Tuesday, June 15

Tag: SDGs

Establish MCDS to achieve SDGs – NORPRA

Establish MCDS to achieve SDGs – NORPRA

Mr Bismark Adongo Ayorogo, the Executive Director of the Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA), says establishing Mining Community Development Schemes (MCDS) in mining areas will contribute significantly to the reduction of poverty and hunger for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) He said the passage of the Minerals Development Fund Act provides opportunity for communities and civil society groups working in mining communities to engage relevant state institutions to demand the establishment of the MCDS.“This will undoubtedly rake in significant amount of resources to effectively finance sustainable livelihood programmes for socio-economic transformation of the mining communities to address poverty and deprivation”. Mr Ayorogo in a signed state...
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