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Daniel Owusu Koranteng Gold Mining

Sep 13, 2021

Speaking to the Executive Director of the Human Rights and Environmental mining advocacy organization WACAM in this interview with David Ampofo first broadcast in 2009, Daniel Owusu-Koranteng talks about the difficulties Ghana has encountered in gold mining and the lessons we can take from this experience to oil and gas. “Initially there were high expectations,” he said

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    Additionally, Ghana's 1980s shift from underground to surface gold mining was conditioned by neoliberalism-inspired environmental and employment deregulations (Owusu-Koranteng, 2008;

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