GHANA: Ghana Journalists Condemn Gold Mining Campaign ...

2006-1-23 · WACAM Executive Director Daniel Owusu-Koranteng said at the press conference that although Newmont had tried to create the impression that it was an accidental discharge of fecal sludge into the environment, WACAM''s investigations indicated that "the facility was a permanent structure that allowed regular flow of fecal matter and sludge into ...

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Lessons of Life: Quotes of Daniel Owusu

2020-9-15 · – Daniel Owusu-Koranteng • We spend the period of our entry and exit in life unfolding the layers of knowledge and getting wiser at each milestone until we are reduced to a rubble of nothingness.

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Morde und Vergiftung wegen Goldabbau

2011-1-28 · Morde und Vergiftung wegen Goldabbau. Daniel Owusu-Koranteng aus Ghana bei der Verleihung des Public Eye Awards in Davos. swissinfo . Die Gewinner der zwei Schmähpreise, die von der Erklärung ...

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Ghana: Why Ghana Must Explore New Approaches to Mining ...

2017-5-22 · Adding his voice, Founder of Wacam, Mr. Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, observed mining issues are complex and quite complicated. "The issue of mining is a hoax. Compensations are hardly paid and ...

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WACAM launches report on determination of heavy metals …

2009-8-19 · Mr. Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, Executive Director, WACAM, said these at the launch of a research report on the "Determination of Heavy Metals in Water Bodies in Tarkwa and Obuasi Mining Areas", in Accra on Tuesday.

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Celebrating 20 Years Of Wacam''s Mining Advocacy ...

2018-9-10 · Historically, the Late Ibrahim Issahaku, Baba Umaru Tsalhatu, Prof. Ralph Asabere, Ralph Agbaleneyo, Mike Bugri, Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, Hannah Owusu-Koranteng (Mrs) and Daniel Amoah were part of the original foundation builders of Wacam who made a proposal to bring together some members of the mining communities that had been organised by ...

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Communities Urge Gold Miner Newmont to Reform

2005-4-27 · daniel owusu-koranteng, accra, ghana 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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Ahanta West District citizens want government policy on ...

Mr Daniel Owusu Koranteng, Executive Director of WACAM said given Ghana''s experiences in the mining sector, the workshop was organised to build the capacities of the communities that were likely to be affected due to the oil find. He said it was also to sensitize then on the expected environmental, social, economic and civil rights challenges.

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Move to help poor countries benefit more from gold-mining

2008-4-18 · "In Ghana we were seeing a race to the bottom in terms of mining codes," Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, a community activist from the gold-producing area of Wassa, 35km from Bogoso in Ghana, told IRIN. Bitteye said: "Through this code we hope to institute common law so that one country cannot accept an offer that is rejected by another."

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Minister recommends cost-benefit analysis of mining in ...

2012-2-23 · Mr Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, Executive Director of WACAM, explained that the publication would provide a platform for the discussion of revenues that developing countries such as Ghana received from the mining of her mineral resources and determine whether the revenues were fair.

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A voice for Ghana''s poor

2011-12-12 · Ghanaian activist Daniel Owusu Koranteng has spent his life as a spokesperson for the poor in a country rich in gold.

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CSRWire

2005-4-26 · Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, Accra, Ghana 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. He cofounded WACAM ...

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In Ghana, a mining activist fights the gold goliaths | The ...

2012-4-7 · "They take the gold and leave these kinds of things," says Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, executive director and co-founder of the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining …

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Profiteering mars the record of black African gold mining ...

2017-3-30 · Speaking at the alternative World Economic Forum, WACAM leader Daniel Owusu-Koranteng described how mining waste contaminated rivers and wells from which entire villages must drink.

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Why Ghana must explore new approaches to mining – Wacam ...

2017-5-22 · Adding his voice, Founder of Wacam, Mr. Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, observed mining issues are complex and quite complicated. "The issue of mining is a hoax. Compensations are hardly paid and community members are left on their own fate." "…And the mining laws that we have in Ghana are all promotional laws. They promote mining.

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Newmont: Don''t poison our drinking water

2006-4-25 · Worst practices should be immediate halted, especially cyanide heap leach gold mining and submarine and riverine tailings disposal. For more information. Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) Ghana: phone: +1-720-352-6195 (only April 25 until April 27) or email:

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Lessons of Life: Quotes of Daniel Owusu

2020-9-15 · Daniel Owusu-Koranteng( Futurist Kowus) ... The forests were almost gone and massive gold mining operations completed the cycle of death of …

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WACAM Calls For Gov''t''s Intervention In Illegal Mining ...

