chinese and small scale mining in ghana

The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold ...

This study examined the impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold mining in Ghana. The Chinese presence introduced irrevocable changes, notably the use of heavy machinery and new technology, such that the sector will never be the same again. The intensification of small-scale gold mining through

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The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold ...

2013-12-1  The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold mining in Ghana Small-scale mining contributes about 30% of Ghana’s total gold output and provides livelihoods to large numbers of people One aspect of the controversial issue of illegal mining in Ghana is the involvement of foreigners, especially Chinese

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Illicit Chinese Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: Beyond ...

While the engagement of Chinese migrants in small-scale mining in Ghana has gained traction in scholarship, the extant literature pays little attention to how the relationship

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Illicit Chinese Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: Beyond ...

2019-10-25  While the engagement of Chinese migrants in small-scale mining in Ghana has gained traction in scholarship, the extant literature pays little attention to how the

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'The Chinese are the ones destroying water bodies and ...

2021-5-24  The Concerned Small Scale Miners Association has accused the government of failing to deal decisively with the perceived Chinese role and influence in illegal small-scale mining in Ghana. The group insists that Chinese nationals are mostly responsible for the challenges in the country’s small-scale mining

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Ghana – Big Man, Big Envelope, Finish: Chinese Corporate ...

2017-2-22  Abstract. This chapter investigates the activities of a Chinese mining company in the small-scale gold mining sector in a corner of Ghana. It questions the legality of its operations, given that small-scale mining is by law ‘reserved for Ghanaians’, and argues that bribery combined with corruption amongst state officials has enabled the company to operate at the margins of legality with ...

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‘The Chinese are the ones destroying ... - Modern Ghana

2021-5-24  The Concerned Small Scale Miners Association has accused government of failing to deal decisively with the perceived Chinese role and influence in illegal small-scale mining in Ghana. The group insists that Chinese nationals are mostly responsible for the challenges in the country’s small-scale mining

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Golden Migrants: The Rise and Impact of Illegal Chinese ...

2020-1-29  Although the majority of Chinese interests in African mining is state sponsored, the Ghana case demonstrates private Chinese agency that is mostly attracted to illegal small-scale mining in Ghana due to push factors in the homeland and pull factors associated with Ghanaian state weakness.

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Golden Migrants: The Rise and Impact of Illegal Chinese ...

2020-1-29  The Chinese dominate the supply chain of illegal small‐scale mining with their financial, technical, managerial acumen, the sale and transfer of gold proceeds, and political patronage. This dominance accounts for the massive negative social, economic, environmental, and political impact of illegal small‐scale mining

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Small-scale mining in Ghana: The government and the ...

2012-9-1  Small-scale mining permits can be acquired for a parcel of land by Ghanaian citizens who are over 18 years old (Ghana Government 1989a). Although the process is available, roughly 85% of Ghana’s small-scale mines do not register for these permits (Hilson and Potter, 2003).

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Let's partner to regulate small scale mining - Lands ...

2021-5-21  Ghana’s Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abudulai Jinapor, has called for a closer partnership between Ghana and China to curb illegal mining activities in the country. He said there was an urgent need for the two countries to work closely together to efficiently regulate Ghana’s small-scale mining

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Illicit Chinese small-scale mining in Ghana: beyond ...

Abstract. While the engagement of Chinese migrants in small-scale mining in Ghana has gained traction in scholarship, the extant literature pays little attention to how the relationship between the so-called formal institutions (e.g., the Minerals Commission and Ministry of Land and Natural Resources) and informal institutions (e.g., the chieftaincy and customary land institutions) enables ...

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Ghana – Big Man, Big Envelope, Finish: Chinese Corporate ...

2017-2-22  Abstract. This chapter investigates the activities of a Chinese mining company in the small-scale gold mining sector in a corner of Ghana. It questions the legality of its operations, given that small-scale mining is by law ‘reserved for Ghanaians’, and argues that bribery combined with corruption amongst state officials has enabled the company to operate at the margins of legality with ...

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South‐South Irregular Migration: The Impacts of China's ...

involvement in small-scale mining and an update of Ghana’s immigration policy to reflect the new situation. The paper is based on fieldwork undertaken in both Ghana and China. In Ghana, a ...

