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Implications of small scale mining on livelihoods

  • Small Scale Mining Operations and Their Effects in the

    Small-scale mining has gained much recognition throughout the world. In Ghana it employs thousands of people and affects the livelihoods of many households located within the catchment areas of the mines. The study examined small-scale mining operations and their effects on the livelihoods of people the East Akim Municipal Assembly.

  • Mining Effects on Rural Livelihoods, Adopted Strategies

    The study determines the effects of mining on rural livelihoods, adopted strategies and the role of stakeholder and regulatory institutions. The study achieves this by investigating the status of key rural livelihood indicators, what influence the choice of livelihood strategies in mining communities and the assessment of institutional performance.

  • Mining impact on communities’ livelihoods: A case study of

    Jan 18, 2020· Mining has been blamed globally for harmful and impoverishing effects. Most countries are rich sources of gemstone, yet there is very little development, since miners, and those around mining sites, still live in abject poverty. This study sought answers on: “how mining activities have affected communities’ livelihoods?”. Data was gathered from, Mwatate Sub-county, Taita Taveta County

  • The contribution of small-scale mining to Zimbabwean economy

    World over, the small-scale and artisanal mining sector employ 10 times more people than large-scale mining, providing jobs and income for 20-30 million of the world’s poorest people and supporting the livelihoods of five times that number.

  • (PDF) Black granite mining and the implications for the

    Small- and large-scale mining land acquisitions and mining establishments continue to grow in Zimbabwe, but the question about the development of sustainability remains problematic.

  • Environmental and rural livelihoods implications of small

    Key words: Small-scale mining, rural livelihoods implications, farming, Talensi-Nabdam Districts, Yale, Digari and Datuko INTRODUCTION There is a recent heightened interest and unprecedented upsurge in the small-scale mining industry in Ghana (Mining Journal, 2010; Minerals Commission, 2010; Awudi, 2002).

  • SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SMALL SCALE EMERALD …

    sought to investigate the economic, environmental and social impacts of small scale emerald mining on local community livelihoods in Lufwanyama district. However, this paper will only examine the economic impacts arising. Through the employ of a descriptive survey design, the effects of mining in the area were evaluated.

  • Small-Scale Mining Operations and their Effects in the

    The study further revealed that small- scale mining activities have caused both positive and negative effects on livelihoods of people in the East Akim Municipality. The positive effects include generation of employment and income, increase in compensation, contributions to community development and improvement in trading activities.

  • (PDF) Journal of Geography and Regional Planning

    Small-scale mining (SSM) continues to pose complex environmental, health and livelihood problems among rural folks in mining communities. One of the most subtle impacts of SSM activity on the environment is its implications on rural livelihoods.

  • Environmental and rural livelihoods implications of small

    Small-scale mining (SSM) continues to pose complex environmental, health and livelihood problems among rural folks in mining communities. One of the most subtle impacts of SSM activity on the environment is its implications on rural livelihoods. However, most studies regarding SSM activity and the environment sideline their implications on rural livelihoods of residents mining communities and

  • Socio-economic and environmental implications of Artisanal

    Apr 01, 2020· Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) activities continue to grow in many resource-endowed countries with ASM-generated revenues serving as a precursor to socio-economic growth especially in mineral-rich rural communities.

  • The Socio-Economic Implications of Artisanal and Small

    Most small scale mining communities in the study area where mining is done are deprived and are heavily agrarian with high levels of poverty (Hilson, 2006). This study therefore looks at the effects of SSM on the livelihoods of the mining communities in the Talensi and Nabdam Districts in the Upper East Region of Ghana.

  • Putting Miners First: Understanding the Livelihoods

    Today, mining is regulated by the Minerals and Mining Law (PNDCL Law 153), as amended by the Minerals and Mining (Amendment Act), 1994, Act 475, in which provisions are made for small-scale mining activities. The country’s small-scale mining landscape is diverse, as indicated by Aryee (2003). Whilst gold extraction is

  • The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local livelihoods

    Mar 26, 2002· In Ghana, small-scale (gold) mining is defined as, “Mining by any method not involving substantial expenditure by an individual or group of persons not exceeding nine in number or by co-operatives society made up to ten persons or more.” In this study the term artisanal mining is defined as mining with the use of manual methods and procedures

  • Criminalization of “galamsey” and livelihoods in Ghana

    3 ARTISANAL SMALL‐SCALE MINING AND LOCAL LIVELIHOOD. While governments have been slow to acknowledge the linkages between ASM and local livelihoods, Hayes (2008) has argued that artisanal mining was one of the most important sources of livelihood in mineral rich/endowed rural Africa.

