Sand Mining Ghana

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Illegal sand mining in coastal Ghana: The drivers and the way

网页2023年3月1日  Sand mining at the coast is a common phenomenon in developing countries, including Ghana. Although coastal sand mining is illegal and environmentally

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Full article: Assessment of sand and stone mining along the coastline

网页2022年2月26日  Coastal sand mining has been practised in Ghana dating back to the 1970s as has been noted in earlier studies by Biney (Citation 1982), Sackey (Citation

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Causes and Effects of Coastal Sand Mining in Ghana

网页2002年12月19日  However, the process of sand mining has accelerated coastal environmental degradation to an alarming rate in many areas. As a result the

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Sand mining and land-based livelihood security in two

网页In Ghana, sand mining can create or destroy the livelihoods of people in urban and rural areas. This stone examines the interaction between sand mining and land-based

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Governance for Sustainable Sand Mining in Two Selected

网页2023年1月28日  This stone examines how governance processes affect sustainable sand mining in two local government areas in the Central Region of Ghana. Data were

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Sand Mining — Ghana’s Unspoken Environmental Catastrophe

网页Sand mining, the biggest threat to Ghana’s coastline I. Coastal erosion is the wearing away or removal of beach sediments, often significantly accelerated by human activities. This

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MINERALS AND MINING POLICY OF GHANA Minerals

网页2021年6月26日  It is noteworthy that Ghana's mining industry was to a large extent state controlled between 1957 and 1983. In 1961, the tantalite, feldspar, chrome, silica

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The ecological effects of beach sand mining in Ghana using

网页2015年8月1日  Sand mining activities are driven by demand by the construction industry with a higher demand during the dry season, Causes and effects of coastal sand

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The Effects Of Sand Mining On Ghana’s Economy

网页2021年7月22日  Accra, Ghana//-There are intensive activities of illegal sand winning/mining activities in some communities in the coastal regions of Ghana exposing the vast

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The ecological effects of beach sand mining in Ghana using

网页2015年8月1日  However, extraction of sand is widespread along many developing nations' beaches destroying the ecosystem services the area provides. This study assessed the

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The Effects Of Sand Mining On Ghana’s Economy

网页2021年7月22日  Accra, Ghana//-There are intensive activities of illegal sand winning/mining activities in some communities in the coastal regions of Ghana exposing the vast vegetation, tourist facilities, lives and farmlands to the ravages of the degradation. This unfortunate development is happening at the full glare of the security services and the Environmental

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Causes and Effects of Coastal Sand Mining in Ghana

网页2002年12月19日  However, the process of sand mining has accelerated coastal environmental degradation to an alarming rate in many areas. As a result the government has been compelled to spend millions of dollars to combat sea erosion. This stone examines the causes and effects of coastal sand mining in three communities in the Ahanta West

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Sand Mining — Ghana’s Unspoken Environmental Catastrophe

网页Sand mining, the biggest threat to Ghana’s coastline I. Coastal erosion is the wearing away or removal of beach sediments, often significantly accelerated by human activities. This poses a threat to the ecosystems, people, and economic sectors that have depended on the coast for millennia. A 2019 World Bank study shows that flooding and

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Socio-economic and Environmental Impacts of Sand Mining

网页2022年8月19日  Sand mining is an important economic activity and has been undertaken across the world over centuries. However, indiscriminate sand mining activities have detrimental socio-economic and environmental effects. The objective of the current study was to determine the socio-economic and environmental effects of sand mining in Mbiuni

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What can be done about West Africa’s Disappearing

网页2018年12月3日  demand for sand from the construction sector—a trend that can be seen across West Africa. At the same time that demand has increased, governments have begun to enforce bans on sand mining, pushing sand excavation underground. Sand extraction has a number of negative impacts related to: • Biodiversity • Water turbidity • Water table levels

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Geotechnical and Geochemical Assessment of Natural

网页2022年7月13日  Mattamana et al. (2013) state that sand mining has become an industry giving job opportunities for thousands of people. In the Ahanta West district of Ghana, sand wining gives employment to some of the youth. Mining of natural aggre-gates such as sand serves as the main source of construction aggregate used throughout the world (Musah,

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Geotechnical and Geochemical Assessment of Natural Sands

网页1. Introduction. Sand winning refers to the scooping of sand from portions of the earth’s surface for building construction and other developmental purposes (Peprah, 2013).Mattamana et al. (2013) state that sand mining has become an industry giving job opportunities for thousands of people. In the Ahanta West district of Ghana, sand wining

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Causes and Effects of Coastal Sand Mining in Ghana

网页The result is too much uncontrolled sand mining (known as “sand development and too much competition for winning” in Ghana) causes a range of coastal limited resources. Today, coastal areas are environmental problems. suffering under an onslaught of human activities (Hinrichsen, 1990).

