chinese small scale mining in ghana

Illicit Chinese Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: Beyond

2019-10-25 · the Chinese in small-scale mining in Ghana is an expression of a bigger and deep-seated problem characterized largely by uncoordinated interactions between key state and customary institutions. This, we suggest, creates parallel operations of formal and informal systems that promote di

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Illicit Chinese Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: Beyond

While the engagement of Chinese migrants in small-scale mining in Ghana has gained traction in scholarship, the extant literature pays little attention to how the relationship

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EconPapers: Illicit Chinese Small-Scale Mining in

2021-1-30 · Abstract: While the engagement of Chinese migrants in small-scale mining in Ghana has gained traction in scholarship, the extant literature pays little attention to how the relationship between the so-called formal institutions (e.g., the Minerals Commission and Ministry of Land and Natural Resources) and informal institutions (e.g., the

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Illicit Chinese Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: Beyond

While the engagement of Chinese migrants in small-scale mining in Ghana has gained traction in scholarship, the extant literature pays little attention to how the relationship between the so-called formal institutions (e.g., the Minerals Commission and Ministry of Land and Natural Resources) and informal institutions (e.g., the chieftaincy and customary land institutions) enables illegalities

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The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold

2013-12-1 · In Ghana, the small-scale gold mining industry has been ‘reserved for Ghanaians’ by law, often using rudimentary means of extraction. The last decade has seen a large increase in foreign involvement, especially from Chinese miners.

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Ghana must partner with China to regulate small scale

2021-5-23 · Ghana must partner with China to regulate small scale mining Lands Minister According to him, small-scale mining in Ghana can be efficiently regulated when the two countries work together.

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Illicit Chinese Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: Beyond

Illicit Chinese Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: Beyond Institutional Weakness? James Boafo, Sebastian Angzoorokuu Paalo, Senyo Dotsey; Affiliations James Boafo School of Social Science, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072 Australia Sebastian Angzoorokuu Paalo School of Political Science and International Studies, The University of

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The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold

from China stated that almost 50,000 Chinese nationals had migrated to Ghana for purposes of small-scale gold mining 4. The other form made use of the legal provision for foreign companies to act as ‘mine support service providers’ to registered Ghanaian small-scale miners, as outlined in Act 703.

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‘The Chinese are the ones destroying water bodies,

2021-5-25 · The Concerned Small Scale Miners Association has accused government of failing to deal decisively with the perceived Chinese role and influence in illegal small-scale mining in Ghana. The group insists that Chinese nationals are mostly responsible for the challenges in the country’s small-scale mining sector. The fight against illegal mining in Ghana has constantly witnessed the arrest of some Chinese nationals usually alongside their Ghanaian

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Small-scale mining in Ghana: The government and the

2012-9-1 · Small-scale mining permits can be acquired for a parcel of land by Ghanaian citizens who are over 18 years old (Ghana Government 1989a). Although the process is available, roughly 85% of Ghana’s small-scale mines do not register for these permits (Hilson and Potter, 2003).

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'The Chinese are the ones destroying water bodies

2021-5-24 · The Concerned Small Scale Miners Association has accused the government of failing to deal decisively with the perceived Chinese role and influence in illegal small-scale mining in Ghana. The group insists that Chinese nationals are mostly responsible for the challenges in the country’s small-scale mining

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Illicit Chinese small-scale mining in Ghana: beyond

Abstract. While the engagement of Chinese migrants in small-scale mining in Ghana has gained traction in scholarship, the extant literature pays little attention to how the relationship between the so-called formal institutions (e.g., the Minerals Commission and Ministry of Land and Natural Resources) and informal institutions (e.g., the chieftaincy and customary land institutions) enables

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Ghana Big Man, Big Envelope, Finish: Chinese

2017-2-22 · Abstract. This chapter investigates the activities of a Chinese mining company in the small-scale gold mining sector in a corner of Ghana. It questions the legality of its operations, given that small-scale mining is by law ‘reserved for Ghanaians’, and argues that bribery combined with corruption amongst state officials has enabled the company to operate at the margins of legality with

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The hazardous nature of small scale underground

2016-1-1 · The Chinese foreign minister visited Ghana in 2014, and pledged Beijing's support to help tackle the illegal small scale mining issue (Agence France-Presse, 2014). Although government's interventions have reduced the scale of illegal mining activities by foreign nationals, there are still some foreign nationals operating in remote mining areas

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Chinese participation in Ghana's informal gold mining

This paper brings some clarity to the debate on Chinese participation in Ghana's artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector. Over the past decade, tens of thousands of Chinese nationals have migrated to rural Ghana, where they have proceeded to extract gold, for the most part undeterred, illicitly.

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The Big Problem with Chinese Gold Mining in Ghana

2019-8-2 · Mining farms and equipment were burned, and 5,000 Chinese workers were deported. The Ghanaian government claimed that these workers were illegal, under the Small-Scale Gold Mining Act of 1989. One Chinese investor, however, claimed that the Chinese workers filled in

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Chinese nationals are being protected in galamsey

2021-5-11 · The President of the Concerned Small-Scale Miners Association of Ghana, Michael Kojo Peprah has alleged that some Chinese miners have been allowed to

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Galamsey in Ghana and China's illegal gold rush —

2019-1-16 · The arrival of Chinese migrants disrupted traditional small scale miners both legal and illegal soon out-competing them, only to later recruit many of their former competitors as Chinese mining operations became the only game in town in many communities throughout Ghana.

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Ghana Arrests Chinese in Gold Mining Regions The

2013-6-7 · The small-scale mining activities of Chinese who have flooded into Ghana’s gold-producing regions have stirred resentment in the West African nation, which is dependent on China for both trade

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Ghana's crackdown on illegal gold mining prompts

2013-7-1 · When Su Zhenyu arrived in Ghana in 1995 to live his African dream, there were barely 100 Chinese people in the small, resource-rich country. In the 18 years since, the 42-year-old Guangxi native

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