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07/05/2013  A citation attached to the award said: ?Brother J.A. Osei played a key role in the initial mobilisation of communities affected by the operations of multinational mining

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Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining

The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) expresses deep concern about the apparent lawlessness that have become part of the corporate behaviour of some mining companies in Ghana. There is convincing evidence that the then Ashanti Goldfields Company (AGC) had employed criminal methods of torture, use of Guard dogs and killing of suspects arrested for

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Home WACAM – Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining. Organisation. WACAM – Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining. Come and visit us. Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) Sarphatistraat 30. 1018 GL, Amsterdam. Nederland. view on google maps Contact us . Tel: +31 (0)20 639 12 91 (9 AM - 5 PM) [email protected] Visit our twitter page Visit

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Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) is an environmental and Human Rights NGO formed in 1998. It is a grassroots organisation working with communities affected by the operations of multinational mining companies. The aim is to train and strengthen communities affected by mining to assertively and effectively engage in dialogue with mining companies, as

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Daniel Owusu-Korenteng, Ex. Director of WACAM, discusses the issues affecting Prestea, in Western Ghana, because of the surface mining activties of Golden St...

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Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining

Meanwhile, chemicals used in gold mining have killed fish near the Newmont Processing facility. Residents and activists with the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining blame a cyanide spill. Also, despite claims by the company of investment in women’s initiatives, the rates of unwanted pregnancies have increased and schoolgirls ...

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Home - WACAM

With a modest beginning of work in eight communities in one region, Wacam is now working in over ninety mining affected communities in Ghana. Wacam has worked to share its experiences with CSOs, community groups and intellectuals worldwide. Our belief in the rule of law led to the use of court room litigation, representation and negotiations for affected communities. Wacam has made a number of ...

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Understanding the impact of COVID on community

02/12/2020  For example, the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by ... Several organisations have reported that any engagement with women and men from mining – affected communities has been a challenge in times of social distancing. Particularly in times of crisis like this, relationships with local groups can be helpful as important sources of information. The same networks

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WACAM – Wassa Association of Communities Affected

Home WACAM – Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining. Organisation. WACAM – Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining. Come and visit us. Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) Sarphatistraat 30. 1018 GL, Amsterdam. Nederland. view on google maps Contact us . Tel: +31 (0)20 639 12 91 (9 AM - 5 PM) [email protected] Visit our twitter page Visit

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Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining ...

A citation attached to the award said: ?Brother J.A. Osei played a key role in the initial mobilisation of communities affected by the operations of multinational mining companies in the early ...

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Ghana Integrity Initiative creates awareness on mining ...

15/11/2020  Mr Kweku Afari, Programmes Officer for Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), said mining companies should ensure to go by a Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) before approaching communities to address mining issues.

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WACAM--Wassa Association of Communities Affected

Daniel Owusu-Korenteng, Ex. Director of WACAM, discusses the issues affecting Prestea, in Western Ghana, because of the surface mining activties of Golden St...

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Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining

13/10/2006  Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) wacamghana; Company Information; Company Information. Participant Since 13 October 2006. Expelled on: 31 October 2016. Overview Country: Ghana Org. Type: NGO Local Sector: Not Applicable Global Compact Status: Delisted Reason for Delisting: Expelled due to failure to

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Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining

Meanwhile, chemicals used in gold mining have killed fish near the Newmont Processing facility. Residents and activists with the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining blame a cyanide spill. Also, despite claims by the company of investment in women’s initiatives, the rates of unwanted pregnancies have increased and schoolgirls ...

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A decade of community-based mining advocacy in

11/11/2008  The appeal for support at the Christmas Party yielded GH¢6 (Six Ghana cedis) then ¢60,000 and that became the seed money for the building of the organisation that developed into Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining now known as WACAM. Today, WACAM is not only visible but also vibrant in all the mining communities in Ghana championing the course of the marginalised communities ...

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Home - WACAM

With a modest beginning of work in eight communities in one region, Wacam is now working in over ninety mining affected communities in Ghana. Wacam has worked to share its experiences with CSOs, community groups and intellectuals worldwide. Our belief in the rule of law led to the use of court room litigation, representation and negotiations for affected communities. Wacam has made a number of ...

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Understanding the impact of COVID on community

02/12/2020  For example, the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by ... Several organisations have reported that any engagement with women and men from mining – affected communities has been a challenge in times of social distancing. Particularly in times of crisis like this, relationships with local groups can be helpful as important sources of information. The same networks

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ANNUAL REPORT 2004

The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) a community-based, non-profit organisation has mobilised communities around Critical Communities' Concerns over the past six years of its official launching. These activities were carried out in line with WACAM’s mission of seeking to protect the environment, natural resources and rights of marginalized mining communities ...

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WACAM--Wassa Association of Communities Affected

Daniel Owusu-Korenteng, Ex. Director of WACAM, discusses the issues affecting Prestea, in Western Ghana, because of the surface mining activties of Golden St...

