Ghana’s mining sector ranked 6th globally in gold production and held the position of Africa’s top producer from 2018 to 2021. The industry significantly contributes to the country’s GDP, attracts foreign investment, and acts as a primary tax source. The transition from state-owned to privatization has reshaped this sector.

This publication, written by Partner Funmi Iyayi and Associate Eugenia Amagyei, delves into mineral rights acquisition in Ghana’s mining sector. It unravels the complexities involved and emphasizes the importance of local and foreign investors.