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Voices from below: artisanal and small

Verbrugge, Boris. "Voices from Below: Artisanal and Small-scale Mining as a Product and Catalyst of Rural Transformation." JOURNAL OF RURAL STUDIES 47.A (2016): 108–116. Print.

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Artisanal and small

Jan 01, 20191. Introduction. In recent years there has been a growing body of literature on the role of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in positively contributing to rural livelihood diversification in developing countries (Banchirigah and Hilson, 2010; Hilson, 2016, 2009; Hilson and Banchirigah, 2009; Verbrugge, 2016).Despite increasing recognition of the potential of ASM to provide economic

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Determinants and challenges of rural livelihood

"determinantsof sustainable rural livelihood diversification of small holder farmers in Ethiopia". Nevertheless, Sisay (2013) and Sarah (2015) review on "Rural livelihood diversification" in some Africa countries and sub-Saharan Africa, respectively. agricultural sectorHence, review made on determinants

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How women in mining sector could benefit from AfCFTA

May 06, 2021Harnessing the potential of small-scale mining to improve livelihoods and integration into the rural and national economy economic diversification and development of

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Rural livelihoods and economy Research Papers

The levels of diversification results indicate that 64.39 % of household diversified their livelihood sources. It was found that there is positive relationship between livelihood diversification and rural poverty i.e., more diversify households are more likely to reduce or improve poverty status of households.

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Mining for peace? The formalization of artisanal and small

Feb 08, 2021Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is a vital source of income for millions of people in the Global South. With simple, labour-intensive means and a

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How women in mining sector could benefit from AfCFTA

May 06, 2021Harnessing the potential of small-scale mining to improve livelihoods and integration into the rural and national economy economic diversification and development of

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Six Key Factors for Successful ASM Formalization

Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) provides a livelihood for 190 million people worldwide. At the same time, the sector—which includes informal individual miners seeking a subsistence livelihood as well as small-scale commercial mining entities—poses challenges for governments in about 80 countries where ASM continues to grow.. The IGF recently launched a joint report entitled

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Steven Van Bockstael

Poverty and Livelihood diversification in rural Liberia: exploring the linkages between artisanal diamond mining and smallholder rice production Gavin Hilson and Steven Van Bockstael ( 2012 ) JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES . 48 (3) . p.413-428

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The current state of artisanal and small

Nov 06, 2019The current state of artisanal and small-scale mining in Zambia. Zambia's development trajectory has been shaped by mining. For close to a hundred years, the extraction of copper has dominated the economy. Without exception, the firms that have controlled the sector have been large-scale, mostly foreign – albeit with periods of national

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POVERTY AND LIVELIHOOD DIVERSIFICATION: EXPLORING

Oct 24, 2011POVERTY AND LIVELIHOOD DIVERSIFICATION: EXPLORING THE LINKAGES BETWEEN SMALLHOLDER FARMING AND ARTISANAL MINING IN RURAL GHANA. Godfried Okoh. School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, The University of Reading, Reading, UK This article draws attention to the importance of promoting and regularizing artisanal and small‐scale mining

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This article contributes to the debate on livelihood diversification in rural sub-Saharan Africa, focusing specifically on the growing economic importance of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in the region. The precipitous decline in the value of many export crops and the removal of subsidies on crucial inputs such as fertilizers have made smallholder production unviable, forcing many

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Artisanal Mining and Sustainable Development

Jul 04, 2018Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) in Africa 9 million ASM operators and about 54 million people whose livelihoods depend on the sector ASM employs 10 times more miners than the large scale mining sector 18% of Africa's gold, and almost all gemstones except diamonds, are produced by ASM Period ASM operators Countries 1999 1,998,350 24

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Workable solutions to illegal gold mining by Ongku

Illegal gold mining is a controversial activity. It provides livelihoods for rural communities in gold-rich areas and contributes to poverty alleviation; however, it also creates environmental devastation, losses to state revenue and often triggers social conflicts. Various eradication efforts have been made, ranging from persuasive approaches to harsh law enforcement involving the military

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South Africa's illegal

Legalising illegal mining is often a preferred option, as it promotes the goals of the action plan of the African Mining Vision, which was adopted by African heads of state in 2009 –namely to create a 'mining sector that harnesses the potential of artisanal and small scale mining to advance integrated and sustainable rural socio-economic

