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UPPER WEST REGION

upper west region With a population of 600 000 and covering only three percent of Ghana's total land area the Upper West Region is one of the country's smallest regions- yet contains some of its greatest tourist attractions from slave trade sites and wildlife areas to captivating architecture
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Threat of Mining to Shea Resource in Northern Ghana

Jan 03 2012A case in point is the Upper West Region where gold deposits are reported to stretch from Wa in the southern part of the region right through to Hamile in the northern- most part of the region What is worrying is that with the potential devastating effects of mining on land if mining is not properly regulated it would leave the land
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The case of the Tanchara Community and Gold Mining

The building of this regional grassroots coalition has amplified community concerns on mining and has increased the legitimacy of community complaints Now traditional leaders from across the Upper West Region are demanding greater transparency and accountability in the issuance of prospecting and mining licences in the region
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Rain destroys several acres of watermelon farm in Upper

Water from frequent rains has destroyed tens of acres of watermelon farms at Losse in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region The field which showed a lot of promise has been completely destroyed as all the fruits have been affected
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mining areas in upper west region

Upper West Chiefs threaten to fight mining company over Mar 08 2019 Chiefs in the Upper West region have threatened to mobilize forces against an Australian mining company operating in the area Azumah resources if the Don't allow mining in Upper West Chiefs to gov't Jul 11 2016 Chiefs in the Nandom traditional area of the Upper West region have appealed to President John Dramani Mahama not to
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Groupe Nduom Invests Heavily In The Upper West Region

They include Bamahu Loggu Bulenga and Tumu The others are Funsie Busie Charia and Nadowli GN Bank is well established in Upper West towns like Hamle Nandom Jirapa Lawra Lambusie and Gwollu Dr Nduom will end his tour of the Upper West Region by attending the ordination of the new Catholic Bishop of Wa on Saturday May 7th 2016
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'Galamseyers' Change Location

Jan 04 2018Upper West Regional Police Command says it has picked signals that groups of illegal miners popularly known as (Galamseyers) from the southern part of the country have relocated to the Upper West Region following the clampdown on their activities in the south He said the regional police command had mounted strong vigilance to counter the []
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The Western Region of the Office of Surface Mining

The U S Government's Official Website for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) Western Region (WR) OSMRE's business practices are to reclaim abandoned mine lands (Title IV) regulate active coal mines (Title V) and apply sound science through technology transfer
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We 45 representatives of communities affected by mining

We 45 representatives of communities affected by mining oil gas and forestry representatives of Published by MAC on 2007-05-11 We 45 representatives of communities affected by mining oil gas and forestry representatives of National and International Networks Human Rights and Extractive Industry advocacy NGOs from Cameroon Ghana Liberia The Gambia and Zambia participating in
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List of all constituencies in Ghana YEN COM GH

The Upper East Region was not in itself a region until 1983 when the government split what was then the "Upper Region" into two regions the East and the West regions The region has 9 districts that play host to the 17 constituencies in the region
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Community health impacts of surface mining in the Upper

Apr 25 2017Community health impacts of surface mining in the Upper West Region of Ghana The roles of mining odors and dust Roger Antabe Environmental Hazards and Health Lab Department of Geography Western University London Canada Correspondence rantabeuwo ca
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Ancient Copper Mining in the Upper Peninsula – MyNorth

Dec 18 2008Ancient Copper Mining in the Upper Peninsula Most of the rock here is basalt but there's also feldspar quartzite epidote calcite quartz traces of silver and of course copper The variety testifies to the Keweenaw's turbulent geologic past when volcanoes layered lava here in almost unimaginable quantities
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Environmental disaster imminent in Upper West Region

Mar 20 2019The Upper West Region has now become a leading producer of charcoal in Ghana despite its desertification nature Charcoal production has become a commercial activity of the youth in the communities and if some measures are not put in place to address the menace sooner than later the region would become a desert
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Mining on the American Frontier – Legends of America

