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Kasa On-going Projects

UPPER WEST REGION   

CENTRE FOR INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CIKOD)     PROJECT
 Mining & Environment: Research and advocacy on mining and impact on mining communities affected in the Upper West Region. Sensitization and awareness creation in the region to ensure effective governance of gold resources.    

 
Bernard Guri
www.cikod.org
cikod2000@yahoo.co.uk
Tel.: 0302-518045/03742-22931

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NORTHERN REGION    

GHANA DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATION (GDCA)     PROJECT  
Mining & Environment: Research and advocacy on effects of sand and gravel mining on livelihoods of communities in Northern Region. Improve awareness of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) policies in Northern Region     

Osman Abdel-Rahman

www.gdca-ghana.org
gdca@africaonline.com.gh
Tel.: 03720-25563

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UPPER EAST REGION  

GIA / NABIO AGROFORESTRY DEVT ORG     PROJECT
Mining, Forest & wildlife and Environment: coalition building and  regional platform (NREGO) for CSOs concerted advocacy on NRE issues. Advocacy against the negative effects of mining on the wildlife corridors in the north.  Promote accountability and community participation in Natural resource and environmental management.    

Julius Awaregya

www.gnado.org
gnado2009@hotmail.com
Tel.: 03821-22621

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NORTHERN REGION    

NORTHERN GHANA NETWORK FOR DEVELOPMENT     CORE
Mining, Forestry & Environment: Coalition building and strengthening sub-national platform for CSOs concerted advocacy on NRE issues in the region. Research on community disaster preparedness (flooding) and Climate change adaptation strategies.

Theophilus Dokurugu
www.ngnetwork.org
ngndnet@hotmail.com
Tel.: 0277-422084, 0208-500875, 0208-614825

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NORTHERN REGION    

RURAL MEDIA NETWORK (RUMNET)     CORE   

Media related work on Forestry & Wildlife, Mining & Environment including climate change. Monitoring of NREG targets publications in monthly newspaper - The Advocate. Media related support to the Northern Ghana CSO platform on NREG.     

Abdallah Kassim

rumnet@africaonline.com.gh
Tel.: 03720-24177

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NORTHERN REGION  

ZASILARI ECOLOGICAL FARMS PROJECT (ZEFP)     CORE

Environment: NREG Environmental sector issues. Development and implementation of communication programmes on environment and NREG in the savannah zones. Advocacy and community education on sustainable land management and climate change adaptation strategies in the Northern savannah belt. 

  
Agongo David
zasilari@yahoo.com
Tel.: 0208-294697

 
CENTRAL REGION   

CENTRE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ANALYSIS(CEIA)     PROJECT      
Mining and Environment: Research on impact of mining on community health: Risk Assessment and Epidemiological Studies of selected communities affected by mining. Advocacy for more responsive Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) policy on mining sector.  

 
Samuel Obiri

http://ceiagh.com
sobiri@ceiagh.com; obirisamuel@gmail.com
Tel.: 0244-708322

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WESTERN REGION 

FRIENDS OF THE NATION (FON)     PROJECT      
Mining and Environments: advocate for equitable access to geologically-viable mining land for Small Scale Mining (SSM). Promote proper decentralization of mining rights and regularization of SSM. Capacity building of SSM on more efficient mining practices and environmental management.

Donkris Mevuta
friends@africaonline.com.gh; friendsofthenation@gmail.com
Tel.: 0244-520686

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ASHANTI REGION   

RUDEYA / KUMASI WOOD CLUSTER     PROJECT    
Forestry: work on effective sustainable forest management practices through increasing the awareness, and capacity of local institutions , with a particular focus on the Modified Taungya System and Social Responsibility Agreement (SRA).   

 
Kpebesaan Delle
rudeya@africaonline.com.gh; kpebesaan_delle@hotmail.com
Tel.: 03220-37021, 0208-132763, 0273-310445

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WESTERN REGION  

RURAL ENVIRONMENTAL CARE ASSOCIATION (RECA)     PROJECT    
Mining & Foresty:  work on pomoting for equitable benefit sharing, enhanced transparency and accountability of revenues generated from mining and forest resources. 

   
Richmond Antwi-Bediako
www.recaafrica.com
info@recaafrica.com
recatkwa@yahoo.co.uk, antwibed@yahoo.com
Tel.:0362-21445, 0244-286927

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WESTERN REGION   

SKYY MEDIA GROUP      PROJECT    
Media work on oil, mining, forestry and other NRE issues in region. Includes advocacy for pro-poor extractive-sector policies; education  on opportunities, challenges and implications of the Oil exploration; and facilitate platforms for civil society engagements on Natural Resource & Environmental Governance issues and targets  


Wilson Arthur
www.myskyyonline.com
menzraf@gmail.com
Tel.:031 25288 / 25299/0243-002222
 

ASHANTI REGION   

SOCIAL SUPPORT FOUNDATION (SSF)   PROJECT
Mining: Work on reducing social conflicts in mining communities. Facilitate district platforms for CSOs on NREG.  Promoting accountability and transparency in the use of revenue (benefits and royalties) from Gold mining . Advocate for the regularisation of small scale gold mining in Obuasi and its environs. 

