Multi-objective space analysis of Ghana's emerging Northwest Gold Province
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This study established and analysed patterns of potential land use conflicts, applicable conflicts mitigation mechanisms and impact assessments benchmarks in mining regions of Ghana. Using integrated geospatial tools, the study developed models for identifying and mapping the magnitude of mining sector impacts on a diversified local economy; establishing indices of mining sector-led environmental issues; and associated potential conflicts; determining local space optimisation, and a regional suitability assessment for sustainable resettlement of future displaced communities.
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