The Effects Of Mining On Shea And Dawadawa Trees

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ASSESSMENT OF SOCIOLOGICAL AND ECOLOGICAL IMPACTS …

Also, the impact of gravel mining on agri- ... Notable amongst them are the shea and dawadawa trees (East Gonja District Assembly, 2006). Compared to the rest of the Northern Region, the

(PDF) Decline of Economic Tree Species in Savanna ...

Density of dawadawa was similar across farm types and was consistently lower than density of shea. Farm type was also found to have great influences on size class distributions of both species.

Shea Harvesting Good for Income, Bad for the Environment ...

Jul 10, 2014· TAMALE, Ghana, Jul 10 2014 (IPS) - The shea tree, a traditional African food plant, represents a major source of income for women in Ghana’s Northern, Upper West and Upper East regions, but they are helping to destroy the very resource that gives them money by cutting it down to produce charcoal. An estimated 900,000 rural women are involved in the shea sector in northern …

Strategies for managing large-scale mining sector land use ...

Mar 01, 2017· The only trees usually left on farmlands are those with high economic and medicinal value. These include Shea, Mango, Dawadawa, and Cashew. Trees in the bush serve as totems and sacred grooves wherein the gods of the land dwell. Hence, such trees can only be removed with the permission of the chief or earth priest of a community.

Shea butter and its processing impacts on the environment ...

dominant vegetation is woody savannah with some common tree species the shea trees, Dawadawa and Neem. A large section of the inhabitants are farmers, petty traders and civil servants. The Metropolis is located east of longitude 1o and between latitude 8oN …

2019 Annual Report UNVEILING THE VALUE OF SHEA

Jun 02, 2020· indigenous species such as mahogany, dawadawa (parkia biglobosa), kapok and rosewood. Equipment Donated “This training helped convince our husbands not to cut down the shea trees in their farms, and also in the bush. In the villages, people are now aware that there are laws against those who make charcoal with the shea trees.” 2019

LAND DEGRADATION IN THE UPPER EAST REGION OF …

The effect of this is that the fire rips the land of its vegetative cover by burning trees and grasses thus pastures for livestock are largely destroyed. The soil is then exposed to erosion as it lies bare for most of the season between November and April. Many economic trees such as Buttyrospermun parkii (shea …

Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health Impacts of strip mining: Strip mining destroys landscapes, forests and wildlife habitats at the site of the mine when trees, plants, and topsoil are cleared from the mining area. This in turn leads to soil erosion and destruction of agricultural land.

Shea Trees : casualties of Rosewood ban. – Here’s what’s new:

Oct 15, 2020· Sometimes referred to as the ‘Cocoa of the North’, Shea trees are well-known in Ghana mainly because of shea butter. This tree species- which is known for being particularly climate resilient – is now classified as vulnerable as a result of human activity over the years and this is how.. Pterocarpus erinaceus (rosewood) species was listed as threatened on the IUCN Red List of Threatened ...

Strategies for managing large-scale mining sector land use ...

Mar 01, 2017· The only trees usually left on farmlands are those with high economic and medicinal value. These include Shea, Mango, Dawadawa, and Cashew. Trees in the bush serve as totems and sacred grooves wherein the gods of the land dwell. Hence, such trees can only be removed with the permission of the chief or earth priest of a community.

Shea butter and its processing impacts on the environment ...

dominant vegetation is woody savannah with some common tree species the shea trees, Dawadawa and Neem. A large section of the inhabitants are farmers, petty traders and civil servants. The Metropolis is located east of longitude 1o and between latitude 8oN …

Livelihood Economic Activities Causing Deforestation in ...

