implications of small scale mining on livelihoods pdf

Published in Outlook on Agriculture · 2010Authors Beatrice Kwai · Gavin HilsonAffiliation University of ReadingAbout Diversification · Livelihood · Rural area[]

INCREASING THE CONTRIBUTION OF ARTISANAL

The impact of the Second World War led to abandonment of small-scale mining operations and hence a sharp decline in gold production. Production during the decade 1950 to 1960 remained at approx. 2 tonnes/year, rising to approx. 3 tonnes/year towards the end of the decade.

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South-South labour migration and the impact of the

in informal small-scale gold mining, esp. gold boom years of 2010 to 2013 Traced the impact on the livelihoods of both Chinese and Ghanaian informal miners, as well as on wider economic, environmental and political landscapes. Benefits for some, adverse impact for many Casts shadow on Ghanaian state & self-serving elites

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An IntegrAted Assessment of ArtIsAnAl And s gold

An Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana (ASGM) Final Report. 7 Ghanaians in the interest of European capital [3,5]. By 1930, all mining concessions were in European hands and the industry was suffering a serious labor crisis as Ghanaians refused to work in the mines [5].

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Small Scale Artisanal Diamond Mining and Rural

unrecognised and unlicensed artisanal diamond mining and who use such mining, in the midst of these economic challenges, as a supplementary means of income or livelihood diversification. Artisanal diamond mining in Lesotho is a livelihood for rural s that is masked by the dominant representation of Lesotho as a labour reserve.

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small effects of small scale mining act

The Effect Of Small Scale Mining On The Environment. The Effect Of Small Scale Mining On The Environment By Asante Richard Small scale mining has been existence for decades in Ghana and has been noted for a source of employment to 96% of 52,000 Ghanaians working in the mining industry (Ghana National Commission UNESCO).

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Chapter 25 Mining World Bank

Small-scale mining provides a livelihood for approximately 13 million workers and their families worldwide, particularly in countries such as Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, China, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Ecuador, India, Indonesia,

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Artisanal mining and rural livelihoods in Africa Change

Natural resource governance initiatives at different scales 2. Livelihoods, diversification and change in artisanal and small- scale mining communities 3. Integration of ASM policies into broader local development strategies and poverty reduction policies. My Research in Sierra Leone.

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LiveLihoods ApproAches As A conservAtion tooL

A livelihood comprises people, their capabilities and their means of living, including food, income and assets. Assets may be tangible assets such as resources and stores, or intangible assets such as claims and access. Sustainable Livelihoods A livelihood is sustainable when it can cope with and

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Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small

effects to local economies while underpinning the livelihoods of riparian communities. The SSF Guidelines are long overdue because of the need for an international instrument that provides consensus principles and guidance on addressing small-scale fisheries.

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SMALL-SCALE GOLD MINING AND RURAL LIVELIHOODS

The results of the study revealed that small-scale gold mining has transformed the socio-economic situation of Wozoli community in Silobela (Kwekwe). The sector has promoted direct and indirect employment, agglomeration of economic activities in the community and its

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The Effect Of Small Scale Mining On The Environment

The Effect Of Small Scale Mining On The Environment By Asante Richard Small scale mining has been existence for decades in Ghana and has been noted for a source of employment to 96% of 52,000 Ghanaians working in the mining industry (Ghana National Commission UNESCO).

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Perceived Effects of Sand Dredging on Livelihood

The study examined perceived effects of sand dredging activities on livelihood diversification of artisanal fisher folks in Lagos State, Nigeria. Multi-stage sampling procedure was used to select respondents for the study. Purposively, Eti-Osa, Ibeju-Lekki, Epe and Ikorodu local Government Areas (LGAs) were selected for intensive dredging activities.

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Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga

Social impacts of artisanal cobalt mining in Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo III Table of contents List of tables V List of figures V Acknowledgements VIII List of acronyms and abbreviations VIII Executive summary 1 1 Introduction 5 2 Background information 6 2.1 The global cobalt market 6 2.1.1 Demand 6 2.1.2 Production 6

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Mining Effects on Rural Livelihoods, Adopted Strategies

The study determines the effects of mining on rural livelihoods, adopted strategies and the role of stakeholder and regulatory institutions. The study achieves this by investigating the status of key rural livelihood indicators, what influence the choice of livelihood strategies in mining communities and the assessment of institutional performance.

