impact of illegal mining in ghana

Jan 29, 2020 This article investigates factors that attract Chinese migrants into illegal small-scale mining in Ghana, their role in the supply chain, and the impact of their involvement. This is accomplished via mixed qualitative techniques involving interviews with illegal small-scale Chinese and Ghanaian miners, and relevant Ghanaian stakeholders.

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  • Golden Migrants The Rise and Impact of Illegal Chinese
    Golden Migrants The Rise and Impact of Illegal Chinese

    Jan 29, 2020 This article investigates factors that attract Chinese migrants into illegal small-scale mining in Ghana, their role in the supply chain, and the impact of their involvement. This is accomplished via mixed qualitative techniques involving interviews with illegal small-scale Chinese and Ghanaian miners, and relevant Ghanaian stakeholders.

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  • IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA
    IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA

    the negative environmental impact of mining and the growing redundancies associated with the privatisation of state-owned mining companies. Thus, the growing incidence of conflict between mining communities and their chiefs on one hand and mining companies on the other hand echoes the growing disquiet about the effects of the mining sector-led

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  • Illegal mining activities returns to Dormaa Central MCE
    Illegal mining activities returns to Dormaa Central MCE

    Jun 23, 2021 Illegal mining activities popularly known as Galamsey has resurfaced in the Kosane, Taforo, Kwakubadukrom and Yawbofokrom communities in the

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  • The Mining Industry in Ghana A Blessing or a Curse
    The Mining Industry in Ghana A Blessing or a Curse

    Key words Ghana, Mining, Mineral Products, Impact, Economy 1.0 Introduction Mining is the process of digging into the earth to extract naturally occurring minerals. It is the worlds second oldest and most important industry after agriculture (Down amp Stocks, 1977). It is currently the fifth largest

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  • The Impact of Gold Mining on Local Farming
    The Impact of Gold Mining on Local Farming

    The Impact of Gold Mining on Local Farming Communities in Ghana Emmanuel Yamoah Tenkorang and Patrick Osei-Kufuor The increase in leases for surface gold mining in Ghana between 1983 and 1998 has had drastic consequences for sustainable land use and management in the country. Most of

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  • Lifting the lid on Ghanas illegal smallscale mining problem
    Lifting the lid on Ghanas illegal smallscale mining problem

    Sep 25, 2019 Lifting the lid on Ghanas illegal small-scale mining problem September 25, 2019 9.44am EDT Updated November 5, 2019 6.03am EST Gabriel Botchwey , University of Education , Gordon Crawford ...

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  • Illegal mining activities returns to Dormaa Central
    Illegal mining activities returns to Dormaa Central

    Jun 23, 2021 Galamsey activities have destroyed the environment Illegal mining activities popularly known as Galamsey has resurfaced in the Kosane, Taforo, Kwakubadukrom and Yawbofokrom communities in the Dormaa Central Municipality of the Bono Region with a revised method of operation by the culprits. The illegal miners are now executing their nation-wrecking activities at nights and this

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  • ASSESSING THE IMPACTS OF ILLEGAL SMALLSCALE MINING
    ASSESSING THE IMPACTS OF ILLEGAL SMALLSCALE MINING

    Mar 21, 2021 As a result, this thesis is aimed at investigating the motivations for galamsey and how the practice impacts cocoa farming as well as the living conditions of people in the mining communities. The study was undertaken in Amenfi West District in the Western Region of Ghana where both cocoa farming and illegal mining operations coexist.

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  • Impact of illegal mining activities on forest ecosystem
    Impact of illegal mining activities on forest ecosystem

    Impact of illegal mining activities on forest ecosystem services local communities attitudes and willingness to participate in restoration activities in Ghana Heliyon . 2019 Oct 225(10)e02617. doi 10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e02617.

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  • CHANGE DETECTION ANALYSIS ON THE IMPACT OF
    CHANGE DETECTION ANALYSIS ON THE IMPACT OF

    Change Detection Analysis on the Impact of Illegal Mining (Galamsey) In Ghana A Case Study Focusing On Land Cover Changes in Some Selected Districts within the Ashanti and Central Regions of Ghana. Joseph Osei Ababio, OSEI ABABIO (Ghana West Africa) Co-Author Kofi Bonsu, KOFI BONSU (Ghana West Africa)

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  • Impact of illegal mining activities on forest ecosystem
    Impact of illegal mining activities on forest ecosystem

    Aug 22, 2019 Impact of illegal mining activities on forest ecosystem services local communities attitudes and willingness to participate in restoration activities in Ghana Elizabeth Asantewaa Obenga,*, Kwame Antwi Oduroa, Beatrice Darko Obiria, Haruna Abukaria, Reginald Tang Guuroha, Gloria Djaney Djagbleteya, Joseph Appiah-Korangb, Mark Appiaha

