Lands Minister Charges Minerals Development Fund to roll out specific projects in 2023

Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor, the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources has tasked the Minerals Development Fund (MDF) Secretariat to undertake a number of development project in mining communities across the country. The Lands Minister made this disclosure during his engagement with Management and Staff of the Fund on Monday, January 30, 2023 where he [...]

PMMC, MDF Donate To Appiatse Support Fund

The Precious Minerals Marketing Company(PMMC) has donated an amount of GHC 20,000 as its modest contribution towards the reconstruction of the Appiatse Community. Speaking during the presentation, the Managing Director of PMMC, Mr. AKwasi Awuah commended the Appiatse Support Fund Committee for the prompt efforts to restore the livelihoods of the victims of the Appiatse […]

Work on GH¢82-million UMaT legacy projects progresses steadily

The Minerals Development Fund (MDF) has, since 2017, invested over GH¢30 million in eight major ongoing infrastructure projects at the University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa (UMaT) in the Western Region. The projects include a five-storey administration block, a four-storey faculty block with lecture halls and offices, a two-storey cafeteria complex, two-storey, eight-flat, three-bedroom apartments […]

Be transparent in utilising Minerals Development Fund: Sakyi-Addo advises mining communities

The Chairman of the Minerals Development Fund (MDF) Board, Kwaku Sakyi-Addo, has urged local management committees (LMCs) in the mining districts to strictly adhere to the transparent and accountable systems put in place in the guidelines for utilisation of funds disbursed to them for development projects. He stressed that in applying the fund, the LMCs […]

Minerals Development Fund commits over GH¢30M to complete legacy projects at UMaT

The Minerals Development Fund has completed some legacy projects at the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) in Tarkwa in the Western Region. Over GH¢30 million was spent on completing the projects that began years ago. The Minerals Development Fund (MDF) Board has indicated that it will ensure that projects being constructed under the Fund […]

Engage in income generating projects – Minerals Dev’t Fund Board to LMCs

The Minerals Development Fund under the Mining Communities Development Scheme on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, inaugurated a seven-member Mpohor Local Management Committee (LMC) to manage the Minerals Development Fund (MDF). The MDF was set up to provide development projects for mining communities that have been negatively impacted by mining activities. The Mpohor Local Management Committee […]


The Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Hon. George Mireku Duker, has charged the staff and management of the Minerals Development Fund (MDF) to make their impact felt in Ghana, especially in the various mining communities across the country. He said it is important Ghanaians benefit from the inflow of revenue from the Minerals […]

MDF Administrator visits Appiatse

On Monday, 25th January 2022, the Minerals Development Fund ( MDF), represented by the Administrator, Dr. Noriss K. Hammah visited Appiatse to commiserate with the affected inhabitants of the recent unfortunate incident that resulted in mass destruction of lives and properties.   Appiatse is a local area under the Prestea Huni Valley Local Management Committee [...]

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Create innovative ways of generating funds to develop mining communities – Minister urges new MDF Board

Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor, the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources has urged the newly inaugurated Minerals Development Fund Board (MDF) to come up with innovative ways of generating funds to help develop the various mining communities in the country. Addressing the board at the inaugural ceremony, today, 20th September 2021, the Honorable Minister reiterated […]

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