Why global manufacturing firms oppose mining in Ghana’s Atewa Forest

– – Three global and major manufacturing firms namely, BMW Group, Tetra Pak and Schüco International say they are worried about planned mining of bauxite in Ghana’s Atewa forest. The companies this month signaled that concern over the use of bauxite mined from the Forest for aluminium. According to the companies, they would be unwilling to accept bauxite mined from this forest due to the catastrophic and irreversible effects on the people and wildlife that depend on the forest. The Government of Ghana is seeking to mine bauxite in the…

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