conflict in mining areas in ghana

The Missing Ethics of Mining : Ethics & International Affairs

Feb 14, 2013 ... Shefa Siegel on the ethics of mining. ... Essakane is in northeastern Burkina Faso, which is north of Ghana, east of Mali, and west of Niger. To get ... to these conflict areas, this was my first occasion to experience them directly.

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Sustainable and Responsible Mining in Africa - IFC

Large scale mining companies are also faced with potential conflicts with artisanal miners which can ... They are often working in remote locations and potentially in .... Studies from Ghana for example found that in 2005, the mining industry.

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geographies of conflict - Oxfam America

help reduce conflict by establishing clear rules for how land will be used. Greater ..... District, Ghana's oldest surface-mining area, one study concluded that 45...

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Ghana's Gold Sparks Conflict With Illegal Chinese Miners - Bloomberg

Oct 8, 2012 ... Chinese-made gold mining equipment has quickly become popular in mining towns including Tarkwa, which is near Ghana's biggest gold mine...

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Child Labor and Corporate Responsibility in Ghana's Artisanal Gold ...

Ghana has been shaped by gold throughout its history. ... of industrial mining, and has caused conflicts with artisanal miners. ... of the gold mined; sometimes they also trade in gold.

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Grievance and conflict in Ghana's gold mining industry: The case of ...

Sep 30, 2013 ... Grievance and conflict in Ghana's gold mining industry: The case of Obuasi ... Rebel groups have typically taken control of mining areas, often...

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Attitudes of local people to mining policies and interventions

Chapter Three: Overview of Mining in Ghana . ...... There are several issues that result in conflicts in mining areas which have the propensity to impact on the...

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Influx of Chinese goldminers sparks tensions in Ghana | Global ...

Apr 23, 2013 ... "The scale [of illegal mining in Ghana] is so vast it is difficult to actually ... who makes over £1,000 a week from trading gold mined by villagers .... it fails to make a serious demand for conflict-free minerals in the EU, say critics.

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A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-Scale Mining ... - Iied

principally, environmental impacts and land-use conflicts — continue to be largely ignored ..... Map Prospective small-scale gold mining regions in Ghana [21]...

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Mining as a Factor of Social Conflict in Ghana - UGSpace

Mining as a Factor of Social Conflict in Ghana ... political authority (Chieftaincy) in areas which before colonisation were said to be stateless or acephalous.

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Artisanal mining

Artisanal and Small Scale Mining (ASM) is emerging as an important socio-economic sector for ... However, they also frequently travel to mining areas and work year round. An estimated ... In 2013, w...

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Conflict, collusion and corruption in small-scale gold mining in ... - ISS

Feb 4, 2016 ... Conflict, collusion and corruption in small-scale gold mining in .... area in southern Ghana, and a centre of Chinese involvement in small-scale...

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Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining Communities in ...

This inevitably leads to pending food insecurity in most parts of Ghana, in the long ... Keywords: Ghana, Prestea, gold mining, environmental impacts, community ...... they added could potentially stimulate conflict between communities and civil...

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Chirano Gold Mines compensation struggle, Ghana | EJAtlas

Aug 26, 2015 ... Chirano Gold Mine is a combined underground and open pit gold mine in the Western Region of Ghana, owned by Red Back Mining up to...

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Natural resource use conflict: gold mining in tropical rainforest in ...

Gold is frequently mined in rainforests that can provide either gold or forest benefits, but not both. This conflict in resource use occurs in Ghana, a developing.

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Mining, conflicts and livelihood struggles in a dysfunctional policy ...

In some mining areas, extensive production and reconstruction of space is ... Thus, while Ghana's large-scale mining companies employ 14,000 people; the...

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Through a case study of Newmont Ghana's Ahafo South mining project this research paper ... Gold mining is one of the areas noted as having the potential to boost a ..... On the other hand, power could lead to resistance and conflicts between...

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GHANA: Chaos at Newmont´s Ahafo Mine | Conga Conflict

Apr 30, 2015 ... Aggrieved residents at Damso and its environs, mining communities within the Ahafo catchment area of the Newmont Ghana Gold Limited,...

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Impacts of Surface Gold Mining on Land Use Systems in Western ...

Mar 18, 2011 ... Surface gold mining is an extreme source of such a conflict, but mining impacts ... In Ghana, gold is mined in two fundamentally different ways.

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Managing the impacts of mining on Ghana's water ... - UENR

Recent floods in Ghana are largely blamed on mining activities. Not only are ... within these mining areas thus the continual pollution of these surface water sources is a serious threat to the environment ...... Industry: Conflicts And Constructs.

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