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Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining

13/10/2006  Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) wacamghana; Company Information; Company Information. Participant Since 13 October 2006. Expelled on: 31 October 2016. Overview Country: Ghana Org. Type: NGO Local Sector: Not Applicable Global Compact Status: Delisted Reason for Delisting: Expelled due to failure to

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Stop the mining in forest reserves – WACAM to Government

The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining, an environmental advocacy organisation, has asked the Government to suspend all mining activities in forest reserves and withdraw the ...

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Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining

Meanwhile, chemicals used in gold mining have killed fish near the Newmont Processing facility. Residents and activists with the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining blame a cyanide spill. Also, despite claims by the company of investment in women’s initiatives, the rates of unwanted pregnancies have increased and schoolgirls ...

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The President of the Association of Rural Banks, Mr. Daniel Ohene Kwaku Owusu, has appealed to the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to re-consider reviewing... Fiscal rule to be suspended for three years The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the central bank has, for the fourth consecutive time, maintained ...

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Home WACAM – Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining. Organisation. WACAM – Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining. Bezoek ons. SOMO. Sarphatistraat 30. 1018 GL, Amsterdam. Nederland. bekijk op google maps Neem contact op. Tel: +31 (0)20 639 12 91 (9 AM - 5 PM) [email protected] . Visit our twitter page Visit our facebook page Visit our linkedin page Visit our

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Communities Urge Gold Miner Newmont to Reform - Apr 27, 2005 Daniel Owusu-Koranteng is Executive Director of the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), a Ghanaian community-based non-profit organization with a mission to protect the environment, natural resources, and the rights of marginalized communities affected by mining.

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ANNUAL REPORT 2004

The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) a community-based, non-profit organisation has mobilised communities around Critical Communities' Concerns over the past six years of its official launching. These activities were carried out in line with WACAM’s mission of seeking to protect the environment, natural resources and rights of marginalized mining communities ...

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Africa: conflicts and mining-induced displacement War ...

An investigation by the Ghanaian community group WACAM (Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining) found evidence that between 1994 and 1997, AGC (Ashanti Goldfields Company) security personnel, acting in conjunction with the the Ghanaian police and the military, had killed three artisanal miners.[2] In one incident in January 1997, 16 artisanal miners were severely beaten by AGC ...

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The President of the Association of Rural Banks, Mr. Daniel Ohene Kwaku Owusu, has appealed to the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to re-consider reviewing... Fiscal rule to be suspended for three years The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the central bank has, for the fourth consecutive time, maintained ...

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Daniel Owusu-Korenteng, Ex. Director of WACAM, discusses the issues affecting Dumasi, in Western Ghana, because of the surface mining activities of Golden St...

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Response by Newmont: Wassa Association of

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WACAM--Wassa Association of Communities Affected

Daniel Owusu-Korenteng, Ex. Director of WACAM, discusses the issues affecting Prestea, in Western Ghana, because of the surface mining activties of Golden St...

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TWD Archive - D Owusu-Koranteng Channel Two Portal

From the TWD Archive. First published in July 2010. David Ampofo interviews Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, Executive Director of Ghana’s Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining.They discuss the effects of gold mining on communities living in the mining areas, and how those experiences can be tapped to shape Ghana’s emerging oil industry.

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WACAM Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining ... Some of the communities affected by the mining activities include Ayanfuri, Gyaman, Sansu, Fobinso, Abnabna, Dadieso, Ntwintina and Nkonya. The project is wholly owned by AngloGold Ashanti and is financed through loans from banking institutions. As of December 31 2005, AngloGold Ashanti had loans totalling US $1,894

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Human Rights Struggles in Ghana's Mining Communities: The ...

The staff and volunteers of Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), Mr. Kinsley Ahorgah, Mr. Kenneth Kusi and others, thanks for your immense contribution towards the successful completion of this work. I sincerely appreciate every single contribution towards successful completion of this work. God bless you all. v ABSTRACT Ghana, like many other developing

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Ghana: Communities Affected by Mining in the Tarkwa

24/10/2009  The Human Rights Clinic documented the effects of gold mining on Ghanaians living in the Tarkwa area in the Western Region of Ghana. The Clinic went to Ghana in October of 2009, partnering with Center for Public Interest Law at UT and the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) in Ghana to survey the area and conduct interviews. Melvin Huang (left), a Clinic

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Ghana: Anti-Mining Activists Threatened and Harrassed ...

Speaking on behalf of the coalition, Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, executive director of the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) told reporters that on May 7, the coalition had issued a declaration demanding that the government of Ghana rescind its decision to allow mining in forest reserves and withdraw any mining leases on forest reserves already granted. The declaration ...

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Wassa Association Communities Affected Mining. Wassa association communities affected mining Chinese operating Galamsey in Wassa Amenfi Wassa Adansi WR July 8 GNA The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining WACAM have said Chinese are engaged in illegal gold mining galamsey in the area and have degraded many communities in the Wassa >

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