Mining Effects on Rural Livelihoods, Adopted Strategies ...

2020-10-13 · Ghanaian citizens. For example, the increased pressure to mine Ghana''s minerals has degraded the environment an estimated $730 million and eliminated many livelihoods for local residents (Lawson & Bentil, 2014). Lawson and Bentil (2014) investigated the mining industry in Ghana and the effect it had on the communities and individuals in two

Forestry Commission

Forestry Commission. The Forestry Commission (FC), a public service institution, was set up subject to the provisions of the 1992 Constitution, Chapter 21, Article 269, sub-section 1. The FC was re-established by Act 571 of 1999 in order to bring under the Commission the main public bodies and agencies implementing the functions of protection ...

BSD Licensing – Bank of Ghana

The licensing policy of the Bank of Ghana will continue to pursue the underlying objectives of establishing a unique and rich banking tradition. At this stage the entry of foreign banks would be limited to truly internationally active financial institutions. The various categories of Licensing …

Independent Regulatory and Oversight Institutions

2019-9-24 · Independent Regulatory and Oversight (Fourth-Branch) Institutions Independent regulatory and oversight institutions as checks and balances Independent regulatory and oversight institutions can provide another type of check and balance, alongside relationships within and between the three traditional branches of government.

The neglected role of local institutions in the ''resource ...

Sub-national structures have received clearly less attention. We argue that institutions, power relations, and politics at the local and regional level play a major role in the resource curse and deserve more scholarly attention. We illustrate this argument with a case study of limestone mining in the Krobo region of Eastern Ghana.

Legislative regulation and financial institutions in ...

libraries of the related institutions in Ghana such as the EPA, Ghana mineral and mining law 2006, Generic guidelines for reclaimed lands, internal reports within the regulatory agency and mining companies about EFA, EPA Act 490, Legislative Instrument 1652 of the EPA, Government and NGO reports on mining activities. The

Ghana''s Mineral Comission | Regulatory ...

Small Scale Mining. Small-scale mining of precious minerals continues to make significant contributions to the country''s foreign exchange earnings. Currently, there are over 3,000 registered small scale mining groups and 90 Mine Support service companies. In fact, all diamond production is now from small-scale mining.

Mining Effects on Rural Livelihoods, Adopted Strategies ...

Mining Effects on Rural Livelihoods, Adopted Strategies and the Role of Stakeholder and Regulatory Institutions in Ghana. Evidence of the Amansie West District of Ghana . Isaac Boakye Danquah *, S.C Fialor, Robert Aidoo . Department of Agric Economics, Agribusiness and Extension, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana *Corresponding author: [email protected] ...

ACCOUNTING REGULATORY FRAMEWORKS

2018-11-18 · regulatory framework and financial reports preparation and presentations in Osun State. The study recommends that Proper trainings on public sector accounting and establishments of performance evaluation of employees should be put in place in order to make public institutions account more effective in the State of Osun.

Mineral investment and the regulation of the environment ...

2006-10-4 · The role of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the mining sector of Ghana and the environment. Paper Presented at the Conference on Foreign Direct Investment and the Environment, OECD, Paris. Barberis, D. (1998). Negotiating mining agreements: …

Financial Sector Division

Ministry of Finance Finance Drive, Accra. P. O. Box M40, Accra - Ghana GA-144-2024 [email protected] Tel: +233 302-747-197

Regulatory Framework – Bank of Ghana

The regulatory and legal framework within which banks, non-bank financial institutions as well as forex bureaux operate in Ghana are the following: Bank of Ghana Act 2002, Act 612. Bank of Ghana (Amendment) Act, 2016 (Act 918) Banks and Specialised Deposit-Taking Institutions Act, 2016 (Act 930) Non-Bank Financial Institutions Act, 2008 (Act 774)

6 Relevant Institutions Regulating Ghana''s Mining Industry ...

Ghana''s Mineral Comission | Regulatory Body For Minerals

The Ministry

Provision of regulatory framework for all providers of health services. Monitoring and evaluation of health services in Ghana. As a critical Sector of the economy, the Ministry of Health seeks to improve the health status of all people living in Ghana thereby contributing to Government''s vision of universal health coverage and a healthy ...

A Framework for Regulating Microfinance Institutions : The ...

The experience of Ghana and the Philippines shows that a transparent, inclusive regulatory framework is indispensable for enabling microfinance institutions to maintain market specialization and to pursue institutional development that leads to …

HeFRA – HeFRA

The Health Institutions and Facilities Act, 2011 (Act 829) established the Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA) in PART ONE of the Act. HeFRA was set up to license facilities for the provision of public and private health care services. The object of the Agency is to license and monitor facilities for the provision of public and private ...

