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Artisanal gold mining, a blessing in disguise FHH Journal

Small-scale and artisanal mines have a crucial role in improving the lives of local communities but are also a target for organised crime, which makes them a controversial topic at the heart of the gold supply chain. This third and final article in the series looks at the challenges facing the informal mining sector as debated at the recent Basel Gold Day.

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining More than 13 million people in the South are directly engaged in small-scale mining many of whom are women and children with another 80 to 100 million depending on it for some aspect of thei livelihood. These activities are often both illegal and environmentally damaging, and dangerous for

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Typology of Environmental Impacts of Artisanal and Small

Artisanal and small-scale mining is a widespread economic sector in the African Great Lakes Region, where it has an adverse impact on the population’s environment. The purpose of this paper is to summarize and consider the typology of the environmental impacts of artisanal and small-scale mining, in particular, the anthropogenic influences on topography with regard to the methods used in raw

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Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

International Journal of Mining Science (IJMS) Page 21 Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Parts of Niger State, Central Nigeria A.

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[PDF] Rehabilitation of Artisanal Mining Gold Land in West

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Miners' magic: artisanal mining, the albino fetish and

Aug 18, 2010· Jesper Bosse Jønsson, a geographer, has worked in Tanzania for ten years on rural livelihoods and unfolding developments in mining, both as an academic and NGO representative. Richard Sherrington, an anthropologist, has researched development and mining issues in Tanzania since 2000, specifically artisanal diamond mining in Mwanza and Shinyanga.

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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining and food security

Despite growing community engagement in artisanal gold mining practices, there is a lack of evidence on the implication that mining activities have on miners’ livelihoods and food security. Therefore, the research sets out to explore the implications of artisanal gold mining on food security.

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Artisanal and small scale mining in India: selected

(2008). Artisanal and small scale mining in India: selected studies and an overview of the issues. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment: Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 194-209.

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Female Faces in Informal ‘Spaces’: Women and Artisanal and

(2018). Female Faces in Informal ‘Spaces’: Women and Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in sub-Saharan Africa. Africa Journal of Management: Vol. 4, Managing Africa’s Informal Economy: Research, Practice and Advocacy, pp. 306-346.

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Artisanal mining: an economic stepping stone for women

Artisanal mining is about reaping the riches of the earth to make a living. Artisanal mining is the informal, and more primitive type of small‐scale mining. It is usually characterized by individuals or groups who very inefficiently exploit superficial mineral deposits, often illegally and

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Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

International Journal of Mining Science (IJMS) Page 21 Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Parts of Niger State, Central Nigeria A.

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Productivity of Artisanal Tin Mining in Jos South Local

Feb 01, 2020· Abstract This study focuses on the assessment of artisanal tin mining productivity in Plateau State, Nigeria. The assessment is carried out in order to understand the level of productivity in place at the visited sites of work by the artisans, to identify the key constraints to on-site artisanal mining based on the views of the artisans to be able to proffer possible solution to the problem.

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[PDF] Rehabilitation of Artisanal Mining Gold Land in West

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Female Faces in Informal ‘Spaces’: Women and Artisanal and

This paper critically examines how women employed in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) low-tech mineral extraction and processing in sub-Saharan Africa could be affected by moves made to formalize and support their activities under the Africa Mining Vision (AMV), ‘Africa’s own response to tackling the paradox of great mineral wealth existing side by side with pervasive poverty’.

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Artisanal gold mining in Batouri area, East Cameroon

mining communities in the Batouri locality in the East region of Cameroon. This paper seeks to characterize the mining population and to identify the socio-economic “panning” for gold. They use a pan to scoop silt and sand and environmental impacts of artisanal gold mining on livelihood sustainability in Batouri containing gold.

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Artisanal and small scale mining in India: selected

(2008). Artisanal and small scale mining in India: selected studies and an overview of the issues. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment: Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 194-209.

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Gold is not green: artisanal gold mining threatens

Artisanal gold mining has been practiced for centuries in Madagascar, although it has long been consid-ered an illegal and dangerous practice. Despite legalization of the extractive activities in 1995, the Government policies (Malagasy Mining code : LOI n° 99-022 du 19 Ao^ut 1999 portant Code minier (Journal.Officiel. n° 2595 du 30 Ao^ut

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Socio-economic and environmental impact of mining on

Jan 01, 2016· The mining sector is dominated by artisanal and small scale mines, with 3–5 percent of women constituting the total mining workforce in Taita Taveta County (Taita Taveta County Government, 2013); Rop, 2014, Anyona and Rop, 2015). Artisanal mining relies on physical menial labour, which can be too strenuous for many women.

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Artisanal small-scale mining: Potential Jàmbá Journal

Mineral extraction is the most destructive industry to the environment (Chenje 2000), and artisanal small-scale mining (ASM) contributes to this destruction.The definition of ASM varies from country to country (Musingwini & Sibanda 1999), depending on variables such as investment costs, mine output, labour productivity, size of concessions, amount of resources, annual sales and levels of

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The Role of Conflict Minerals, Artisanal Mining, and

However, many challenges remain for government efforts to regulate the artisanal sector and minimize the activities of illicit trading networks. References Cited. Geenen, S., 2011, Relations and regulations in local gold trade networks in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo: Journal of Eastern African Studies, v. 5, no. 3, p. 427-446.

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International NGO Journal youth in artisanal gold mining

Artisanal mining is a non-mechanized mining operation carried out manually in less than 15 m vertical depth by citizens or cooperation. To run such an operation, one has to be licensed irrespective of the financial resources, technical competence, professional skills and experience of the claimant (Ethiopian Ministry of Mines, 2012; Ethiopian Mining Operation Proclamation, 2010).

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Editorial introduction: the extractive industries

Gavin Hilson is Chair of Sustainability in Business at the University of Surrey Business School, UK. Over the past decade, he has carried out research on the environmental and social dimensions of artisanal and small-scale mining in developing countries, publishing over 100 papers, book chapters and reports on the subject, most of which draw upon fieldwork conducted in West Africa and the Guianas.

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The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local livelihoods

Mar 26, 2002· Artisanal mining can contribute to poverty alleviation and provides many opportunities. It is an activity associated with many negative social impacts. Miners are exposed to chemical contaminants, unsanitary conditions, prostitution, alcoholism and drug-taking.

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