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  • Mining and poverty reduction: Transforming rhetoric

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  • Socially Responsible Artisanal and Small Scale Gold

    W e envision a formal, professional, environmentally sound, and socially responsible Artisanal Gold Mining Sector that supplies Responsible Artisanal Gold™ to markets, attracts socially responsible investors and buyers, and encourages ethical consumer behaviours. The Artisanal Gold Council (AGC) is a not-for-profit organization based out of Victoria, BC, Canada.

  • Mitigating the Activities of Artisanal and Small-Scale ...

    The urgent demand for appropriate mitigation of the activities of Artisanal and Small-scale Miners in Africa has become necessary in view of the immense contribution of the mining activities to poverty alleviation in the continent. The concept of appropriate social contract for artisanal and small-scale mining(ASM) emerged amid calls for more humane working conditions for this cadre of miners ...

  • (PDF) The Role of Micro and Small Enterprises for

    Contribution of SMEs on Poverty Alleviation in Zanzibar: A Case of Small Scale Salt Production in Pemba Easte rn Coast (Docto ral dissertation, The Open Unive rsity of Tanzania). [2] Abdissa, T.F ...

  • world bank report on small scale mining in ghana

    world bank report on small scale mining in ghana 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' the Though there exist laws on small scale mining, according to the 2008 Ghana Chamber of Mines report, illegal mining

  • TIPS - Small-Scale Mining and Its Impact on Poverty in ...

    2020-5-22  The main objective was to explore possible contributions of small-scale mining to poverty alleviation in Namibia. The study seeks to achieve three specific objectives, namely activities of small-scale mining, the role of small-scale mining with regard to poverty alleviation, and suggesting policy recommendation that may help to improve small ...

  • Small scale mining - menace or prospect for

    2020-7-7  Small scale mining, both legal and illegal, is crucial as a source of livelihood and income for poverty affected natives. As long as people’s livelihoods and means of survival are hinged to the sector, superficial policies to eliminate “galamsey” are a waste of time and if not well managed, could lead to feelings of deprivation and ...

  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining -

    2015-7-24  In many developing countries, artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is largely a poverty-driven activity which plays an important economic role. It is estimated that in the order of 13 million people in about 30 countries are directly engaged in small-scale mining, a significant proportion of whom are women and children.


    2018-5-26  economic impact of small scale miners in Ghana. Nyambe and Amunkete (2009) affirms the findings that small-scale mining contributes to poverty alleviation through employment creation, income earning opportunities, and sustaining local businesses by means of

  • Financial Flows linked to Artisanal and Small-Scale

    In 2016, Estelle developed The GIFF Project: an initiative to deepen the understanding of illicit financial flows linked to artisanal and small-scale gold mining, in collaboration with the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime. The tools developed by the initiative have been applied in Sierra Leone and Ghana.