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NCOM Statement by the National Coalition on Mining - twn-africa

The Kyekyewere incident is only the latest in a chain of fatal accidents involving illegal small scale gold miners. These incidents, the influx of illegal Chinese...

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SCALES OF RESPONSIBLE GOLD MINING: OVERCOMING ...

perspectives of miners, government officials, mining consultants, NGO leaders, and non- mining ... governments. The future of artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Southern Ecuador ... support as I worked to finish this masters thesis.

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The hazardous nature of small scale underground mining in Ghana

Small scale mining of minerals such as gold and diamond has provided employment ... Although the efforts by government and the NGOs have noticeably improved the ... and pledged Beijing's support to help tackle the illegal small scale mining issue ... It is publicly known that small scale miners in Ghana operate in unsafe...

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Project name - saicm

engagement with small scale miners and allied sectors in the region; (iii) ... stakeholders in collaboration with NGOs (such as BAN Toxics) are taking up the ... the region and global agencies in implementation duties and strongly supports the mercury ... Summary Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is the largest...

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Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in ...

Jul 15, 2015 ... Keywords: artisanal small-scale gold mining (ASGM), subsistence agriculture, .... internet searches of “grey literature” from government, NGO, and other websites. ..... and illegal miners lack support to become regularized [27].

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Responsible mining

Responsible mining refers to advocacy to reform mining activity, as well as to a marketing strategy used by mining companies to promote their operations as ... initiative that supports artisanal and...

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Gem mountains and gold forests: Artisanal and small-scale mining ...

May 27, 2013 ... Gem mountains and gold forests: Artisanal and small-scale mining in .... Deforestation is extensive, as miners cut timber to support shafts and tunnels. ... through the advocacy of international donors and domestic NGOs.

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Child Labor and Mercury Exposure in Tanzania's Small-Scale Gold ...

The first phase of small-scale gold ... [51] Miners with silicosis are at a high risk of .... they earned to help to support their .... (NGO) on the impact of mercury use by...

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west africa's golden future? conflicts around gold mining in senegal

scale. The only attempt at large-scale gold mining in Senegal was undertaken by ... local artisanal and small-scale miners as well as NGO activists estimate that, ..... Their support for local populations in terms of securing access to ASM sites.

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Supporting pathways to minimise the harm and maximise the ...

Dec 11, 2014 ... Artisanal and small scale mining (ASM) involves up to 30 million ... (RIEL) and included government, University and NGO partners from ... Gold Mining (CGGM) and APRI have been mentoring local miners for the last 5 years.

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Inclusive reform for Ghana's small-scale and artisanal mining sector ...

Mar 23, 2016 ... While accounting for an estimated 34 per cent of Ghana's gold production in ... The event was convened by the NGO Friends of the Nation, with support from the ... Many small-scale miners are already working hard to operate...

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Conflict tarnishes Fairtrade gold : January 2015 : Contributoria ...

Fairtrade's gold programme is aimed at the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) ... Peru is one of the largest producers of gold in the world, with a sizeable .... rights NGO Peru Support Group says: “The environmental impacts of mining are...

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Relevant References | FONDO SANTA BARBARA

Artisanal gold mining is one of the most significant sources of mercury ... Yet development donors, governments, wider industry players and NGOs ... Large Scale Miners and Artisanal and Small Scale Miners Working Together .... Proponents have long argued that small-scale mining, given proper direction and support, can...

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Projects - Artisanal Gold Council

The project also supports targeted subnational governments to better ... Suriname: Reducing the Use and Release of Mercury by Artisanal Gold Miners in Latin America ... Artisanal and small scale gold mining is widespread in Suriname. ..... Partners: European Environmental Bureau (EEB), AGENDA (Tanzania based NGO).

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria

Traced to artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) operations, the scope of ... intended to accelerate the formalization of artisanal miners in order to ... communities, regulators, civil society/NGO groups, and experts, both within Nigeria and ... have greater support, incentives, and resources to improve their operations,.....

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In praise of small miners | The Economist

May 7, 2016 ... But researchers are concluding that small-scale mining may offer a more attractive path out of ... infrastructure, but locals say small-scale gold mining has driven the town's explosive growth. ... Some informal mines support killers. ... The UN agency and NGO signs that line so many roads in rural Africa are.....

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mining in south sudan: opportunities and risks for local ... - Cordaid

country's artisanal and small-scale mining sector. The picture that emerges is a remarkable one: artisanal gold mining in South. Sudan 'employs' ... industry in South Sudan, government and mining companies need to invest in specialized staff ..... The assessment team is grateful for the support of all who have contributed i...

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Small-scale mining & Human rights Background information 1. The ...

The Mongolian Artisanal Miners' United Umbrella Association NGO (MASM) ... situation of artisanal small-scale miners in Mongolia for consideration by the Human ... on supporting responsible artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). 3. ... Since the February amendments to the Minerals Law on Gold Trading to improve the.

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The Tiffany & Co. Foundation | Grants | Responsible Mining

Support for the registration of artisanal gold miners in the Democratic Republic of ... Support of standards development for artisanal and small-scale gold mining. .... academics, NGOs and organizations working in the sector to determine labor,...

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A Report Focusing on Artisanal Mining Communities

a portion of the royalties paid by mining companies are paid to the District ... support small-scale mining of gold in 1989 was not only aimed at improving national reve- nues, but ..... œ W hat donor/NGO support can be brought into the scheme?

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