6 Relevant Institutions Regulating Ghana''s Mining Industry ...

Here are 6 relevant institutions regulating Ghana''s Mining Industry:. Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources. The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, which is headed by a cabinet minister appointed by the President, has overall responsibility for forest sector planning and policy direction and for monitoring sector programs towards the attainment of the national goals.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON THE MINING …

2016-11-19 · 1. What is the core function of the Ghana Chamber of Mines? The Chamber is the main minerals association in Ghana. It is composed of mining companies at various stages of the mining life cycle as well as those who supply goods and services. Among its membership are institutions whose work impinges on the mining industry.

THE ROLE OF LEGAL/REGULATORY FRAMEWORK OF THE …

2016-7-29 · THE ROLE OF LEGAL/REGULATORY FRAMEWORK OF THE GHANA PUBLIC PROCUREMENT POLICY ON SME PARTICIPATION IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT Stephen Seth Normanyo, Joseph Ansah and Helena Mary Boakye Takoradi Polytechnic, School of Business Abstract: Access to public procurement contracts is a challenge for most Small and Medium Enterprises.

Challenges of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in ...

2016-3-1 · The regulatory framework for the mining sector in Ghana is provided by the Minerals and Mining Law of 1986 (PNDCL 153), as amended in 1994, 2005, and 2006. Therefore, the Minerals and Mining Act of 2006 (Act 703) currently provides the overarching frame for the sector.

A Contextual Analysis of Implementation Challenges of ...

2016-8-26 · Gold mining has, however, played a significant role in the socioeconomic life of Ghana for the past 100 years (Akabzaa et al., 2005, cited in Tom-Dery, Dagben, & Cobbina, 2012). Although small-scale mining plays a critical role in the economic development of Ghana, the practice is associated with illegal mining, environmental degradation, and ...

The neglected role of local institutions in the ''resource ...

2017-12-1 · It requires mining companies to pay a standard mineral royalty of 5% through the Ghana Revenue Authority. 6 The government retains 80% of these revenues to support its national budget. 10% is transferred into the Minerals Development Fund, used by governmental mining institutions, such as the Ghana Minerals Commission, the Chamber of Mines, and ...

Sector Organization and Regulatory Institutions | Oil, Gas ...

2020-6-15 · Ten key institutions that share responsibilities in the management of oil, gas, and mining include executive bodies, legislative bodies, sector ministries, regulatory agencies, national resource companies, finance ministries, taxation authorities, central banks, economic planning ministries, and environment ministries.

IMPACT OF MINING SECTOR INVESTMENT IN GHANA: A …

2008-11-12 · promulgation of the Small-Scale Mining Law in 1989 and the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency in 1994. The historical importance of mining in the economic development of Ghana is considerable and well documented, with the country''s colonial name -- Gold Coast --reflecting the importance of the mining sector.

(PDF) THE FIVE SPECIFIC REGULATORY AUTHORITIES AND THEIR ...

THE FIVE SPECIFIC REGULATORY AUTHORITIES AND THEIR UNIQUE JURISDICTION AND ROLES IN GHANA''S FINACIAL INDUSTRY BY THEOPHILUS TEI AYANOU E-MAIL:[email protected] APRIL, 2010 INTRODUCTION The financial service industry plays a very vital role in the economic development of the nation and because of the volatility of financial sector; the government in its own …

The neglected role of local institutions in the ''resource ...

Local institutions are a major but neglected determinant of the resource curse debate. • In Ghana, national mining policies and realities on the ground are contradictory. • Commercial mining deprives people of their resources, undermines their livelihoods. • Chieftaincy and district assemblies constrain their access to mining revenues. •

THE ROLE OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS IN THE …

2017-9-13 · the role of civil society organisations in the realisation of human rights in africa and the effect of regulatory mechanisms on their functions: ethiopia and ghana in perspective submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements of the degree llm (human rights …

Regulatory Agencies: Definition, Role & Impact on Business ...

Regulatory enforcement is the other primary role filled by regulatory agencies. Agencies have a responsibility to monitor businesses to ensure they are complying with regulations. Agencies vary on ...

World Bank Document

2018-8-1 · Ghana has seven different categories of MFIs that have developed their own subsector associations over time, as the legal/regulatory framework and microfinance methodologies have emerged.2 These associations are represented on the Board of the Ghana Microfinance Institutions Network (GHAMFIN), the umbrella institution for the microfinance