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African Women in Artisanal and Small

The World Bank in its Gender Dimensions of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining: A Rapid Assessment Toolkit, says that some African countries, such as the Ghana and Malawi, have more than 50% of women making up the artisanal and small-scale mining workforce. Conservative estimates indi-cate the presence of more than eight million artisanal miners

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Artisanal and small

ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE GOLD MINING AND HEALTH VI Foreword Millions of people in the developing world depend on artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) for their livelihoods. This wealth, however, can come at a price. ASGM has many associated environmental and occupational health issues, particularly when

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World Bank and Pact Launch First 'State of the Sector

"Artisanal and small-scale mining is a vital livelihood for some 40 million people around the world, mostly in developing countries. It's time to shine a light on this vital sector so we can accelerate investments in people and communities for greater equity and sustainable economic growth" said Riccardo Puliti, Senior Director and Head of the Energy and Extractives Global Practice at the World Bank.

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Mining industry of Tanzania

In 2015 the World Bank offered Tanzania a US$ 45 million loan to improve the small scale mining industry in rural Tanzania. Production and impact. Illegal mining is prevalent in Tanzania, and poses a significant risk to those undertaking the practice. In 2015, a tunnel collapsed in an illegal mine near the Bulyanhulu Gold Mine, killing 19 people.

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Chapter 25 Mining

Small-scale mining. Artisanal and small-scale mining generate about 15 percent of the world's nonfuel minerals yet are a major source of income—in about 30 countries around the world—for at least an estimated 13 million people, a significant proportion of whom are women and children.

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Mining: Sector Results Profile

Uganda: Over the period of 2004 to 2011, the World Bank, together with the African Development Bank and the Nordic Development Fund invested approximately US$32 million to strengthen the government's capacity to develop a sound minerals sector based on private investments and improvements in selected artisanal and small-scale mining areas. Over the period of 2004 to 2011, annual investment in mining

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Communities, Artisanal and Small

1 • As many as 650,000 women in 12 of the world's poorest countries are engaged in artisanal mining. • Between 1 and 1.5 million children, evenly split between boys and under the age of 18 years old, are also involved in small-scale mining, according to the International Labor Organization.

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Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small

Jul 15, 2015As context, the ILO estimated in 1999 that 13 million people throughout the world are engaged directly in small-scale mining activities, the majority of whom are in developing countries. That number is now estimated at more than 20 million . In addition, the livelihoods of 80–100 million people are affected by small-scale mining.

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Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small

Jul 15, 2015As context, the ILO estimated in 1999 that 13 million people throughout the world are engaged directly in small-scale mining activities, the majority of whom are in developing countries. That number is now estimated at more than 20 million . In addition, the livelihoods of 80–100 million people are affected by small-scale mining.

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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 resources. Small-scale mining includes enterprises or individuals that employ workers for mining, but generally using manually-intensive methods, working with hand tools.

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World Bank Artisanal and Small

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining occurs in approximately 80 countries worldwide. There are approximately 100 million artisanal miners globally. Artisanal and small-scale production supply accounts for 80% of global sapphire, 20% of gold mining and up to 20% of diamond mining.

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Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small

Jul 15, 2015As context, the ILO estimated in 1999 that 13 million people throughout the world are engaged directly in small-scale mining activities, the majority of whom are in developing countries. That number is now estimated at more than 20 million . In addition, the livelihoods of 80–100 million people are affected by small-scale mining.

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Communities, Artisanal and Small

1 • As many as 650,000 women in 12 of the world's poorest countries are engaged in artisanal mining. • Between 1 and 1.5 million children, evenly split between boys and under the age of 18 years old, are also involved in small-scale mining, according to the International Labor Organization.

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Mining industry of Tanzania

In 2015 the World Bank offered Tanzania a US$ 45 million loan to improve the small scale mining industry in rural Tanzania. Production and impact. Illegal mining is prevalent in Tanzania, and poses a significant risk to those undertaking the practice. In 2015, a tunnel collapsed in an illegal mine near the Bulyanhulu Gold Mine, killing 19 people.

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Small

In China, gold production from small-scale mining is currently worth about US$200 million a year; in Bolivia and Brazil about US$180 million (much less than in the heydays of the garimpeiros (gold prospectors) in the late 1980s); US$140 million in Indonesia and about US$250 million in Peru.