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‘The Chinese are the ones destroying ... - Modern Ghana

2021-5-24  The Concerned Small Scale Miners Association has accused government of failing to deal decisively with the perceived Chinese role and influence in illegal small-scale mining in Ghana. The group insists that Chinese nationals are mostly responsible for the challenges in the country’s small-scale mining

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Chinese mechanization of Ghanaian, artisanal small-scale ...

Chinese mechanization of Ghanaian, artisanal small-scale (gold) mining; any specific literature/research on this?

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Gold, guns and China: Ghana's fight to end galamsey ...

2017-5-30  China’s gold seekers. Traditionally, small-scale gold mining in Ghana has been carried out by locals on their own land using hand-operated tools. These methods have slowly modernised and expanded, but the recent influx of foreign – predominantly Chinese –

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Small-scale mining in Ghana: The government and the ...

2012-9-1  Highlights Examination of Ghana’s small-scale mining sector. Notes the economic importance of the sector to rural Ghana. Finds that the 1989 small-scale mining laws do not capture the activities of miners. Recommends comprehensive reforms to the 1989 laws. Recommends an anti-corruption in

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MASTER THESIS - Universiteit Twente

2019-3-12  In the global market, China is the leading economy in the mining sector both on fossil fuels (coal) and precious metals (gold, aluminum, copper, iron ore and bismuth), with the United States and Australia being the next to it in coal and gold respectively. This has contributed to China experiencing strong economic

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[PDF] The Political Economy of Galamsey and Anti-Chinese ...

Situating China in Ghana's Political Economy "I don't blame the Chinese, I blame our politicians and local chiefs" Resident of Awaso in the Western Region (1) Between 2013 and 2014, Ghana's relations with China gained much global attention through activities of Chinese illegal miners in parts of the country, and the uproar over the disbursement of the $3 billion Chinese loan facility secured ...

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Let's partner to regulate small scale mining - Lands ...

2021-5-21  Ghana’s Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abudulai Jinapor, has called for a closer partnership between Ghana and China to curb illegal mining activities in the country. He said there was an urgent need for the two countries to work closely together to efficiently regulate Ghana’s small-scale mining

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Illicit Chinese small-scale mining in Ghana: beyond ...

Abstract. While the engagement of Chinese migrants in small-scale mining in Ghana has gained traction in scholarship, the extant literature pays little attention to how the relationship between the so-called formal institutions (e.g., the Minerals Commission and Ministry of Land and Natural Resources) and informal institutions (e.g., the chieftaincy and customary land institutions) enables ...

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Ghana must partner with China to regulate small scale ...

2021-5-22  Ghana must partner with China to regulate small scale mining – Lands Minister. The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abudulai Jinapor, believes a "partnership" between Ghana and ...

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Chinese mechanization of Ghanaian, artisanal small-scale ...

Chinese mechanization of Ghanaian, artisanal small-scale (gold) mining; any specific literature/research on this?

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Small Scale Mining companies in Ghana - Company List

Small Scale Mining companies in Ghana including Accra, Kumasi, Koforidua, Sekondi-Takoradi, and more.

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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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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana

2020-10-12  Ghana’s artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector continues to grow in size and significance. Its contribution to wealth creation, employment and the economy make it one of the nation’s most important livelihood activities, directly employing an estimated one million people and supporting

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Ghana needs to rethink its small scale mining strategy ...

2021-4-18  Ghana needs to rethink its small scale mining strategy, here’s how. Ghana is among the top two gold producers in Africa. What has caught little attention, however, is the fact that more than 35% ...

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MASTER THESIS - Universiteit Twente

2019-3-12  In the global market, China is the leading economy in the mining sector both on fossil fuels (coal) and precious metals (gold, aluminum, copper, iron ore and bismuth), with the United States and Australia being the next to it in coal and gold respectively. This has contributed to China experiencing strong economic

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[PDF] The Political Economy of Galamsey and Anti-Chinese ...

Situating China in Ghana's Political Economy "I don't blame the Chinese, I blame our politicians and local chiefs" Resident of Awaso in the Western Region (1) Between 2013 and 2014, Ghana's relations with China gained much global attention through activities of Chinese illegal miners in parts of the country, and the uproar over the disbursement of the $3 billion Chinese loan facility secured ...

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