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  • Factors inuencing participation in illegal mining in
    Factors inuencing participation in illegal mining in

    FACTORS INFLUENCING PARTICIPATION IN ILLEGAL MINING IN GHANA A CASE OF DENKYIRA CORRIDOR. 1KOFI OSEI ADU, 2AFIA ASANTEWAA OSEI AND 3STEPHEN AMPONSAH 1Ph.D Fellow, Department of Economics, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana E-mail kofi.adustu.ucc.edu.gh or kofiaduosei34yahoo.com

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  • Measuring the negative effects of illegal mining on water
    Measuring the negative effects of illegal mining on water

    Jul 15, 2019 The purpose of this study is to examine the negative impact of illegal mining on water bodies, to assess the health implications and to evaluate the economic outcomes using Kenyase district in the BrongAhafo Region of Ghana as a case study. Again, it looks at the role played by authorities concern such as the Environmental Protection Agency ...

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  • Golden Migrants The Rise and Impact of Illegal Chinese
    Golden Migrants The Rise and Impact of Illegal Chinese

    Jan 29, 2020 This article investigates factors that attract Chinese migrants into illegal small-scale mining in Ghana, their role in the supply chain, and the impact of their involvement. This is accomplished via mixed qualitative techniques involving interviews with illegal small-scale Chinese and Ghanaian miners, and relevant Ghanaian stakeholders.

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  • Impacts of Illegal Mining Galamsey on the Environment
    Impacts of Illegal Mining Galamsey on the Environment

    Illegal mining (galamsey) is known to cause significant environmental pollution the chemical used and the waste heaps are a source of long term contamination of soil and water bodies. The thrust of this study was to assess the impact of illegal mining operations on the soil and water bodies at four (4) selected communities (Esaase-Manhyia, Aboabo, Mpatuam and Tetrem) in Bontefufuo in the ...

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  • Illegal mining activities returns to Dormaa Central MCE
    Illegal mining activities returns to Dormaa Central MCE

    Jun 23, 2021 Illegal mining activities popularly known as Galamsey has resurfaced in the Kosane, Taforo, Kwakubadukrom and Yawbofokrom communities in the

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  • MINING COMMUNITY BENEFITS IN GHANA A CASE
    MINING COMMUNITY BENEFITS IN GHANA A CASE

    Within this context, we visited three mining sites in Ghana in April 2018, Newmont Ahafo, Gold-en Star in Bogoso, and AngloGoldAshanti in Tarkwa. All three sites are enormously important for mining in Ghana, particularly in terms of employment and revenue generation, and thus provide a potentially important vehicle for local development.

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  • The Mining Industry in Ghana A Blessing or a Curse
    The Mining Industry in Ghana A Blessing or a Curse

    Key words Ghana, Mining, Mineral Products, Impact, Economy 1.0 Introduction Mining is the process of digging into the earth to extract naturally occurring minerals. It is the worlds second oldest and most important industry after agriculture (Down amp Stocks, 1977). It is currently the fifth largest

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  • Regulating Mining Water Use and Impacts in Ghana
    Regulating Mining Water Use and Impacts in Ghana

    Regulating mining water use and impacts in Ghana comparing Australian and Ghanaian law for reform ideas This report is the product of a collaborative and comparative study of the key materials that regulate mining industry use of and impacts on water resources in Australia and Ghana for the purpose of generating reform ideas for Ghana.

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

    Jan 31, 2018 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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  • Illegal mining activities returns to Dormaa Central
    Illegal mining activities returns to Dormaa Central

    Jun 23, 2021 Galamsey activities have destroyed the environment Illegal mining activities popularly known as Galamsey has resurfaced in the Kosane, Taforo, Kwakubadukrom and Yawbofokrom communities in the Dormaa Central Municipality of the Bono Region with a revised method of operation by the culprits. The illegal miners are now executing their nation-wrecking activities at nights and this

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

    Though mining is important to the economy, illegal small-scale gold mining has adverse effects on the environment (land, water and air), the society (health and education), and the economy (livelihoods agriculture) of the country. The liberalisation of the mining sector in Ghana has brought in hordes of local and foreign investors

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  • Impact of illegal mining activities on forest ecosystem
    Impact of illegal mining activities on forest ecosystem

    Impact of illegal mining activities on forest ecosystem services local communities attitudes and willingness to participate in restoration activities in Ghana Heliyon . 2019 Oct 225(10)e02617. doi 10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e02617.