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Possible Environmental and Socio-economic

网页Even though some studies claimed that sand/gravel mining promotes the socio-economic well-being of stakeholders, others argued that it generates negative Peprah (2013) investigated “sand winning and land degradation: perspectives of indigenous sand winners of Wa, Ghana.” Though the first study to unravel the environmental implications

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Causes and Effects of Coastal Sand Mining in Ghana

网页2002年12月19日  However, the process of sand mining has accelerated coastal environmental degradation to an alarming rate in many areas. As a result the government has been compelled to spend millions of dollars to combat sea erosion. This stone examines the causes and effects of coastal sand mining in three communities in the Ahanta West

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The ecological effects of beach sand mining in Ghana

网页2015年8月31日  Coastal sand mining is a major activity practiced along the entire coast of Ghana and more widely in West Africa (Angnuureng, Appeaning Addo, and Wiafe, 2013;Anim, Nkrumah, and David, 2013

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[PDF] ASSESSMENT OF SOCIOLOGICAL AND ECOLOGICAL IMPACTS OF SAND

网页Sand and gravel mining has been one of the serious environmental problems around the globe in recent years. This often results in land degradation, loss of agricultural lands and biodiversity as well increased poverty among people. In order to address these problems, pragmatic and explicit laws and regulations have to be developed by countries in a

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Attitudes of local people to mining policies and

网页2015年8月14日  other minerals such as granite, gravels, sand and clay. Gold, diamond, manganese and bauxite being the most important in terms of economic value and foreign exchange earnings. Several challenges confronted the mining sector right after independence which made it difficult for the mining sector to expand and increase

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THE DEGRADED SAND MINING SITE AT GOLINGA,

网页2020年1月7日  Sand mining, which in Ghana is referred to as ‘sand winning’, is the collection and transport of fragments of sand and gravel as raw material for construction of roads, bridges and built facilities for accommodation or other purposes. Sand and gravel are thus important basic materials needed for concretization in construction across the

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Introduction to Sand Mining Activity SpringerLink

网页2022年11月1日  Sand mining is probably the largest mining activity and the most profitable extractive economic activity in the world as have been shown by ‘tales of sand rush’ in American and Mexican Gulf (CollinsDunne, 1989).After air and water sand is probably the next most exploited materials in the world (UNEP, 2019; Aliu et al., 2022).When bound

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Mining Impact on Livelihoods of Farmers of Asutifi North District, Ghana

网页2021年10月2日  Livelihoods in the Mining Sector of Ghana, 1980-2002. University of Ghana, Legon. Environmental Management and Sustainable Development . ISSN 2164-7682 . 20 21, V ol. 10, No. 4 .

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Sand mining and land-based livelihood security in two

网页In Ghana, sand mining can create or destroy the livelihoods of people in urban and rural areas. This stone examines the interaction between sand mining and land-based livelihood security in Awutu Senya District (ASD) and Awutu Senya East Municipality (ASEM).,Based on pragmatism philosophy, the study used a mixed methods approach to collect

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ILLEGAL MINING AS THREAT TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN GHANA

网页2016年1月1日  Within the past few decades, Ghana's mining sector specifically the small scale mining subsector has been marred by controversies mainly due to its threat to sustainable development. This

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Social impact assessment of sand mining The Ghana Report

网页2022年11月22日  The activity of sand mining has accelerated to an alarming rate in many parts of Ghana. Although sand mining is lucrative work for many youth and adults alike as it has many positive impacts, including providing sand for construction purposes, it also poses other threats to the environment, miners and the society at large. The growth of this

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Possible Environmental and Socio-economic

网页Even though some studies claimed that sand/gravel mining promotes the socio-economic well-being of stakeholders, others argued that it generates negative Peprah (2013) investigated “sand winning and land degradation: perspectives of indigenous sand winners of Wa, Ghana.” Though the first study to unravel the environmental implications

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