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Dwabo 2020. The Dwabo project initiative funded by the French Embassy Ghana. the initiative was formed during the peak of environmental crises (Galamsay [illegal mining], Water Pollution, Plastic pollution, Deforestation, etc in Ghana

  • Cases Of Galamsay Mining In The Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality

    Cases Of Galamsay Mining In The Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality

    new mining site in ghana tarkwa In newer times, school uniforms in any real sense did not exist from the Tarkwa Nsuaem municipality, one of the mining districts in Ghana, live support. Mining Mill Grinding Equipment Manufacturer

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  • Galamsey menace: Causes, effects and solutions

    Galamsey menace: Causes, effects and solutions

    May 17, 2017 In a quest to know more, I have visited some mining sites at Nkaseim, Kenyasi, Wuramumuso, Mehame, and Banda, all in the Brong-Ahafo region to be specific and so many areas across the country to

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  • Galamsey in Ghana and China's illegal gold rush — Asia by

    Galamsey in Ghana and China's illegal gold rush — Asia by

    Jan 16, 2019 Just the Basics. 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

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  • Anti-Galamsey Task Force Approach Is As Bad ... - Modern Ghana

    Anti-Galamsey Task Force Approach Is As Bad ... - Modern Ghana

    Aug 15, 2017 The said site was owned by some Russians and Ukranians. This was at the same period the president of the nation hadordered all galamsay sites including small scale mining sites to cease operation until further notice

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  • Otumfuo charges Jinapor to take action against galamsey

    Otumfuo charges Jinapor to take action against galamsey

    Mar 26, 2021 Otumfuo charges Jinapor to take action against galamsey. The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has charged the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor to take drastic measures to address issues of illegal mining and land-related controversies across the country. The Asantehene made this statement when the sector minister

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  • Continue burning galamsey excavators - Nana Addo

    Continue burning galamsey excavators - Nana Addo

    May 26, 2021 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has endorsed the destruction of excavators being used for illegal mining popularly known as galamsey in the country. Galamsey excavator burnt. There have been

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  • Lift the ban on galamsey to avoid more deaths - Pastor

    Lift the ban on galamsey to avoid more deaths - Pastor

    Jan 05, 2021 Founder and Leader of New Jerusalem Chapel (NJC), Bishop Dr. JY Adu has asked President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to allow illegal miners to fully resume their operation to avoid more deaths in

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  • Ghana's missing excavators and how much the state has lost

    Ghana's missing excavators and how much the state has lost

    Feb 06, 2020 Now, it will be recalled that between 2017 and 2018, during the height of the fight against illegal mining (Galamsay), the then Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Mr John Peter Amewu, sanctioned members of the Operation Vanguard team to seize any machine or equipment that they may chance upon in any Galamsay site

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  • Ghana Army Bosses Face-Saving Attempt Over Galamsey

    Ghana Army Bosses Face-Saving Attempt Over Galamsey

    Jan 25, 2021 The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has announced it has commenced investigations into reports of some of its personnel, protecting illegal mining operations in which the Army Commander, Major General Thomas Oppong-Peprah and the General Officer Commanding, Central Command, Brigadier General J.A Aphour, have been named as beneficiaries of Tontokrom illegal mining site

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  • Burning of equipment: Seek redress – John Boadu to Kate

    Burning of equipment: Seek redress – John Boadu to Kate

    8:18 AM Galamsay ... 2021 set fire into eight (8) excavators, a dozer, and dozens of water pumping machines at the mining site of Madam Kate Gyamfua at Akyem Akropong in Atewa West District. A dozer and three of the burnt excavators were brand new. The excavators were purchased at a cost of $120,000 each, according to some workers at the site

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  • The wildcat goldminers doomed by their toxic trade

    The wildcat goldminers doomed by their toxic trade

    Jul 24, 2019 The Ashanti people of southern Ghana have long made fortunes from what Ghanaians call “galamsay” (gather-and-sell) mining. Since 2008, gold prices

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  • More woes for NPP’s Kate Gyamfua over burnt excavators

    More woes for NPP’s Kate Gyamfua over burnt excavators

    May 19, 2021 The latest destruction comes barely two days after twenty excavators and other mining equipment were set ablaze by the government’s anti-galamsay taskforce in parts of the Eastern region. This time, the military task force raided her site at Pameng, set fire into two bulldozers, 150 water pumping machines and other machinery

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  • Ghana's Illegal Galamsey Gold Mining Affecting Cocoa

    Ghana's Illegal Galamsey Gold Mining Affecting Cocoa

    Mar 06, 2018 Ghana, one of the world's biggest producers of cocoa beans, is facing a crisis around dangerous and dirty galamsey, or informal, mining—which experts warn

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  • The footprints of galamsey in Ghana: The Western

    The footprints of galamsey in Ghana: The Western

    Oct 01, 2014 Project documenting illegal gold mining or ‘galamsey’ operations in the Western Region of Ghana and their environmental impacts. Researchers also outline a costed strategy for reclaiming and closing various galamsey operations. Findings estimate $250 million is required to reclaim lands and water bodies affected by galamsey activities in the Western Region. Ghana is recognised today as the

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  • Causes and effects of galamsey in Ghana

    Causes and effects of galamsey in Ghana

    Jan 31, 2018 As galamsey is an uncontrolled mining site, the products used in mining are very dangerous. T has been reported that rivers located in galamsey mining sites have tested positive to mercury. This shows the rot associated and emerging from galamsey operations in Ghana. Mercury, needless to say, is a very dangerous chemical that should not be

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  • Galamsey Action Group Statement on the inauguration of 2

    Galamsey Action Group Statement on the inauguration of 2

    Jul 11, 2021 By Galamsey Action Group. LISTEN JUL 11, 2021. On Monday, July 5, representatives of the Government of Ghana, through the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources inaugurated two new community mining sites in Mmampehia in the Ahanta West district and Kwawblay village, also known as Kwabre, near Nuba in Jomoro (Nzema West) district, both of which

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  • Gold, guns and China: Ghana’s fight to end galamsey

    Gold, guns and China: Ghana’s fight to end galamsey

    May 30, 2017 The threat seemed to work. By the end of the three weeks, over 500 excavators used in informal artisanal gold mining – known locally as “galamsey” – had reportedly been voluntarily removed from mining sites. This ultimatum was part of President Nana Akufo-Addo’s promise to eradicate the problem of galamsey “once and for all”

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  • Fight Against Galamsay: ACEES Okays Withdrawal Of

    Fight Against Galamsay: ACEES Okays Withdrawal Of

    Mar 09, 2020 Fight Against Galamsay: ACEES Okays Withdrawal Of Operation Vanguard. The Africa Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability has lauded the decision by the government to withdraw Operation Vanguard, the anti-galamsey operation task force from illegal mining sites

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