This working paper, Improving Governance of Artisanal and Small-scale Mining Sector in Ghana seeks to discuss key issues relating to regulating access to minerals in the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector, how small scale miners could co-exist with the large scale mining sector in mutually beneficial arrangements, protecting workers rights and impediments to enforcing globally accepted environmental practices in the ASM sector.

The paper has been funded by the Australian Government through the Australia-Africa Partnerships Facility (AAPF). The views and opinions presented in this working paper are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the Australian Government.

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