Economic trees such as shea, baobab, and dawadawa are those mostly used for charcoal production. The District Assembly and Forestry Commission have organized series of workshop to educate the locals about effects of charcoal burning and wood logging on the environment but this has not yielded good result. 2.2. Design of the Study

Socioeconomicfactorsinfluencing TalensidistrictoftheUpperEast

rearing, poultry production, fuel wood extraction, food processing, tourism and mining. Economic trees such as Shea and Dawadawa are extensively distributed in the wild. The harvesting and processing of theshea nuts and dawadawa fruits are dominated by women. The agro-processing industry includes the production of groundnut oil, shea butter,

LAND DEGRADATION IN THE UPPER EAST REGION OF …

The effect of this is that the fire rips the land of its vegetative cover by burning trees and grasses thus pastures for livestock are largely destroyed. The soil is then exposed to erosion as it lies bare for most of the season between November and April. Many economic trees such as Buttyrospermun parkii (shea …

2019 Annual Report UNVEILING THE VALUE OF SHEA

Jun 02, 2020· indigenous species such as mahogany, dawadawa (parkia biglobosa), kapok and rosewood. Equipment Donated “This training helped convince our husbands not to cut down the shea trees in their farms, and also in the bush. In the villages, people are now aware that there are laws against those who make charcoal with the shea trees.” 2019

Northern Region – NRCC

Humidity which is very low, increasing the effect of the daytime heat. The main vegetation is classified as vast areas of grassland-savanna- interspersed with drought and fire-resistant trees such as the Acacia, Baobab, Shea Nut, Dawadawa, Mango, and Neem. The Shea and Dawadawa are economic trees …

Ghana and the rosewood curse - Ghana Business News

Feb 06, 2020· “We get food, shea, dawadawa and honey from the trees,” he says. But he is also of the view that population increase is accounting to forest loss, as people are farming, building houses, burning charcoal, harvesting rosewood and pauper trees. ... Tahiru however, knows that cutting trees has negative impacts on the land and crop yield.

(PDF) Biodiversity of woody species and their utilization ...

community held beliefs that trees there are sacrosanct . ... the Shea ranked highest fo llowed by Neem, Mango, Dawadawa, Ebony, Cashew, Moringa, Kapok, Baobab . and Ficus in descending order ...

U/E: Chief preaches environmental protection at Danjuar ...

He appealed to government to as a matter of urgency consider investing in the economic Shea and Dawadawa trees under its planting for food and jobs to help reduce poverty in the area. He also admonished the forestry commission to stop issuing licenses to some unscrupulous people destroying forest reserves under the pretext of salvaging rosewoods.

The shea tree has economic and environmental values for ...

Dec 01, 2019· The shea tree plantations will invariably check the speeding rate of desertification in the country, make a positive impact on the diets of the people as well as contribute to their standard of living. It will also open new frontiers for the country in the world export market for shea butter, as a substitute or ancillary to cocoa’s economic ...

Ghana: Shea Harvesting Good for Income, Bad for the ...

The shea tree, a traditional African food plant, represents a major source of income for women in Ghana's Northern, Upper West and Upper East regions, but they are helping to destroy the very ...

Exploiting the potential of indigenous agroforestry trees ...

Parkia biglobosa (néré) and Vitellaria paradoxa (karité) are indigenous tree species that are economically and socially important for local people in sub-Saharan Africa. Farmers deliberately maintain these trees on farms mainly for their fruits and nuts. The kernels of karité yield shea butter, which is rich in fatty acids; it is used locally for food and internationally in chocolate ...

Ghana: The Role of the Shea Tree in the Upper East Region ...

The Shea tree is a native tree of Northern Ghana, just like the Dawadawa tree, the Baobab tree and the Tarmarundus tree. The Shea tree thrives best in the Sahel, Guinea Savanna and the ...

Socioeconomicfactorsinfluencing TalensidistrictoftheUpperEast

rearing, poultry production, fuel wood extraction, food processing, tourism and mining. Economic trees such as Shea and Dawadawa are extensively distributed in the wild. The harvesting and processing of theshea nuts and dawadawa fruits are dominated by women. The agro-processing industry includes the production of groundnut oil, shea butter,

2019 Annual Report UNVEILING THE VALUE OF SHEA

Jun 02, 2020· indigenous species such as mahogany, dawadawa (parkia biglobosa), kapok and rosewood. Equipment Donated “This training helped convince our husbands not to cut down the shea trees in their farms, and also in the bush. In the villages, people are now aware that there are laws against those who make charcoal with the shea trees.” 2019

Insect pollinator dependence of shea (Vitellaria paradoxa ...