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Mining industry of Tanzania

In 2015 the World Bank offered Tanzania a US$ 45 million loan to improve the small scale mining industry in rural Tanzania. Production and impact. Illegal mining is prevalent in Tanzania, and poses a significant risk to those undertaking the practice. In 2015, a tunnel collapsed in an illegal mine near the Bulyanhulu Gold Mine, killing 19 people.

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World Bank and Pact Launch First 'State of the Sector

"Artisanal and small-scale mining is a vital livelihood for some 40 million people around the world, mostly in developing countries. It's time to shine a light on this vital sector so we can accelerate investments in people and communities for greater equity and sustainable economic growth" said Riccardo Puliti, Senior Director and Head of the Energy and Extractives Global Practice at the World Bank.

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Jobs in Africa In praise of small miners

American sanctions bring more agony to Iran's dysfunctional economy. Yet across the continent there has been a surge in small-scale mining. The World Bank reckons that the number of artisan miners in Africa has grown from about 10m in 1999 to perhaps 30m today. Among the minerals they dig out with rudimentary tools are gold, diamonds and emeralds.

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Ghana's battle with illegal small

By 2017, an estimated 200,000 Ghanaians (indirectly supporting up to three million people) were believed to make their living from artisanal small-scale mining, making it a significant economic contributor and an important source for families' income, especially for impoverished communities.

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World Bank Artisanal and Small

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining occurs in approximately 80 countries worldwide. There are approximately 100 million artisanal miners globally. Artisanal and small-scale production supply accounts for 80% of global sapphire, 20% of gold mining and up to 20% of diamond mining.

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Chapter 25 Mining

Small-scale mining. Artisanal and small-scale mining generate about 15 percent of the world's nonfuel minerals yet are a major source of income—in about 30 countries around the world—for at least an estimated 13 million people, a significant proportion of whom are women and children.

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World Bank and Pact Launch First 'State of the Sector

"Artisanal and small-scale mining is a vital livelihood for some 40 million people around the world, mostly in developing countries. It's time to shine a light on this vital sector so we can accelerate investments in people and communities for greater equity and sustainable economic growth" said Riccardo Puliti, Senior Director and Head of the Energy and Extractives Global Practice at the World Bank.

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Chapter 25 Mining

Small-scale mining. Artisanal and small-scale mining generate about 15 percent of the world's nonfuel minerals yet are a major source of income—in about 30 countries around the world—for at least an estimated 13 million people, a significant proportion of whom are women and children.

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THE ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE MINING SECTOR

No provision is made in the MPRDA for artisanal mining. The size required for an operation to qualify for a mining permit is small, compared to a number of other countries such as Zambia (up to 400 hectares), Cote d'Ivoire (25-100 hectares) and Tanzania (up to 10 hectares).

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Artisanal and Small Scale Mining

ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE MINING. An estimated 60-100 million people all over the world are involved in ASM activities and ASM can be either legal or illegal, formal or informal. ASM sites range from areas that involve two or three part-time miners to as many as tens of thousands of miners at a site working shifts to produce as much ore as possible.

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ALLUVIAL DIAMOND MINING FACT SHEET

projects in local small-scale informal alluvial diamond digging communities to address concerns eg. working conditions, fair-pricing and formalisation. Members of the DDI include the Communities and Small Scale Mining Secretariat of the World Bank, De Beers Group, The Foundation for Environmental Security Sustainability, Global

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Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small

Jul 15, 2015As context, the ILO estimated in 1999 that 13 million people throughout the world are engaged directly in small-scale mining activities, the majority of whom are in developing countries. That number is now estimated at more than 20 million . In addition, the livelihoods of 80–100 million people are affected by small-scale mining.

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Small

As many as 80-100 million people worldwide depend for their livelihoods on the often scant proceeds of small-scale mining, roughly the same amount as for the more visible, large-scale mining sector, but most small-scale miners gain a very meagre living, some selling as little as US$1 worth of gold at a time.

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A million artisanal gold miners in Madagascar wait to come

Nov 15, 2016In the mid-2000s, Madagascar had given the green light to two large-scale mining projects: Ambatovy, a $8bn (6.4bn) nickel and cobalt project developed by a consortium led by Sherritt International, and QMM, a $1bn ilmenite project developed

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Communities, Artisanal and Small

1 • As many as 650,000 women in 12 of the world's poorest countries are engaged in artisanal mining. • Between 1 and 1.5 million children, evenly split between boys and under the age of 18 years old, are also involved in small-scale mining, according to the International Labor Organization.

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