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Small‐scale mining and its socio‐economic impact in ...

17/12/2002  Though these important socio‐economic contributions make small‐scale mining an indispensable economic activity, there is an obvious need for improved sustainability in the industry, more specifically, for operations to resolve pressing problems, many of

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The Impact of Small-Scale Mining Operations on Economies ...

19/12/2017  These studies aim to understanding the economic contribution of small-scale mining in East Africa. The synthesis study was commissioned to

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The Impact of Small-Scale Mining Operations on Economies ...

The Impact of Small-Scale Mining Operations on Economies and Livelihoods in Low- to Middle-Income Countries January 2018 This document is an output from a project funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) through the Research for Evidence Division (RED) for the benefit of developing countries. However, the views expressed and information contained in it is not ...

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Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining ...

Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Parts of Niger State, Central Nigeria A. Idris-Nda1*, N.M. Waziri2, A.D. Bida3 and S. Abdullahi4 1, 2, 4 Department of Geology, Federal University of Technology, Minna Nigeria. 3 Department of Mineral Resources Engineering, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna Nigeria. 1. INTRODUCTION A variety of mining activity is carried out in Nigeria

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The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale ...

01/01/2003  The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Developing Countries. G.M. Hilson. CRC Press, Jan 1, 2003 - Technology Engineering - 766 pages. 0 Reviews. The purpose of this book is to examine both the positive and negative socioeconomic impacts of artisanal and small-scale mining in developing countries. In recent years, a number of governments

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Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining ...

and Small-Scale Mining in Kenya: Gold and Gemstones January 2018 This document is an output from a project funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) through the Research for Evidence Division (RED) for the benefit of developing countries. However, the views expressed and information contained in it is not necessarily those of, or endorsed by DFID, which can accept no ...

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The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale ...

01/02/2003  The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Developing Countries . DOI link for The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Developing Countries. The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

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Impact of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining in Protected ...

07/02/2017  Although replacing artisanal and small scale mining with large-scale operations may be attractive from a government regulation point of view, they do not offer the same number of jobs that smaller operations do. The Methodological Toolkit has been designed to help users: 1.Rapidly assess and map environmental, social and economic impacts of Artisanal and Small-scale Mining,with a

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Socio-economic and environmental implications of Artisanal ...

01/04/2020  Abstract Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) activities continue to grow in many resource-endowed countries with ASM-generated revenues serving as a precursor to socio-economic growth especially in mineral-rich rural communities.

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The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale ...

The purpose of this book is to examine both the positive and negative socioeconomic impacts of artisanal and small-scale mining in developing countries. In recent years, a number of governments have attempted to formalize this rudimentary sector of industry, recognizing its socioeconomic importance. However, the industry continues to be plagued by a wide range of problems, including ...

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The Impact of Small-Scale Mining Operations on Economies ...

19/12/2017  The synthesis study was commissioned to strengthen the evidence-base on small-scale mining in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda and maximise the potential of the sector to promote inclusive economic growth ...

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Small‐scale mining and its socio‐economic impact in ...

17/12/2002  Though these important socio‐economic contributions make small‐scale mining an indispensable economic activity, there is an obvious need for improved sustainability in the industry, more specifically, for operations to resolve pressing problems, many of which have wide‐ranging impacts. However, because most small‐scale mines are low‐tech and employ

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Small-scale Mining and its Socio-economic Impact in ...

This article examines both the positive and negative socio-economic impacts of small-scale mining in developing countries, and outlines some key

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Evaluating the impact of small-scale mining on the ...

The artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector in Guyana has, over the last decade, become the main engine for economic growth, the key source of foreign exchange and a vital source of employment across the country. It has therefore served as a vital driver in alleviating poverty and helping the country to make progress on the Sustainable Development Goals

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Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining ...

and Small-Scale Mining in Kenya: Gold and Gemstones January 2018 This document is an output from a project funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) through the Research for Evidence Division (RED) for the benefit of developing countries. However, the views expressed and information contained in it is not necessarily those of, or endorsed by

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The Socio-Economic Impacts of Small-Scale Mining: The Case ...

