Using Data to tell the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Story

"We believe that with better data the true story of the sector's social, environmental, and economic impact can be told." To bridge the data divide, the World Bank has partnered with Pact to develop DELVE, a platform for artisanal and small-scale mining data that is being piloted in 2017.

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Tanzania: Small-scale mining map reveals vast potential ...

Jan 25, 2019· Small-scale mining supports hundreds of thousands of relatively well-paid jobs, but with serious health and safety hazards. In Tanzania, mining is often the subject of headline news. There are frequent reports in the papers regarding fresh multimillion deals, new tax plans for the sector, or allegations of malpractice. These stories tend to focus on large-scale mining…

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OVERVIEW OF THE IMPACT OF MINING ON THE ZAMBEZI …

management control exerted during mining. Based on defined criteria, the impacts of mining and mineral processing operations were classified into high, medium and low impacts. These descriptors were then used to describe the scale and variety of impacts linked to mining activities in each of the sub-catchments.

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CHINESE INVOLVEMENT IN ILLEGAL SMALL-SCALE MINING …

Given the prevalence of small-scale mining around the world, many would agree that small-scale miners are poverty driven, and they often lack business fundamentals. Hence the need for support structures as well as mapping the socio-economic impact for small-scale mining activities in Namibia is crucial ((Nyambe & Amukete, 2009).

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Chinese involvement in illegal small scale mining in ...

When independence dawned on Namibia in 1990, about 5% made up the total mining industry employment from the small-scale mining sector. This study main objective of this study was to determine the Chinese involvement in illegal small scale mining its impact and implications in Namibia.

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Troubled waters: Artisanal mining and livelihoods in Ghana ...

Aug 23, 2016· Not all small-scale mining in Ghana is illegal. In fact, Ghana was the first sub-Saharan African country to pass legislation regulating ASM back in 1989. Currently, the Minerals and Mining Act of 2006 contains provisions for small-scale mining including registration, permits, health and safety, and environmental management.

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN …

PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL WORKSHOP IGCP/SIDA No. 594, WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA, JULY 5 th – 6th, 2012 ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN AFRICA Edited by Benjamin Mapani and Bohdan Kribek

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Republic of Namibia Namibia's Fourth National …

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

The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards the ... and effects of illegal mining (galamsey). The main impacts identified are on economic activities, health, social life and employment while the effects include those on economic ... According to the World Bank Group, "Small-scale mining is largely a poverty-driven activity,

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Small-scale miners struggling to survive - The Namibian

KARIBIB - Small-scale miners in the Erongo Region are struggling to keep their heads above water due to a shortage of equipment and hassles in …

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The environmental impacts of small-scale mining in Namibia

The Namibian mining sector is characterised by large, medium and small-scale mining sector. However, this study is based on the small-scale mining. Namibia is rich in mineral deposits including diamonds, uranium, gold, base metals, industrial minerals and different types of precious stones and dimension stones.

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Small scale mining, some info Mine Engineer.Com. Small Scale Mining Info Generally, the beginning and the end of most small scale mining attempts, is the prospecting phase. This is because most prospectors are not geologists and have not had the experience and eduion required to comprehend the nature and origin of . Dapatkan harganya

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

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.

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Cross-Sectional Profitability of Namibian Formal Small ...

Namibia considers formal small-scale mining firms (FSSMFs) as an important part of the solution to the problems of high unemployment, poverty, and the diminishing role of large-scale mining firms facing the country. However, to be a solution FSSMFs must be profitable first.

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THE ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE MINING SECTOR

1 THE ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE MINING SECTOR & SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS1 M. Hoadley1 and D. Limpitlaw1 1 School of Mining Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, [email protected] ABSTRACT The activities of the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector are largely poverty driven, and there is a

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Mining in Africa

1.1 Environmental and Health Issues in Gold Mining Areas 9 1.2 What Is a Mining Community? 12 1.3 How Remote Sensing Informs Agricultural Production 21 3.1 Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining 70 4.1 Small-Scale Mining Poses Challenges for Identifying Impacts of Large-Scale Mines 99 4.2 Effect of a Mine Opening on Access to

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2. SMALL-SCALE MINING: GENERAL OVERVIEW 4 2.1 Definition 4 2.2 Significance of the sector 6 2.3 Negative aspects 8 2.4 Gender issues 9 3. SELECTED BEST PRACTICES IN SMALL-SCALE MINING 10 3.1 Criteria for selection of best practices 10 3.2 Best practices identified 12 4.

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Women and Artisanal Mining: Gender Roles and the Road …

ILO further estimates that artisanal mining 1 The term poverty is used in a broad sense in this chapter. As described by Çagatay (2001), poverty refers to "human poverty", which includes lack of assets, dignity, autonomy and time in addition to income poverty. 2 Artisanal mining is used to denote all small-scale …

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TIPS - Poverty

Aug 06, 2019· Small-Scale Mining and Its Impact on Poverty in Namibia: A Case Study of Miners in the Erongo Region Year ... This project was designed to explore small-scale mining activities in Erongo Region of Namibia. The main objective was to explore possible contributions of small-scale mining to poverty alleviation in Namibia. The study seeks to achieve ...

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Small-scale Mining and Sustainable Development within the ...

6 Small-scale Mining and Sustainable Development within the SADC Region There is about a total of more than 1,000,000 small-scale miners estimated to work within the 6 target countries (which should add up to about 1.5 million for the whole SADC

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Small-Scale Mining and Its Impact on Poverty in Namibia: A ...

among small scale mining communities and all of these impacts negatively on the lives and activities of small-scale miners. With an expectation of revealing details of small-scale mining in Namibia, the study suffered from inadequate literature available in the public domain on small-scale mining activities in Namibia and elsewhere.

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Environmental Impact of Mining and the Well- Being of the ...

Small scale mining also involves small groups of people in a locality. They do not have their own gold sites but move from one place to another in search of mineral sites thinking they are rich in minerals. This type of mining is widely known to have a lot of negative impact on the environment. This type of mining is what had been

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The effectiveness of 'Operation Vanguard' against illegal ...

Even though, laws such as the Small-Scale Mining Law, PNDC Law 218 were enacted by the government to help curb the activities of illegal miners the Small-Scale Mining Law …

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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

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Chapter 25 Mining - World Bank

impact of the mining sector on poverty reduction can have similar significance on a regional scale. Mining can provide the government with budgetary resources that would be necessary for poverty reduction programs and that can have the potential to …

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Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining

Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining This appendix is meant to provide a brief review of the literature with regard to environmental and social impacts from mining, as well as key regulatory issues. Key Environmental and Social Impacts Environmental and social impacts of mining have been well-documented and an ample

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DIAMOND MINING AND THE ENVIRONMENT FACT SHEET

and pull their citizens out of the poverty cycle that blights much of the African continent. The Diamond mining industry faces environmental challenges It must be recognised that mineral extraction by its very nature of mining does have the potential to impact the environment unless carefully managed. The key challenge is Land

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Namibia's New Frontiers

Namibia's reputation for mostly sound custodianship of its extractive sector was evidenced in the 2012/13 Fraser Institute index which ranks the world's best mining jurisdictions for mining companies1. Namibia came 30th on the index – the sec-ond best score for sub-Saharan Africa (Botswana came 17th).

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(PDF) Mining and poverty reduction | Bill Nagel - Academia.edu

April, 2001. Small-scale mining: Artisanal and Small-scale mining generate about 15 percent of the world's nonfuel minerals, yet are a major source of income—in about 30 countries across the world—for at least an estimated 13 million people, a significant proportion of …

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