Wacam and CEPIL Train Youth and Women in Paralegal Skills as Part of EU-BRACE Project

As part of the BRACE project, Wacam, in collaboration with Centre for Public Interest Law (CEPIL), has organised a 3-day workshop on paralegal skills and mining regulations, empowering youth and ...

Wacam Urges Extractive Communities to Stand Up for Their Rights

In a bid to curb the continuous destructive practices of mining companies, Wacam has embarked on a mission to empower extractive communities through knowledge and capacity building.

The not-for-profit organisation's ...

Community Exchange Visits Unite Mining-Affected Residents to Demand Change

In a bold step towards demanding accountability and justice, over 66 residents from 12 mining communities across the country gathered for a public forum to tackle the devastating impacts of ...

NGOs Partner With EU To Demand Action On Environmental Protection Through Launch of BRACE

A Rocha Ghana, Wacam, and Nature & Development Foundation (NDF) have launched a tripartite project to contribute to sustainable and equitable environmental and natural resource management in Ghana.

The three-year ...

NGOs Call For Repeal of Section 17 of Minerals and Mining Act To Safeguard Water Bodies

Two civil society organisations (CSOs) have made a clarion call to the government to repeal section 17 of the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act 703) to help safeguard water ...

CEPIL, Wacam engage stakeholders on how to address human rights abuses in mining sector

Centre for Public Interest Law (CEPIL), a not-for-profit organisation (NPO), has organised a stakeholder’s advocacy meeting on a policy brief that offer alternative solutions to policy gaps that have contributed ...

No juicy package would entice us to give our lands to any mining company!—Concerned Farmers in Breman reaffirm

Members of the Concerned Farmers Association-Breman in the Upper Denkyira West District, Central Region have reinforced that they will not give out their lands to any mining company.

According to ...

We’ve been totally sidelined! —Appiatse victims cry to government

A community engagement forum for the people of Appiatse in the Western Region has revealed the total sidelining of the community in the reconstruction process.

On January 20, 2022, Appiatse, ...

Wacam, A Rocha Ghana, others receive international praise

Three Ghanaian CSOs, Wacam, A Rocha Ghana and Nature and Development Foundation (NDF), have received international praise for their efforts in pushing for the repeal of the mining regulation on ...

Mining in forest reserves: CSOs petition Akufo-Addo, Bagbin

Civil Society Organisations CSOs) in the country have petitioned President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Speaker of Parliament Alban Bagbin over the revocation of a new Legislative Instrument ...