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Grievance and conflict in Ghana's gold mining industry

1/10/2014· Key aspects of mining conflicts in Ghana: The case of Obuasi. Ghana has been plagued by a history of conflict in its gold mining communities, particularly clashes between artisanal and small-scale groups, and multinational companies . Conflict between these parties has, over the past two decades, escalated, becoming a defining feature of the country's gold mining industry. This conflict

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Living with conflicts in Ghana's Prestea mining area: Is

1/1/2017· The relevance of this case is that Ghana's Prestea mining community is noted for violent confrontations with GSR over land use and environmental pollution. It is therefore important to answer the research questions below: 1. What are the sources and causes of conflicts in the Prestea mining area? 2. Is it true that community engagement has a positive impact on conflict management in the

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Grievance and conflict in Ghana's gold mining industry

Conflicts have sparked around the new gold mining projects in many of the emerging gold mining countries, such as Burkina Faso (Engels 2015, Engels forthcoming), Guinea (Bolay 2014), Ghana

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(PDF) Mining as a Factor of Social Conflict in Ghana

MINING AS A FACTOR OF SOCIAL CONFLICT IN GHANA . Ofosu-Mensah, Ababio Emmanuel . Department of History, University of Ghana, P.O. Box 12, Legon, Accra, Ghana

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Conflict, collusion and corruption in small-scale gold

Conflict, collusion and corruption in small-scale gold mining in Ghana: Chinese miners and the state Gordon Crawford & Gabriel Botchwey Abstract The global rush to grab resources took an unexpected turn in Ghana recently. With the hike in gold prices from 2008 onwards, a large influx of foreign miners, especially from China, entered into the artisanal and small-scale mining sector (ASM

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Africa: conflicts and mining-induced displacement War

Testimonies of women from mining areas in Ghana show that displacement and loss of land were the most serious problems affecting their lives. Prevailing land aquisition mechanisms in African countries give the state overriding powers to encroach on people's lands for any 'public purpose', including mining. In most cases, communities become aware of projects only at the time of eviction, when

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Structural Adjustment has led to conflict in mining areas

Structural Adjustment has led to conflict in mining areas Study. By GBN Listen to article. A study has shown that the implementation of the World Bank/IMF led Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) in Ghana and other African countries in the 80s and 90s has changed relationships between foreign mining companies and the communities in which they operate, often leading to conflict. The study

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Conflict, collusion and corruption in small-scale gold

Conflict, collusion and corruption in small-scale gold mining in Ghana: Chinese miners and the state Gordon Crawford & Gabriel Botchwey Abstract The global rush to grab resources took an unexpected turn in Ghana recently. With the hike in gold prices from 2008 onwards, a large influx of foreign miners, especially from China, entered into the artisanal and small-scale mining sector (ASM

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unemployment the cause of conflicts in mining areas

causes of conflicts within mining areas in ghana. unemployment is the cause of conflicts in mining areas . unemployment is the cause of conflicts in mining areas. Login Register Members. . It was therefore no surprise when CAEMMI’s findings on the extractive communities in Ghana listed unemployment . Read more

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Unemployment; the cause of conflicts in mining areas

By Kizito CUDJOE, Kumasi A study conducted by the Centre for African Elections Media Monitoring Index (CAEMMI) has identified unemployment as the strongest trigger of conflict across the

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Chirano Gold Mines compensation struggle, Ghana EJAtlas

26/8/2015· Project area: 1000: Level of Investment: $73.4 million (final development capital 2005) Type of population: Urban: Start of the conflict: 2004: Company names or state enterprises: Kinross Gold from Canada Red Back Mining from Canada Chirano Gold Mines Ltd. from Ghana: Relevant government actors: Department of Lands and Natural Resource, Land Valuation Division, Department of Finance

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This Mine is Mine! How Minerals Fuel Conflicts in Africa

tion and bribery have been widely documented in mineral-abundant conflict areas. An example is the financial and logistical support provided by the mining company AngloGold Ashanti in 2003–2004 to the Nationalist and Integrationist Front (FNI), a rebel group operating in the gold-rich district of Ituri in eastern DRC.2 The present paper investigates the impact of mining on conflict by using

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Conflict Minerals Responsible Minerals Global Witness

Resources from conflict or high-risk areas such as parts of Afghanistan, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Zimbabwe and Myanmar provide lucrative funding to armed groups, and are linked to human rights abuses and environmental degradation. These resources can enter global supply chains, ending up in our mobile phones, laptops, jewellery and other products. They are traded

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The Rise in Conflict Associated with Mining Operations

Mining and Conflict Team’ contributed their ideas and creativity to the design, implementation, analysis and interpretation of the overall study. As outlined below, each member also took responsibility for conducting individual components of the research, analyzing the results and documenting them in preliminary reports. These reports then formed the basis of the Phase 1 final report

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mining areas in ghana Ghana List of Ghana mining

Looking companies by tag mining areas in ghana in Ghana? Find in our directory the list of companies by tag mining areas in ghana in Ghana. We found 30 companies. Map. Goldline Mining. Lapaz Main road 57. Goldline Mining Investment Group Limited is working to unlock the valuable untapped rich mineral resources through gold exploration, mining of all natural resources and commercial

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