Ghana


Overview: The main use of mercury in Ghana is gold processing by legal and illegal smal scale gold miners. It can also be found in health care products, such as thermometers and valves, in the textile industry, and in electrical appliances, such as lamps, batteries and switching devices. 


Minamata Initial Assessment

Implementing Agency

UNDP

Mr. Paolo Dalla Stella (Email: paolo.d.stella@undp.org

Executing Agency

UNITAR

Mr. Nelson Manda (Email: nelson.manda@unitar.org)

Role of UNITAR

Executing agency


Ratification Dossier

Donor

Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) of Switzerland

Project execution

UNITAR

Status:

Complete

Contact

Ms. Angela Guillemot (Email: angela.guillemot@unitar.org)


Events