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Factors influencing participation in illegal mining in Ghana: …

effect on ones decision to participate in illegal mining and accepted that the size of an. individual''s has effect on ones decision to participate in Factors influencing participation in illegal mining in Ghana: A case of Denkyira Corridor

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Galamsey Pit Kills 3 At Denkyira Breman

 · Three persons engaged in galamsey activities were killed when an illegal mining pit caved in at Denkyira Breman in the Upper Denkyira West district of the Central Region. According to DSP Irene Oppong, Public Relations Officer of the Regional Police Command said the Police at Denkyira Dominase received information around 06:50hrs on Wednesday and rushed to the site.

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Illegal mining: A threat to food security in Upper Denkyira …

 · The Upper Denkyira West District is one of the 22 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Central Region. ... (NADMO) who on anonymity observed that leased their lands out for the mining activities and land size for domestic ...

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Denkyira Chiefs rally to fight illegal mining

 · The Denkyira Traditional Council said it would collaborate with government and provide all the assistance and direction to fight illegal small scale mining popularly known as ''galamsey''. They underlined the importance of rallying and mobilizing every stakeholder in the mining sector to fight illegal mining, especially at a time the country''s rivers and forest cover were dissipating at a ...

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3 Die In Gory Accident At Denkyira Ayanfuri

 · June 8, 2021. General News. Three persons died on the spot when a saloon car they were travelling in collided with a Bauxite truck in the early hours of Tuesday, June 8. The accident occurred some few metres away from the public cemetery at Ayanfuri, a mining town in the Upper Denkyira West District of the Central Region around 6am.

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Denkyira Chiefs rally to fight illegal mining

 · The Denkyira Traditional Council has promised to collaborate with government and provide all the assistance and direction to fight illegal small scale mining popularly known as ''galamsey''. They underscored the importance of rallying and mobilizing every stakeholder in the mining sector to fight illegal mining, especially at a time when the country''s rivers and forest cover are being ...

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Denkyira Chief Laments Ban On Small-scale Mining | …

 · Odiamono Ntri Twum Barimah II, the Kontihene of the Denkyira Traditional Area, has observed that the ban on small-scale mining has brought trading and other economic activities in the area on their knees. Odiamono Twum Barimah, who is also the Chief of Badua ...

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Factors influencing participation in illegal mining in …

 · Galamsey activities are responsible for deforestation and soil erosion in most of the mining communities which Denkyira corridor is no exception. This study therefore investigated factors that influence ones decision to participate in illegal mining in Denkyira corridor.

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(PDF) Cocoa farmers'' choice of alternative livelihood in …

The technical skills identified included carpentry, masonry, driving, mechanic, barbering, electrician, hairdressing, tailoring, plumbing, painting, footwear making and blacksmithing. About 66% of the respondents had formal education, implying a high literacy among the cocoa farmers in the district.

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The Effect of Illegal Mining on School Attendance and Academic Performance of Junior High School Students in Upper Denkyira …

The mining activity in the Upper Denkyira West District is dominated by small scale mining operations and majority of the population is predominantly farmers growing both cash and food crops. Mining activities in the district contribute ...

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Denkyira Mining Activities

Galamsey activities are responsible for deforestation and soil erosion in most of the mining communities which Denkyira corridor is no exception. C&G Alesksa Mining has NOT destroyed 24,000 acres of Mar 02, 2019· rejoinder to news item titled: "how c&g aleska mining destroyed 24,000 acres of forest reserve in denkyira."

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Artisanal gold‐mining in a rural environment: Land …

 · Artisanal gold‐mining (AGM) is one of the most important activities in the districts of Migori and Transmara (Kenya). Gold‐mining, however, is known to release vast quantities of arsenic and metals (some of which are very toxic like As, Hg, Cd, or Pb), which poses a serious threat to not only miners but also to the ecosystem and local populations.

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C&G Alesksa Mining has NOT destroyed 24,000 acres of …

 · Mining company C&G Alesksa has written a rejoinder to a news story on the alleged destruction of approximately 24,000 acres of forest in the Central Region, based on information provided by the Inter-Ministerial Taskforce on Illegal Mining (IMTFIM) after a raid of the mining company on February 9 this year.

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Denkyira West youth not prepared to stop galamsey, train …

 · The Upper Denkyira West Member of Parliament Daniel Ohene Darko has expressed worry over the death of some three persons following the collapse of a mining …

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24,000 acres of forest reserve at Upper Denkyira depleted …

 · The activities of these miners and other illegal ones is depleting the forest reserve but thanks to surveillance and deployed drones, their nefarious activities became bare. Despite government''s ban on illegal small-scale mining and destruction to the Aminase Forest ...

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FACTORS INHIBITING ILLEGAL MINERS IN THE UPPER DENKYIRA …

the Upper Denkyira East District have not registered. Based on this fact, the study sought ... expansion of illegal gold mining activities in regions of eastern Indonesia such as North Sulawesi''s Minahasa Peninsula. The Manado based environmental group has ...

