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A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small

A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-scale Mining Industry 3 Introduction The aim of this report is to provide a detailed overview of the Ghanaian small-scale mining industry Special emphasis is given to gold and diamonds, the most important commodities mined on a small scale in the country For decades, the extraction and subsequent...

Communities and Small Scale Mining (CASM)

The Communities and Small Scale Mining (CASM) is a small grants scheme of the World Bank that provides a support of US $5,000 to projects which are focused upon reducing poverty and increasing sustainable development in communities through artisanal and small-scale mining...

SMALL STORIES

Through a comprehensive approach to artisanal mining, the World Bank and multi-donor global initiative called Communities and Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining (CASM) aims to transform this activity from a source of conflict and poverty into a catalyst for economic growth and sustainable development...

Voices from artisanal mining communities in Tarkwa

Friends of the Nation, with support from IIED, is convening a dialogue with people involved in Ghana's artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector As part of the dialogue event, participants will meet with artisanal miners and others working in artisanal mining operations at the community level...

Community and Small

At the artisanal and small-scale mining level additional information on mineral resources and factors affecting access to these resources is required The checklist item human capital encompasses data on health and education achievements of the population in general and of artisanal and small-scale ,...

Learn What Illegal Mining Operations Are

However, most illegal mining is characterized by the small size of its operations That's because large-scale illegal mining is very unusual and most likely linked to a non-authorized or non-documented extension of the granted land rights...

Communities and Small Scale Mining

Africa Mining Intelligence Issue 142 dated 25/10/2006 Home Communities and Small Scale Mining The city of Antsirabe in Madagascar will play host between Nov 11-15 to the 6th Communities and Small Scale Mining (CASM) conference The theme this year will be ,...

Communities and Small

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Artisanal and Small

Until end of 2012, this domain "artisanalminingorg" hosted the website of the "Communities and Small-scale Mining" (CASM) initiative After CASM had come to an unexpected end (with a Roundtable on the future of the initiative in 2010 and the announcement of a "better, stronger CASM"), its website disappeared and with it hundreds of valuable fil...

CASM Communities & Small

environmental changes in ASM communities around the world: To reduce poverty by supporting integrated sustainable development of communities affected by or involved in artisanal and small-scale mining in developing countries...

Artisanal and Small

Many artisanal and small-scale miners are achieving high rates of gold recovery without mercury, benefiting their health, the health of their communities, and the environment On this page, we summarize some of the techniques in mercury-free artisanal and small-scale gold mining...

Artisanal and small

This implies working on the formalisation of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) ASM is a major source of mineral resources production in the world It is largely informal, and is associated with low levels of safety measures, health care or environmental protection...

CASM FINAL REPORT

This report was produced by the Foundation for Environmental Security and Sustainability (FESS) as a key element of support provided to the June 2005 Communities and Small-Scale Mining (CASM) conference on the Millennium Development Goals and Small-Scale Mining...

COMMUNITIES AND SMALL

Communities and Small Scale Mining: An Integrated Review For Development Planning For more information on the Communities and Small-Scale Mining (CASM) Initiative and to obtain information on many of the references cited herein....

The burden of gold Child labour in small

The burden of gold Child labour in small-scale mines and quarri This year's World Day Against Child Labour focused the world's attention on the plight of child labourers in small-scale mines and quarri The ILO estimates that about one million children aged 5 to 17 are engaged in small-scale mining and quarrying activities worldwide...

International Conference on Artisanal and Small

Artisanal and small-scale mining is an important livelihood activity for millions of people in the developing world with as many as 90% of the global mining workforce artisanal and small-scale miners...

Artisanal and small

22 Characteristics of artisanal and small-scale gold mining communities , CASM Communities and Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining initiative , and small-scale gold mining and health, which took place on 1-2 October 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland...

United Nations

iv To revitalize the interest of African governments, the donor and NGO communities and the private sector towards communities involved in, or affected by, artisanal and small-scale mining The seminar will promote approaches and actions consistent with community empowerment initiativ...

STANDARD GUIDANCE (COP 33) Artisanal and Small

The Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining provisions of the COP should be read and implemented in conjunction with the Community Engagement , Indigenous Peoples , Impact Assessment, Security and Mine Closure Planning provisions, as well as Sourcing from Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining , as...

Profiling African Artisanal Small

Communities and Small-Scale Mining (CASM) CASM Secretariat at the World Bank Program for Improvements to the Profiling of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Activities in Africa and the Implementation of Baseline Surveys Final Report March 2004 Prepared by Richard Noetstaller Marieke Heemskerk Felix Hruschka Bernd Drechsler...

How to make small

Gold mining at Oro Verde, a pioneering small-scale initiative in the rain forests of Columbia Photograph: PR Dangerous Polluting Illegal Wrong The conventional narrative around artisanal and ....

Artisanal mining

An artisanal miner or small-scale miner (ASM) is a subsistence miner who is not officially employed by a mining company, but works independently, mining various minerals or panning for gold using their own resourc Small-scale mining includes enterprises or individuals that employ workers for mining, but generally using manually-intensive methods, working with hand tools...