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Micro and Small Scale Enterprises Development in Ghana

2014-7-25  Micro and small scale enterprises (MSEs) in Ghana have not performed creditably well and they have not played expected significant role in economic growth. They equally has not influenced apprentice training so as to accelerate employment and poverty alleviation in order to foster Ghanaian economic development.

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University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa. Ghana ...

2021-8-23  In Ghana, Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) is a sector with a strong potential not only for poverty alleviation but also for wealth creation. The sector employs over one million people directly and supports about 20% of Ghana’s population. It is an avenue for the development of skills and the growth of indigenous entrepreneurs. The sector accounts for 35% of national gold production ...

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Putting Miners First: Understanding the Livelihoods ...

2016-8-2  Context of Small-Scale and Artisanal Mining in Ghana Factors involved in Increasing the Contribution of ASM to Poverty Reduction Targets SYNTHESIS REPORT NOVEMBER 2004 Esther Ofei –Aboagye Nii Moi Thompson S Al-Hassan Thomas Akabzaa Charles Ayamdoo A report prepared for the Centre for Development Studies,

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Mining and poverty reduction: Transforming rhetoric into ...

2006-1-1  Intuitively, the idea that mining can positively contribute to economic development and poverty reduction makes sense. Lucrative natural resources, such as copper, diamonds, gold and tin, can provide poor countries with large revenue streams that can be used to alleviate poverty.

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The welfare impact of small-scale mining in the Talensi ...

2012-10-24  Over the last two decades, Ghana has experienced a rapid and unprecedented upsurge in small scale mining activities. Concerns of the impacts of small scale mining on the environment and welfare of small scale miners and communities have been raised by policy makers, implementers and the academia. This report examines the welfare impact of small scale mining in the Talensi–Nabdam

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Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises’ Activities, Income ...

Poverty Reduction in Ghana – A Synthesis of Related Literature ... The paper reviews the literature on the importance of MSMEs to economic development and poverty alleviation. ... small scale ...

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Spiegel Veiga Paper - planetgold.org

2019-10-7  poverty alleviation, resulting in the creation of the Communities and Small-Scale Mining (CASM), for example. Governments have begun to change legislation to provide formal recognition to this sector, with recent legal developments in Ghana and Tanzania within the past ten years that recognize “artisanal” mining

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Poverty Reduction Strategies and Programmes in Ghana

Poverty Reduction Strategies and Programmes in Ghana. June 2019. DOI: 10.4324/9780429434761-6. In book: Rural Poverty, Empowerment and Sustainable Livelihoods (pp.59-79)

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contribution of smale scale mining to poverty alleviation ...

contribution of smale scale mining to poverty alleviation in ghana. Heavy Industry, in the last 30 years of its development process, has formed a unique and ... Heavy Industry, in the last 30 years of its development process, has formed a unique and ...

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contribution of smale scale mining to poverty alleviation ...

contribution of smale scale mining to poverty alleviation . In many parts of the world, artisanal or smallscale mining (ASM) activities are at least as important as largescale mining activities, particularly in terms of the numbers of people employed.

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Putting Miners First: Understanding the Livelihoods ...

2016-8-2  Context of Small-Scale and Artisanal Mining in Ghana Factors involved in Increasing the Contribution of ASM to Poverty Reduction Targets SYNTHESIS REPORT NOVEMBER 2004 Esther Ofei –Aboagye Nii Moi Thompson S Al-Hassan Thomas Akabzaa Charles Ayamdoo A

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Small scale mining - menace or prospect for development in ...

2021-4-22  Small scale mining, both legal and illegal, is crucial as a source of livelihood and income for poverty affected natives. As long as people’s livelihoods and means of survival are hinged to the sector, superficial policies to eliminate “galamsey” are a waste of time and if not well managed, could lead to feelings of deprivation and ...

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University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa. Ghana ...

2021-8-23  In Ghana, Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) is a sector with a strong potential not only for poverty alleviation but also for wealth creation. The sector employs over one million people directly and supports about 20% of Ghana’s population. It is an avenue for the development of skills and the growth of indigenous entrepreneurs. The sector accounts for 35% of national gold production ...

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Government Commends Ghana Chamber of Mines - GhanaStar

2017-6-9  Touching on small-scale mining, he observed: “The small-scale mining sector has the potential to contribute to livelihood empowerment and poverty alleviation of our local people”. However, he said there had been a clear deviation in recent times where the water bodies and environment have been destroyed through the activities of illegal mining.

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Small-Scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West ...

An in-depth analysis of the small-scale mining sector in West Africa, this volume examines its link with poverty, economic contribution and the dynamics of its operations and dependent communities. In recent decades, Africas poverty-driven artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector has attracted significant donor aid.

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The welfare impact of small-scale mining in the Talensi ...

