Ghana/June 5, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/167 views /Ghana Rescind Decision To Mine At Atewa Or You Fail As SDG’s Co-Chair – Prez Toldshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelA non-governmental organization, Green Livelihood Alliance have called on President Akufo Addo who doubles as the co-chair of the Sustainable Development Goals Advocates, to rescind the decision of mining bauxite in the Atewa forest. According to the group, Atewa forest contributes massively to the SDGs, adding that President Akufo-Addo will fail as the co-chair of SDGs if he exposes the forest to bauxite mining. ALSO READ Ghana - Truck Crash Into Market In Sapeiman, Traders Narrowly Escape Death“We want to use this opportunity to remind the President that as a Co-Chair of the Sustainable Development Goals Advocates, he has first watch responsibility, not just to talk about promises of pursuing environmental sustainability, but importantly to ensure that our development plans actually reflect this big talk,” they added. This was indicated in a statement signed and issued on Tuesday by the NGO. ALSO READ US-Congressmans-Appeal-To-Sanction-Kennedy-Agyapong-Is-So-Disrespectful---Nana-Ofori-OwusuAtewa forest reserve, located in the Southeastern part of Ghana, is one of the three reserves being considered by the government for the mining of bauxite. The newly created Ghana Integrated Aluminum Development Corporation (GIADEC) has been mandated to promote and develop an aluminum industry by expanding the value chain to include the mining of bauxite, as well as the refining, smelting, and marketing of finished products. ALSO READ Real Madrid Set To Officially Announce Eden Hazard Transfer From Chelsea In £86m DealHowever, the NGO adding its voice the several Ghanaians who are against the decision said the activities violate “Ghana’s constitution, Ghana’s Forest Act (1927), Ghana’s Operational Guidelines Regulating Mineral Exploitation in forest reserves for selected companies…” Below is the full statement: Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:Ghana share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleHundreds of jobs created as technology hubs hit 77 | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World Newsnext articleShatta Wale Defends His ‘Kiss Of Peace’ With An Incorrect Bible VerseRelated Posts435 shares Ghana/June 20, 2019 Counselor Lutterodt Reveals Akuapem Poloo’s Secret…As Payback For Attacking Him450 shares Ghana/June 19, 2019 Book On “Death Is Nothing” Launched In AccraSHOCKING: Allotey Jacobs Related To A Renowned Nigerian Actor….Guess Who!Children Of Today – VIDEOChamber Of Independent Power Producers Distributors And Bulk Consumers LaunchedNot Too Late To Reverse Destructive Action In Atewa Forest – Government ToldOhemaa Woyeje Welcomes Baby Girl in NetherlandsFASHION PHOTO: Yvonne NelsonTier II Special Competition: AshantiGold 3-1 Asante KotokoGHS9.6bn Swallowed By Corruption In 3 Years – CDD Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.