Agenda for natural resources: Support value addition drive – Jinapor to stakeholders ahead of Graphic dialogue tomorrow

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has called on stakeholders in the natural resource sector to support the government’s agenda to build robust infrastructure for value addition in the sector. He said the policies and programmes the government had put in place for value addition were revolutionary and would ensure effective […]

Green Ghana: 20 million seedling target exceeded in 2022 edition – Lands Ministry

The 2022 Green Ghana Planning Committee has disclosed that a total of 22,671,696 million seedlings have so far been distributed for the 2022 edition of the Green Ghana agenda, which well exceeds that initial 20 million seedling target. The National Chairman of the Green Ghana Planning Committee, Benito Owusu-Bio, who is also the Deputy Minister of Lands […]

Vetting of small scale mining licenses: only 650 out of 1,350 licenses submitted so far-Charles Bissue

The secretary to the inter-ministerial committee on small scale mining, Charles Bissue has revealed that one month after the committee called for the submission of all small scale mining licenses to be submitted for vetting, only 650 out of the total of 1,350 licenses have been submitted. Describing the lukewarm attitude of those in possession […]

Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast contributing to Ghana’s galamsey menace – Gov’t

Contrary to popular belief that Ghana’s illegal mining debacle is being predominantly perpetrated by Chinese nationals, it has emerged that Citizens of neighbouring Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast are also deeply involved in the practice known in local parlance as galamsey. Secretary of the inter-ministerial committee on illegal mining, Charles Bissue has revealed that some […]