Ghana: Mining Communities Get Alternative Means of Livelihood

2008-9-22 · A total of 1,063 farmers registered in five communities in the Prestea Huni-Valley District have so far cultivated 5, 878 acres of oil palm as part of efforts to improve the economies of mining ...

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UNIVERSITY OF GHANA MINING AND DEVELOPMENT IN …

2019-10-22 · forestlands, and communities have strong ties to their lands (UNEP, 2002). The Wassa people of Western Ghana see livelihood in terms of access to and free movement on the land, the use of such land for grazing and farming which employs about forty percent of the population within the Tarkwa-Nsuaem municipality (Yankson, 2009).

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Government to provide alternative livelihood for illegal ...

2017-12-20 · She said mining projects would come to an end therefore residents in mining communities were supposed to have alternative livelihood projects to sustain them. "So the Minerals Development Fund has come to stay to lift communities affected by mining from abject poverty and improve the livelihoods of all".

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Are alternative livelihood projects effective at reducing ...

2014-3-25 · Alternative livelihood projects are used by a variety of organisations as a tool for achieving conservation results. Yet these interventions, including their objectives, vary a great deal, and there is no single accepted definition of what constitutes an alternative livelihood project. In addition, very little is known about what impacts, if any, alternative livelihoods projects have had on ...

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Are Alternative Livelihood Projects Alleviating Poverty in ...

2009-1-14 · Abstract. This paper critiques the approach being taken in Ghana to implement Alternative Livelihood (AL) projects in mining communities. The rapid insurgence of illegal artisanal gold mining …

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Government on course in providing alternative livelihoods ...

2021-5-28 · As parts of Government''s efforts to sanitize the small-scale mining sector, it has rolled-out alternative livelihood projects to equip people living in mining communities with skills to improve ...

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Natural Resource Exploitation, Environment and Poverty ...

2016-12-8 · distorted the livelihood systems in the study area. It also uses some aspects of Mining-Induced Displacement and Resettlement Model. In the end, this all sums up to conclude, that the impacts of mineral resources exploitation on rural s in mining communities in the Asutifi District of Ghana have so far

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Government on course in providing alternative livelihoods ...

2021-5-28 · Government on course in providing alternative livelihoods for youth in mining communities – Jinapor. ... As parts of Government''s efforts to sanitize the small-scale mining sector, it has rolled-out alternative livelihood projects to equip people living in mining communities with skills to improve upon their economic lives.

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Are alternative livelihood projects effective at reducing ...

2014-8-21 · strategy [9] while in Ghana, alternative livelihoods projects such as cassava farming, poultry farming, and grass-cutter or snail rearing have been promoted in order to combat il-legal artisanal mining [10]. The on-going commitment to alternative livelihood ap-proaches within the conservation sector is demonstrated by

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V. A. Temeng and J. K. Abew, "A Review of Alternative ...

V. A. Temeng and J. K. Abew, "A Review of Alternative Livelihood Projects in Some Mining Communities in Ghana," European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2009, pp. 217-228. has been cited by the following article:

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A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-Scale Mining ...

2020-10-12 · 4 A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-scale Mining Industry Small-scale mining in Ghana, as in most developing countries, was for decades treated as an informal industrial sector, employing thousands of people but featuring largely

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SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS AND LIVELIHOOD …

this review. First some preliminary conclusions are drawn about the nature of livelihood diversification, its causes and extent, and the relative access of rural groups to it. Finally, some preliminary guidance is set out for researchers examining livelihood diversification as it relates to …

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A decade of community-based mining advocacy in Ghana ...

2008-11-11 · Recently, one of the effervescent human rights and environmental advocacy organisation in Ghana, WACAM celebrated its 10th birthday in Accra under the theme A Decade of Community-Based Mining Advocacy in Ghana Challenges and Prospects. …

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Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources: Multi-Sectorial ...

2019-6-5 · Details of PAID include background information on small-scale mining activities in Ghana, the policy and legal framework, organizational project components structure, issues on budgeting, the projects phasing, social interventions, and training priorities. The content of these subjects has been reviewed with MLNR, other sector ministries, agencies

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana

2020-10-12 · Ghana operate informally, without the security of a licence. Formalising Ghana''s ASM sector is therefore a significant, timely and pressing developmental opportunity that must now be realised. In January 2016 Ghana hosted a multi-stakeholder ''action dialogue'' on artisanal and small-scale mining…

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A Review of Alternative Livelihood Projects in Some Mining ...

Request PDF | A Review of Alternative Livelihood Projects in Some Mining Communities in Ghana | Mine closures usually result in ghost communities and ultimately leave people in poverty. This ...

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Influence of mining related factors on the livelihoods of ...

2016-11-29 · conflict in mining communities in Africa revolves around at least four issues: land ownership, unfair compensation practices, inequitable resource distribution, and environmental degradation. However, like all other industries and sectors, the mining sector is also bereft with its own problems and challenges. The footprints it usually

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Rethinking Alternative Livelihood Projects for Women of ...

