the role of ngo in mining in the forest reserves in ghana

  • The community resource management area mechanism: a

    Sep 05, 2013Ghana's community resource management area mechanism The CREMA mechanism is an innovative natural resource management and landscape-level planning tool for community initiatives. It was developed by Ghana's Wildlife Division, an arm of the Forestry Commission, together with its partners, to support community resource management in off-reserve

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  • Ghana Institute of Foresters urges Government not to Mine

    Dec 03, 2018The Ghana Institute of Foresters (GIF) has added its voice to the campaign to save the Atewa forest reserve from bauxite mining. The professional body expressed this through a communique issued on November 29, 2018 after their annual general meeting at Ho in the Volta region of Ghana.

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  • An NGO perspective

    Forest Governance in Ghana An NGO perspective 2.1 Unfair access to forest resources 9 2.1.1 Deforestation 9 2.1.2 Discrimination 10 This paper looks at Ghana's forestry crisis and the role that the EU FLEGT/VPA initiative can play in transcending this crisis. It

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  • Open letter to Chinese Ambassador to Ghana from Directors

    To H.E. Shi Ting Wang, Chinese Ambassador to Ghana. Your Excellency, the Directors of the Green Livelihoods Alliance partners – Friends of the Earth-Ghana, A Rocha Ghana, and Tropenbos Ghana – wrote to you recently requesting a meeting to discuss the potential role of China in Ghana's bauxite development and the impact it may have on the Atewa Forest.

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  • News and Resources

    A Rocha Ghana (ARG) together with the Coalition of NGOs against Mining in Atewa Forest and the Concerned Citizens of Atewa Landscape (CCAL) Read more

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  • role of analytical chemistry in mining industry

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  • Ghana Institute of Foresters: Don't Mine Atewa Forest Reserve

    Ghana Institute of Foresters: Don't Mine Atewa Forest Reserve The Ghana Institute of Foresters (GIF) has added its voice to the campaign to save the Atewa forest reserve from bauxite mining. The professional body expressed this through a communique issued on November 29, 2018 after their annual general meeting at Ho in the Volta region of Ghana.

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  • Opon Mansi Iron Ore Deposit – South West Ghana

    Mar 27, 2008applications. The Opon Mansi deposit is situated in the Opon Mansi Forest Reserve that provides for managed timber production and timber preservation. Exploration and mining within forest reserves in not usually permitted in Ghana, however other applications, assessed on merit have been successfully granted.

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  • 'Stop Illegal Mining In Forest Reserves'

    Nov 17, 2016Over 76 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) have jointly petitioned President John Mahama and National Security to take urgent steps to tackle illegal mining in forest reserves across the country. The NGOs, in a joint statement signed by the Coordinator of Forest Watch Ghana, Samuel Mawutor, said that "Ghana's forest reserves are recording an unprecedented surge in mining."

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  • PROTECT FOREST RESERVES; KEEP MINING COMPANIES OUT

    Contributor. * Urge them to maintain Ghana's laws that prohibit mining in forest reserves in order to protect globally significant biological diversity, conserve freshwater resources, and prevent toxic contamination of water and of agricultural lands. * Ask them to open a national discussion on the issue of mining in the forest reserves,

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  • the role of ngo in mining in the forest reserves in ghana

    Guinean Forests of West Africa Hotspot Upper,- the role of ngo in mining in the forest reserves in ghana,The Guinean Forests of West Africa biodiversity hotspot is home to the rare, include ecosystem degradation caused by extractive practices, such as mining and bushmeat hunting; limited, CEPF will support strategic working alliances among community groups, NGOs, government, addition, the importance of meeting conservation goals

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  • Mining in Atewa will disrupt contribution to SGDs

    The Atewa Range in the Eastern Region is only one of two such forests left in Ghana. The coalition is made up of organisations such as the Concerned Citizens of Atewa Landscape, Coalition of NGOs against Mining in Atewa Forest, A Rocha Ghana among others.

