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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 US117 million for Degbiwu and Gbiniyiri licenses in Ghana

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  • Ghanas battle with illegal smallscale mining Africa at LSE
    Ghanas battle with illegal smallscale mining Africa at LSE

    The recent trouble with illegal mining commonly called ‘galamsey’ a slang from ‘gather them and sell’ primarily exposes a failure of management over one of the country’s main natural resource exports – gold In May 2019 Ghana is rumoured to have recently overtaken South Africa as Africa’s largest

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  • Mining Law 2021 Laws and Regulations Ghana ICLG
    Mining Law 2021 Laws and Regulations Ghana ICLG

    Ghana Mining Laws and Regulations 2021 ICLG Mining Laws and Regulations Ghana covers common issues in mining laws and regulations – including the acquisition of rights ownership requirements and restrictions processing transfer and encumbrance environmental aspects native title and land rights – in 15 jurisdictions

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  • illegal minning in gh
    illegal minning in gh

    illegal minning in gh Construction Waste Crusher Construction waste refers to the construction construction units or individuals to construct lay or demolish all kinds of buildings structures and pipe networks etc and generate the spoil spoil waste residual mud and other wastes generated during the repairing process

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  • 5 reported dead as galamsey pit caves in Pulse Ghana
    5 reported dead as galamsey pit caves in Pulse Ghana

    According to the District NADMO Director the mining pit belongs to a mining company operating in the area but the illegal miners found their way into the pit to work leading to the unfortunate

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  • Effects of illegal mining on the agriculture sector in Ghana
    Effects of illegal mining on the agriculture sector in Ghana

    Nov 30 2016 · Even worrying is the influx of Chinese into the illegal mining market in Ghana They use bulldozers excavators and other unapproved implements in this sector which is reserved for indigenes In Ghana smallscale mining was regularised in 1989 and over 15 million troy ounces of gold and 80 million carats of diamonds have been produced by

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  • Galamsey fight still on Lands Minister Graphic Online
    Galamsey fight still on Lands Minister Graphic Online

    Nov 05 2020 · The government is determined to weed out illegal mining and create sustainable livelihoods for people living in mining communities the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources Mr Kwaku Asomah

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  • Illegal Mining Activities and Its Environment News Ghana
    Illegal Mining Activities and Its Environment News Ghana

    News Ghana is Ghanas leading online news portal for business in West Africa and around the World Tel 233 234972832 or 15088120505 Contact us email protected

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  • Galamsey Menace Causes Effects And Solutions Modern Ghana
    Galamsey Menace Causes Effects And Solutions Modern Ghana

    May 09 2017 · The factors that combine to trigger someone involve in this illegal mining are easy to identify One major cause of this devilish act is the burning desire for material things It is always the ambition of most young men and women to get rich quickly in order to obtain whatever is fashionable

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  • Galamsey pollution destroying water bodies in Ghana
    Galamsey pollution destroying water bodies in Ghana

    Mar 22 2017 · The Head of Communications at the Ghana Water Company Steve Mantey on the Citi Breakfast Show on Wednesday gave an overview of water bodies in the some regions that have been polluted by illegal mining activities Western Region In the Western Region the main water bodies that have been polluted include the River Pra Daboaseand River Ankobra

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  • Taskforce seizes 28 chanfang machines used for illegal
    Taskforce seizes 28 chanfang machines used for illegal

    Oct 17 2020 · About 28 chanfang machines used for illegal mining activities on the Offin River have been seized at Dunkwa in the Central Region by a joint police and military task force Source My News GH

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  • How Satellite Data Can Fight Illegal Mining in Ghana UN
    How Satellite Data Can Fight Illegal Mining in Ghana UN

    I witnessed this first hand in Kyebi a goldrich area about three hours drive north of Ghana’s capitol Accra As I pulled into a known illegal gold mining site with the regional director of the Environmental Protection Agency a few men jumped off an excavator and fled into the forest which is an internationally known wilderness area famous for its species of butterflies

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  • POLICY BRIEF No5 The Galamsey Menace in Ghana A
    POLICY BRIEF No5 The Galamsey Menace in Ghana A

    as illegal miners do not pay taxes to the pollution of important water bodies In March 2017 the Ghana Water Company warned that the spate of water pollution by illegal ASM operators is approaching alarming levels and that the country risks importing water for consumption by 2020 unless illegal mining activities are curbed

