The Western Regional Coordinating Council and the steering team of Ghana Gold Expo together with all sponsors of the Ghana Mining Week 2021 have released the Agenda for the Ghana Mining Week 2021.
In a speech by the Executive Director of Ghana Gold Expo; Mr. Steven Blessing Ackah, he stated “In view of the recent happenings in the Ghana Mining sector and the need for an all-inclusive approach to positioning the Ghana Gold Mining Sector as a Responsible and Ethical Sector, the Ghana Mining Week 2021 is being organized”.
The Ghana Mining Week which is scheduled for the first week of July 2021, will comprise a Mining Policy Forum, Diplomatic Mining Fiedtrip, and the Honoring of Ghana as a Responsible Gold Mining Hub in the World at the Cannes Film Festival 2021. It is themed “The Future of Ghana’s Gold.”
The Mining Week will be held in Takoradi, the Western Region of Ghana, but the field trips will be to a small-scale mining site in the region, a water body, and Gold Fields Tarkwa-Damang site.
The Keynote address for the Forum will be given by H. E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana on “National Inclusive Growth and Enabling Policies in the Mining Sector”.
The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Hon. Samuel Abu Jinapor and other Key industry players like Selim Fendi of Aurum Monaco, Alfred Baku of Goldfields West Africa, Anthony Moore of Evrensel Capital, Johan Zeitman of Volta Ghana, and many others will provide insights across a range of topics including; Central Bank: a catalyst for small scale Mining formalisation, Waste Removal Technologies from water bodies and Industrialisation in Mining Communities.
Hon. Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, the Western Regional Minister is the Host of the Mining Week 2021.
Emphasising on a structural approach to promoting responsible mining and supply chain in Ghana, the Mining Week 2021 will amplify the need for an Industrialized Mining Communities in the Country.
The 2021 Mining Week is being organized by the Western Regional Coordinating Council and ViewTag-Ghana Gold Expo a partner of Aurum Monaco, the leader of the global Responsible Jewelry Council with technical support from the Ministry of Land and Natural Resources.