2017-12-27 · Associate Executive Director of Wacam, Mrs Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, has stated that the irresponsible mining activities of the multinational mining companies are adversely affecting the water ...

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Ghana crackdown on illegal gold mining inflames tensions ...

Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, Wacam "It''s as if anybody coming in to Ghana [for mining] has a field day," she says. "This is failure of the state to regulate, of state institutions to supervise."

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AngloGold condemned for shooting

2011-8-17 · WACAM executive director Daniel Owusu-Koranteng was quoted by Ghana News Agency as saying that AngloGold Ashanti should be held fully responsible for the incident.

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Expunge Section 17 of Act 703 from Mining Act 2006 to ...

2021-8-16 · The Associate Executive Director of Wassa Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), Mrs Hannah Owusu-Koranteng has called on legislators to remove Section 17 of Act 703 from the Minerals and Mining Act 2006 and replace it with provisions that would protect water bodies in the country. According to her, Section 17 of Act 703 gave a …

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The Role of the Church in promoting environmental stewardship

2010-4-18 · Note: Mr Daniel Owusu-Koranteng is the Executive Director of Wacam, a Human Rights and Environmental mining advocacy NGO in Ghana. He is also the …

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(PDF) Leveraging national and global links for local ...

mining communities (Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, personal communication, 11 July 2013). 2. In this article, we make reference to three levels of action and governance: local (that is, sub-national),

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Newmont found guilty of major cyanide spill at Ghanian mine

"The incident brings home the fact that Ghana needs very strong laws to regulate mining operations," said WACAM''s Daniel Owusu-Koranteng. WACAM says the Ahafo gold mine, Newmont''s first mine in Ghana, has been implicated in human rights abuses and irresponsible practices since before it began operating in 2006. The first phase of the mine ...

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CSOs accuse government of issuing permit for mining near ...

2021-4-23 · The Associate Executive Director of the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining, Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, made the call as Ghana marked World Earth Day. "Government has also granted mining exploration rights to a mining company to explore gold near the Mole National Park.

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The Finder Online

2017-5-10 · The session was facilitated by Albert Katako of Civic Response and Mrs. Hannah Owusu-Koranteng of Wacam. Mr. Katako stated that "illegal mining is not only associated with ''galamsey'' activities, but that multinational companies and registered Ghanaian companies doing large-scale mining are also involved in illegal surface mining, with ...

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Leadership from the bottom up | Oxfam

2011-9-27 · Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, who founded the organization with her husband Daniel in 1995, and which Oxfam has been helping to support since 2003, says they are particularly interested in getting women involved and trained as their research has shown that in some areas affected by mining, women have received only a small percentage of compensation ...

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PURC

Mr. Daniel Owusu-Koranteng holds an M.A. in Human Resource Development from the University of Cape Coast (UCC), BSc in Agriculture from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and a Diploma in Farm Management and Agricultural Extension from KNUST.

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In Ghana, a mining activist fights the gold goliaths | The Star

Owusu-Koranteng is the vociferous and often controversial public face of the organization, which works in about 60 of Ghana''s mining communities. Its aim is to "aid communities that are adversely affected by gold mining" - by helping residents mobilize against human rights abuses, negotiating better compensation packages from the mining ...

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Daniel Owusu-Adjei

Daniel Owusu-Adjei | Ghana | Control Room Lead at AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Mine | 404 connections | View Daniel''s homepage, profile, activity, articles

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

2003-7-30 · Owusu-Koranteng said the potential for further harassment remains high, given a warning by Dr. Jonah at the just ended 7th Quadriennial Delegates Conference of the Ghana Mineworkers Union, that activists should watch their mouths since the "negative things they say about mining could drive away investors." The mining community leader said that ...

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Injury rate and risk factors among small-scale gold miners ...

2019-10-24 · Nakua EK(1), Owusu-Dabo E(2), Newton S(2), Koranteng A(3), Otupiri E(4), Donkor P(3), Mock C(5). ... METHODS: A cross-sectional survey was carried out with 494 small-scale gold miners from four major mining districts in Ghana. A -based approach was used to obtain a representative sample of miners. The study was conducted from June 2015 ...

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