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Abstract The socioeconomic and environmental impacts of informal artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in Ghana are assessed in this paper. The paper includes a case study of an informal ASM-affected community located in the Western Region of Ghana. A two-phase mixed-method approach consisting of literature reviews, questionnaires, interviews, and water quality assessments was employed.

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2009-1-22 · The socioeconomic team performed surveys by interviewing people and discussed mining impact issues with local stakeholders, medical persons and the mining company. The main survey included 103 s and was performed in the three villages situated in the main valley (see Fig. 2). It was designed to obtain data on the mining-dependent ...

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2020-4-7 · Municipality (SBDM). The mining activities in this district have been dominated by sand mining, clay (kaolin), limestone and aggregate stone mining. Despite its significance in economic development, small-scale mining has caused some major socio-economic and environmental impacts, such as land degradation, land instability, water contamination and

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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.

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2021-6-12 · Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of the Ban on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining at Bonsa, Ghana aGeorge Agyei, bMaxwell Opoku Mingle* a,bUniversity of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa, Ghana Article Info Abstract Article history: Received 03 March 2021 Revised 16 March 2021 Accepted 20 March 2021 Available online 10 June 2021

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 · Small-scale mining has equally played a major role in the livelihood conditions of Ghanaians at the micro-level. Abbiw (2020) and Hilson (2002) argued that small-scale gold mining has a major ...

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Ch. 11- The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Developing Countries Women and Artisanal Mining: Gender Roles and the Road Ahead By Jennifer J. Hinton, Marcello M. Veiga and Christian Beinhoff

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2006-1-16 · 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.

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2019-4-12 · Hundreds of small-scale and gemstone mining licenses have been issued including over 345 emerald mining licenses in, Lufwanyama, formerly Ndola Rural Emerald Restricted Area (NRERA) but only a few large and small scale mining companies have been able to successfully mine the emeralds (Cross et al., 2010).

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2018-11-20 · The socioeconomic and environmental impacts of informal artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in Ghana are assessed in this paper. The paper includes a case study of an informal ASM-affected community located in the Western Region of Ghana.

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understand the socio-economic impact of small-scale mining on local community livelihoods. 2 Literature Review a nd Conceptual Fr ameworks Mining by its very nature is not a sustainable activity ...

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2002-12-17 · 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 …

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In the recent years, there has been a surge in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) in various districts of Malawi. Reports of a gold rush have emerged in various districts, including Mangochi, Lilongwe, Balaka, and lately in Kasungu. There has been persistence by many indigenous communities participating in ASGM activities, yet little is being done by the government to formalize and ...

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Small-Scale Mining (SSM) predates Large-Scale Mining (LSM) in Ghana but was relegated to the background in the 1980s following the Economic Reforms and Structural Adjustment Programmes which heavily liberalized the mining sector. Conversely, the small-scale mining sector continues to boom attracting a large chunk of the labour force in the mining sector.

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2018-10-17 · The study is aimed at assessing the impacts of Artisanal and Small Scale mining on the socio-economic aspects of the populace and the environment. The objectives include; i. A study of the detailed geology of the state ii. The mineral potential of the state and mining activities iii.

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environmental impacts of small-scale gold mining in Ghana, and to prescribe a series of recommen-dations for improving environmental performance in the industry. The paper begins by providing a general overview of small-scale gold mining and its environmental impacts. Next, the paper discusses the state of the Ghanaian small-scale gold-mining

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2019-5-6 · Mining sector employment, as % of total employed (only formal sector) 3.4% (CBvS 2016; 2014 data) Mining sector employees, 2013 Gold Oil Bauxite 1577 910 729 (CBvS 2014) Exports (US$ Mln) Total, 2015 Gold Oil Alumina 1,652 Mln 917 Mln 156 Mln 233 Mln (CBvS 2016, 2015 data) Small-scale gold mining (SSGM)

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Chapter 2.1 Environmental and Social Impact Assessment …

2021-5-3 · impact assessment (ESIA) and management systems are essential for the responsible management of large-scale mining projects, there is not agreement on the particular methodology that must be followed. Most countries have their own ESIA processes, and there are also globally recognized environmental and social

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Daniel M. Franks, Caroline Ngonze, Lacina Pakoun, Degol Hailu, Voices of artisanal and small-scale mining, visions of the future: Report from the International Conference on Artisanal and Small-scale Mining and Quarrying, The Extractive Industries and Society, 10.1016/j.exis.2020.01.011, (2020).

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2021-3-15 · Small-scale mining in Africa and provides support to the livelihoods of about twenty million people (Hilson and Maponga [9], 2004). The mining small -scale mining sector in sub-Saharan Africa has seen a significant growth which is at-tributed to limited livelihood alternatives coupled with …

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2002-11-1 · Although small-scale mining provides innumerable benefits to the rural inhabitants and governments of the developing world, its operations have been responsible for a wide range of environmental and socioeconomic complications. This article examines the impacts of small-scale mining, and provides a perspective on the future of the industry.

The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) …

Small-scale mining in Ghana can also include both the exploitation of mineral deposits using fairly rudimentary implements and/or at low levels of production with minimal capital investment.While the large-scale mining particularly gold has become predominant, small-scale mining, which predates such operations, has continued to be an important

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The Socio-economic Impacts Of Artisanal And Small-scale Mining In Developing Countries This work examines both the positive and negative socio-economic impacts of artisanal and small-scale mining in developing countries. It features the following five sections: policy and regulatory issues in the small-scale mining industry; artisanal and small ...

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Home » Reports » The Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Developing Countries- Chapter 11- Women and Artisanal Mining: Gender Roles and the Road Ahead Report year: 2003 Report author: Jennifer J. Hinton, Marcello M. Veiga and Christian Beinhoff

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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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Citation : A. Idris-Nda, Socio-Economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Parts of Niger State, Central Nigeria International Journal of Mining Science 2018, 4(3) : 21-30. Abstract Niger state, central Nigeria is blessed with abundant mineral resources and has been described as the home of gold, in addition other gemstones.

Socioeconomic and Environmental Diagnostic of Small …

Socioeconomic and Environmental Diagnostic of Small Scale Mining in Brazil (Final Report) The META MPE Project "Socioeconomic and Environmental Diagnosis of Small-scale Mining in Brazil," is a comprehensive study of the SSM sector within the Brazilian context.

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DOI: 10.22158/WJSSR.V3N1P1 Corpus ID: 131686786. Socioeconomic Impact of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining on the Mambilla Plateau of Taraba State, Nigeria @inproceedings{Ahmed2016SocioeconomicIO, title={Socioeconomic Impact of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining on the Mambilla Plateau of Taraba State, Nigeria}, author={Y. M. Ahmed and E. D. Oruonye}, …

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2003-2-1 · 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 …