Human Rights Struggles in Ghana''s Mining Communities: …

2017-6-19 · The staff and volunteers of Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), Mr. Kinsley Ahorgah, Mr. Kenneth Kusi and others, thanks for your immense contribution towards the successful completion of this work. I sincerely appreciate every single contribution towards successful completion of this work. God bless you all.

Revise Minerals and Mining Act – WACAM appeals to ...

2021-8-16 · The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has appealed to government to revise the Minerals and Mining Act 2006, due to its gaps and weaknesses that have led to huge revenue losses to the state over the years. According to Associate Executive Director of WACAM, Mrs Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, the Minerals and Mining Act […]

Relocation of Wassa West Communities by Large Scale Gold ...

The general objective of the study was to look at the socio-economic implications of Large Scale Gold Mining on affected relocated communities in Wassa West. Issues investigated were the impact of relocation on livelihoods and alternative livelihoods and the perceptions of community members of the effect of relocation on their personal well ...

Close Down Operations

The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) and the Concerned Citizens Association of Prestea wish to commend the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for taking a bold step to suspend the mining operations of Bogoso Gold Limited (BGL) in Prestea.

Geological setting of the Wassa gold deposit, SW Ghana ...

2016-10-1 · 1. Exploration history. The Wassa deposit is a multi-million ounce (Moz) low-grade orogenic gold system. Historical production is over 1 Moz of gold and current indicated resources are around 2.9 Moz (average grade of 2.06 g/t, Golden Star Resources Ltd, 2014).Wassa has been an artisanal mining area since the early 20th century.

We''ve not issued permits for mining near Mole National ...

2021-4-26 · The CSOs namely the Centre for Environmental Impact Analysis, Centre for Public Interest Law, and the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining, therefore, called for the cessation of ...

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wassa associationmunities affected mining. Ghana Responsible Mining Alliance RTI. Ghana Responsible Mining Alliance The Ghana Responsible Mining Alliance is a Global Development Alliance (GDA) of Gold Fields Ghana, Newmont Ghana Gold Ltd. and the U.S. Agency for International Development.

of Saa Community in Wassa Amanfi West District, …

education about the social and environmental consequences of illegal small-scale mining, that might affect food production leading to food unavailability The Wassa Amenfi West District taskforce should intensify the operation of arresting the illegal miners in the district so that illegal gold mining …

WACAM

Home WACAM – Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining. Organisation. WACAM – Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining. Visit us. OECD Watch. KNSM-laan 17. 1019 LA, Amsterdam. Netherlands. view on google maps Contact us. Tel: +31 (0)20 639 12 91 (Tue - Fri, 10 AM - 4 PM) Email: [email protected]

The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) …

Mining Law, PNDC L 218 enacted in 1989 given the procedures of issuing a license to a small-scale firm. It contain in Section 81 to 99 in the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana. Small-scale gold mining licenses may be granted to Ghanaians 18 years of age and older, and are subject to …

Golden Star (Wassa): Mine Maintenance Manager

2011-4-1 · Golden Star (Wassa) Limited, a subsidiary of Golden Star Resources (GSIR), with head office in Denver, USE, is a gold mining company situated at Akyempim in the Mpohor Wassa East District of the Western Region.. Job Description. A vacancy exists at the Mine Maintenance Department for the position. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Mine Maintenance Manager shall be responsible for the ...

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining …

Residents and activists with the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining blame a cyanide spill. Also, despite claims by the company of investment in women''s initiatives, the rates of unwanted pregnancies have increased and schoolgirls point the finger at Newmont workers, nurse Regina Dufie told the Sierra reporter.

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining ...

2013-5-7 · Brother John Alexander Osei, Chairman of the Executive Council of Wacam, human rights, environmental and mining advocacy non-governmental organisation (NGO,) has won a …

CSOs accuse government of issuing permit for mining near ...

2021-4-23 · The Associate Executive Director of the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining, Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, made the call as Ghana marked World Earth Day. "Government has also granted mining exploration rights to a mining company to explore gold near the Mole National Park.

Mining Pollution: Large corporations equally responsible ...

