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. The role of institutions even though a key
This kind of impact is hardly envisaged during the negotiation process for compensation and resettlement, and this supports the literature that dispossession due to mineral extraction undermines the potential contribution of mining to sustainable livelihood outcomes for people in host communities (Andrews, 2018; Cobbinah and Amoako, 2018). 4.2.4.
Abstract. Drawing on the DFID’s sustainable livelihood framework, this paper explores the nexus between artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) and livelihood in Prestea mining region, Ghana.
A potential strength of the SL framework is that it assists with the measurement of the impact of mining and development at local and regional scales by, amongst other things, providing a methodology for collecting data at the household level relating to changes in livelihood assets. In mining, ‘sustainable livelihoods’ has been used almost
to foster sustainable livelihoods in both large-scale and informal, artisanal and small-scale mining in different parts of the world. 1 The ‘Mining, Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods’ workshop was the outcome of an action research project funded in 2006 by the Australian Research Council. This Linkage Project was a collaboration between
Sustainable Measures are providing to consulting services or communities and organizations who are working on sustainability, but we unable to give you a quick solution. Economist also cannot do all the work for societies. Sustainability cannot be
May 14, 2018· Fostering Sustainable Livelihoods for Women in Artisanal and Small-scale Mining. 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.
A person's livelihood (derived from life-lode, "way of life"; cf. OG lib-leit ) refers to their "means of securing the basic necessities (food, water, shelter and clothing) of life". Livelihood is defined as a set of activities essential to everyday life that are conducted over one's live span. Such activities could include securing water, food, fodder, medicine, shelter, clothing. An individual's livelihood involves the capacity to acquire aforementioned necessities in order to satisfy the basic needs of themselves and their household. The
Apr 20, 2016· Whilst corporate social responsibility is now part and parcel of many multinational mining operations, and a ‘sustainable mining’ narrative a fundamental part of their public persona, companies still struggle to provide secure, long-term livelihoods for either locals or the swathe of migrants mining
GLOBAL TRENDS IN ARTISANAL AND. SMALL-SCALE MINING (ASM): A REVIEW OF KEY. Institute for Sustainable Development. Published by the International Institute for Sustainable Development Global Trends in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM): A review of key numbers and issues The IGF supports more than 60 nations committed to leveraging
Jun 23, 2017· The termination of mining activities resulting from the exhaustion of mineral resources usually kills the local economies of mining communities and ultimately impoverish the inhabitants of the affected communities. Underpinned by this, sustainable livelihoods in artisanal small-scale mining communities have assumed prominence in international and national discourses. This study thus
Whilst corporate social responsibility is now part and parcel of many multinational mining operations, and a ‘sustainable mining’ narrative a fundamental part of their public persona, companies still struggle to provide secure, long-term livelihoods for either locals or the swathe of migrants mining attracts.
Small-scale Mining and Sustainable Development There is quite some debate about the contribution of small-scale mining to sustainable development and sustainable livelihoods. For the thousands of poverty stricken and hungry people in both rural and urban areas, small-scale mining is
Since mining deals with depletable resources and also compete with other land use activities in communities, it is important that Sustainable Livelihood Projects (SLPs) are developed to equip inhabitants of mining communities with skills to improve upon their economic lives independent of mining.
Presentation on mining, communities, and sustainable development Published by MAC on 2010-02-23 Source: Africa Files (2010-02-02) Mining, communities, and sustainable development. Presentation by Dr Camillus Kassala, Cape Town. 2 February 2010. Introduction
Jan 05, 2015· Sustainable mining: an inherent contradiction in terms? This article is more than 5 years old Mined materials support roughly 45% of the world’s economic activities yet large-scale mining
Sustainable livelihood Alternative Livelihood Opportunities Project (ALOP) Our mining unit in Chitradurga district of Karnataka state has created lot of employment opportunities directly and indirectly for the villagers in the cluster. However, majority people belong to the lower strata of the society and are dependent on farming.
In 2016 the Global Environment Facility (GEF) approved the Global Opportunities for Long-term Development (GOLD) in the Artisanal Small-scale Gold Mining sector programme to help artisanal gold miners eliminate the use of mercury in gold mining, reduce harmful risks to their health and the environment and create sustainable livelihood opportunities.
The aim of the Consortium is to: (i) better understand how mining and resettlement risks are being managed by the industry, (ii) identify strategies for improving livelihood outcomes for people affected by mining and resettlement, (iii) conduct applied research that informs future policy and practice, (iv) contribute to debates about social due
THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has issued policy guidelines for two major programs designed to provide mining communities with sustainable livelihood opportunities
artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is widespread. Most of this activity, however, is unregulated and informal. Yet, ASM has rapidly become one of the most important livelihood activities in sub-Saharan Africa, playing an important role in revitalising and sustaining subsistence agriculture. This issue paper explores the
Sep 02, 2019· This paper first assesses the sustainability of artisanal mining as a livelihood option mostly for the unemployed. It appears that diamond mining produced positive outcomes for some, but by no means all, artisanal miners who accumulated considerable wealth in cattle and real estate.
Oct 04, 2018· There is a widespread myth that small-scale and informal gold mining is the most lucrative livelihood for local and migrant communities in the Peruvian Amazon, and illegal mining is
1. The online application system, South African Mineral Resources Administration System (SAMRAD), was initially introduced to curb corruption. However, the system is designed in such a way that it can be used to facilitate corrupt practices. 2. There is a general lack of knowledge and understanding of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development ActMPRDA) (throughout the sector, and there
Mar 28, 2013· The organization will gather information and data and coordinate with policy makers to foster dialogue and address challenges. The IIED believes that with greater transparency in the industry, small-scale mining can become a sustainable and safe livelihood for many.
Jul 10, 2017· Sustainable livelihood (SL) Citation. Yaaba Baah-Ennumh, T. and Forson, J. (2017), "The impact of artisanal small-scale mining on sustainable livelihoods: A case study of mining communities in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality of Ghana", World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 13 No. 3, pp. 204-222.
A mining-affected community will now no longer be told how a project will proceed, instead they will be asked how it should do so. The case provides legal precedent that many can use to place the needs and voices of those most impacted by mining or similar activities at the heart of decision-making.
Mining is a global industry and is often located in remote, ecologically sensitive and less-developed complements other resources on the role of mining and the private sector in sustainable development. Many of these resources were reviewed during the relating to livelihoods and human rights:
EU engagement in the Kimberley Process: A pledge to more sustainable livelihoods of mining communities. Natural resources belong to local communities not to militias. Since 2003, the EU and international partners representing 99% of the world’s diamond trade have joined forces to make sure that the production and trade of rough diamonds
The problem of sustainability of local traditional livelihoods is examined in the light of economic theories of sustainability (e.g. weak and strong sustainability) and sustainable livelihood approach (SLA). The results show that rural households in the mining area experience both positive and negative outcomes from the coal mining activities.
Poverty Eradication & Sustainable Livelihoods: Focusing on Artisanal Mining Communities It was felt that the application of the sustainable livelihood approach (SLA), particularly its focus on strengthening the macro-micro linkages and programme harmonization could bring progress to the sector. 3. OVERVIEW OF PROJECT ACTIVITIES 3.1 COUNTRY
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