The Socio-Economic Impacts of Small-Scale Mining: The Case of Zambia book. The Socio-Economic Impacts of Small-Scale Mining: The Case of Zambia . DOI link for The Socio-Economic Impacts of Small-Scale Mining: The Case of Zambia. The Socio-Economic Impacts of Small-Scale Mining: The Case of Zambia book. Edited By G.M. Hilson. Book The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining ...

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Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining ...

The Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Uganda: Gold and Clay iii jobs, almost half of which are held by women. This includes approximately 40,000 jobs in gold mining and 93,000 jobs in clay and clay brick production. • ASM is economically significant to an estimated 5 million Ugandans. Expenditures of ASM

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Impact of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining in Protected ...

07/02/2017  Although replacing artisanal and small scale mining with large-scale operations may be attractive from a government regulation point of view, they do not offer the same number of jobs that smaller operations do. The Methodological Toolkit has been designed to help users: 1.Rapidly assess and map environmental, social and economic impacts of Artisanal and Small-scale Mining

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Socio-economic and environmental implications of Artisanal ...

01/04/2020  Small-scale mining and its socio-economic impact in developing countries. Natural Resources Forum. 2002 Wiley Online Library (2002), pp. 3-13. View Record in Scopus Google Scholar. Hilson, 2002c. G. Hilson. The environmental impact of small-scale gold mining in Ghana: identifying problems and possible solutions. Geogr. J., 168 (1) (2002), pp. 57-72.

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Evaluating the impact of small-scale mining on the ...

Valuing ecological, economic and social impacts of ASM in Guyana shows the value the industry can have to the country. Abstract. The artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector in Guyana has, over the last decade, become the main engine for economic growth, the key source of foreign exchange and a vital source of employment across the country. It has therefore served

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The impact of small-scale mining operations on economies ...

This report provides an overarching synthesis to understand the impact of small-scale mining operations on economies and livelihoods in low- to middle-income countries, and explores the implications for three case study countries in East Africa: Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda.

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Small‐scale mining and its socio‐economic impact in ...

01/02/2002  Though these important socio‐economic contributions make small‐scale mining an indispensable economic activity, there is an obvious need for improved sustainability in the industry, more specifically, for operations to resolve pressing problems, many of which have wide‐ranging impacts. However, because most small‐scale mines are low‐tech and employ

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Impact of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining in Protected ...

07/02/2017  Artisanal and small scale mining (ASM) is an important source of income for millions of poor people around the world. The past decade has seen increasing numbers of individuals and households turn to ASM, and this trend is likely to grow in the face of high mineral prices, population growth, poverty and climate change.

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The economic contributions of artisanal and small-scale ...

26/10/2018  Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) activities have been a significant source of employment for Kenyans, playing a critical role in poverty reduction and rural development. Even so, limited data and information has been available concerning the current and potential economic development opportunity that the small-scale mining sector represents.

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Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining on Water ...

The socio-economic benefits of small scale mining, which include employment and income generation, are seriously outweighed by devastating environmental costs and impacts. The objective of this chapter is to examine effects of ASGM on

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The impact of small-scale gold mining on mining ...

The impact of small-scale gold mining on mining communities in Ghana Isaac Kojo Arah University of New England Ho Polytechnic Abstract The Ghanaian mining industry is a controversial one. Many believe that the industry has contributed greatly towards the socio-economic development of the country in terms of employment and social infrastructure. However, others believe that the negative effects ...

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The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale ...

01/01/2003  The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Developing Countries. G.M. Hilson. CRC Press, Jan 1, 2003 - Technology Engineering - 766 pages. 0 Reviews. The purpose of this book is to examine both the positive and negative socioeconomic impacts of artisanal and small-scale mining in developing countries. In recent years, a

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Socio economic impacts and policy of artisanal small-scale ...

