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Ghana Beyond Aid

Government urged to close gaps in tax regime to achieve ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’

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Natural resource endowed country, Ghana can attain ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ status if the government fixed the ambiguities in the country’s tax regime, this is...
Corruption

Extractive Sector Corruption Document Unveiled In Ghana

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A report on corruption in the extractive sector has been launched and pushed for legislative and institutional reforms to remove potential corruption enablers in...
Climate change

Achieving economic success without increasing greenhouse emission

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The extractive sector is a leading economic development source for most developed and developing resource rich countries. However, this sector contributes greatly to the...
extractive sector

Ghana hosts regional forum on extractive sector

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Ghana's Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia on Monday opened a regional forum on the extractive industry in Ghana to find answers to Africa's and Ghana's...
extractive sector

Civil society seethes over African leaders’ lip-service to transparency in extractive sector

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African leaders are quick to ratify international transparency provisions for the extractive industry but are shy to implement them, civil society players attending the...
Penplusbytes

Penplusbytes Sensitize News Editors on Extractive Reporting

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Pensplusbytes a Civil Society Organization, has engaged news editors to build their capacities on the emerging trends of the extractive sector to enable them...
Beijing has strengthened its environmental protection in recent years, with special areas demarcated in Miyun Reservoir to protect resources and water quality of the capital. A herd of swans are flying over the reservoir. (Photo by He Yong from People's Daily)

Poor Resource Management Will Result In Social Strife – GHEITI

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Dr Steve Manteaw, Co-Chair of the multi-stakeholder committee of the Ghana Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (GHEITI), has said natural resources in a given society...
Youth participants at the forum

Penplusbytes organizes the-day training seminar for journalists

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Under the Project, Penplusbytes and the NRGI have since 2009, trained more than 50 Ghanaian journalists in the knowledge and skills needed to effectively...
Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam

Organizations advocates for transparency in Ghana’s natural resource industry

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At"Civil Society Anti-corruption Dialogue on Extractive Sector" dialogue session, Executive Director of Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) Mohammed Amin Adam said on Tuesday...
Oil Rig

Stakeholders Discuss Oil Revenue Management For Economic Growth

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The dialogue would examine how finance and other ministries and stakeholders plan and manage revenue in a manner that promotes sustainability, equity, poverty reduction...
Mrs Mona Helen Quartey, Deputy Minister of Finance

Global commodity price slump bites Ghana’s economy – Finance Minister

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The government will, for that matter, adopt measures to ensure prudent management of the revenue so they are utilized in a way to benefit...
SEND-Ghana

SEND-Ghana tracks Budget Funding Amount to promote accountability

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The one-year project is being implemented in some selected districts in Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions by SEND-Ghana, a non-governmental orgasisation, with...
GDP

Madagascar wants extractive sector to contribute 8 pct of GDP

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The minister was speaking in the capital Antananarivo during a conference on extractive sector that is set to end on Friday. ...
GDP

Madagascar vows to make extractive sector reach 8 percent of GDP

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Minister under the Presidency in charge of Mining and Petroleum, Joeli Val?rien Lalaharisaina revealed this Thursday at the International Forum on Madagascar Mining and...
Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam

African civil society must push for reforms in extractive sector – Expert

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By Francis Tandoh An energy expert has asked civil society groups in Africa to push for reforms in the extractive sector for the benefit of...
oil rig

Who is Responsible for the health of the Extractive Worker?

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By: Jacqueline P. Parditey After four years of oil extraction, the interest of Ghanaian youth is aggressively geared towards working in this ?lucrative? sector. But...
Journalist

Journalists urged to engage stakeholders in the extractive sector deeply

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By Francis Tandoh A Senior Officer of the Extractive Resource Governance Unit at the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) Friday urged journalists to engage stakeholders...
Tanzania TEITI

TEITI commends Ghana civil society groups over extractive sector

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By Francis Tandoh ? ?The Director of the Tanzania Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (TEITI), Benedict Mushingwe, Thursday commended civil society groups in Ghana for holding...

EPA Condemns Use Of Unapproved Fishing Nets

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Mr. Kojo Efunam, Deputy Director in- charge of Oil and Gas at the Environmental Protection Agency, says the use of small and unapproved fishing...

Extractive Sector Threatens Global Food and Public Health

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The world's food production and millions of small farmers and communities are under increasing threat from the rapid expansion of mining, says a new...