Mining on the American Frontier Of the many mining camps of the American West some were stimulated by other types of growth and they continue to exist today — cities such as Butte Montana Silver City New Mexico El Dorado California and many more
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Coalition against mining activities in Upper West

Upper West Civil Society Coalition on Mining Food Water and Sacred Sites has called on the President to as a matter of urgency halt any process to open up Upper West Region for mining activity "This is because of the fragile nature of the ecosystem coupled with the weak legal regime which turns to deprive the people of their birth right " the Coalition said
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Ghana Upper East Region

Upper East is located in the north-eastern corner of the country between longitude 00 and 10 West and latitudes 100 30"N and 110N It is bordered to the north by Burkina Faso the east by the Republic of Togo the west by Sissala in Upper West and the south by West Mamprusi in Northern Region (Figure 1)
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gold mines in the upper east region of ghana

Reports of gold mining in the Upper West Region of Ghana date back to the 1920's and 1930's when the Gold Coast Geological Survey recorded numerous gold occurrences while mapping in the area although they noted that at the time there was relatively little artisanal activity in the region compared to southern Ghana
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ghana map showing small scale gold mining in upper east region

This paper describes factors related to demographics and health in an artisanal and small-scale gold mining community in Ghana's Upper East Region Understanding the Social Context of the ASGM Sector in Ghana A Qualitative Description of the Demographic Health and Nutritional Characteristics of a Small-Scale Gold Mining Community in Ghana
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Iron I

IRON MINING WHERE AND WHY? It was called the barren waste this land that is now Michigan's Upper Peninsula However since its first iron ore shipment of two hundred pounds in 1846 the Upper Peninsula mines (below) have produced well over one billion tons of iron ore Some barren waste!
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Upper East Two Cops wounded as miners demand Shaanxi to

Nov 14 2018The Upper East Regional Chairman of the Ghana National Small-Scale Miners Association Robert Tampoare says he believes the "disturbing development" is rooted in the continuous operations of the Chinese-owned Shaanxi Mining Company Ltd in the area despite a nationwide ban on small-scale mining in Ghana
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All nine gov't ambulances in Upper West Region grounded

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih Upper West Regional Minister has disclosed that all the nine government ambulances serving the health needs of the people in the region are currently grounded The Regional Minister who described the situation as sad said he had contacted the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Ambulance Service Professor Ahmed N Zakariah
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mining in upper west region

mining areas in upper west region Reports of gold mining in the Upper West Region of Ghana date back to the 1920's and 1930's when the Gold Coast Geological Survey recorded numerous gold occurrences while mapping in the area although they noted that at the time
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Southwest

of Hispanic-American activity in the Southwest the others being southern California and portions of Texas Although covering the valley of the upper Rio Grande the region also embraces segments of Arizona and Colorado as well as other parts of New Mexico European communities and culture have been present there with
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Upper West Region

Aug 12 2010Large scale gold mining may start in the Nadowli District of the Upper West Region in 2012 The project which would be the first of its kind would be undertaken by Azumah Resources Limited an Australian Mining Company that had been prospecting for gold
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Environmental disaster imminent in Upper West Region

Apr 15 2019The Upper West Region has now become a leading producer of charcoal in Ghana despite its desertification nature Charcoal production has become a commercial activity of the youth in the communities and if some measures are not put in place to address the menace sooner than later the region would become a desert
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Upper West Region ranked the best place to livewhilst TMA

Nov 24 2017The Upper West Region topped the league table as the region with the best security health sanitation education and governance as compared to the others on the average Regions traditionally considered poorer such as the Upper West and Upper East have slightly higher scores than say the Ashanti Region
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Malaria + Mining – Addressing a global health issue – ICMM

Discover how mining with principles enables a safe fair and sustainable mining industry It used this increase in funding to expand the programme to operate across the 10 districts in Upper West region three districts in Upper East region Obuasi district in the
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