2012-10-24  Over the last two decades, Ghana has experienced a rapid and unprecedented upsurge in small scale mining activities. Concerns of the impacts of small scale mining on the environment and welfare of small scale miners and communities have been raised by policy makers, implementers and the academia. This report examines the welfare impact of small scale mining in the Talensi–Nabdam District

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Frontiers The Ecological Limits of Poverty Alleviation ...

2019-7-23  Cocoa yields in Ghana remain low. This has variously been attributed to low rates of fertilizer application, pollinator limitation, and particularly dry growing conditions. In this paper we use an African forest-agriculture landscape dominated by cocoa (Theobroma cacao) to develop an ecological production function, allowing us to identify key ecological and management limits acting on cocoa ...

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An Investigation of the Socio-Economic Benefits of Small ...

2021-3-1  the capacity to contribute directly to poverty alleviation by creating economic activities to local communities whose levels of education are low. Most of these communities rely on farming as the major income-generating activity. Although unregulated small-scale mining is highly characterized by social and environmental problems, there is also an

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‘Galamsey’ is neither a ‘canker ... - Modern Ghana

2021-4-20  “Ironically, the future of Ghana’s mining sector may be the very area which the government continues to ignore and marginalize: Artisanal Small-Scale Mining. Despite employing hundreds of thousands of people directly country-wide, the sector has never been viewed as a core element of national poverty-alleviation

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Global Report on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

2020-10-12  Global Report on Artisanal Small-Scale Mining 3 Introduction In many parts of the world, artisanal or small-scale mining (ASM) activities are at least as important as large-scale mining activities, particularly in terms of the numbers of people employed. ASM can play a crucial role in poverty alleviation and rural development; most

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Putting Miners First: Understanding the Livelihoods ...

2016-8-2  Context of Small-Scale and Artisanal Mining in Ghana Factors involved in Increasing the Contribution of ASM to Poverty Reduction Targets SYNTHESIS REPORT NOVEMBER 2004 Esther Ofei –Aboagye Nii Moi Thompson S Al-Hassan Thomas Akabzaa Charles Ayamdoo A report prepared for the Centre for Development Studies,

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Small scale mining - menace or prospect for development

2021-4-22  Small scale mining, both legal and illegal, is crucial as a source of livelihood and income for poverty affected natives. As long as people’s livelihoods and means of survival are hinged to the sector, superficial policies to eliminate “galamsey” are a waste of time and if not well managed, could lead to feelings of deprivation and ...

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Small-Scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West ...

An in-depth analysis of the small-scale mining sector in West Africa, this volume examines its link with poverty, economic contribution and the dynamics of its operations and dependent communities. In recent decades, Africas poverty-driven artisanal and small-scale mining

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Government Commends Ghana Chamber of Mines -

2017-6-9  Touching on small-scale mining, he observed: “The small-scale mining sector has the potential to contribute to livelihood empowerment and poverty alleviation of our local people”. However, he said there had been a clear deviation in recent times where the water bodies and environment have been destroyed through the activities of illegal mining.

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An Investigation of the Socio-Economic Benefits of Small ...

2021-3-1  the capacity to contribute directly to poverty alleviation by creating economic activities to local communities whose levels of education are low. Most of these communities rely on farming as the major income-generating activity. Although unregulated small-scale mining is highly characterized by social and environmental problems, there is also an

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining - Publications Library

2020-10-12  In many developing countries, artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is largely a poverty-driven activity which plays an important economic role. It is estimated that in the order of 13 million people in about 30 countries are directly engaged in small-scale mining, a significant proportion of whom are women and children.

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Rethinking Alternative Livelihood ... - University of Ghana

2019-1-25  For instance, there have been reports in various small-scale illegal mining sites of women drowning in uncovered pits dug by miners (Ghana Web News, 2015). The current study aims to make a modest contribution to supporting rural women to counter the growing social and ecological crisis linked to small scale artisanal mining in Ghana.

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‘Galamsey’ is neither a ‘canker ... - Modern Ghana

2021-4-20  “Ironically, the future of Ghana’s mining sector may be the very area which the government continues to ignore and marginalize: Artisanal Small-Scale Mining. Despite employing hundreds of thousands of people directly country-wide, the sector has never been viewed as a core element of national poverty-alleviation

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Greed, dishonesty and hypocrisy must be eschewed in ...

2021-5-15  The mining sector, he said, had so many prospects for the nation, citing its invaluable contribution to economic growth, especially in the area of wealth creation and poverty alleviation. Therefore, the relevant regulations guiding the sector must be respected, he advised.

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(PDF) INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT IN GHANA: REVIEW OF

Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS I) 2003-2005 The Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS I) 2003-2005 was formulated to enable 7 Ghana benefit from a significant measure of debt relief under the Highly Indebted Poor Country Initiative (HIPC) and to position the country in an improved macroeconomic environment to address critical issues of ...

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