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Apr 13, 2021

Nov 24, 2021 Gold mining is the most popular activity among the ASM activities 96 . ... Although gold mining activities are being widely conducted throughout in the country, a limited number of scientific

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  • Responsible Supply Chains in Artisanal and Small-Scale
    Responsible Supply Chains in Artisanal and Small-Scale

    engage in opportunities for formalization. Mining activities cannot be considered legitimate when they contribute to conflict and serious abuses associated with the extraction, transport or trade of minerals as defined in Annex II of the Due Diligence Guidance. In many producing countries the legal framework stipulates that ASM activities

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  • POSITION PAPER ON ASM GOLD SECTOR IN GHANA
    POSITION PAPER ON ASM GOLD SECTOR IN GHANA

    2016, gold earned Ghana $4.43 billion as against $1.89 billion earned by cocoa (The Observatory of Economic Complexity [OEC], 2018). As Table 1 illustrates, the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) component of the Ghanaian gold mining sector contributed more than 30% of Ghana’s gold production between 2012 and 2016. Yet the sector is

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  • Responsible Gold Sourcing from Artisanal and Small
    Responsible Gold Sourcing from Artisanal and Small

    tained gold value. These figures demonstrate that sustainable artisanal and small scale gold mining (ASGM) could make a significant contribution to the reduction of poverty in many developing countries. ASM activities may occur under extremely difficult conditions and risks including child labor

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  • Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana
    Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana

    for ASM activities, the policy framework for Ghana’s mining sector has largely prioritised the development of large-scale activities. o ne of the questionable moves made has been the Inter-Ministerial t ask Force on Illegal Mining, which conducts sweeps of illegal mining operations to arrest miners and seize equipment

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  • Artisanal and small-scale mining | Extractive Industries
    Artisanal and small-scale mining | Extractive Industries

    Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in EITI countries. Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is largely an informal sector with limited available information on production, revenues, operations and even location of activities. Regulation of the sector is often inadequate and its real contribution to national economy is difficult to estimate

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  • The Impact of Expanding Artisanal and Small-Scale
    The Impact of Expanding Artisanal and Small-Scale

    mining makes a significant contribution to national mineral output in all three study countries. In Ghana, ASM contributes nearly a third of national gold output. Given that until recently most ASM activities were locally financed and most of the inputs are obtained locally, such a sizeable contribution to national output

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  • GLOBAL TRENDS IN ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE
    GLOBAL TRENDS IN ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE

    Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) has experienced explosive growth in recent years due to the rising value of mineral prices and the increasing difficulty of earning a living from agriculture and other rural activities. An estimated 40.5 million people were directly engaged in

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  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria
    Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria

    Jul 11, 2011 work).2 Perhaps most fundamentally, it is the lack of livelihood support for the artisanal gold mining sector that has driven the growth of unregulated mining activities in the region.3 While the pressing need to help miners move away from the use of mercury (as well as practices that expose people to lead) is clear, the solution is not

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  • Angola | ASM
    Angola | ASM

    The ASM sector produces diamond, gold and dimension stones. Angola is the third largest producer of diamonds in Africa. Hydrocarbons(oil) however, completely dominate the country’s economy and extractive sector. ASM can only be sanctioned for areas in which industrial-scale mining has been maxed out and deemed no longer economically viable

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  • Mining governance dilemma and impacts: A case of gold
    Mining governance dilemma and impacts: A case of gold

    Jun 01, 2019 This suggests a connection between poverty and illegal ASM that could be linked to the “poverty-illegal mining nexus” of Arthur et al. (2016), which found various livelihood assets associated with ASM and how critical assets are adversely affected by ASM activities in a case study in Prestea mining region of Ghana. On the other hand, unlike

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  • Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small-Scale
    Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small-Scale

    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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  • Artisanal gold mining in DRC: time to get down to earth
    Artisanal gold mining in DRC: time to get down to earth

    children. ASM and gold trade also became integrated in the regional war economy, with armed groups taking control over several mining areas, and using ASM to finance their activities - a legacy that lives on to this day (Geenen et al., 2013a). Such trade was naturally facilitated by

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  • What is Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining (ASM)? - Fair
    What is Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining (ASM)? - Fair

    Aug 23, 2017 Environmental damage through erosion and deforestation of protected areas, biodiversity loss, and water pollution are often associated with ASM 4. ASM gold mining is widely known to be one of the world’s biggest sources of mercury pollution 4

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  • Responsible Supply Chains in Artisanal and Small
    Responsible Supply Chains in Artisanal and Small

    engage in opportunities for formalization. Mining activities cannot be considered legitimate when they contribute to conflict and serious abuses associated with the extraction, transport or trade of minerals as defined in Annex II of the Due Diligence Guidance. In many producing countries the legal framework stipulates that ASM activities

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  • ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE MINING
    ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE MINING

    Artisanal mining includes the activities of individuals using mostly rudimentary mining methods, manual and rudimentary tools to access mineral ore, usually available on surface, or at shallow depths although, in South Africa, such mining often occurs at relatively deep levels. These individuals conduct this activity mostly for subsistence

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  • GLOBAL TRENDS IN ARTISANAL AND SMALL
    GLOBAL TRENDS IN ARTISANAL AND SMALL

    activity is focused on mining high-value minerals like gold, silver and gemstones (ILO, 1999). About 50 per cent of the total number of ASM operators work on gold extraction, contributing to 90 per cent of total employment in gold mining (the remaining 10 per cent is mainly large-scale gold mining) (Levin, 2014)

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  • AN ETHNOGRAPHY OF INFORMAL ARTISANAL GOLD
    AN ETHNOGRAPHY OF INFORMAL ARTISANAL GOLD

    GOLD MINING IN JOHANNESBURG 1. Introduction Artisanal small-scale mining (ASM) refers to the work of individuals and groups who mine for minerals using basic equipment, organised in small groups (ILO 2005). Informal ASM includes the absence of any permit to undertake mining, minimal use of safety equipment, and the selling of minerals informally

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  • Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small
    Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small

    Artisanal and Small-Scale mining (ASM) refers to informal mining activities carried out using low technology or with minimal machinery. Artisanal and Small Scale mining is an important source of income for millions of poor people around the world. The past decade has seen increasing numbers of

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  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) Development Expert
    Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) Development Expert

    Provide ToT to geologists and technicians of East Guji Mining Bureaus and to Shakiso TVET trainers; Monitor the first delivery of ASM training to a gold mining cooperative by MoMP geologists and technicians and provide feedback. Participate in meetings (e.g. information meetings, workshops, training etc.) Other duties as assigned. Deliverables

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