Wacam, Other CSOs Raise Red Flag *Over Mining In Kubi, Adjenua Bepo and Yokumbra Forest Range Reserves

The refusal of the Government of Ghana to stop some multi-national mining companies from  mining in Kubi, Adjenua Bepo and Yokumbra Forest Range Reserves has angered the Civil Society Organizations ...

Mining Communities Bemoan Lack of Involvement In Utilisation of Mineral Development Fund

Some residents in Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality, Prestea-Huni Valley and Asutifi North Districts have argued that their assemblies do not involve them in the decision-making process with respect to the utilization ...

Youth Threaten Massive Demo Against Newmont For Failing To Implement Recommendations

The leadership of the Coalition of Concerned Youth of the five communities affected by mining in the Newmont Ahafo Mines Area have accused Newmont Ghana Gold Limited of failing to ...

Politicisation of Galamsey fight will collapse Ghana

The Associate Executive Director of Wacam, Mrs. Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, has cautioned politicians and Ghanaian mining communities over the politicisation of the campaigns and fight against illegal mining (galamsey). 

She said ...

Wacam Celebrates World Earth Day, Calls on Government To Implement Policies To Safeguard The Environment

Wacam says, government has a major responsibility to protect Ghana's forest reserves and the environment in general.

According to WACAM, prioritizing the profiting business of mining to the neglect of ...

Improved Water Resource Management Requires Decisions Based on Economic Efficiency, Social Equity And Ecological Sustainability

Wacam and the Centre for Environmental Impact Analysis are calling on the government and citizens to protect our water resources destruction by irresponsible mining operations from “Galamsey” actors and multinational mining ...

Wacam Donates Covid19 Prevention Items to Women in Mining communities.

Wacam with support from Oxfam Ghana distributed food items and personal protective equipment to approximately 800 women in earmarked and affected mining communities in 8 Municipal/District Assemblies to reduce the ...

Prioritise Health and Educational Needs of Mining Communities

Wacam had a three-day workshop to build the capacity of mining community groups in three District Assemblies to engage their Assemblies in improving health and education within the districts. 

The ...

Associate Executive Director of Wacam Crowned Winner for Writers Project of Ghana Award

Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, the Associate Executive Director of Wacam has won the First Prize of the Abena Korantemaa Oral History Prize of the Writers Project of Ghana for 2020.

The ...