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Ghana needs to rethink its small scale mining strategy, here’s how

Ghana Web 18 Apr 2021
Artisanal and small-scale mining has a long history in Ghana ... More than 85% of all small-scale mining operations in Ghana are carried out by unlicensed operators ... A burgeoning body of research has shown that artisanal and small-scale miners in Ghana are driven to mining by poverty.
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Talk without action won’t solve illegal mining challenges – Samuel Jinapor

Joy Online 18 Apr 2021
His comment comes on the heels of Ghana’s unending battle against illegal mining activities popularly known as ‘galamsey’. According to the Damongo MP, Ghana isn’t the only country fighting against illegal mining in the world adding that “it is a big issue in Canada.
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EU threatens to ban cocoa from Ghana over galamsey-induced land degradation

Business Ghana 18 Apr 2021
The European Union (EU) is threatening to ban cocoa from Ghana if the negative impact of illegal mining on the country’s environment persists. Making a presentation at the ongoing National Consultative Dialogue on Small Scale Mining in Accra today, April 15, 2021, the Deputy Chief Executive in-Charge of Agronomy and Quality Control at COCOBOD, Dr.
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LIVESTREAMING: Ministry of Information holds press conference

Ghana Web 18 Apr 2021
... Consultative Dialogue on Small scale mining in Accra. President Akufo-Addo in his address called for a bi-partisan dialogue on activities related to small-scale mining in Ghana.
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LIVESTREAMED: Ministry of Information holds press conference

Ghana Web 18 Apr 2021
... Consultative Dialogue on Small scale mining in Accra. President Akufo-Addo in his address called for a bi-partisan dialogue on activities related to small-scale mining in Ghana.
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Galamsey: Back off, let law enforcement bodies tackle the problem – Akufo-Addo told

Ghana Web 17 Apr 2021
Mr Banson was commenting on the just-ended two-day consultative forum organized by the Government of Ghana on illegal small-scale mining (galamsey) in Ghana. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said at the forum that he will not act on hearsay in his quest to end the galamsey practice in Ghana.
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Galamsey fight: We felt 'frustrated' by lack of will to crack whip – GJA President

Ghana Web 17 Apr 2021
The President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Mr. Roland Affail Monney, has said journalists at the forefront of the anti-galamsey fight got frustrated by the seeming unwillingness of the law enforcement bodies to crack the whip even after the media had risked it all to expose some of the illegal small-scale mining culprits.
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EU threatens to ban importation of cocoa from Ghana and Cote d’lvoire

Ghana Web 17 Apr 2021
The European Union (EU) is threatening Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire with a law to ban importation of Cocoa to the EU market because of illegal mining.
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FULL TEXT: President Akufo-Addo’s address at National Consultative Dialogue on small scale mining

Ghana Web 17 Apr 2021
ADDRESS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO, AT THE OPENING OF THE MAIDEN NATIONAL CONSULTATIVE DIALOGUE ON SMALL SCALE MINING HELD AT THE ACCRA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, ACCRA, ON WEDNESDAY, 14TH APRIL 2021 ... Mining can create jobs; mining can improve livelihoods; and mining can generate wealth.
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Save Ghana’s worsening water resources – Group to Akufo-Addo

Ghana Web 17 Apr 2021
The Save Water Foundation has charged President Nana Akufo-Addo and the various water-related government agencies, to protect Ghana’s worsening water resources ...Water resource management is of great importance to countries and the world at large of which Ghana is no exception.
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'National dialogue needless in the fight against galamsey' – Bobby Banson

Ghana Web 17 Apr 2021
A private legal practitioner, Mr Bobby Banson, has said the country does not need national dialogues in the fight against illegal small-scale mining (galamsey) ... Mr Banson was commenting on the just-ended two-day consultative forum organized by the Government of Ghana on illegal small-scale mining (galamsey) in Ghana.
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Government must encourage Ghanaians to do mining - Charles Owusu

Ghana Web 17 Apr 2021
Charles Owusu believed, with appropriate mining permit and guidance by the government, the local companies or individuals will legally undertake appropriate mining activities which will hugely benefit the nation because the money will accrue to Ghana instead of leaving the shores of the country.
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‘Illegal mining taking place in Ghana no longer small scale’ – Environmental Scientist

Joy Online 17 Apr 2021
Environmental Scientist at the Institute of Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS) at the University of Ghana, Professor Chris Gordon has revealed that illegal mining activities in the country have escalated to semi-industrial and industrial scale ... causes of illegal mining.
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How can you jail Poloo and free Aisha Huang? - Kwaku Azar asks

Ghana Web 17 Apr 2021
He is wondering why a society like Ghana would jail the actress for this and yet, a foreigner would be asked to go back to her country after engaging in illegal activities. He referenced the Aisha Huang saga, a Chinese national who was left off the hook after engaging illegal mining in Ghana.
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We have technology and expertise to reclaim mined sites – Zoomlion

Joy Online 16 Apr 2021
Waste management company, Zoomlion Ghana Limited says it has the expertise to apply land reclamation techniques to remediate degraded sites due to illegal mining activities ... Nyame from the University of Ghana who moderated the mining discourse said Ghana lost 60 per cent of her rainforest cover due to mining between 2017 and 2018.

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