Until end of 2012, this domain "artisanalmining" 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 files.
The Communities and Small-Scale Mining (CASM) initiative was launched in March 2001 in response to an urgent plea persistently made at every international meeting on small-scale mining, for improved coordination between the various institutions working in this sector and for better integrated, multi-disciplinary solutions to the
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.
Communities and Small-Scale Mining (CASM) Background. The Communities and Small-Scale Mining (CASM) Charter set out its mission “to reduce poverty by supporting integrated sustainable development of communities affected by or involved in artisanal and small-scale mining
Communities and Small Scale Mining: An Integrated Review For Development Planning iv ACRONYMS AGM Annual General Meeting AFWMN African Women in Mining Network AMREF African Medical and Research Foundation APPELL Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at the Local Level ASM Artisanal and small-scale mining CAR Central African Republic
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. NGOs and community-based organizations can seek this fund by submitting project proposals.
Small-scale mining can be extremely environmentally damaging and often has serious health and safety consequences for workers and surrounding communities. This is generally due to poor practices in mining and processing target minerals. Governments in many countries regard ASM as an illegal CASM (Community and Small-Scale Mining
1 THE ARTISANAL AND SMALL SCALE MINING SECTOR & SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS1 M. Hoadley1 and D. Limpitlaw1 1 School of Mining Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, [email protected] ABSTRACT The activities of the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector are largely poverty driven, and there is a
ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE GOLD MINING AND HEALTH Acronyms and abbreviations AGC Artisanal Gold Council ASGM Artisanal and small-scale gold mining CASM Communities and Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining initiative ILO International Labour Organization UNEP United Nations Environment Programme UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Mar 15, 2019 Artisanal and small-scale gold mining is a way of life for many small towns in Colombia and Peru, but the decades-old techniques employed by workers may have negative effects on residents’ health and the environment. Kate Smits, an associate professor of civil engineering at The University of
benefits in mining projects, with significant cost implications for the industry, according to a report by Oxfam Australia. As a result of gender-based inequalities in communities, Women & Mining: Breaking the cycle The women in artisanal and small-scale mining who tell their stories in this issue portray a vivid image of the key issues that
The Impact of Small-Scale Mining Operations on Economies and Livelihoods in Low- to Middle-Income Countries January 2018 This document is an output from a project funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) through the
The impact of small-scale gold mining on mining communities in Ghana. social and economic features of small-scale gold mining and the impacts on mining communities. communities where small
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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.
NGOs hold a major stake in small-scale and artisanal mining and have the potential to change the way mines operate, diminish the consequences of mining, and create livelihood alternatives for all those involved. Below is a list of 15 foundations that fund projects that mitigate the devastation caused by small-scale and artisanal mines.
Gender Dimensions of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining A Assessment Toolkit. This is intended as an easy-to-use toolkit for understanding men’s and women’s differentiated access to the resources and opportunities associated with artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) and how they are affected by ASM. View Publication
Companies at firm and sector level to increase benefits to communities, especially women and youth, so they are vested in project success.; Civil society to facilitate their participation in client projects and promote transparency and accountability.; Local and national government to enhance their capacity to deliver shared prosperity for communities and private sector.
Small scale gold mining effects on the miners and local communities in semi-arid region of Ethiopia Article (PDF Available) December 2015 with 1,222 Reads How we measure 'reads'
Mar 08, 2013 How to make small-scale mining sustainable Second, the experience of small-scale miners and local communities is largely overlooked and that's a
Jul 15, 2015 Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana — Part 3: Social Sciences and Economics. For instance, it is common knowledge that in small-scale mining communities, both men and women engage in income-generating activities such as the selling of food
Women in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) in Central and East Africa is IMPACT’s ground-breaking research project studying the role of women in the artisanal mining sector and opportunities for their empowerment.
The following article signposts a new report (*) that will surely interest many readers, and communities impacted by small-scale mining (ASM). The study is as up-to-date as current evidence allows (acknowledging the data deficiences), and rigorously addresses practises in individual states (Indonesia, Philippines, Ghana get good treatment).
Ecological features of small-scale mining in Ghana Small-scale mining poses not only serious health and safety consequences for workers involved but also has a significant environmental impact on the surrounding communities (Armah et al. 2013).
office, and the World Bank hosted Communities and Small scale Mining (CASM) initiative the DRC is once again in the spotlight of the international mining industry and Large Scale Mining (LSM) companies are showing increasing interest in the DRC. However, the
Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining provisions will also apply. 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
Requirements for Community Development in Mining Laws February, 2017 Page 2 recognizing and respecting the rights, customs and traditions of local communities” (Art. 92(2)). Holders of exploitation or small-scale mining licenses “shall, in consultation with local
implementation on SSM small-scale mining activities and environmental management. 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
MAC was launched in 2001, and its priorities are governed by an editorial board, under our foundation statement, the London Declaration.. We provide communities, NGOs, activists, the media and the general public with information about many aspects of global mining and its impacts.
Aug 15, 2016 With the exception of mercury exposure among the artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector, health and safety risks among small-scale miners, their families, and their communities have not been fully addressed in the scholarly literature or by regulatory institutions in countries where ASM is prevalent. Moreover, the barriers that exist to
“We prioritize the safety and security of our workforce and host communities,” Glencore said in a statement on Thursday. “KCC will continue to engage with all the relevant stakeholders to collaborate on identifying and implementing a long-term, sustainable solution to illegal mining in the DRC.” 2018 in Artisanal Small-Scale Gold
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