Corporate Social Responsibility in Ghana

2011-8-19 · particularly in the mining industry where it enjoys some popularity. This paper defined CSR as the strategic decision of an organisation to voluntary act upon the social factors that have the potential of militating against the fulfillment of corporate goals and examines the CSR concept in the Ghanaian mining industry. In Ghana the

2018-12-7 · Among the public and private sector institutions in Ghana, the mining industry can be seen as one of the oldest industries known to play a central role in the economic development of the country. Yet the mining industry has a problem of health-related illnesses and diseases where

Environmental Challenges Ghana Faces and Suggested ...

2013-2-22 · Some of these challenges are lack of proper waste management, deforestation, pollution, land or soil degradation, desertification and resource depletion among others. This essay seeks to elaborate briefly on some of the main environmental challenges confronting Ghana and also throw more light on the concept of sustainable development.

THE AGRO-PROCESSING INDUSTRY IN GHANA

2016-7-20 · •The most important sub-sector of the manufacturing sector, with food and beverages representing the largest component of processed commodities. Quartey and Darkwah (2015) • dominated by small and medium scale firms who operate in the informal sector of Ghana. •Commonly processed crops: maize (other grains –millet sorghum,

Ghana

2020-8-30 · Last published date: 2020-08-30. The nation has a surplus of power capacity after several years of outages; however, debt remains high at 67 percent of GDP, and domestic revenue mobilization remains a challenge. Access to financing remains a significant challenge for local companies. Commercial bank rates average 28 percent. Exporters to Ghana ...

Ghana''s health challenges and the way forward

2017-12-26 · The major challenges facing the health sector of Ghana today includes inadequate medical officers, high patient-doctor ratio, and inadequate health centres among others. As …

Problems Facing Education Development In Ghana | News …

2015-4-6 · In order to remove some of the major problems of educational development in Ghana,the issue of responsibility and control must be resolved and a uniform system of education introduced and operated ...

Mining Industry Trends and Challenges

2018-3-27 · This year marks the 10 th anniversary of Deloitte''s annual mining trend report. Tracking the trends 2018: The top 10 issues shaping mining in the year ahead describes scenarios that could put some mining companies at a …

Contribution Minerals and Mining Sector to National ...

The mining sector has therefore been an important part of our economy, with gold accounting for over 90% of the sector. Ghana is the second largest gold producer in Africa and the 9th largest producer in the world. The sector directly contributed 38.3% of Ghana''s total corporate tax earnings, 27.6% of government revenue and 6% GDP in 2011.

The Volta Delta, Ghana: Challenges in an African Setting ...

2019-8-29 · Located in south-eastern Ghana between Longitudes 0° 40′ E and 1° 10′ E and Latitudes 5° 25′ N and 6° 20′ N, the Volta Delta of Ghana covers an area of about 4562 km 2 (Appeaning Addo et al. 2018) (Fig. 4.1).The Volta Delta lies within the Keta Basin, which is one of several fault-controlled sedimentary basins in West Africa (Appeaning Addo et al. 2018).

Problem Confronting The Mining Sector In Ghana

1  · Problems Confronting The Mining Sector Oin Ghana. 2001 puts it For four decades up to the 1980s no new mine was opened in Ghana due to a myriad of problems. faced by mining sector investors and potential investors alike as a result of the economic financial institutional. and legal framework within which the mining sector operated 200162

MASTER''S THESIS PROJECT REPORT

2017-1-31 · as in the United Kingdom. The solutions and recommendation of this study will address the problems stated in the construction industry in Ghana. This will create an enable environment which in turns will stimulate accelerated development in the construction industry and bring growth in that sector of Ghanaian economy.

Mining to profit Africa''s people | Africa Renewal

2021-11-5 · Mining to profit Africa''s people. Large mining operations in Africa have generated big profits for foreign companies, with little local benefit. …

Gov''t to solve challenges facing mining sector

2008-5-20 · Gov''t to solve challenges facing mining sector. By Daily Graphic. 20.05.2008 LISTEN. A high-powered task force is being set up by the government with the view to finding solutions to problems confronting the mining sector. The task force will also seek a new paradigm for the mining sector to make it better suited to the national development ...

10 major challenges facing Ghana''s manufacturing sector ...

Ten challenges have been named as the biggest ones faced by the manufacturing sector in Ghana in the latest Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) business barometer report. The report revealed competition from imported goods is the least challenge faced by Ghanaian businesses in the manufacturing sector. The sector over the years has had to battle with goods from their …

problems confronting the mining sector in ghana

four problems facing the mining industries in ghana. some problems confronting the mining sector of ghana. four problems facing the mining gold is the main focus of activities for mining …

MINERALS COMMISSION

2018-4-15 · 1.1 Overview of Ghana''s Minerals and Mining Sector Ghana is well endowed with substantial mineral resources, the major ones being gold, diamonds, manganese and bauxite. Gold is the predominant mineral produced in the country, accounting for over 90% of all mineral revenues annually over the past two decades (Minerals Commission1).