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  • GHANA FORESTRY REPORT

    Ghana's forests are divided into forest reserves and 'off‐ reserve' areas: of the 266 forest (production or protection) reserves, 216 occur in the high-forest, timber‐producing zone, and the remainder occur in

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  • FIVE COMMUNITY RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AREAS

    Dec 14, 2018A two-day inaugural ceremony was organized in October for five Community Resource Management Areas (CREMAs) (Asuo Bia Nkyirima, Juaboso District, Akotombraman, Aowin and Boin CREMAs) established in the Western Region of Ghana under the Enhancing Natural Forest and Agro-forest Landscapes Project (ENFALP) and funded by the Climate Strategic Fund through the World Bank.

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  • There Is No Responsible Way of Mining Bauxite in Atewa

    Jul 30, 2018The Coalition of NGOs Against Mining Atewa, the Concerned Citizens of Atewa Landscape, the Green Livelihood Alliance and several other civil society organizations have challenged statements by the minister of lands and natural resources, Mr. Peter John Amewu on claims that the bauxite at Atewa forest reserve will be mined using sustainable and environmentally friendly practices.

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  • Community Based Action Project

    Oct 22, 2012To build the capacity and skills of communities and CBOs to know their rights as enshrined in Ghana's forest laws, to know their roles and responsibilities in sustainable forest management, and to

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  • NGOs march to demand protection of Atewa Forest from

    Jun 21, 2019The Christian Council of Ghana, AROCHA Ghana and the US Forest Service are among the organizations that have reached out to the government to urge them to avoid mining in the forest. A common issue that has been raised by all the NGO's that have spoken up is the fact that the forest is recognized globally for its biodiversity and provides water for 5 million Ghanaians.

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  • US Forest Service cautions govt against mining in Atewa

    Jun 10, 2019The Government of Ghana (GoG) remains unrelenting in its decision to mine bauxite in commercial quantity from the Atewa and two other forest reserves, as it consults the United States Forest Service (USFS) for technical support to ensure strict adherence to best management practices.

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  • News and Resources

    A Rocha Ghana (ARG) together with the Coalition of NGOs against Mining in Atewa Forest and the Concerned Citizens of Atewa Landscape (CCAL) Read more

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  • Environmental NGOs target journalists to protect

    Feb 26, 2019The forest, is also, the only biggest upland evergreen forest in Ghana with exceptional life forms, of different animals, that are internationally recognised as a hotspot.

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  • Protect Forest Reserves; Keep Mining Companies Out in Ghana

    * Ask them to open a national discussion on the issue of mining in the forest reserves because Ghanaian citizens and NGOs should participate in a decision that affects the country's greatest natural resource and the welfare of future generations.

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  • World Environment Day in Ghana called for collaboration to

    Jun 07, 2017For example, UNDP takes the lead in the UN in Ghana to work with partners on environmental protection policies and programmes, FAO supports sustainable natural resource management), ILO is supporting the elimination of child labour in artisanal and small-scale gold mining, and UNESCO is helping facilitate the preservation of forest reserves).

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  • Apportionment of Funds to Mining

    apportionment (AP) of funds to communities impacted by mining activities within a Forest Reserve environment in Ghana. A t-test statistic of assessment data shows that factors such as; cost of living, health conditions, air pollution, water contamination, land degradation and distance (D km) are significant. Ratings of the factors using a

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  • PROTECT FOREST RESERVES; KEEP MINING COMPANIES OUT

    A coalition of 13 Ghanaian organisations need a global outpouring of citizen support for forest reserve protection. The Ghanaian coalition that opposes mining in the forest reserves is working with villagers on a variety of projects for sustainable economic development as an alternative to mining.

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  • Exempt Atewa forest from mining plans

    Feb 16, 2019According to the NGO, the forest is a headwater for three key rivers in Ghana, the Densu, Ayensu and the Birim and therefore mining will

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  • Stop Newmont from Mining in Forest Reserve

    Youth for Action Ghana (YfAG), a youth force for the advancement of environmental protection, has urged the Government to revoke the licence granted Newmont Akyem Project to mine in the Ajenua

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