Socio economic impacts and policy of artisanal small-scale gold mining in relation to sustainable agriculture: a case study at Sekotong of West Lombok . By S Suhartini and A Abubakar. Cite . BibTex; Full citation; Publisher: International Research Centre for the Management of Degraded and Mining Lands. Year: 2017. DOI identifier:

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The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale ...

The purpose of this book is to examine both the positive and negative socioeconomic impacts of artisanal and small-scale mining in developing countries. In recent years, a number of governments have attempted to formalize this rudimentary sector of industry, recognizing its socioeconomic importance. However, the industry continues to be plagued by a wide range of

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Socio Economic Impacts and Policy of Artisanal Small-scale ...

Artisanal and small scale gold mining (ASGM) activities at Sekotong Sub District, West Lombok District, West Nusa Tenggara which use a traditional system have been operating since 2008. The objectives of this study were to analyze the socio-economic impacts of ASGM, to know the policy on ASGM in West Lombok Regency, and to formulate the policy recommendations of

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The impact of small-scale mining operations on economies ...

This report provides an overarching synthesis to understand the impact of small-scale mining operations on economies and livelihoods in low- to middle-income countries, and explores the implications for three case study countries in East Africa: Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. An international development organization at work in nearly 40 countries, Pact is the promise of a

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Small‐scale mining and its socio‐economic impact in ...

17/12/2002  Though these important socio‐economic contributions make small‐scale mining an indispensable economic activity, there is an obvious need for improved sustainability in the industry, more specifically, for operations to resolve pressing problems, many of which have wide‐ranging impacts. However, because most small‐scale mines are low‐tech and employ

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The impact of small-scale gold mining on mining ...

The impact of small-scale gold mining on mining communities in Ghana Isaac Kojo Arah University of New England Ho Polytechnic Abstract The Ghanaian mining industry is a controversial one. Many believe that the industry has contributed greatly towards the socio-economic development of the country in terms of employment and social infrastructure. However, others believe that the negative effects ...

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The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale ...

The purpose of this book is to examine both the positive and negative socioeconomic impacts of artisanal and small-scale mining in developing countries. In recent years, a number of governments have attempted to formalize this rudimentary sector of industry, recognizing its socioeconomic importance. However, the industry continues to be plagued by a wide range of

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THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATIONS OF ...

detail the far-ranging impact of mining operations. ... artisanal and small-scale miners mostly involved in gold and diamond mining. These are regarded as viable sources of a living income because of the high value of the minerals. Despite recognising the importance of these activities as alternative sources of livelihood, the government regard the activities as illegal apart from

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The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards ...

The main impacts identified are on economic activities, health, social life and employment while the effects include those on economic activities, health, social life, environment, agriculture and education. It was then recommended that both the government and the public sector should legalize the galamsey as well as encourage them by means of assisting them financially. Keywords: Mining ...

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Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining on Water ...

Artisanal and small scale gold mining (ASGM) is an informal economic activity. ASGM is the process of extracting gold ore from the ground in the absence of land rights, mining license, exploration or mining mineral exploration permit or any legitimate document that allows the operation. Its haphazard nature, location close to and dependence on water have negative effects

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The Mutoshi Pilot Project: Local economic impact of a ...

This report, commissioned by the Trafigura Group, summarizes an analysis of the local economic impacts of a responsible sourcing partnership between the Trafigura Group (a commodities trading and logistics company), Chemaf (a mining company), COMIAKOL (a cooperative for artisanal and small-scale mining), and Pact (an international NGO) at the Mutsoshi mine in

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Zimbabwe’s Small-Scale, Artisanal Miners Emerge as Country ...

Small-scale gold-mining continued, and the informal and black markets flourished. The government decriminalized small-scale mining in late 2013, a shift that sparked some efforts to formalize artisanal mining. That small-scale gold miners have boosted their production to surpass that of large mining operations is astonishing, given that most small miners use

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Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ...

Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining Communities in Ghana Albert K. Mensah 1,*, ... Abstract Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country’s GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale ...

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