The positive effect of pollination on quantity and qual- ... woody species include shea ( Vitellaria paradoxa), dawadawa (Parkia biglobosa), baobab (Adansonia digitata), neem ... shea trees were selected from each plot using a simple random sampling procedure, thus, a total of nine (9) trees per site. Matured trees were used to avoid potential bias

Exploiting the potential of indigenous agroforestry trees ...

Parkia biglobosa (néré) and Vitellaria paradoxa (karité) are indigenous tree species that are economically and socially important for local people in sub-Saharan Africa. Farmers deliberately maintain these trees on farms mainly for their fruits and nuts. The kernels of karité yield shea butter, which is rich in fatty acids; it is used locally for food and internationally in chocolate ...

Ghana: Shea Harvesting Good for Income, Bad for the ...

The shea tree, a traditional African food plant, represents a major source of income for women in Ghana's Northern, Upper West and Upper East regions, but they are helping to destroy the very ...

Ghana: The Role of the Shea Tree in the Upper East Region ...

The Shea tree is a native tree of Northern Ghana, just like the Dawadawa tree, the Baobab tree and the Tarmarundus tree. The Shea tree thrives best in the Sahel, Guinea Savanna and the ...

The shea tree has economic and environmental values for ...

Dec 01, 2019· The shea tree plantations will invariably check the speeding rate of desertification in the country, make a positive impact on the diets of the people as well as contribute to their standard of living. It will also open new frontiers for the country in the world export market for shea butter, as a substitute or ancillary to cocoa’s economic ...

Communities Plant 2,100 Tree Seedlings To Restore Degraded ...

To establish an effective natural resource management regime and protect the ecosystem, the communities; Murugu, Kpulumbo and Yazori through support from A Rocha Ghana (ARG) under the Econobio project, Shared Resources Joint Solution programme and Global Shea Alliance, have planted 2,100 indigenous trees on a 15.69-acre land.

Ghana throwing away the value of its rosewood to China, an ...

Oct 02, 2019· But there are calls on government of Ghana to classify rosewood, shea, dawadawa trees and cashew into the economic tree protection Act of 1979 that has only cocoa as an economic tree. This many believe will help managed the situation. Status as an endangered species . In general, world stocks are poor through overexploitation.

U/E: Chief preaches environmental protection at Danjuar ...

He appealed to government to as a matter of urgency consider investing in the economic Shea and Dawadawa trees under its planting for food and jobs to help reduce poverty in the area. He also admonished the forestry commission to stop issuing licenses to some unscrupulous people destroying forest reserves under the pretext of salvaging rosewoods.

Gov't is not against small-scale mining – Minister ...

Oct 22, 2018· READ: Over 1000 people with disability defrauded by NGO. Kansawurche Veronica Azara Bukari, President of Association of Queen Mothers and Women Chiefs, Northern Region branch, said the Bole land has no water bodies that could be destroyed by galamsey activities but the lands got destroyed as well as the shea, Dawadawa and Baobab trees, which served as both medicine and food.

Analysis of spatial interactions between the Shea industry ...

Analyses of the spatial interactions between Shea trees and large-scale mining concessions. ... Hence, this paper analyses the spatial interactions and magnitude of the impacts of large-scale mining industry activities on the Shea as an economic tree. A case study is conducted at the emerging north-west gold province of Ghana.

Greening agricultural produce for people and the planet ...

“Last year, we nursed about 150,000 tree seedlings including shea, cashew and dawadawa in three locations in the Savelugu, Mion and Nanton Districts of the Northern Region. We have employed about 34 workers including 13 women, who are placed on wages for managing the nurseries.

Mark Kebo, Trees Journal 20 - International Tree Foundation

Jan 26, 2021· Mark Kebo Akparibo is a Development Professional and Non-Timber Forest Products development specialist with over a decade’s experience working in the Northern Savanna Ecological Zone of Ghana. He has received a number of national and international recognitions including the Mandela Washington Fellowship (2015), Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (2017), and the …