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Lands Minster donates GHC20,000 to Appiatse Support Fund

Lands Minster donates GHC20,000 to Appiatse Support Fund

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor has donated an amount of 20,000 Ghana Cedis to the Appiatse Support Fund to complement the government’s efforts to rebuild the community and also provide relief for affected persons. He commended those who have contributed to the fund so…

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Ghana Landscape Restoration and Small Scale Mining Project launched

Ghana Landscape Restoration and Small Scale Mining Project launched

The Ghana Landscape Restoration and Small-Scale Mining Project,(GLRSSMP) a joint World Bank and Government of Ghana project under an IDA credit facility, has been virtually launched on Tuesday, 15th February 2022. This project was earlier proposed as the Ghana ASM Formalisation Project (GASMFP) with the objective of formalising the ASM…

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We will insist on concurrent reclamation and revegetation of mined-out lands – Jinapor

We will insist on concurrent reclamation and revegetation of mined-out lands – Jinapor

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel A. Jinapor says his Ministry is going to insist on the concurrent reclamation and re-vegetation of Mined outlands by illegal miners. He explained saying” This means that when you excavate, you will reclaim, you re-vegetate immediately before you move forward”   The…

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Forestry Commission goes digital as government commits to reclaim degraded mining land

Forestry Commission goes digital as government commits to reclaim degraded mining land

The Forestry Commission has joined the Government’s digitization drive with the launch of two online applications, the Digitalised Property Mark Registration and Renewal (e-property mark registration) and the Electronic Wood Tracking System. The e-property mark registration is a web-based application that automates the process of property mark registration and renewal,…

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Lands Minister intensifies efforts at implementing an aggressive digitalization agenda

Lands Minister intensifies efforts at implementing an aggressive digitalization agenda

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has declared that his Ministry is determined to ensure that it is not left out in the digitization drive being championed by the Akufo-Addo government and therefore has intensified efforts at implementing an aggressive digitization agenda. On the wings of…

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Work closely with Volta Regional House of Chiefs to protect borders – Lands Minister to Boundary Commission

Work closely with Volta Regional House of Chiefs to protect borders – Lands Minister to Boundary Commission

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Mr. Samuel A. Jinapor has charged the Ghana Boundary Commission to work closely with the Volta Regional House of Chiefs to protect the territories of the Volta Region from intruders. He said he knows that boundary issues are of grave importance to the…

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12th Bosphorus Summit: Turkish Ambassador calls on Lands Minister

12th Bosphorus Summit: Turkish Ambassador calls on Lands Minister

The Turkish Ambassador to Ghana, H. E Ozlem Erguin Uluesen on Monday, November 22, 2021, paid a courtesy call on Mr. Samuel A. Jinapor, MP, the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources. The visit was to deliberate on the upcoming 12th Bosphorus Summit which aims among others at enhancing bilateral…

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3% withholding tax on unprocessed gold slashed – Jinapor

3% withholding tax on unprocessed gold slashed – Jinapor

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Mr. Samuel A. Jinapor, MP has declared that the 3% withholding tax which encouraged smuggling in the mining sector has been slashed to 1.5% which is to be collected at the point of production, specifically the mining sites. The Minister reiterated that the…

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Achieving Clean Ghana: More compost & recycling plants crucial – Hungarian’s Deputy Speaker  

Achieving Clean Ghana: More compost & recycling plants crucial – Hungarian’s Deputy Speaker  

he Deputy Speaker of Parliament in Hungary, István Jakab, has underscored the need for Hungary and Ghana to work closely to ensure that more compost and recycling plants are built to help in achieving the government’s vision of a clean Ghana. According to him, Hungary’s relationship with Ghana dates back…

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No more auction of confiscated wood till further notice – Lands Minister to Forestry Commission

No more auction of confiscated wood till further notice – Lands Minister to Forestry Commission

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Mr. Samuel Jinapor has sternly charged the Ahafo Forestry Commission not to auction any confiscated wood with immediate effect and till further notice. The Minister said until he gets back to the Commission with a different directive. The officers of the commission are…

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