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Trends in the small-scale mining of precious minerals in Ghana: a ...

Small-scale mining in Ghana is defined to include both the exploitation of mineral ... This paper examines the environmental impacts of small-scale mining in...

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Comparison between artisanal and small-scale mining in Ghana ...

Regionally, the impacts of ASM are mixed due to the overshadowing effect of its .... Small-scale mining in Ghana predates the arrival of the Europeans, and the...

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1 ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACT OF MINING ON ...

The research examines the environmental and health impacts of Anglogold ...... engaged in illegal small-scale mining activities in Ghana (Carnegie, et al, 2000).

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The Socio Economic Impacts Of Artisanal Small Scale Mining

The Socioeconomic Impacts of Artisanal anil Small-Scale Mining in Developing ... He graduated from the University of Ghana with a Bachelor's degree in...

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Putting Miners First: Understanding the Livelihoods Context of Small ...

In Ghana, artisanal and small scale mining (ASM) is important economically, ..... health-related impacts of mercury in small-scale gold mining regions – an...

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The Effect Of Small Scale Mining On The Environment

Oct 28, 2015 ... Small scale mining has been existence for decades in Ghana and has been noted for a source of employment to 96% of 52000 Ghanaians...

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The Effects of Artisanal and Small-scale Mining on the Development ...

Abstract. Following major retrenchments in the large-scale mining sector, as a direct result of the mining sector reforms that the government of Ghana undertook...

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Effect of Illegal Small-Scale Mining Operations on Vegetation Cover ...

+233203669027. 674. Effect of Illegal Small-Scale Mining Operations on Vegetation Cover of Arid. Northern Ghana. D. Tom-Dery, Z.J. Dagben and S.J. Cobbina.

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The Environmental Impact of Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana ...

The Environmental Impact of Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana: Identifying Problems and Possible Solutions. By: Gavin M. Hilson. The Geographical Journal.

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Feature: Environmental Impact Of Illegal Small Scale Mining In Ghana

Editorial: Yen .gh contributor and freelance writer, Daniel Dela Dunoo takes a look at the environmental impact of illegal small scale mining, known as...

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Nexus between Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining and ...

Nov 10, 2015 ... Regarding the massive impact of ASM on employment creation and poverty reduction in ... Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is poverty-driven activity and ... In Ghana, the mining sector directly contributed to 6% of Gross...

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The Effects of Small Scale Gold Mining on Living Conditions: A Case ...

This paper investigated the impact of small scale gold mining on the living conditions of the people of the West Gonja District in the Northern Region of Ghana.

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Artisanal Mining of Gold with Mercury in Ghana - AJOL

The paper examines the environmental impact of artisanal mining of gold with mercury (Hg) in Ghana. In spite of its positive socio- economic contributions, it is...

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Gold Mining as Subsistence: Ghana's Small-Scale Miners Left Behind

Gold Mining as Subsistence: Ghana's Small-Scale Miners Left Behind .... The environmental impact of small-scale gold mining in Ghana: identifying problems...

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The environmental impact of small-scale gold mining in Ghana ...

This paper examines the environmental impacts of small-scale gold mining in Ghana, and prescribes a series of recommendations for improving environmental...

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The impact of small-scale gold mining on mining communities in ...

By Isaac K Arah in Mining and Social Impact of Mining in Communities. The Ghanaian mining industry is a controversial one. Many believe that the industry has...

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A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-Scale Mining ... - Iied

The environmental impacts of small-scale mining in Ghana are then detailed, along with the land-use disputes that have occurred in the industry. The.

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Managing the impacts of mining on Ghana's water ... - UENR

Water resources are diverted, polluted and impounded upon by both large-scale miners and small-scale miners. Although these activities are largely blamed on...

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Environmental and rural livelihoods implications of small-scale gold ...

environmental impact of SSM small-scale mining and its implication on the rural livelihoods of Yale, ... upsurge in the small-scale mining industry in Ghana.

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1 UNIDO's Strategy for Reducing the Impact of Artisanal Gold Mining ...

UNIDO's Strategy for Reducing the Impact of. Artisanal Gold Mining on the Health and the Environment. - Study case in Ghana –. Ludovic Bernaudat, UNIDO.

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