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South-South labour migration and the impact of the

in informal small-scale gold mining, esp. gold boom years of 2010 to 2013 Traced the impact on the livelihoods of both Chinese and Ghanaian informal miners, as well as on wider economic, environmental and political landscapes. Benefits for some, adverse impact for many Casts shadow on Ghanaian state & self-serving elites

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Mining in the Philippines PIPLinks

that already exist in small scale mining and the need to establish criteria for that development of the mining industry which protects the precious and unique biodiversity of the Philippines and the rights of indigenous communities. During our visit, we found scant evidence of mining benefiting local people or the country's economy.

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining worldbank

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining occurs in approximately 80 countries worldwide. There are approximately 100 million artisanal miners globally. Artisanal and small-scale production supply accounts for 80% of global sapphire, 20% of gold mining and up to 20% of diamond mining.

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impacts of artisinal mining on rural livelihoods

Impacts of Surface Gold Mining on Land Use Systems in Western,- impacts of artisinal mining on rural livelihoods,18 Mar 2011, Surface gold mining is an extreme source of such a conflict, but mining impacts on local livelihoods often remain unclear, with resettlement and alternative livelihood programs, and former farmers engage in small-scale a.ARTISANAL MINING, SMALLHOLDER FARMING AND

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Socio economic and environmental impact assessment

Small-scale irrigation systems vary in type based on water source and distribution technology. These systems are diversion, spate, spring and storage systems and are defined as follows by (CRS, 1999) River diversion systems are off-take systems and are the most common form of

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THE EMPLOYMENT, INCOME AND FOREIGN

Small-scale mining, largely the illegal type popularly known as 'galamsey', has been destroying the environment and creating social problems across the country. The first objective of this paper is to detail and analyze the employment, income and foreign exchange effects of the small-scale mining industry. Secondly, it is to propose ways of

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SMALL-SCALE GOLD MINING AND RURAL LIVELIHOODS

The role of small-scale gold mining in promoting sustainable livelihoods among local communities in Kadoma district of Zimbabwe.Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, 13(7), 191-200. Rabe-Hesketh, S. and Skrondal, A. (2006).

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Mining in Africa openknowledge.worldbank

4 Socioeconomic Effects of Large-Scale Gold Mining Evidence from Ghana, Mali, and Tanzania 91 Introduction 91 Gold Mining in Ghana, Mali, and Tanzania 93 Empirical Methodology 96 Evolution of Trends in Mining and Nonmining Areas 103 Livelihoods and Occupations 105 Accumulation of Assets 118 Child Health 121

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Mining in Africa managing the impacts

Environmental impacts continue well after the mine has been exhausted, so it is local communi- ties that bear the long-term burden of mining. The environmental legacy of mining in Africa is generally that of large unfilled holes and aban- doned artisanal mining sites.

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Minerals and Africa's Development

Africa's mining legacy and the search for a new development approach 151 Optimizing mineral linkages needs a conscious policy approach 151 "e global mining industry opportunities still exist 152 Boosting the contribution from artisanal and small-scale mining 152 Preventing and managing mining

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Gendered Livelihoods in Small Mines and Quarries in

Women constitute a large segment of workers in the informal mines all over the world. Although the mining industry tends to appear as a masculine one, women constitute a large segment of workers in the artisanal, small and informal mines all over the world (WMMF, 2000).

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Mining and Sustainable Development The Case of

Mining accounted for 6% of GDP in 2011 and the sector grew by 23.5% in 2012. There are currently about thirteen (13) large scale mining companies and 16 operations and over 1000 registered small- scale companies in the sector. Large scale companies are mainly foreign owned while small-

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The political economy of small-scale mining in Zimbabwe

In the 1990s, Zimbabwe was at the forefront of supporting small-scale mining as a livelihood option. This was a response to the growth of illegal alluvial panning, with the idea that upgrading and formalising would create more viable and long-term sources of employment and livelihood.

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Report Enhancing mining's contribution to the

presented by large-scale mining investment, and one 4 Enhancing mining's contribution to the Zambian economy and society Mining Partnerships for Development . Attempts to strengthen economic management and governance have had mixed results. On the Worldwide

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Women's Livelihoods in Artisanal and Small-Scale

1 Women's Livelihoods in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Central and Eastern Africa Methodological Notes from the Kampala Workshop (29 June-04 July 2015) Decky Kipuka Kabongi1 This methodological note reflects on the experience of a group of field researchers

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VULNERABILITY OF RURAL LIVELIHOODS TO THE

Since 1989 when small scale mining in Ghana was legalised, a lot of interest has been generated in the sector because of it's socio-economic benefits. However, owing to lack of the necessary training and inadequate financial base on the part of small scale operators, most operations are poorly managed environmentally (Amegbey et al, 2007).

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