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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.
Mr Daniel Owusu-Koranteng expressed deep gratitude to GAW for the award which had inspired him to commit himself to literary work and to publish extra books . He expressed gratitude to his particularly his spouse Mrs Hannah Owusu-Koranteng and youngsters Akua Owusu-Koranteng and Dr. Kojo Owusu-Koranteng.
The Executive Director of Wacam, Mr Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, has underscored that the focus of Wacam, since its inception, has been to impart knowledge to people in mining communities in the country.. This, he said, has given them adequate knowledge to be able to stand and defend their rights in the wake of mining operations.
David's discusses the effects of gold mining on communities living in the mining areas, and how those experiences can be tapped to shape Ghana's emerging… Daniel Owusu Koranteng, Executive …
Daniel Owusu Koranteng Gold Mining. FOB Reference Price: Get Latest Price. Accra, july 4, gna - the wassa association of communities affected by mining wacam has commended two surgeons of komfo anokye teaching hospital.
In an interview with The ADVOCATE on the issue, Mr. Daniel Owusu Koranteng, Executive Director of WACAM said, "The physical regime gives a lot of incentives and exemptions to the mining companies and thus provides the mining companies the opportunity to take the lion's share. If you pit the five percent against the social and environmental cost, we are not …
The Executive Director of Wacam, Mr Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, has underscored that the focus of Wacam, since its inception, has been to impart knowledge to people in mining communities in the country. This, he said, has given them adequate knowledge to be able to stand and defend their rights in the wake of mining operations.
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 …
"Once the gold price starts growing, that's the motivation," said Daniel Owusu-Koranteng of WACAM, a local advocacy group for mining communities and the environment.
According to Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, executive director of the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), "People in the villages of Abekoase and Huni have lost their clean drinking water and their livelihood as they can no longer sell or eat produce from their farms through which the river runs.
Mr Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, who is a trade unionist, agriculturist, environmentalist, ADR practitioner, mining activist, professional paralegal, writer and poet has many publications to his credit. In addition to his award-winning book "Paying My Debt", he has published "The Wanderer's Poems" which is an anthology of Twenty- Five poems.
This has caused many to consider what mining is bringing to the country: Daniel Owusu-Koranteng points out that with such high prices for commodities like gold these days, mining is now bringing in about 40 percent of Ghana's foreign exchange, more than exporting cocoa. However mining only contributes about six percent of Ghana's GDP.
By Daniel Owusu-Koranteng & Mrs Hannah Owusu-Koranteng. AN environmental buzzword, 'Water is Life' has been used to describe how essential water is to the sustenance of life. It is also common knowledge that mining is a major contributor to water and environmental pollution. Mining operations destroy both surface and ground water.
David's discusses the effects of gold mining on communities living in the mining areas, and how those experiences can be tapped to shape Ghana's emerging oil...
Daniel Owusu-Koranteng wins First Prize Literary Award. The Autobiography of Mr Daniel Owusu -Koranteng titled "Paying My Debt " has won the First Prize in the Creative Non-Fiction Category ( Kofi Awoonor) at the 5th Ghana Association of Writers ( GAW) Literary Awards held on 16th December, 2021 . Mr Daniel Owusu~Koranteng who is a Trade ...
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 Chief Administrative Officer of the Maritime and ...
Tarkwa (W/R), Sept. 7, GNA - Mr Daniel Owusu Koranteng, Executive Director of Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has said the mining activities of Bogoso Gold Limited (BGL) do not promote good neighbourliness. He said BGL, as a corporate citizen, should help the development of its catchment areas by taking into ...
The Executive Director of WACAM (Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining), Mr. Daniel Owusu-Koranteng in his capacity as an author, has presented 49 …
Owusu-Koranteng said that the five percent retained in Ghana from mining can't come close to redressing all these problems. Overcoming Injustice. Oxfam America is funding the work of WACAM, Owusu-Koranteng's organization. WACAM teaches villagers about the constitution of Ghana and their rights under the 2006 Minerals and Mining Act.
Mr Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, a Mining Activist/Environmentalist and co-founder of Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining, (WACAM), has advanced a strong case on the need to nurture a ...
CNN African Voices documentary on Daniel Owusu Koranteng (2) CNN African Voices documentary on Daniel Owusu Koranteng (2) Jump to. Sections of this page. Accessibility Help. Press ... Exploring Local Content Potential for Participation in Gold Mining in Ghana. Wacam. 190 views · April 24, 2020. 6:59. Highlights from Responsible Mining Forum ...
"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.
Mr. Daniel Owusu Koranteng makes a case against mining in Ghana at the 2011 Public Eye awards ceremony in Davos, Switzerland. Ghana has had a long history of mining, especially of gold. However, the country is still largely underdeveloped with about 80% of its 24 million people living on less than US$2 a day, according to the World Bank.
Owusu Koranteng receiving a Public Eye Award he won in 2011 Listen to article Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, Executive Director of West Africa Communities against Mining (WACAM), has stated that efforts being made by mining operators to convince government to stop the review of the mining stability agreements form part of a ploy to exploit Ghanaians.
Executive Director, WACAM, Mr. Daniel Owusu-Koranteng ... social and cultural disintegration which has been associated with gold mining and mining operations in the country. We should avoid this trajectory associated with gold mining and exploration ". Madam Koranteng stressed.
Daniel Owusu Koranteng Gold Mining. She published a manual for mining advocacy titled the training manual for mining advocacy in ghana with john opoku and her husband daniel owusukoranteng dr partick agbesinyale and mrs hannah owusukoranteng jointly wrote an article the downside of ghana. Chat Online
"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."
Mining companies take the gold and leave behind mountains of waste rock, says Ghanaian activist Daniel Owusu-Koranteng.Paul Carlucci, Special to the
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.
There is an urgent need for a paradigm shift in the management and exploitation of natural resources, to ensure the country derives optimal but sustainable benefits from the extractives to cushion socioeconomic development, Executive Director of Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining, WACAM, Daniel Owusu-Koranteng has said.
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 Chief Administrative Officer of the Maritime and Dockworkers' Union. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Trinity Congregation, Tema North.
The Executive Director of WACAM, Mr. Daniel Owusu-Koranteng has expressed concern about large tracts of agricultural lands being given to mining companies as leases to engage in the mining activities.