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Ghana: World Bank and Governments Asked to Ensure Human Rights in Extractive Sector

Author: Isabella Gyau Orhin, Public Agenda [Ghana], Published on: 5 February 2007

Civil Society groups, CIDSE and Partner organizations across the globe...have asked the World Bank to implement the original recommendations of the Extractive Industries Review report which includes the need to secure the free, prior and informed consent of local people..."We are deeply concerned that rather than benefit from their natural resources, local people in areas of natural resource exploitation, such as oil, gas, mining and logging, experience increased poverty," [said the orgs.]...Besides, TNCs are to ensure that their operations do not cause or exacerbate conflict...[also refers to Newmont Ghana, Anglogold Ashanti]

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Related companies: AngloGold Ashanti Newmont Goldcorp