  • Fostering Sustainable Livelihoods for Women in Artisanal

    May 14, 2018· Women represent a large percentage of the workforce engaged in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM)—up to 40 or 50 per cent in Africa alone. But there’s an invisibility problem. The contribution of women to the mining sector is often masked by the dominant profile of men’s roles in mining, which hinders women’s meaningful participation.

  • FACULTY OF ARTS

    Also on the effects of artisanal small scale gold mining activities on livelihoods include loss of life, loss of property through theft, the spread of HIV/AIDS only to mention but a few. The study used qualitative research, which involved conducting some interviews, distribution of

  • " BOOM OR GLOOM? " AN EXAMINATION OF THE IMPACT OF MINING …

    In the policy, mining is noted as an environmental issue that requires mandatory environmental impact assessments.Small scale mining is also recognized in the policy and it recommends the government in partnership with the mining industry to address the environmental impacts of small scale miners.

  • Mining impact on communities’ livelihoods: A case study of

    Jan 18, 2020· Mining has been blamed globally for harmful and impoverishing effects. Most countries are rich sources of gemstone, yet there is very little development, since miners, and those around mining sites, still live in abject poverty. This study sought answers on: “how mining activities have affected communities’ livelihoods?”.

  • Environmental and rural livelihoods implications of small

    Small-scale mining (SSM) continues to pose complex environmental, health and livelihood problems among rural folks in mining communities. One of the most subtle impacts of SSM activity on the environment is its implications on rural livelihoods.

  • Environmental and rural livelihoods implications of small

    Small-scale mining (SSM) continues to pose complex environmental, health and livelihood problems among rural folks in mining communities. One of the most subtle impacts of SSM activity on the environment is its implications on rural livelihoods.

  • Artisanal and Small-scale Mining

    Artisanal and small-scale mining activities are also important to the global supply of minerals and metals contributing 15 to 20 percent of annual production. A range of metals, minerals, and precious and semi-precious gemstones are mined on an artisanal and small-scale as well as materials for industrial processes and construction.

  • VULNERABILITY OF RURAL LIVELIHOODS TO THE EFFECTS …

    Since 1989 when small scale mining in Ghana was legalised, a lot of interest has been generated in the sector because of it's socio-economic benefits. However, owing to lack of the necessary training and inadequate financial base on the part of small scale operators, most operations are poorly managed environmentally (Amegbey et al, 2007).

  • The Impact of Small-Scale Mining Operations on Economies

    Impact of Small-Scale Mining Operations on Economies and Livelihoods in Low- to Middle-Income Countries v unfavourable, or obscure practices, often ending up in debt bondage. Improvement of miners’ business skills is crucial to reduce poverty and convert locally mined minerals into locally generated wealth and development.

  • Artisanal Gold Mining and Farming: Livelihood Linkages …

    2011, p. 501). Years later, mining/farming linkages continue to shape rural labour trajectories and are in need of rigorous scrutiny. Smallholder farming and small-scale mining are now two of the pillars of Zimbabwe’s economy. Although illegal under Zimbabwe’s colonial era mining laws, which still structure present-day mining

  • THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL …

    for alternative sources of livelihood. The last two or so decades have seen a large number of artisanal and small-scale miners mostly involved in gold and diamond mining. These are regarded as viable sources of a living income because of the high value of the minerals.

  • Assessing the Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of

    It also seeks to assess the livelihood implications of residents due to artisanal small-scale gold mining in the municipality. 2. Materials and Methods 2.1. Study Area The Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality is one of the twenty-two districts in the Western region of Ghana.

  • Gendering women’s livelihoods in artisanal and small …

    “artisanal” from “small-scale” mining in terms of allowable technology, ore yields and sometimes permissible areas for mining.4 “ASM” is the term in wide circulation in these regulatory efforts, and in the wave of new policy discussions and the sizable body of new research in this area.