Mining (coal; other mining) sector

2021-11-28 · Mining (coal; other mining) sector. Minerals and mineral products are the backbone of most industries and some form of mining or quarrying is carried out in nearly every country in the world. It has important economic, environmental, labour and social effects.

Ghana confronted with environmental challenges

2014-2-5 · Ghana is still confronted with serious and complex environmental challenges, despite the various interventions by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over the last 40 years. These challenges include waste …

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

2015-10-26 · Mining has been an important industrial activity in the economy of Ghana Small-scale mining for gold and diamond has also been important Main environmental challenges include land devastation, soil degradation, water and air quality deterioration, noise, visual intrusion and social dislocation Mineral Policy and Fiscal Regime

Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review and ...

2018-8-1 · Besides, some specific issues like mine closure and small scale mining have sector-specific indicators together with emergency preparedness, material stewardship and compliance. Although reported in many studies from the literature (17 over 50), environmental impacts affecting health are only partially embodied in the environmental indicators ...

Ghana confronted with environmental challenges

2014-2-5 · Ghana is still confronted with serious and complex environmental challenges, despite the various interventions by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over the last 40 years.These challenges ...

Five common challenges facing the mining industry | …

2018-7-19 · The mining industry comes with its fair share of challenges; from scarce resources to uncertainty around commodity prices, miners are always looking at ways to overcome barriers to stay competitive. Below we explore 5 …

The challenges facing the Ghanaian oil industry

2015-9-25 · In this context the degree of domestication of the industry in Ghana will remain a moot point. Even though the GNPC aspires to maximise local participation, oil is likely to remain dominated by foreign players for some time to come. Apart from the lack of expertise, another big obstacle is the small size of the local banking sector.

Measuring the Impact of the Extractive Industry''s ...

2017-12-4 · mining project (e.g., the development of, or expansion of, a mine). 5 The results were published in all the leading newspapers, and the competition for praise (and/or shame) among the companies was strong. IMPACT ASSESSMENT IN GHANA Mining in Ghana The second-largest gold deposit in Africa is located in Ghana, and the histor-

Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: The Government and the …

Since the passing of the Small Scale Gold Mining Law (PNDCL 218) in 1989, which effectively legalized small-scale gold mining as an industry in Ghana, …

(PDF) OVERVIEW AND CHALLENGES OF GHANA''S …

Overview And Challenges of Ghana''s Education System: How to Fix to It [A paper delivered at a Reforming Ghana''s Educational System Retreat organized by The Institute of Economics Affairs under the Youth Capacity Building Initiative, held at Birdrock Hotel, Anomabo on Friday, 15th September, 2017] By Dr. Prince H. Armah The Institute for Education Studies (IFEST), Accra …

Confronting gold mining challenges in Ghana | Ghana …

2014-6-20 · Although Ghana has managed to avoid a significant decline in activity, the challenging conditions have prompted some mining companies to trim their operations. In May, AngloGold announced plans to temporarily close and re-structure its loss-making Obuasi mine in Ashanti, triggered by the fall in gold prices.

Examining prospects and challenges of Ghana''s petroleum ...

2020-11-1 · Also, reference (Prempeh and FCA, 2010, Tanoh, 2016) discussed at length the supply chain of the oil and gas industry in Ghana and an overview of Ghana''s petroleum downstream sector. These articles provided descriptive study without insights on the prospects and challenges, especially under the petroleum midstream to the downstream sector.

Government to begin national forum on small-scale …

2021-4-14 · Government to begin national forum on small-scale mining today. The National Consultative Forum on Small-Scale Mining is set to come off today, April 14, 2021. The forum will be a two-day roundtable discussion on challenges …

The 5 biggest challenges facing the mining sector

2019-12-13 · Julia Gartley, a mineral process engineer at BBA Vancouver, outlines what she sees as the five biggest challenges facing the mining sector today. • Tailings pond management: Mount Polley and ...

The challenges of the cocoa industry: a myth or reality ...

2016-3-16 · Per visible happenings in the sector''s labour division, the long-term sustainability of the cocoa supply chain is really under threat. The issue of aging farmers, youth hesitancy to embrace farming, and the mass desertion to illegal …

Problems Confronting The Mining Sector Oin Ghana

Problems Confronting The Mining Sector Oin Ghana. We are a professional mining machinery manufacturer, the main equipment including: jaw crusher, cone crusher and other sandstone equipment;Ball mill, flotation machine, concentrator and other beneficiation equipment; Powder Grinding Plant, rotary dryer, briquette machine, mining, metallurgy and other related …