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‘White gold’, distress and anger

Big salt mining companies mostly multinationals have overrun the Keta Lagoon Basin, in South Eastern Ghana, in search of ‘white gold’, driving the artisanal and small scale traditional salt miners out of their livelihoods, communal heritage and resource, the...

From Operation Flush Out to Operation Vanguard: Issues and Lessons

Presented by : Richard Ellimah (Executive Director, Centre for Social Impact Studies) Outline of Presentation —Historical Use of Military —Triggers of Military Operations —Military Operations —Consequences of Military Use —Operation Vanguard —Key Issues —Lessons, Going Forward Historical Use of...

Ghana’s ASM Policy and Regulatory Regime with Focus on Gold

Ghana/World Bank: THE MULTI-SECTORAL MINING INTEGRATED PROJECT (MMIP): Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) Formalization Project SECTION I: POLICY, IMPACTS, CONTEXT AND CURRENT PRACTICES MINERALS AND MINING POLICY (NOVEMBER 2014) : PROMOTION OF EFFICIENT ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE MINING OPERATIONS 1)ASMs...

Experiences and Challenges of ASGM

Presented by Godwin N. Amarh                                                                                             Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners   (GNASSM) Presentation Outline Introduction History of ASGM in Ghana Brief about GNASSM ASGM operations Ghana Experiences and Challenges ASGM in GhanaBefore the Ban and After the Ban...