Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) Condemns the Shooting of Small Scale Miners by AngloGold Ashanti, Obuasi Mine WASSA 29th June 2005 The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) expresses deep concern about the apparent lawlessness that have become part of the corporate behaviour of some mining

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining

May 07, 2013 Brother John Alexander Osei, Chairman of the Executive Council of Wacam, human rights, environmental and mining advocacy non-governmental organisation (NGO,) has won a National May Day Award for

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Daniel Owusu-Korenteng, Ex. Director of WACAM, discusses the issues affecting Prestea, in Western Ghana, because of the surface mining activties of Golden St...

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Wacam is a premier community based human rights and environmental mining advocacy NGO in Ghana with a community-based focus. Formed in 1998, Wacam has worked to respond to the social, environmental and economic problems that had resulted from the increased mining investment of

Newmont says it recognizes rights of Mining Communities

Newmont Gold, Ghana Limited said on Wednesday that the recent incident at Yamfo in the Brong-Ahafo Region in which representatives of Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) and Oxfam, both nongovernmental organisations, were arrested may have been caused by misunderstanding and lack of communication. In a statement issued in Accra, the Company described

Akyem chiefs deny WACAM allegations against Newmont

The Chiefs and people of Akyem Kotoku in the Eastern Region are up in arms against the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), over a

Mining in forest reserve must stop WACAM BusinessGhana

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has called on Government to cancel the permit issued to Newmont Mining Corporation to mine in the Ajenua Bepo Forest Reserve in Akyem area of Eastern Region.

Ghana: CHRI Condemns Unlawful Arrests in Mining Community

A release issued by the CHRI noted that in order to be better prepared for that meeting, WACAM arranged for Mr. Ibrahima to talk to locals about their concerns at the local community

WACAM--Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining

Daniel Owusu-Korenteng, Ex. Director of WACAM, discusses the issues affecting Prestea, in Western Ghana, because of the surface mining activties of Golden St...

Newmont says it recognizes rights of Mining Communities

Newmont Gold, Ghana Limited said on Wednesday that the recent incident at Yamfo in the Brong-Ahafo Region in which representatives of Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) and Oxfam, both nongovernmental organisations, were arrested may have been caused by misunderstanding and lack of communication. In a statement issued in Accra, the Company described

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Ghana Integrity Initiative creates awareness on mining

Nov 15, 2020 Mr Kweku Afari, Programmes Officer for Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), said mining companies should ensure to go by a Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) before approaching communities to address mining issues.

Mining in forest reserve must stop WACAM BusinessGhana

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has called on Government to cancel the permit issued to Newmont Mining Corporation to mine in the Ajenua Bepo Forest Reserve in Akyem area of Eastern Region.

WACAM ask gov’t to stop Goldfields ‘Contractor Mining

Mar 16, 2018 A Civil Society group operating within the mining sector, Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), have joined the Ghana MineWorkers’ Union (GMWU), to kick against Goldfields Ghana Limited’s (GFGL) moves to contractor mining at its Tarkwa mine. WACAM has therefore called on the government, to immediately intervene and stop the mining giant from

WACAM Advocates Gender Equity Mining Laws DailyGuide

Nov 28, 2019 The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), a civil society group, has called for a review of the current mining law to include provisions that empower women in the sector. According to the association, the current laws lack provisions that specifically target the empowerment of women who dominate in the mining value chain.

Understanding the impact of COVID on community engagement

Dec 02, 2020 For example, the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) in Ghana participated in a consultation process between the mining company Newmont Ghana and surrounding communities of Kenyasi to ensure meaningful engagement between the c ommunity and company. Strengthen local networks and grassroot partnerships.

Ghana: CHRI Condemns Unlawful Arrests in Mining Community

A release issued by the CHRI noted that in order to be better prepared for that meeting, WACAM arranged for Mr. Ibrahima to talk to locals about their concerns at the local community

Ghana: Civil Society Groups Condemn Arrest of Oxfam

The meeting was to enable Ibrahim interact with the people in the communities on the violations of some peoples' rights in Yamfo since the mining company came into operations.