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Artisanal and small

/ Artisanal and small-scale mining and rural livelihood diversification : The case of manganese extraction in West Timor, Indonesia. In: Extractive Industries and Society. 2019 ;

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Nexus between Artisanal and Small

Jan 12, 2016Mining, especially, artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM), represents a significant livelihood and source of income for rural communities and poverty-driven population in the world . However, it has played a vital role in the development of Ghana, ranked second after

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in the area were evaluated. Results indicate that overdependence on mining and poor diversification of livelihood options has hindered development of rural communities. Equitable distribution of employment opportunities and revenue from small scale mining remain

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Voices from below: artisanal and small

Voices from below: artisanal and small-scale mining as a product and catalyst of rural transformation

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Project ENACT Strategic Assessment: Illegal Gold Mining in

Illegal gold mining has severe long-term environmental impacts, whether from mercury or cyanide pollution, or destruction of natural flora and fauna. The development of semi-mechanized exploitation has a negative impact on rural habitat and livelihood, destroying arable land and rivers. It can also encourage poaching and logging.

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'Everyone Now is Concentrating on the Mining': Drivers and

Downloadable (with restrictions)! Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is replacing smallholder farming as the principal income source in parts of rural Ghana. Structural adjustment policies have removed support for the country's smallholders, devalued their produce substantially and stiffened competition with large-scale counterparts. Over one million people nationwide are now engaged in ASM.

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ARTISANAL AND SMALL

development of an Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) Policy that is aligned to the aspirations of the Africa Mining Vision (AMV). " Harnesses the potential of artisanal and small-scale mining to stimulate local/national entrepreneurship, improve livelihoods and ad-vance integrated rural social and economic de-velopment " AMV, 20091

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LIVELIHOOD DIVERSIFICATION IN RURAL BANGLADESH:

livelihood diversification in rural bangladesh: patterns and determinants in disaster prone riverine islands. newspaper coverage of illegal mining: a content analysis of daily graphic. the impact of globalization on small scale business survival.

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Small

Jun 26, 2020This article examines the dynamics of rural livelihoods in north-eastern Ghana within the context of a changing environment using evidence from the artisanal small-scale mining (ASM) sector. It employs both quantitative and qualitative research methods.

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Artisanal Mining and Sustainable Development

Jul 04, 2018Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) in Africa 9 million ASM operators and about 54 million people whose livelihoods depend on the sector ASM employs 10 times more miners than the large scale mining sector 18% of Africa's gold, and almost all gemstones except diamonds, are produced by ASM Period ASM operators Countries 1999 1,998,350 24

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This article contributes to the debate on livelihood diversification in rural sub-Saharan Africa, focusing specifically on the growing economic importance of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in the region. The precipitous decline in the value of many export crops and the removal of subsidies on crucial inputs such as fertilizers have made smallholder production unviable, forcing many

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Okoh G, Hilson G (2011) Poverty and Livelihood

Okoh G, Hilson G (2011) Poverty and Livelihood Diversification: Exploring the Linkages between Smallholder Farming and Artisanal Mining in Rural Ghana. Journal of International Development 23(8): 1100-1114. especially that resulting from illegal small-scale mining

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University of Wollongong Research Online

Informal mining in livelihood diversification: mineral dependence and rural communities in Lao PDR . Abstract . In the context of mineral extraction in South East Asia, the rural poor are generally portrayed as victims of large, invading corporatized mining enterprises. However, this paper argues that local villagers have also

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Report of the Workshop on Artisanal and Small

Report of the Workshop on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining 5 Re-investing in mining activity is not always the most productive way to maximise the sector's contribution to sustainable development. Diversification by the local community was seen as a key re-investment strategy. Such projects involve agriculture, aquaculture,

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Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining

Jul 02, 2015Ntibrey BK (2001) Small scale mining of precious minerals in Ghana - a strategy to improve environmental performance (Doctoral dissertation). Okoh G, Hilson G (2011) Poverty and Livelihood Diversification: Exploring the Linkages between Smallholder Farming and Artisanal Mining in Rural

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Project ENACT Strategic Assessment: Illegal Gold Mining in

Illegal gold mining has severe long-term environmental impacts, whether from mercury or cyanide pollution, or destruction of natural flora and fauna. The development of semi-mechanized exploitation has a negative impact on rural habitat and livelihood, destroying arable land and rivers. It can also encourage poaching and logging.

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