2021-4-28 · The Associate Executive Director of the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining( WACAM), Hannah Owusu Koranteng has posited that activities of both small and large scale mining …

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining

Home WACAM – Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining. Organisation. WACAM – Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining. Come and visit us. Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) Sarphatistraat 30. 1018 GL, …

Golden Star cuts Wassa''s 2021 production guidance after ...

2021-6-28 · Golden Star cuts Wassa''s 2021 production guidance after mill commissioning delay. GOLDEN Star has downgraded its 2021 gold production forecast from its Wassa mine in Ghana by 13% following a delay in the commissioning of new milling equipment. The company also said mining development at Wassa had been slower than anticipated owing to Covid-19 ...

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining | Oxfa…

2021-8-18 · Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) is an environmental and Human Rights NGO formed in 1998. It is a grassroots organisation working with communities affected by the operations of multinational mining companies. The aim is to train and strengthen communities affected by mining to assertively and effectively engage in dialogue with mining companies, as

(PDF) Geological setting of the Wassa gold deposit, SW Ghana

The Wassa deposit (longitude 1.720 W; latitude 5.490 N) is located 150 km west of Accra, 37 km northeast of the Tarkwa Mine, 14 km east of the Damang Mine. It is hosted by Sefwi Group rocks, east ...

UNIVERSITY SURFACE MINING REGULATIONS AND …

2018-1-6 · School, Mr. Akakpo Mr. Eshun, Boat, Marshall and Kwesi Eduakwah of Wassa Association ofCommunities Affected by Mining. I also thank my wife, Araba, for shouldering the copiousjob oftyping this work in addition to managing business and taking care ofthe kids whilst I was out there schooling. I have not forgotten the numerous well-wisherswhose ...

JOINT STATEMENT BY THE WASSA ASSOCIATION OF …

2005-10-3 · The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) and the Concerned Citizens Association of Prestea wish to commend the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for taking a bold step to suspend the mining operations of Bogoso Gold Limited (BGL) in Prestea.

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM ...

2006-10-13 · Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) Company Information. Company Information.

Africa: conflicts and mining-induced displacement | War ...

2008-2-1 · An investigation by the Ghanaian community group WACAM (Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining) found evidence that between 1994 and 1997, AGC (Ashanti Goldfields Company) security personnel, acting in conjunction with the the Ghanaian police and the military, had killed three artisanal miners.[2]

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2021-8-19 · In the Wassa area, mining displaced 30,000 people between 1990 and 1998. At the same time, mining has caused social turmoil in affected communities by taking away large tracts of land from farmers, often using force and without adequate compensation. For More Information. Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM):

Gold mining and corporate social responsibility in the ...

Gold mining in the Wassa West district The Wassa West district (WWD) covers an area of 2354 km2, with Tarkwa as its administrative capital. Tarkwa has been the district''s gold-mining centre since the end of the nineteenth century (Dickson 1969: 182). The WWD is the most extensively mined part of Ghana, and it …

CSOs Accuse Government Of Issuing Permit For Mining Near ...

2021-4-25 · The Associate Executive Director of the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining, Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, made the call as Ghana marked World Earth Day. "Government has also granted mining exploration rights to a mining company to explore gold near the Mole National Park.

The Mining Industry in Ghana: A Blessing or a Curse

2011-6-21 · underground mine at Obuasi, all the other mines are surface mine operations. Tarkwa, a town in the Wassa west district in the Western region has the highest concentration of mining companies in the country, in the West African sub-region and possibly …

WACAM

How is Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (Ghana) abbreviated? WACAM stands for Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (Ghana). WACAM is defined as Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (Ghana) frequently.

Communities In Tatale-Sanguli District Of The Northern ...

2016-4-21 · The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining now known as WACAM in collaboration with other NGOs such as the African Center for Energy Policy ACEP, Center for Public Interest law CEPIL and Center for Environmental Impact Law …

(PDF) Impact of Galamsey Operations on Agricultural Land ...

Farmers in the Wassa Mining Region, Ghana. Akabzaa, T., & Darimani, ... All the three (3) elements or paradigms of sustainability performance were negatively affected by illegal mining activities ...

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