Popular Education and Organized Response to Gold Mining in

WACAM condemns disposal of faecal matter into Asuopre Stream Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining. ( 2003, February). Baseline studies within communities affected by Bogoso Goldfields Limited. Community meeting report. Google Scholar. Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining. (2005). Annual Report. Google

Wacam storms Int. Community with mining advocacy campaign

Wacam, a community-based mining advocacy organisation, which is working in the 120 mining affecting communities in Ghana, has stated that it was currently staging its irresponsible mining advocacy campaign to international countries of where the multinational mining companies come from.

WACAM Director Demands Full Disclosure In MiDA Review

May 02, 2017 The Associate Executive Director of the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has called for full disclosure in the controversial MCC Power Compact II agreement between the government of Ghana and the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA).

Gov't urged to domesticate ECOWAS directives on mining

The Associate Executive Director of the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has urged the government to domesticate the principles of ECOWAS directive on mining.

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Mining in forest reserve must stop WACAM BusinessGhana

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has called on Government to cancel the permit issued to Newmont Mining Corporation to mine in the Ajenua Bepo Forest Reserve in Akyem area of Eastern Region.

Ghana Integrity Initiative creates awareness on mining

Nov 15, 2020 Mr Kweku Afari, Programmes Officer for Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), said mining companies should ensure to go by a Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) before approaching communities to address mining issues.

WACAM Director Demands Full Disclosure In MiDA Review

May 02, 2017 The Associate Executive Director of the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has called for full disclosure in the controversial MCC Power Compact II agreement between the government of Ghana and the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA).

WACAM ask gov’t to stop Goldfields ‘Contractor Mining

Mar 16, 2018 A Civil Society group operating within the mining sector, Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), have joined the Ghana MineWorkers’ Union (GMWU), to kick against Goldfields Ghana Limited’s (GFGL) moves to contractor mining at its Tarkwa mine. WACAM has therefore called on the government, to immediately intervene and stop the mining giant from

Gov't urged to domesticate ECOWAS directives on mining

The Associate Executive Director of the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) has urged the government to domesticate the principles of ECOWAS directive on mining.

WACAM Advocates Gender Equity Mining Laws DailyGuide

Nov 28, 2019 The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), a civil society group, has called for a review of the current mining law to include provisions that empower women in the sector. According to the association, the current laws lack provisions that specifically target the empowerment of women who dominate in the mining value chain.

Popular Education and Organized Response to Gold Mining in

WACAM condemns disposal of faecal matter into Asuopre Stream Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining. ( 2003, February). Baseline studies within communities affected by Bogoso Goldfields Limited. Community meeting report. Google Scholar. Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining. (2005). Annual Report. Google

Wacam storms Int. Community with mining advocacy campaign

Wacam, a community-based mining advocacy organisation, which is working in the 120 mining affecting communities in Ghana, has stated that it was currently staging its irresponsible mining advocacy campaign to international countries of where the multinational mining companies come from.

ANNUAL REPORT 2004

WASSA ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY MINING WACAM Phone 233 362 20137 P. O. BOX 558 Tel 233 22 200585 TARKWA BOX CO 1200 TEMA ANNUAL REPORT 2004 Figure 1: Surface mining and environmental pollution Prepared by Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, Director of Training and Research JANUARY 2005

GHANA: Ghana Journalists Condemn Gold Mining Campaign

Jan 23, 2006 In December 2005, the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) held a press conference to show video footage of the sewage and waste water treatment facility at the Ahafo Project. The video showed the flow of fecal matter and sludge from the company's facility into a gutter, into a pond, and then into the Asuopre River in

Celebrating 20 Years Of Wacam’s Mining Advocacy

The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) now known as Wacam started as a small community-based mining advocacy organisation in the Tarkwa mining area and was officially launched at the Fiase Cinema Hall of Tarkwa on 5 th September, 1998. The community mobilisation work which laid the foundation for the development of

AccountabilityGH Home

The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), an environmental advocacy organisation, has asked the Government to suspend all mining activities in forest reserves and withdraw the leases of mining companies who conduct their activities in the reserve

Human Rights Struggles in Ghana's Mining Communities:

The staff and volunteers of Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), Mr. Kinsley Ahorgah, Mr. Kenneth Kusi and others, thanks for your immense contribution towards the successful completion of this work. I sincerely appreciate every single contribution towards successful completion of this work. God bless you all.