  • Msc Development Sudies Dissertation - SlideShare

    The resilience of artisanal and small-scale gold mining activities especially during economic crises has proved to be one of the major sources of livelihoods in local communities where gold 3 Small Scale Mining and Sustainable Development within the SADC Region, World Business Council for Sustainable Development, International Institute for Environment and Development, No 84, August 2001

  • (PDF) Small Scale Quarry and Its Effects on the Livelihood

    It is well-known that Small Scale Quarry (SSQ) comprise a significant part of the labour force in the informal income-generating activities and SSQ workers do indeed constitute a large segment of workers in the informal mines all over the world.

  • CHINESE INVOLVEMENT IN ILLEGAL SMALL-SCALE MINING …

    More especially, the discourse on small-scale mining is quite skewed with prominence on the environmental challenges of small scale mining (Van Straaten, 2000:45; Tesha & Beinhoff, 2005:112). Research has shown small-scale mining as being the cornerstone of the economy of rural communities.

  • implications of small scale mining on livelihoods pdf

    Small-scale mining (SSM) continues to pose complex environmental, health and livelihood problems among rural folks in mining communities. One of the most subtle impacts of SSM activity on the environment is its implications on rural livelihoods.

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

    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.

  • Environmental and rural livelihoods implications of small

    Existing research on small-scale mining, reclamation and artificial neural networks have placed emphasis on environmental and livelihood effects of small e scale mining …

  • Small-scale Mining and Sustainable Development within …

    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

  • Changing Livelihoods - Universiteit Utrecht

    1.4 Informal small-scale mining and international large-scale mining 16 – 18 as part of rural livelihoods Small-scale mining 17 - 18 2 Context: the Cordillera region, Northern Luzon: agriculture and mining as 19 – 22 by A. Neefjes and G. Kunstlivelihoods 3 Livelihoods in Kabayan

  • Livelihood Diversification and the Expansion of Artisanal

    Labonne, B., Gilman, J. (1999), ‘Towards building sustainable livelihoods in the artisanal mining communities’, paper presented at the Tripartite Meeting on Social and Labour Issues in Small-Scale Mines, ILO, Geneva, pp 17 – 21.

  • “Small in size, but big in impact”: Socio-environmental

    Feb 01, 2019· Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) – small sized, largely unrecognized, rudimentary, and an informal form of mining – occurs in more than 70 countries around the world and is mainly hailed for its socioeconomic benefits and reviled for its environmental devastation. As a result, many people are confused about the future of ASM.

  • Government's ban on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

    Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM)–mostly informal, low-tech, and hazardous form of mining–serves as a significant source of livelihood for many populations in many countries.

  • Occupational Health and Safety in Small Scale Mining

    : Small Scale Mining, Women in Mining, Occupational Health and Safety, Policy Directives in Mining, Artisanal Mining . Introduction . Small scale mining is defined as a single unit mining operation with an annual production of unprocessed material of 50,000 tons or less. It is usually characterized as

  • The implications of Artisanal Gold Mining Practices on

    Labonne argues that the children’s work in small-scale gold mining in Brazil is part of a family livelihood strategy, which parallels the socialization process that is noted in Africa (Labonne 2001).

  • The Impact of Gold Mining on Local Farming Communities in

    2002). The granting of concessional leases for large-scale mining with little or no consul-tation of local communities has consequences for rural dwellers who engage in farming activities for a living (Yaro, 2010; Awusabo-Asare, Kendie, & Abane, 2000). Further-more, mining communities are characterized by poor social conditions such as poverty,

  • Small-Scale Mining Operations and their Effects in the

    Small-scale mining has gained much recognition throughout the world. In Ghana it employs thousands of people and affects the livelihoods of many households located within the catchment areas of the mines. The study examined small-scale mining operations and their effects on the livelihoods of people the East Akim Municipal Assembly.

  • Implications Of Small Scale Mining On Livelihoods Pdf

    Small-scale mining SSM continues to pose complex environmental, health and livelihood problems among rural folks in mining communities. One of the most subtle impacts of SSM activity on the environment is its implications on rural livelihoods.

  • The Effect Of Small Scale Mining On The Environment

    Though artisan miners always argue that mining occurs on a relatively small portion of land, it contribution to land degradation is enormous. Osafo (2011) findings also indicated the effects of artisan mining on the environmental has a detrimental effect on the nearby water bodies and soil.