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  • Galamsey in Ghana and Chinas illegal gold rush Asia by
    Galamsey in Ghana and Chinas illegal gold rush Asia by

    Ghana’s tradition of artisanal gold mining and the gold price boom which began in 2007 led tens of thousands of Chinese migrants to seek their fortunes in Ghana Bringing heavy machinery illegal Chinese gold miners precipitated economic and social instability as well as increases in gun violence drug trafficking and corruption Ghana is

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  • The complicated fight to curb illegal mining in Ghana
    The complicated fight to curb illegal mining in Ghana

    Over the past few weeks the missing 500 excavators that were earlier impounded by the operation vanguard taskforce in their

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  • Blame Media for resurgence in illegal mining activities
    Blame Media for resurgence in illegal mining activities

    GHANA The Convener of the Media Coalition Against Galamsey Ken Ashigbe is blaming the media for contributing to the resurgence in illegal mining popularly known as galamsey His comment follows the death of two illegal miners recently at Mpatuam Bontefufuo in the Amansie Central District of the Ashanti Region following the collapse of a

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  • Yes to Chocolate and No to Illegal Mining in Ghana
    Yes to Chocolate and No to Illegal Mining in Ghana

    Jan 27 2019 · Galamsey is Africa’s second largest gold producer who is unregulated and illegal Galamsey is a word that roots from the phrase “gather them and sell” which has been known to increase crime rates in Ghana In 1989 Ghana implemented the SmallScale Gold Mining Act for obtaining smallscale mining licenses That is until an updated law

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  • Illegal Gold Rush in Ghanas Forests International Tree
    Illegal Gold Rush in Ghanas Forests International Tree

    Mar 13 2017 · Long before you reach the small village of Saamang in Wassa Amenfi East District Western Ghana you realise that it is not only the forests that are under threat but the entire landscape and way of life The threat comes from ‘illegal’ gold mining with companies operating behind closed gates with discreet signs

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  • Galamsey menace Causes effects and solutions
    Galamsey menace Causes effects and solutions

    May 17 2017 · The high incidence of galamsey or illegal mining in recent times have been on several discussions and heated debates for some time now and has perplexed the minds of the general public in Ghana

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  • Illegal mining in Ghana IGC
    Illegal mining in Ghana IGC

    Illegal mining operations are destroying the farmlands forests and water bodies in Ghana The general public and academia are calling for a concerted effort to rid the country of illegal mining activities and to restore the abandoned mining sites across the country However in order to formulate and implement measures to effectively address the problem there

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  • illegal gold mining in gh
    illegal gold mining in gh

    Illegal gold mining in Ghana undercuts church s plans for May 16 2016 · One might expect that Ghana s illegal gold mining would be carried out hidden from public view surreptitiously quietly But behind the local Catholic clinic in this village of a few hundred farmers is an enormous illegal

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  • Causes and effects of galamsey in Ghana
    Causes and effects of galamsey in Ghana

    Illegal mining or ‘galamsey’ in Ghana has been a menace in the country for a while It has elicited negative feelings from people all over Ghana The disgust and discontent associated with galamsey sites in Ghana is evident in the way the people have chosen to deal with the menace

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  • 62 arrested for illegal mining in Ghana CGTN Africa
    62 arrested for illegal mining in Ghana CGTN Africa

    Dec 15 2019 · Police in Ghana said that 62 people were arrested on suspicion of illegal mining at the western Ghanaian town of Kenyasi Ghana has been waging a war against illegal mining VCGGetty Images The move came after a series of complaints from an international gold firm Newmont Goldcorp over the incursions of illegal miners into their concession

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  • FACTORS INHIBITING ILLEGAL MINERS IN THE UPPER
    FACTORS INHIBITING ILLEGAL MINERS IN THE UPPER

    At the national front with respect to illegal mining it has been observed by Ghanaians that some Chinese illegal miners have caused great havoc to the nation due to their illegal mining activities It must be acknowledged however that these activities cannot be

