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11 December 2013

Overlapping Land and Natural Resource Rights Creates Conflict in Africa

Author: Danielle King & Peter Veit, World Resources Institute

Land use conflicts between communities and mining companies...are common across Africa. In much of Africa, the bundle of land rights that most rural people legally hold is relatively small—usually limited to surface rights and certain rights to some...

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Company non-response
13 November 2013

Golden Star Resources did not respond to: Community-based group in Prestea reports “brutalities” by Golden Star Resources & state security against local residents, allegedly under guise of fighting illegal mining.

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10 September 2013

Investigate human rights abuses in Prestea [Ghana]

Author: Abdul Karim Naatogmah, CitiFm Online (Ghana)

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Golden Star Resources to respond. Golden Star Resources did not respond.] A group calling itself the Concerned Citizens Association of Prestea (CCAP) has taken a swipe at [the]… alleged...

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1 December 2012

[PDF] Shaping Corporate Social Responsibility in sub-Saharan Africa - Guidance Notes from a Mapping Survey

Author: GIZ (Center for Cooperation with the Private Sector - CCPS, South Africa)

The GIZ Center for Cooperation with the Private Sector (CCPS) endeavours to partner with companies...to promote Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in sub-Saharan Africa; in doing so, it [considers]...that through socially and environmentally...

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28 March 2012

[PDF] Conflict-Free Gold Standard Exposure Draft March 2012

Author: World Gold Council

The World Gold Council Conflict Free Gold Standard provides a mechanism by which gold producers can assess the risk that their operations may contribute to armed conflict and associated serious human rights abuses...[G]old producers who are in...

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1 March 2010

[PDF] Unrestrained Consumption - on Africa's Expense

Author: DanWatch

The African continent contains a large proportion of the world’s metal and mineral reserves, and African countries are thus the proprietors of a valuable natural resource...[but] the African countries from which these materials are extracted remain...

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Company non-response
3 January 2010

Golden Star Resources did not respond to: Report highlights negative social impact of tax avoidance by mining companies in Africa.

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15 October 2009

[DOC] Statement of WACAM on the cyanide spillage by Newmont Ahafo mine [Ghana]

Author: Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, Wassa Communities Affected by Mining [Ghana]

It is worrying that Newmont employed every conceivable means including scientific dishonesty and misinformation to avoid taking responsibility for the consequences of the cyanide spillage. ...The cyanide spillage has exposed the weaknesses in the...

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2 March 2009
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2 March 2009
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Author: Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)

...Il s’agit d’un rapport d’évaluation de sept pays ouest africains portant sur la gestion transparente, responsable, équitable et durable des ressources naturelles pour un développement efficace et efficient des pays situés dans la sous-région...Bien...

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