Mining and Sustainable Development: The Case of Ghana . Dr. Toni Aubynn . Chief Executive Officer (CEO) The Ghana Chamber of Mines . Outline of Presentation Overview of Mining in Ghana Sustainable Minerals Development Legal and Regulatory Framework Mining’s Contribution to the Economy of Ghana Transparency in the Mining Sector Conclusion 2 . Mining in Ghana An Overview Ghana
It has been established from our study that there is a need for a more uniform understanding of sustainable development in Ghana's mining sector. Stakeholders in Ghana's mining sector should seek to understand the UN Sustainable Development Goals' Framework and begin to employ it in order to develop sustainability competencies in the sector
The Mining industry of Ghana accounts for 5% of the country's GDP and minerals make up 37% of total exports, of which gold contributes over 90% of the total mineral exports. Thus, the main focus of Ghana's mining and minerals development industry remains focused on gold. Ghana is Africa's largest gold producer, producing 80.5 t in 2008.
Mining and Sustainable Development: The Case of GhanaThe Legislative Framework for mining in Ghana is currently laid down in the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006
2019-10-02· 2019-10-02 The Ghana Chamber of Mines (GCM) is making a strong case for the sustainable development of mining communities following the passage of the Mineral Development Fund (MDF) Act in 2016.
Within the past few decades, Ghana's mining sector specifically the small scale mining subsector has been marred by controversies mainly due to its threat to sustainable development.
Ghana continues to suffer from unsustainable consumption of natural resources such as forests, minerals, water bodies and fisheries. Development efforts based on resource efficient and cleaner production are recognised as an essential requirement for achieving sustainable development while addressing the persistent environmental degradation.
2019-05-13· By Iddi Yire/Evelyn Anane, GNA Accra, May 13, GNA Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), the local chapter of Transparency International has launched the Mining for Sustainable Development (M4SD) programme. The Programme, which is being coordinated by Transparency International Secretariat through...
Accounting and Sustainable Development Practices: An Interpretive Study of a Mining Company in Ghana A thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of
By Yussif Ibrahim, GNA Kumasi, Oct. 01, GNA The Ghana Chamber of Mines (GCM) is making a strong case for the sustainable development of mining communities following the passage of the Mineral Development Fund (MDF) Act in 2016. Mr Sulemanu Koney, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Chamber who is leading the 
2013-12-03· The forthcoming report Mapping Mining to the Sustainable Development Goals: An Atlas helps mining companies navigate where their activities from exploration, through operations and mine closure can help the world achieve the SDGs. Governments, civil society and other stakeholders can also identify opportunities for shared action
republic of ghana national assessment report on achievement of sustainable development goals and targets for rio+20 conference ministry of environment science and technology
The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) is a voluntary initiative supporting over 70 nations committed to leveraging mining for sustainable development to ensure negative impacts are limited and financial benefits are shared.
2019-05-14· Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), the local chapter of Transparency International has launched the Mining for Sustainable Development (M4SD) programme. The Programme, which is being coordinated by
The findings of this study encompass two opposing but interesting perspectives. On the one hand, the study showed that sustainable development is understood differently by stakeholders within the gold mining sector in Ghana, which is why gold mining companies employ different approaches in their pursuit of sustainability objectives. On the
Data Ghana has developed a National Data for Sustainable Development Roadmap with three priority objectives: filling data gaps; encouraging data use; and strengthening the entire data ecosystem. Administrative data are being harnessed to generate timely and disaggregated information for monitoring. Ghana is also exploring new sources of data
3.17. SDG 17: strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development. The keywords used for this goal were “mining” AND "sustainable development goals". The recovered papers discuss the application of the SDG in the mining sector. The last goal is related to the interaction between countries
CSR and Sustainable Development in the Mining Industry: The case of Newmont Ghana Gold. Alex Hope1 and Anthony Kwarteng2 ABSTRACT There is widespread recognition that organisations operating in the extractive industry need to gain a ‘Social License to Operate’ (SLO) from local communities in order to mitigate conflict and exposure to risk
Besides the 2030 Agenda, African countries have committed to implement the African Union Agenda 2063, which is both a vision and a plan to build a more prosperous Africa in 50 years. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development acknowledges the importance of the AU Agenda 2063 and considers it an integral part of it.
DRAFT NATIONAL MINING POLICY OF GHANA 1. INTRODUCTION AND POLICY CONTEXT 1.1. Overview have been outlined to support the sustainable development of the national economy. National Mining Policy of Ghana 9 In order to achieve these objectives, Government recognises that there is a need to establish a clear, comprehensive and forward-looking national policy that will govern
Ghana?s sustainable development is treacherously negatively skewed and all stakeholders, especially the people, institutions and civil society organizations of the country, must rise up to the
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