2019-1-25 · Rethinking Alternative Livelihood Projects for Women of the Pits: The Case of Atiwa Alice Boateng, PhD University of Ghana, Legon Doi: 10.1515/ajis-2017-0002 Abstract Artisanal Small Scale Mining with its environmental, social, economic, and health impacts, is replacing agriculture as the main economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Are Alternative Livelihood Projects Alleviating Poverty in ...

2021-8-3 · For Peer Review Only Are Alternative Livelihood Projects Alleviating Poverty in Mining Communities? Experiences from Ghana 6 Gavin Hilson 1* and Sadia Mohammed Banchirigah 2 1University of Reading, UK 2University of Manchester, Manchester, UK …

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Are alternative livelihood projects effective at reducing ...

2015-11-17 · Alternative livelihood projects are used by a variety of organisations as a tool for achieving biodiversity conservation. However, despite characterising many conservation approaches, very little is known about what impacts (if any) alternative livelihood projects have had on biodiversity conservation, as well as what determines the relative success or failure of these interventions.

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A proposal for Project Renitantely: Developing …

2021-2-5 · Project Renitantely: Developing beekeeping as a sustainable livelihood in rural communities Prepared for GlobalGiving October 2016 SEED Madagascar Suite 7, 1a Beethoven St, London, W10 4LG, United Kingdom Villa Rabemanda, Ambinanikely, B.P. 318, Tolagnaro, Madagascar Tel: +44 (0)208 960 6629 Email: [email protected] Web: madagascar .uk

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Gov''t to re-engage illegal miners on alternative projects ...

2017-4-26 · The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu, has assured illegal miners of government''s plans to provide an alternative source of livelihood for all illegal miners sacked from mining sites. According to Mr. Amewu, the government has fashioned out programmes to re-engage the miners who have been stopped from the illegal mining …

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LIVELIHOODS IN COASTAL FISHING COMMUNITIES, AND …

2009-5-14 · 5 Dadandar Provider of dadan loan; traditionally acts as moneylender cum trader. Faria Local itinerant fish trader. Lakh One hundred thousand. Hat (Small) market place where market exchanges are carried out either once, twice, or thrice a week, however not every day. Jaal Fishing net (note there is a large number of different types of nets, as described in the text)

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GOVERNMENT ON COURSE TO PROVIDE ALTERNATIVE LIVELIHOODS ...

2021-5-29 · As parts of efforts by Government to sanitize the mining sector, the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Hon. A. Jinapor, has disclosed that the Alternative Livelihood Projects (ALPs) is developed to equip people living in mining communities with skills to improve upon their economic lives independent of mining.

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Are Alternative Livelihood Projects Alleviating Poverty in ...

2009-1-14 · Abstract. This paper critiques the approach being taken in Ghana to implement Alternative Livelihood (AL) projects in mining communities. The rapid insurgence of illegal artisanal gold mining has forced policymakers to think more …

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PROJECT PROPOSAL ON SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOOD …

other category people like OBC, General also.The Constitution (Orissa) Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes order (Amendment) 1976 enlisted 62 tribal communities and Paraja Paraja tribal community is one of the prominent tribes among them. This is one of the colourful tribes of Orissa.

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Poverty Eradication & Sustainable Livelihoods: F ...

2004-2-6 · 7.3 Some Notable Programmes And Interventions -----58 7.3.1 Purchasing And Marketing 58 7.3.2 Technical Support 58 ... Implementing An Alternative Livelihood Strategy In Mining Communities 75 10.4 Appendix 4: Key Contacts ... In understanding the situation in the artisanal mining communities in Ghana there-fore, there is the need to understand ...

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Project Title: «Strengthening rural women''s livelihood for ...

2020-10-26 · security and the standards of living of local communities. Accordingly, the projects aspirations fall in line with the GAFSP''s central objectives. Intervention area and targeted groups. The project will take place in the city and region of Tambacounda and the town of Koussanar.

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ANNUAL CHAMBER OF MINES PRESIDENTIAL REVIEW

2016-11-19 · 2 ANNUAL PRESIDENTIAL REVIEW BY MR.DAN OWIREDU, PRESIDENT OF THE GHANA CHAMBER OF MINES AT THE 83RD ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, HELD AT THE ALISA HOTEL, NORTH RIDGE, ACCRA, ON FRIDAY 27TH MAY 2011 Protocol It is my delight and honour to also welcome you to the 83rd Annual General Meeting of the Ghana Chamber of Mines as the …

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CLIMATE CHANGE AND LIVELIHOODS

2019-7-11 · Rural communities have adopted alternative livelihood activities such as firewood trade, sale of wild fruits to middlemen who resell them in the urban areas, honey production and harvesting as income streams. However, these alternative livelihoods are dependent on rainfall distribution and quantity. For example, honey

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