   
Louis Acheampong
www.ssfafrica.org
admin@ssfafrica.org, hascommt@yahoo.com
Tel.: 0244 605165, 0582 43040

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WESTERN REGION    

Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM)     CORE                                           Mining & Environment: Rights Education for empowering mining communities, “Polluter Pay Principle’ and ‘Free Prior and Informed Consent’ of communities in the event of mining in national frame work on mining. Defining “No Go Zones” for mining, the campaign against mining in Ajenua Bepo Forest Reserve and the Right to information relating to mining are on-going campaigns.

    
Mrs Hannah  Owusu-Koranteng
www.wacamghana.com
wacam77@yahoo.com
Tel.: 031-94568

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ASHANTI REGION  

WORKING GROUP ON FOREST CERT (WGFC)     CORE    
Forest : Certification issues and Social Responsibilty Agreements (SRAs) 

 
Dr. Ernest Abeney
www.workinggroupgh.org
nwgghana@yahoo.com
Tel.: 03220-63629/63073

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VOLTA REGION   
Association of Jasikan Civil Society Organisations    (AJADSCO)     PROJECT    
Forest & Environment:  Address the issues of illegal logging, bushfire menace. Strengthening CSOs on environmental issues in the Project area. Addressing specific NREG issues such as effective law enforcement under the forestry sub sector and strengthening functional partnerships and participation in environmental management under the environmental protection sub sector.     


Kofi Asare Baffour
ajamsco5@yahoo.com
Tel. 0242-159899;  0272-127998

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GREATER ACCRA REGION   

Civil Society Coalition on Land (CICOL)     CORE    
Natural Resources and Environment: Facilitate a strong and dynamic civil society movement able to influence land reform process and land administration, including land rights and land use. Launch campaign on  research on land, natural resources management, and environmental governance and how it affects livelihoods of the rural poor. 


Ms Lilian Bruce
cicolghana@gmail.com
Tel. : 0302-240891

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 GREATER ACCRA REGION   

CIVIC RESPONSE     CORE    
Forest and Environment, including climate change

Kyeretwie Opoku
kyeretwie@civicresponse.org; kafui@civicresponse.org
Tel :0302-521905

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GREATER ACCRA REGION   

CREATIVE STORM NETWORK     PROJECT
Media work on Environment: Establish an ongoing media platform for the NRE sector. This platform shall complement the work of NGO’s, CSO’s and other NRE partners by encouraging informed public debate and dialogue about Ghana’s environmental challenges and their possible solutions. 

  
Dr. Kwesi Owusu
www.creativestormghana.com

kwesi@creativestormghana.com;
Tel.: 0302- 911840

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 VOLTA REGION   

DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (DI)     PROJECT
Forest: Advocacy for review of Act 538 of 2000 (Forestry Plantation Development Fund (FPDF). Facilitation of policy recommendations for amendments to Act 583. Ensure more community access and inclusion of farm forests, ultimately equipping it with provisions that will enable the reversal of deforestation on the Weto Range.     

Ken Kinney
www.thedevin.org

di@thedevin.org, kkinney@thedevin.org
Tel.: 0302-672544/0302-683466

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GREATER ACCRA REGION   

FOREST WATCH GHANA (FWG)     CORE    
Forest and Environment:  CSO Coalition building, Research and Advocacy on forest and environment related governance issues. 

Kingsley Bekoe Ansah
www.forestwatchgh.org
bekoekingsley@yahoo.com
Tel.: 0302-521905

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GREATER ACCRA REGION    

FRIENDS OF THE EARTH (FOE)     PROJECT
Environment and climate change issues especially in coastal communities in Ghana. Monitoring and assessment of the government’s commitments to the NREG targets on climate change     

Noble Wadzah
www.foeghana.org
foe@foeghana.org
Tel.: 0302- 512312

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GREATER ACCRA REGION  

GHANA COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK (GCRN)     PROJECT
Media work on community education on all NREG key issues     

Mrs. Wilma Quarmyne
www.ghanacommunityradio.org
prog1@ghanacommunityradio.org
Tel.: 0302-516441/2

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GREATER ACCRA REGION  

INTEGRATED SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE    (ISODEC)     CORE
Mining & Forest: Research and develop tools and approaches for mining revenue flows and utilisation to address transparency and accountability issues in NREG. Develop social and environmental tools for joint monitoring revenue transparency and accountability to allow CSOs to do evidenced based analysis     

Ernest Tay Awoosah
www.isodec.org.gh
isodec@isodec.org.gh
Tel.: 0302-253613/254918/ 254921

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GREATER ACCRA REGION   

NATIONAL COALTION ON MINING (NCOM)     PROJECT
Mining and Environment: Coalition strengthening and advocacy on Mining and environment issues.

Abdulai Darimani

www.twnafrica.org
environment@twnafrica.org
Tel.:0302-500419/503669/511189

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GREATER ACCRA REGION   

PUBLIC AGENDA     PROJECT    
Media work  on all NREG key issues, for public awareness and policy influence on NRE. Research and publication of Natural Resource Agenda for information dissemination. Promoting transparency and accountability in natural resource management.     

MICHAEL BOADI
www.ghanaweb.com/Public_Agenda/
kbmcrys@yahoo.co.uk/pagenda@4u.com.gh
Tel.: 233-0302-238820/233-244-286836

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GREATER ACCRA REGION   

THIRD WORLD NETWORK AFRICA (TWN-Af)     CORE
Research advocacy on Mining and Environment issues: includes research on bulk minerals sector and its economic implications for national development and another research on EIA process in Ghana.

Dr. Yao Graham
www.twnafrica.org
twnafrica@twnafrica.org
Tel.: 0302-503669 / 511189 / 503816

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