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Narural Resource Governance and Integrating the Fulani in Ghana

The Fulani population (Peul in French and Fula in Portuguese) remains the largest nomadic pastoralist group in the world. They are an ethnic group of people spread over many countries, predominantly in West Africa, but found also in Central Africa and Sudan in North Eastern Africa. ...

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Non-Violent and Peaceful Approaches to Fulani Presence in Ghana

The Fulani ethnic group in Ghana, falls within the category of socially excluded groups. The various post-colonial governments have always considered them as “non-Ghanaians”, “foreigners” or “aliens”. This is in spite of the fact that the Fulanis have been living in Ghana for nearly a century (Tonah, 2003). ...

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TAMA Foundation and the Pwalugu Multi-Purpose Dam in Ghana

News that Cabinet has given approval to the financing and construction of the Pwalugu Multipurpose Dam (PMD) is ground-breaking and Government should be commended for this bold step. When fully implemented, the PMD will be the largest irrigation infrastructure not only in Ghana but ...

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TAMA Foundation reflections on Inequality in Ghana

Conversations at social gatherings almost always end with the concern that our society has become sharply divided, intolerant and polarized especially around the two dominant parties and individuals who lead them. Discourse is largely uncivil. Vitriol has replaced logical arguments and opposing views take the form ...

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TAMA Foundation reflections on Oxfam, SEND, GAC report on Inequality

As you know this report follows two other equally seminal reports that address poverty and inequality in Ghana – the GLSS 7 report (GSS) and the Northern Ghana Human Development Report (UNDP). The GLSS report updates the state of poverty and inequality and makes a grim reading. ...

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Why the Pwalugu Dam will fundamentally change Ghana’s fortunes

Lying on the White Volta, the PMD is about 15 km north-east of the Pwalugu bridge that separatesthe Northern from the Upper-East region and is approximately 20km to Bolgatanga, and an equal distance to Walewale. It is “multipurpose” because it would deliver more than one benefit: ...

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Forum to promote Sustainable Natural Resource Management in Ghana held in Tamale

Oct 7, 20223 min read
Forum to promote Sustainable Natural Resource Management in Ghana held in Tamale

A one-day forum aimed at promoting the sustainable use and management of mineral resources in Ghana has been held in Tamale. The forum was organized by the Foundation for the Transformation of Marginal Areas (TAMA Foundation) Universal, a non-governmental organisation…

CSOs in Natural Resource Governance demand wider stakeholder consultation on AGYAPA Royalties Deal

Oct 7, 20223 min read
CSOs in Natural Resource Governance demand wider stakeholder consultation on AGYAPA Royalties Deal

Civil Society Organisations(CSOs) in Natural Resource Governance in Northern Ghana, has urged the government to open up space for a broader conversation around the contentious AGYAPA Royalties Deal which is currently tearing the country apart. The Agyapa Royalties Deal started…

Compensation For Settlers In Obuasi Mining Site, Gbane

Sep 19, 20225 min read
Compensation For Settlers In Obuasi Mining Site, Gbane

Press Statement Cc: All media houses 16TH September, 2022. Rejoinder: COMPENSATION FOR SETTLERS IN OBUASI MINING SITE, GBANE The attention of management of Earl International Group [GH] Gold Ltd has been drawn to a press conference organized by some two…

UE/R : Stop your inhumane activities on residents – SRAN and TAMA tells Earl…

Sep 19, 20222 min read
UE/R : Stop your inhumane activities on residents – SRAN and TAMA tells Earl…

Environment based Civil Society Organizations Savanna Research and Advocacy Network (SRAN) and Foundation for the Transformation of Marginal Areas (TAMA) have accused Earl International Mining company formerly Shaanxi for what they described as inhumane treatment on residents of Obuasi, a…

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Voices from the Mining Communities

Lost of livelihoods for women

“ I don’t know what to do. I use to pick shea nuts, process them into butter sell and take...

Transparency question

“ We are grateful to you for resurrecting the discussions on mining in our district. We have given up the...

Lost of lives

“ We the youth are in great pain. Shanxi Mining Co( Earl International) through unannounced blasting in our community killed...

Peacekeepers from Liberia are #ServingForPeace with @UNPeacekeeping at great personal risk & in harsh conditions to help others.

We thank them for their service & sacrifice. http://peacekeeping.un.org/service

Solving the climate action puzzle is tough – the @WorldBank’s new SCALE fund is a part of the solution.

This fund will provide grant payments on a results basis to client countries for lowering greenhouse gas emissions.

Read more from @DavidMalpassWBG: http://wrld.bg/hyG950LQhqC

Viktoria is one of few women firefighters #FromTheFrontlines of the war in #Ukraine, and the only one in the Kyiv region. The only thing she dreams of now is peace for her country. But in the meantime, she is helping in her own way and making a difference. https://go.undp.org/EZrr

Qatar and @FIFAcom can’t hide its abuses by calling criticism racist. #WorldCupQatar2022 has been built on racial injustice —delivered at the cost of abuse and exploitation of low-paid migrant workers primarily from South Asia and Africa https://foreignpolicy.com/2022/11/25/qatar-cant-hide-its-abuses-by-calling-criticism-racist/

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