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  • GOVERNMENT COMMITTED TO THE FIGHT AGAINST ILLEGAL MINING
    GOVERNMENT COMMITTED TO THE FIGHT AGAINST ILLEGAL MINING

    May 24 2019 · The Government of Ghana wishes to provide an update on its fight against illegal and irresponsible mining Contrary to suggestions by the main opposition party that the fight is a charade and in a final state of glaring defeat the fight has achieved significant the fight has achieved significant results and is now moving into a new phase with the community mining program

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  • Illegal Mining in Ghana Boerengroep
    Illegal Mining in Ghana Boerengroep

    Jan 13 2017 · During the last decade illegal mining seems to be taking the place of farming activities in Ghana which is a serious threat to food security which the world must show concern The activities of illegal mining in Ghana is Causing irreparable havoc to the environment

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  • 3 grabbed for illegal mining Ghanaian Times
    3 grabbed for illegal mining Ghanaian Times

    Three suspects including a Burkinabe were on Wednesday arrested and handed over to the Upper West Regional Police Command for allegedly engaging in illegal mining The 33yearold Burkinabe Hamidu Hammond and the two others whose names are withheld for security reasons were arrested in an exercise that was undertaken by the Operation Vanguard at Dorimon

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  • Galamsey fight still on Lands Minister Graphic Online
    Galamsey fight still on Lands Minister Graphic Online

    Nov 05 2020 · The government is determined to weed out illegal mining and create sustainable livelihoods for people living in mining communities the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources Mr Kwaku Asomah

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  • All that glitters Ghana battles illegal mining
    All that glitters Ghana battles illegal mining

    Aug 11 2017 · An estimated one million people are involved in illegal mining in Ghana and each typically earn between 100 and 300 per month she said Those who opted to

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  • PDF ILLEGAL MINING AS THREAT TO SUSTAINABLE
    PDF ILLEGAL MINING AS THREAT TO SUSTAINABLE

    influence of global actors is another minor cause of illegal mining in Ghana The policy was adop ted in the 1980’s as measures in re sponse to the fiscal problems of the government

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  • Illegal SmallScale Gold Mining in Ghana A Threat to Food
    Illegal SmallScale Gold Mining in Ghana A Threat to Food

    Jun 21 2018 · Ghana is endowed with extensive mineral and agricultural resources The regions which serve as the major agroecological zones coincide with the largest deposits of mineral resources Destruction of arable land in the agroecological zones by illegal smallscale gold mining galamsey affects agricultural productivity and threatens food security in Ghana

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  • China wants stronger collaboration in fighting illegal mining
    China wants stronger collaboration in fighting illegal mining

    Mr Jing however noted that the root cause of illegal smallscale mining was in Ghana likewise the solution He said the menace which had a long history had caused a huge damage to the environment

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  • Illegal Chinese gold miners blamed for
    Illegal Chinese gold miners blamed for

    May 02 2017 · Facing mounting tensions violence and pollution Ghana has stepped up the arrest and deportation of those illegal foreign miners in recent years In

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  • PDF EFFECTS OF ILLEGAL SMALL SCLALE GOLD MINING
    PDF EFFECTS OF ILLEGAL SMALL SCLALE GOLD MINING

    The upsurge in illegal gold mining activities popularly known as “galamsey operation” has left in its wake loss of ecosystems and increased poverty levels especially among peasant farmers who depend solely on environmental resources for a living

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  • Dissolve the InterMinisterial Committee of Illegal Mining
    Dissolve the InterMinisterial Committee of Illegal Mining

    Dec 06 2018 · Provide Adequate Resources for the Minerals Commission and Dissolve the InterMinisterial Committee of Illegal Mining – Solomon Owusu tells President Akufo Addo Dear Mr President I write to officially express my disappointment in the poor management of illegal mining popularly known as “galamsey” in Ghana From the recent Adom TV Badwam morning show on illegal

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  • Causes and Effects of Illegal Gold Mining Galamsey
    Causes and Effects of Illegal Gold Mining Galamsey

    Apr 28 2020 · The effect of illegal mining on school attendance and academic performance of junior high school students in Upper Denkyira West District of Ghana Journal of Education Human Development 3 523 – 545

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