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farmers’ choice of alternative livelihood in mining ...

Upper Denkyira West District and serve as source of water for irrigating farms and other uses, have been polluted by mining activities (Adjei et al., 2012). Moreover, the six hospitals in Upper Denkyira West District assert that malaria is the most reported health problem in the district.

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Cocoa farmers' choice of alternative livelihood in mining ...

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

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Cocoa farmers' choice of alternative livelihood in mining ...

2020-9-8 · 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 ...

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FACTORS INHIBITING ILLEGAL MINERS IN THE UPPER

2017-10-13 · 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, Yayasan Bina

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Small Scale Gold Mining and Environmental

the Denkyira area which is located in the northern part of the Central region of Ghana, where there ... the mining activities, notwithstanding the ban on those operations. Rather, the law

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UPPER DENKYIRA WEST DISTRICT ASSEMBLY

2018-4-15 · Mining Mining is another economic activity which goes on in the district. Both large and small scale miners operate in the district. Two types of small scale mining take place – legal and illegal. The illegal small scale mining, otherwise known as “galamsey” is difficult to control and causes a lot of environmental degradation.

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Illegal mining: A threat to food security in Upper ...

2020-12-24 · It is acknowledged that while illegal mining supports livelihoods of many, it has equally caused severe damages to the environment in

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Spatio-Temporal Land Cover Changes in Wassa Amenfi

2020-3-12 · resources. The Wassa Amenfi East and Upper Denkyira East Districts in Ghana, have experienced extensive land cover changes for the past eleven years, mostly due to small-scale and illegal mining activities and accelerated urbanisation. This study therefore sought to identify and quantify the land cover changes in the study areas.

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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 sustenance of the people. This study sought to investigate cocoa farmers’ perception of the impact of mining on socio-

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Factors influencing participation in illegal mining in ...

2019-9-26 · Illegal mining is not only dangerous to human life but the other living organisms which support human existence, thus, in turn destroying the ecosystem. Galamsey activities are responsible for deforestation and soil erosion in most of the mining communities which Denkyira corridor is no exception.

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Cocoa farmers' choice of alternative livelihood in mining ...

2020-9-8 · 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 ...

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Illegal mining: A threat to food security in Upper ...

2020-12-24 · It is acknowledged that while illegal mining supports livelihoods of many, it has equally caused severe damages to the environment in

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Illegal mining: A threat to food security in Upper ...

2020-12-24 · The Upper Denkyira West District is one of the 22 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Central Region. ... The reason being that quantities of good stuff supplied to the local markets by the farmers

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Evaluation of onchocerciasis control in the Upper

2020-6-19 · mining activities with accompanying high levels of suspended solids and turbidity (Garms et al., 2015). Thus the disappearances of the vectors are directly linked with pollution of the river, unlike the Oku-mayemfuo tributaries that have no gold mining activity on it. Another onchocerciasis vector, S. yahense, was found in two short rapids of this

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Spatio-Temporal Land Cover Changes in Wassa Amenfi

2020-11-3 · The Wassa Amenfi East and Upper Denkyira East Districts in Ghana, have experienced extensive land cover changes for the past eleven years, mostly due to small-scale and illegal mining activities and accelerated urbanisation. This study therefore sought to identify and quantify the land cover changes in the study areas.

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"Illegal Mining Hampers Flow Of River Offin

2021-5-18 · The Upper Denkyira West and East districts continue to suffer from the wanton destruction of its river and lands by illegal miners. Near the main Ayanfuri Road, a few metres away, some young men could be seen actively engaged in the illegal mining activities.” Large tracts of farmlands have also been destroyed, leaving behind dangerous pits.

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Galamsey pit kills three at Denkyira Breman -

2021-5-27 · 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 []

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Illegal miners encroach GRIDCo’s towers in search of gold

2020-6-9 · Officials of the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) have served notice to Galamsey operators at Denkyira Brofoyedru in the Central region, to desist from mining activities close to

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An IntegrAted Assessment of ArtIsAnAl And s gold

2015-11-3 · [4]. Mining was mostly conducted in the Akan states of Asante, Denkyira, Akyem and Wassa, with gold emerging as the primary method of payment for taxes and tribute [5]. Mining relied on a number of techniques ranging from panning to shallow pit and deep shaft mining, similar to operations today [5].

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Artisanal gold‐mining in a rural environment: Land ...

2018-7-6 · 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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The Impact Of Illegal Mining On Socio Economic

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 significantly to the

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"Illegal Mining Hampers Flow Of River Offin

2021-5-18 · The Upper Denkyira West and East districts continue to suffer from the wanton destruction of its river and lands by illegal miners. Near the main Ayanfuri Road, a few metres away, some young men could be seen actively engaged in the illegal mining activities.” Large tracts of farmlands have also been destroyed, leaving behind dangerous pits.

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Illegal mining hampers flow of River Offin - DredgeWire ...

2021-5-20 · The Upper Denkyira West and East districts continue to suffer from the wanton destruction of its river and lands by illegal miners. Near the main Ayanfuri Road, a few metres away, some young men could be seen actively engaged in illegal mining. Large tracts of farmlands have also been destroyed, leaving behind dangerous pits.

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Illegal mining: the challenge of Diaso - Ghana Business News

2019-7-31 · Agyemang Asiedu, Upper Denkyira West District Chief Executive Officer (DCE), said efforts are being made by the assembly to halt the activities of illegal mining and the involvement of children in the mines.

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Evaluation of onchocerciasis control in the Upper

2020-6-19 · mining activities with accompanying high levels of suspended solids and turbidity (Garms et al., 2015). Thus the disappearances of the vectors are directly linked with pollution of the river, unlike the Oku-mayemfuo tributaries that have no gold mining activity on it. Another onchocerciasis vector, S. yahense, was found in two short rapids of this

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Galamsey pit kills three at Denkyira Breman

2021-5-27 · 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.

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Galamsey pit kills three at Denkyira Breman -

2021-5-27 · 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 []

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perseus mining ayanfuri - ataFinch

perseus mining causes water shortage at ayamfuri kakrayebedi. An acute water shortage has hit Kakrayebedi nearAyanfuriin the Upper Denkyira West District in the Central region disrupting the economic and social activities of workers and the inhabitants due to activities ofPerseus MiningGhana Limited

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Oil palm to the rescue of degraded mine sites ...

2021-6-22 · Mining continues to compete with other land use activities in our communities. It is, therefore, crucial for sustainable land reclamation initiatives to be implemented to equip mining communities with skills to improve their economic activities. This will also ensure that these areas do not become ghost towns at the cessation of mining activities.

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1. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GOLD MINING IN

2019-1-28 · small-scale mining with mines only a few metres deep, through large-scale alluvial mining and the most infamous gold panning. The area therefore is affected by the environmental impacts of each of these mining methods. It is a fact that whichever mining method, gold mining has environmental impacts that one needs to be always aware of.

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