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  • the impact of illegal mining on the ghanaian youthevidence
    the impact of illegal mining on the ghanaian youthevidence

    causes of illegal mining in ghana. The impact of illegal mining on the ghanaianyouth. 1. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences www.iiste.orgISSN 2224-5766(Paper) ISSN 2225-0484(Online)Vol.2, No.6, 2012The Impact of Illegal Mining on the Ghanaian Youth EvidenceFrom Kwaebibirem District InGhanaEdwin Eric Owusu Dr...

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

    Though mining is important to the economy, illegal small-scale gold mining has adverse effects on the environment (land, water and air), the society (health and education), and the economy (livelihoods agriculture) of the country. The liberalisation of the mining sector in Ghana has brought in hordes of local and foreign investors

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

    Illegal Mining. Yet, whether these renewed eorts will succeed in eliminating galamsey will depend partly on an understanding of why the impact of past approaches to redressing this problem have been disappointing. In particular, we need answers to three related questions Why has illegal mining continued to ourish despite the

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  • The Effect of Illegal Mining on School Attendance and
    The Effect of Illegal Mining on School Attendance and

    The Effect of Illegal Mining on School Attendance and Academic Performance of Junior High School Students in Upper Denkyira West District of Ghana Ernest Adu-Gyamfi, MA1 Abstract This study assessed the effect of illegal mining on school attendance and academic performance of junior high school students in the Upper Denkyira West District of Ghana.

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  • Golden Migrants The Rise and Impact of Illegal Chinese
    Golden Migrants The Rise and Impact of Illegal Chinese

    Jan 29, 2020 This article investigates factors that attract Chinese migrants into illegal small-scale mining in Ghana, their role in the supply chain, and the impact of their involvement. This is accomplished via mixed qualitative techniques involving interviews with illegal small-scale Chinese and Ghanaian miners, and relevant Ghanaian stakeholders.

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  • The Dangerous Couple Illegal Mining and Water
    The Dangerous Couple Illegal Mining and Water

    Jul 31, 2020 The threat posed by illegal mining to the quality of water resources in Ghana has become a major public concern due to the closing down of some water treatment plants in the country. This study aimed to investigate heavy metal pollution in Fena River due to the illegal mining activities. The study was based on 72 samples from six sampling points for a period of 12 months

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  • Environmental Impact of Mining and the Well Being of
    Environmental Impact of Mining and the Well Being of

    environmental impact of mining and the well-being of the people in Akwatia, Ghana. Illegal mining activities increased after the collapse of Ghana Consolidated Diamonds Limited (GCD), this was the company responsible for diamond mining in Ghana. Apart from the mining sector contributing to the economic growth of Ghana, mining

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  • The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining galamsey towards
    The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining galamsey towards

    Mining has its benefits and effects especially on the people living in communities where minerals are found. This paper tries to identify and assess the impacts and effects of illegal mining (galamsey). The main impacts identified are on economic activities, health, social life and employment while the effects include those on economic activities, health, social life, environment, agriculture ...

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  • Illegal mining activities returns to Dormaa Central MCE
    Illegal mining activities returns to Dormaa Central MCE

    Jun 23, 2021 Illegal mining activities popularly known as Galamsey has resurfaced in the Kosane, Taforo, Kwakubadukrom and Yawbofokrom communities in the

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  • The Mining Industry in Ghana A Blessing or a Curse
    The Mining Industry in Ghana A Blessing or a Curse

    Key words Ghana, Mining, Mineral Products, Impact, Economy 1.0 Introduction Mining is the process of digging into the earth to extract naturally occurring minerals. It is the worlds second oldest and most important industry after agriculture (Down amp Stocks, 1977). It is currently the fifth largest

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

    Ghana is endowed with extensive mineral and agricultural resources. The regions which serve as the major agro-ecological zones coincide with the largest deposits of mineral resources. Destruction of arable land in the agro-ecological zones by illegal small-scale gold mining (galamsey) affects agricultural productivity, and threatens food security in Ghana. This article examines the impact of ...

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  • Communities must join government in fighting illegal mining
    Communities must join government in fighting illegal mining

    Apr 20, 2021 Illegal small scale mining, otherwise known as galamsey had wreaked havoc on many water bodies across the country causing those water bodies to lose their very existence and nature. The effects of unregulated small scale mining has also burdened the Ghana Water Company in terms of water quality and treatment.

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  • Illegal mining activities returns to Dormaa Central
    Illegal mining activities returns to Dormaa Central

    Jun 23, 2021 Galamsey activities have destroyed the environment Illegal mining activities popularly known as Galamsey has resurfaced in the Kosane, Taforo, Kwakubadukrom and Yawbofokrom communities in the Dormaa Central Municipality of the Bono Region with a revised method of operation by the culprits. The illegal miners are now executing their nation-wrecking activities at nights and this

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