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EITI seeks to create that missing transparency and accountability in revenue flows from the extractive industry....

The initiative encourages, government, extractive companies, International agencies and NGO’s to work together to develop a framework to promote transparency of payments in the extractive industries.

EITI pursues a policy of openness which promotes the concept of tolerance and good governance through the disbursement of royalties to benificiary communities and public disclosures...

Government's strategy for the sector is based on the recognition that the development of solid minerals in a sustainable manner can not be achieved without a deep involvement of the affected communities.

The EITI strategy calls for the definition of effective ways and means to empower and engage mining communities in the development process and to promote responsible behavior....

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Act Firmly To Stop Mining Devastation -Asantehene PDF Print E-mail

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has urged the Minerals Commission and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stop the devastation of the nation's forests and water bodies through mining. He said the two bodies needed to step up their supervisory and monitoring roles to make sure that the right things were done and check the recklessness. He faulted the two institutions for not doing enough to properly supervise and monitor small-scale miners, particularly, those operating in the hinterlands.

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Newmont Earmarks Ghs2.58m Toward Community Development PDF Print E-mail

The Newmont Ahafo Development Foundation (NADeF) has earmarked GHS 2,5 8 0,2 4 8 toward the development of Gyedu, a mining community within the Ahafo Project of Newmont Ghana Gold Limited at Kenyasi in the Asutifi North District of Brong-Ahafo. The amount is meant for the provision of social facilities, infrastructure and other human resource development in the community with a population of more than 8,000 people, who are mainly farmers.

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Ghana Ready To Diversify Minerals PDF Print E-mail

Minister of Lands and Natural Resource, Alhaji Inussah Fuseini says the time has come for the country to diversify its traditional minerals base and exploit lesser-known industrial minerals. "We have reached a point in our growth where we will need to look beyond our the mining of traditional minerals such as gold, bauxite, diamond and manganese, and exploit lesser-known (industrial) minerals -- kaolin, salt, clay, limestone etc," he said.

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) In Mining PDF Print E-mail

A lot has been said on the need for businesses across the world to contribute to the development of communities in which they operate. The case is not different in Ghana, as a number of platforms have been set up to ensure it becomes practical.

It is a known fact that businesses cannot succeed without the constant involvement of its major stakeholder; the masses. This is why the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) agenda is viewed as a vital tool to the growth and development of businesses. One may ask, what is the CSR agenda all about? The CSR agenda relates to businesses' contribution to achieving economic; social and environmental sustainability.

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The Ghana Chamber Of Mines, Publish What You Pay 2013 PDF Print E-mail

The Chamber is happy to publish payments made by the mining industry in 2013. This publication is part of the Chamber's pursuit of transparency in the payments and receipts in the mining sector in Ghana. It covers direct statutory and voluntary payments made to Government, suppliers both local and foreign but locally registered in Ghana, District Assemblies and employees in 2013.

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French Chamber of Commerce and Ghanaian Industry players hold Oil and Gas Workshop PDF Print E-mail

The Oil & Gas Workshop "Update on the Transversal Business Opportunities in the Oil & Gas Sector" organized by the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Ghana (CCFG) with the collaboration and support of H.E. Frederic Clavier, Ambassador of France to Ghana, took place    on Wednesday 22nd October 2014 at the Residence of France.

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Ghana EITI Participates In EITI Community Of Practice Pilot Program In Addis-Ababa PDF Print E-mail

The World Bank through the Collaboration for Development (C4D) has developed an online platform focused on developing issues, which enables experts and practitioners to conduct online brainstorming, consultations, and discussions, knowledge-sharing and learning on the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative EITI....

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2013 - GHEITI Annual Report PDF Print E-mail

Foreword by the GHEITI Chairman (Chief Director of MoF)

I am pleased to present the 2013 Annual Report for the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI). This report provides a summary of the many activities carried out by members of the National Steering Committee (NSC) and the GHEITI Secretariat for the period January – December 2013. It also provides a brief background on the Ghana EITI process, the significant successes chalked during the year, challenges and outlook for 2014.

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Goldfields pays US$10.3m dividend to govt PDF Print E-mail

GOLDFIELDS Ghana has presented a cheque for US$10.3m as dividend for the 2013 financial year. The amount is government's carried interest in the Tarkwa and Damang goldfields, which is operated by the mining company. The Executive Vice-President (EVP) and Head of West Africa of Goldfields, Mr Alfred Baku, said despite several challenges facing the mining sector, Goldfields continued to keep its commitment to government.

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Mining And The Pursuit Of Mutual Interests PDF Print E-mail

The question as to whether or not mining has been beneficial to host countries, will certainly linger on for a while. While civil society activists and anti-mining lobby groups argue that in spite of the rhetoric, mining companies leave host economies worse off, and communities dispossessed of traditional livelihoods, industry players want us to believe that mining is the best thing that ever happened to a nation.

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Mining Companies Struggle To Survive PDF Print E-mail

The fortunes of mining companies world-wide are on the decline with some closing shop as a result of the collapse of gold prices, and in the face of increasing demands from host countries for higher rents from the industry to support their development efforts, Mr. Alfred Baku, Executive Vice President, of Goldfields West Africa has stated.

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GHEITI Newsletter - Jan. 2014

GHEITI Newsletter Jan. 2014

Regional Conference 2012 Report

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GHEITI Mining Report - 2010-2011

Report on the Aggregation & Reconciliation of Mining Sector Payments & Receipts: 2010-2011
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