Lands Minister reiterates ban on mining in forest reserves
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Lands Minister reiterates ban on mining in forest reserves


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The Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Abu Jinapor, has reiterated the importance of the freeze on the issuance of mining permits in forests.

This, according to Mr. Jinapor, is to minimise the depletion of the country's forest reserves, to an extent, contributed to by illegal mining.

The Minister also explained the rationale behind the ambitious tree-planting project across the country called the Green Ghana Project.


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