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Denkyira Chiefs rally to fight illegal mining

 · Denkyira Chiefs rally to fight illegal mining. Source: GNA. 16 May 2021 2:38pm. The Denkyira Traditional Council has promised to collaborate …

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Galamsey fight: Central Regional Minister justifies burning …

 · The acting President of the Denkyira Traditional Area, Odeefuo Oduro Akenten, also acknowledged the dangers associated with illegal mining activities, and thus challenged authorities to tackle the menace from the source, which he claims is the Ashanti Region.

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Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics

Mining and cocoa production are important livelihoods for people in Ghana, particularly in rural communities like Upper Denkyira West District. However, mining activities can have negative impacts on cocoa production and access to basic necessities for the

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Obrempong asks: Was Upper Denkyira West DCE right …

 · However, investigations indicate that C&G is undertaking mining activities illegally without obtaining all the requisite permits and approvals". So the company''s operations with respect to mining in the reserve became illegal. From that point, its operations could be

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Factors influencing participation in illegal mining in Ghana: A case …

factors that influence individual''s decision to participate in illegal mining in Denkyira corridor in Central region of Ghana, which is one of the areas badly affected by the activities of small scale gold mining. METHODOLOGY Study Area. The Denkyira

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Spatio-Temporal Land Cover Changes in Wassa Amenfi East and Upper Denkyira …

urbanisation, small-scale and illegal mining activities in the study areas. land in search for In the Upper Denkyira East District, farmland and urban experienced an increase of 41% and 33% whilst the forest and water bodies decreased by 93% and 8%in the

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Upper Denkyira West And East Mining Inaugurate …

 · Upper Denkyira West And East Mining Inaugurate Committees. Two Small-Scale Mining Committees in the Central Region were at the weekend inaugurated by Dr. Toni Aubynn, CEO of the Minerals Commission, for and on behalf of the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Nii Osah Mills. At the inaugural ceremony of the Upper Denkyira East Municipal ...

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Factors Inhibiting Illegal Miners In The Upper Denkyira …

 · ABSTRACT Hilson (2001) posited that illegal mining has been with us for many centuries. This is eminent as a historical trace of this phenomenon has... Factors Inhibiting Illegal Miners In The Upper Denkyira East District In The Central Region From Registering

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DCE''s Negligence Caused Capt. Mahama''s Death

 · The late military officer was among others deployed to combat illegal mining activities ongoing at Denkyira-Obuasi in the Central Region. The former DCE explained that in practice, anytime the soldiers were in town, they usually introduced themselves to the political head [DCE] of the area.

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farmers'' choice of alternative livelihood in mining communities in …

Upper Denkyira West District alone (Dokosi, 2019). Removal of vegetation cover by mining activities affect the carbon cycle and soil fertility in the district, thereby negatively affecting the productivity of tree crops such as cocoa (David and Mark, 2005).

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DENKYIRA PEOPLE: ANCIENT AKAN WARLORDS IN GHANA

 · The Denkyira people are known for their vast cultivation of palm fruits for oil; production and traditional or small-scale mining of gold which in abundance on their land and in the River Offin. The traditional or small-scale mining of gold is known in Ghanaian parlance

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ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE GOLD MINING AND MERCURY …

5 GHANA In Ghana, six community projects are currently under implementation. The ongoing activities include: Capacity development to eliminate mercury from the process of small-scale gold mining Creation of networks and formalization of the regulation of

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Gory Accident claims three lives at Denkyira Ayanfuri

 · Ayanfuri (C/R), June 08, GNA - Three persons died on the spot when a saloon car they were travelling in collided with a Bauxite truck in the early hours of Tuesday, June 8. The accident occurred some few metres away from the public cemetery at Ayanfuri, a mining town in the Upper Denkyira West District of the Central Region around 0600 hours.

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DENKYIRA PEOPLE: ANCIENT AKAN WARLORDS IN GHANA

DENKYIRA PEOPLE: ANCIENT AKAN WARLORDS IN GHANA

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Illegal mining: A threat to food security in Upper Denkyira …

 · The miners contact the land owners and pay amount of money to them for the land to be released for the mining activities. Some of them work on rental bases of which they pay money every two weeks and others pay part of the money and after completion pay the rest.

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Galamsey pit kills three at Denkyira Breman

 · Denkyira Breman (C/R), May 27, GNA - Three persons engaged in galamsey activities were killed when an illegal mining pit caved in at Denkyira Breman in the Upper Denkyira West district of the Central Region. According to the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mrs Irene Oppong, Public Relations Officer or the Region said the Police at ...

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Illegal mining: A threat to food security in Upper Denkyira …

 · Illegal mining activities returns to Dormaa Central - MCE Soldiers will die more if there''s a ''shoot to kill order – Ex-galamaseyer Read all related articles

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