The Role Of Ngo In Mining In The Forest Reserves In Ghana

Evacuate all mining equipment from forest reserves by ...

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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.

The Role of the Church in promoting environmental stewardship

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 …

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

Apr 29, 2014· A-ROCHA Ghana, a non- governmental organisation (NGO) that is into forest research, has called on the government to stop illegal miners from extracting bauxite from the Atiwa Forest.

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

Jun 20, 2012· 1. Atewa is one of Ghana's two upland evergreen forest reserves which, assumes a great role on the landscape as repository of biodiversity, forests, wildlife and water resources of local, regional and international appeal. Atewa supports an exceptional number of plant species not found elsewhere in Ghana.

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

Feb 05, 2020· Ghana’s Atewa Forest Reserve is home to dozens of endangered species — as well as a substantial bauxite deposit. Environmental impact assessments have not been completed, and conservationists ...

Ghana NGOs demand Newmont be expelled from forest …

Revoke Ajenua Bepo Forest Reserve Mining Permit - Coalition. Public Agenda. 1st June 2009. Accra - A Coalition of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and civil society organisations have called on Government to revoke the permit given to Newmont Akyem Project to mine in the Ajenua Bepo Forest Reserve in the Eastern Region.

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 ...

Ghana’s CREMA-The Building Block To Natural Resources ...

Mar 23, 2017· In Ghana natural resources are seen generally as belonging solely to the government. People destroy natural resources through various activities such as land degradation, deforestation, illegal mining in forest reserves, among others, without any thought on survival of the ecosystem.

Mining industry of Ghana - Wikipedia

The Mining industry of Ghana accounts for 5% of the country's GDP and minerals make up 37% of total exports, of which gold contributes over 90% of the total mineral exports. Thus, the main focus of Ghana's mining and minerals development industry remains focused on gold. Ghana is Africa's largest gold producer, producing 80.5 t in 2008.

Rainforest Alliance launches project to protect Forest ...

Nov 09, 2020· Rainforest Alliance launches project to protect Forest reserves Alex Baah Boadi Sefwi-Wiawso (W/N), Nov. 9, GNA - 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 the area.

Ghana: GIADEC Shortlists 14 Coys for Integrated Aluminium ...

Dec 05, 2019· He noted that even though mining in the Atewa forest had been a cause of concern for some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and non-governmental organisations, the mining license expected to be ...

Government develops national plan to tackle illegal mining ...

Jun 03, 2017· The video composed by 10 musicians as Ambassadors, including Bice Osei Tuffour (OBOUR), President of Musicians Union of Ghana highlighted the need to preserve the water bodies in Atewa Forest for national park and avoid illegal mining. The campaign Ambassadors include Sherifa Gunu, Mzvee, Kojo Rana, Nero x, Heleen, and kuami Eugene.

Ghana conference makes major demands for sustainability ...

We also call on the government to end surface mining in all forest reserves and take immediate measures necessary to protect and improve the remaining vestiges of Ghana's forest cover as part of national obligation under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and its subsidiary convention the Kyoto Protocol (KP).

Earning a social license to operate: Perspectives of ...

Apr 01, 2019· The social licence practices within the Ghanaian mining context. In Ghana, mining companies pursue community development strategies as a means to achieve a social license to operate. This is in many ways consistent with the literature that suggests social investment or CSR as an approach to winning over communities (MMSD, 2002; Pegg, 2006).

Gola Rainforest National Park - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Description. The Gola Forest is the largest remaining area of Upper Guinea tropical forest in Sierra Leone. It shows a high variety of different forest habitats in different stages (pristine to disturbed, and various succession stages) and is home to many species, many of them being endemic to the Upper Guinean forests, and even to smaller areas in the region.

Conflict resources: from ‘curse’ to blessing | Africa Renewal

The NGO Global Witness has specifically highlighted the case of Angola, where some government officials, according to estimates by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), siphoned off $4 bn in oil ...

Mark APPIAH | Professor (Associate). College President ...

With the increasing need to rehabilitate degraded dry semi-deciduous forest reserves in Ghana, the use of native species in enrichment planting have been emphasized. ... The role of community ...

The Environmental Implications of China-Africa Resource ...

Government of Ghana (“Ghana” or “Government”) and the Sinohydro Corporation, a Chinese state-owned enterprise specializing in infrastructure development. In addition, this case study analyzes what role, if any, Ghana’s environmental assessment laws have played in avoiding, managing, or …

Trends and status of forest products and services

The term 'non-wood forest products' (NWFPs) and the similar terms: 'minor', 'secondary', and 'non-timber' forest products, have emerged as umbrella expressions for the vast array of both animal and plant resources other than wood (or timber in the case of 'non-timber') derived from forests or forest …

Alfred AWOTWI | Lecturer and Researcher | Ph.D

Monitoring Land-use/Land-cover Changes due to Extensive Gold Mining, Urban Expansion and Agriculture in the Pra River Basin of Ghana, 1986-2025 Article Jul 2018

Ghana | LandLinks

Two percent of Ghana’s forest area is legally protected in parks and forest reserves. Ghana has seven national parks and forest reserves. The largest of these, Kakum National Park, includes 360 square kilometers of Ghana’s tropical rainforest (out of a total of 20,000 square kilometers of tropical rainforest in Ghana) (GOG ND; GOG 1994).

Civil Society and Ghana’s FLEGT Voluntary Partnership ...

Ghana has approximately 2.6 million hectares of forest reserves dedicated to production, about 500,000 hectares of unreserved forests, as well as an additional 2 million hectares of crop land that also produce timber. Revenue from timber exports in 2008, € 187 million, makes the forest sector the fourth largest contributor to the GDP.

Faith-based NGO advocates for a greener Ghana at Accra ...

Feb 19, 2021· Faith-based NGO advocates for a greener Ghana at Accra College of Education. by Delali Adogla-Bessa. February 19, 2021. Reading Time: 1 min read ... it means we have not been playing our role as Christians.” ... Lands Minister reiterates ban on mining in forest reserves. April 13, 2021.

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