to the controversial expansions. We are prepared to lead the fight against mining firms and their local economic agents against the rape and destruction of our ...

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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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More than 260 organizations petition Chinese entities ...

May 04, 2020 · A Rocha Ghana and several NGOs in Ghana believe that mining Bauxite in Atewa Forest is not eligible for the Chinese COVID-19 financial support or only be eligible if

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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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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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W/Region: NGO partners with community to protect forest ...

Jul 30, 2018 · Rainforest Alliance, a non-governmental organization, and Olam Ghana are partnering with residents living around five forest reserves in the Sefwi Wiawso, Bodi, and the Akontombra districts to halt the destruction of the forests. ... Tano Suhien Forest Reserve and Santomang Forest Reserves. The NGO named illegal mining, farming, and the ...

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Ghana: Don't Fund Projects That Destroy the Environment - NGOs

May 04, 2020 · The petition indicated that A Rocha Ghana and several NGOs in Ghana were of the view that mining Bauxite in Atewa Forest "is not eligible for the Chinese COVID-19 financial support or

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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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NGO urges Forestry Commission to ... - Ghana Business News

Jul 27, 2017 · Dr Frempong said it was surprising that a number of logging concessions had been granted in forest reserves, and gold exploitation and mining leases have been granted in the country’s forest reserves to mining companies. “The result is that Ghana has been transformed in the last 100 years from a lush forest country a low-forest cover ...

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Stop misinforming Ghanaians on environmental trade-offs of ...

Dec 09, 2019 · The statement said, the outstanding made by GIADEC in their briefing was the mining licence will cover only 90m2 of the total 725m2 of Atewa Forest and CONAMA says that, this would make Atewa Forest just over one tenth the size of an average-sized football pitch while the area to be mined would be a small fraction, perhaps just the penalty area.

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VISION 2050 FORESTRY PROJECT REPORT JULY 2015

The World Bank has recently stated that Ghana’s forest cover almost halved since 2000, with just 4.6 million hectares remaining by 2011 and an annual deforestation rate of 2% (135,000 hectares) a year. Only 1.6 million hectares currently remains in actual forest reserves. The main reasons for this decline have been outlined by

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CBD Strategy - Ghana (English version)

Sixteen percent (16%) of Ghana's land surface area has been set aside to conserve representative samples of hernatural ecosystems in the form of forest reserves, national parks and other wildlife reserves including various traditional forms of conservation. Despite this effort, increasing pressure from agricultural expansion, mining, timber ...

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Challenges of Forest Reserve Management in Ghana:

The Tain Tributary block I Forest Reserve lies in the Sunyani Forest District in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. The forest however, is located between latitudes 7 o22’ and 7 041’N and longitude 2 o13’ and 2 o43’W. Tain Tributary Block I forest reserve is roughly rectangular in shape with an average width of 10km and length of 15km.

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Natural resource and biodiversity conservation in Ghana ...

include a coastal zone and a forest zone in the south, a transition zone in the mid-areas, and a northern savannah zone. There are two main types of forest zones: the high forestzone and deciduous forest zone. The high forest zone consists largely of evergreen forests and is located in the south west of Ghana. The deciduous forest zone is located

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a report on the current debate - JSTOR

Gold mining in Ghana's forest reserves: a report on the current debate Gavin Hilson* and Frank Nyame** *Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM), School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, Manchester Ml 3 9QH Email: [email protected] **Department of Geology, University of Ghana, PO Box LG 25 ...

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Stop misinforming Ghanaians on environmental trade-offs of ...

Dec 09, 2019 · The Coalition of NGOs Against MINING ATEWA (CONAMA) has called on the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC) to stop misinforming the

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Wacam Charges UNER Students To Be Environmental Stewards ...

Sep 04, 2021 · Wacam, a community-based human rights and environmental mining advocacy, has charged students of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UNER) in Sunyani in the Bono Region to be environmental stewards. According to the mining advocacy NGO, the importance of their participation in the protection and sustainable management of the country’s environment cannot be

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Stop Illegal Mining in Our Forest Reserve Now – Sefwi ...

Nov 18, 2020 · A group calling itself concerned citizens association of Sefwi Asawinso ‘A’ is calling on the government to urgently stop illegal mining activities in the community. “Asawinso electoral Area is endowed with natural resources, which have rich forest reserve with a deposit of Gold.

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