Mining of Atewa Forest: CSOs, Individuals Sue Govt

Seven Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and four private citizens have jointly sued the Government over the exploration and drilling of deep wells in the Atewa Forest Reserve.

Mr. Martin ...

Our Living Conditions Here Are Poor! Residents of Ayanfuri Resettlement New Site Cries Out But Perseus Mine Rubbishes Allegations

Mr Ali Issaka with his children at his house at Ayanfuri resettlement new site

A cross-section of inhabitants at Ayanfuri-Kakrayebedie, the farming and gold mining community in the Asuagyah South ...

Wacam donates items for the prevention of coronavirus to mining communities

Wacam has donated items a number of items for the prevention of Coronavirus to mining communities.

The items which included 13 Veronica buckets and bowls, 550 Nose masks,
300 ...

Dormaa Kantinka Households Receive Resettlement Rent Allowance

Twenty-five households in Dormaa Kantinka have received their rent allowances as part of the resettlement package directives by the Minister for Lands and Natural resources. The community until the order ...

Wacam,CEIA and CEPIL Develop Policy Brief on Mining

The policy brief developed by Wacam, Centre for Public Interest Law and the Centre for Environmental Impact Assessment highlights the weaknesses of mining sector policies and how these policies failed ...

Enhance Skills of Affected Communities to Explore Local Content Initiatives

Dr  Emmanuel Yamoah Tenkorang of University of Cape Coast has recommended  District Assemblies, Business Advisory Centres and NGOs, in collaboration with technical, technology, engineering,science-based tertiary institutions and intermediate technology transfer ...

Wacam Holds Responsible Mining Forum

 

Wacam has held 2019's responsible mining forum under the theme '‘promoting responsible mining, the role of women''. The forum brought together diverse stakeholders with interests in mining and a ...

Celebrating 20 years of Wacam’s mining advocacy: Achievements and challenges

The dictates of the third jungle boom (third gold rush) resulted in a technological change of the operations of mining in Ghana from underground mining to surface mining where large ...

WACAM advocates women’s empowerment in mining

Date: Nov 27 , 2019 
BY: Timothy Ngnenbe
 
 Wacam, a civil ...

Wacam Sensitises Chiefs and Traditional Leaders of Patrensa on Mining Law

The Chief and elders of Patrensa community in the Asante Akyem Agogo Traditional Area were engaged by Wacam in a days’ workshop to sensitise them on their rights as earmarked ...