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 ...

Wacam Dialogues With AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine On Community Concerns

Wacam and the Centre for Public Interest Law (CEPIL) with the mandate from a group of affected community people in Mankessim Ajopa and Teberebie in the Tarkwa Municipality are engaging ...

Let’s Protect Our Environment From Irresponsible Mining-DKA Austria Learning Exchange Participants

Participants of a learning exchange programme from Austria sponsored by an Austrian Organisation DKA are calling for communities to protect their lands from irresponsible mining. The participants are in ...

Wacam Engages Earmarked Mining ,Oil and Gas Communities

Wacam, with support from Trust Africa, organised a three-day workshop at Adwenpa Hotel Busunya from the 15th to 18th July 2019 for earmarked mining, oil and gas communities in the ...

Become Agents of Change In The Re-thinking Of Our Development

The Executive Director of Wacam,Mr Daniel Owusu-Koranteng has urged students privileged to be studying Archaeology to have a responsibility to become agents of the change in the re-thinking of our development ...

Promoting Women’s Participation In Extractive Industry Governance

The negative impacts associated with the exploitation of mineral resources cuts across gender groups in affected communities. Women, however, bear the rife of these ill effects. Compensation regimes do not take into ...

Protect Local Interest In Negotiating Mining Contracts-Wacam

The Executive Director of Wacam, human rights, environmental and mining advocacy non-governmental organisation (NGO), Mr Daniel Owusu-Koranteng has said that “the power imbalance that occurs during negotiating of mining contracts ...

Empowering women through livelihood development

Mining activities have generally impoverished the affected community people who have lost their livelihood due to the mining activities. Poverty in mining communities has worsened because mining companies have committed large ...