Oxfam and partners hail Ghana for enacting law on petroleum revenue
As Ghana joins the league of oil producing nations, Oxfam America and its local partners congratulate the country for putting in place the legal framework for ensuring judicious use of anticipated financial gains.
Civil society groups in Ghana insist on transparency
Citizen organizations push for accountability in the oil sector.
Members of Ghana’s Parliament concerned about use of new oil money
Communiqué calling for urgent steps to ensure new wealth is managed transparently and responsibly.
Ghana's president promises disclosure of oil contracts
Mills takes step toward greater transparency, regulation.
US legislators, Oxfam partners discuss gold mining in Ghana
Meeting focuses on the impact of mining on poor communities, and shows how upcoming US legislation can help people claim their rights.
In Prestea, Ghana, gold mine expansion threatens water sources
Communities are requesting a comprehensive evaluation of the impact of a new mining project and for their right to free, prior, and informed consent regarding new ones.