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Small-Scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West Africa

by Gavin M. Hilson

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Published by Practical Action .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development studies,
  • Mining industry,
  • Rural communities,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • West Africa,
  • Poverty,
  • Social Science / Poverty,
  • Africa, West,
  • Developing Countries,
  • Mineral industries,
  • Mines and mineral resources

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9392458M
    ISBN 101853396354
    ISBN 109781853396359

      Aubynn, A. () ‘ “Live and let live”: the relationship between artisanal/small-scale and large-scale miners at Abosso Goldfields, Ghana ’ in Hilson, G. (ed.), Small-scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West Africa. Rugby, UK: Practical Action by: This paper reviews the literature on the linkages between subsistence agriculture and artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM)—low-tech mineral extraction and processing—in Sub-Saharan Africa. It focuses specifically on the economic impact of this symbiosis on the region’s rural households and the policy treatment of this very important by:

    , under the theme “Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in Africa: Identifying Best Practices and Building Sustainable Livelihoods of Communities” recommends that artisanal and small-scale miners should be integrated in the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) of . Hilson GM () Small-scale mining, rural subsistence and poverty in West Africa, Practical Action An in-depth analysis of the small-scale mining sector in West Africa, this volume examines its link with poverty, economic contribution and the dynamics of its operations and dependent communities.

      Small-Scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West Africa. p. Google Scholar; Jaques, Eric Zida, Blaise Billa, Mario Greffié, Catherine and Thomassin, Jean-François Small-Scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West Africa. p Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West Africa. p. CrossRef; Google Scholar Cited by: It argues that the child labor now widespread in many of the region’s small-scale mining communities is a product of a combination of cultural issues, household-level poverty, and rural livelihood diversification. Experiences from Komana West, a subsistence gold panning area .


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Small-Scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West Africa by Gavin M. Hilson Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book explores the impact of mining on the subsistence strategies of rural people in the mineral states of West Africa. In addition to specific studies of the mining industry, contributors also explore the wider socio-economic aspects including gender dimensions, environmental issues, legal and tenure regulations, relations with largescale mining operations, and human rights and conflict 5/5(1).

Small-scale mining, rural subsistence and poverty in West Africa. Responsibility edited by Gavin M. Hilson. Imprint Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in West Africa - An Overview of the Issue Focusing upon the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the book raises important questions concerning the general approach taken to.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Small-Scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West Africa (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Small-scale mining, rural subsistence and poverty in West Africa. Rugby, Warwickshire: Practical Action Pub., Abstract: Small-Scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West Africa aims to facilitate a radical change in the way in which policies and support services are implemented for ASM by underscoring the importance of improving understanding of the industry’s population and industry dynamics.

An in-depth analysis of the small-scale mining sector in West Africa, this volume examines its link with poverty, economic contribution and the dynamics of its operations and dependent communities. In recent decades, Africa' poverty-driven artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector has attracted significant donor Small-Scale Mining.

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The effects of artisanal diamond mining comprise only part of the wider socioeconomic consequences of diamonds, which have strongly dictated Sierra Leone’s destiny over the past An in-depth analysis of the small-scale mining sector in West Africa, this volume examines its link with poverty, economic contribution and the dynamics of its operations and dependent communities.

In recent decades, Africas poverty-driven artisanal and small-scale. Hilson, GM () Small-scale mining, rural subsistence and poverty in West Africa Practical Action. ISBN X Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract. An in-depth analysis of the small-scale mining sector in West Africa, this volume examines its link with poverty, economic contribution and the dynamics of its operations and dependent by:   An in-depth analysis of the small-scale mining sector in West Africa, this volume examines its link with poverty, economic contribution and the dynamics of its operations and dependent communities.

In recent decades, Africa’ poverty-driven artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector has attracted significant donor aid. This chapter explores the link between poverty and informal mining in West African states.

According to crude census estimates, West Africa’s ASM population now exceeds 1 : Gavin Hilson. In book: Small-Scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West Africa, pp Migration in West Africa is strongly influenced by poverty, depressed economies, and socio-political crises.

Description: An in-depth analysis of the small-scale mining sector in West Africa, this volume examines its link with poverty, economic contribution and the dynamics of its operations and dependent communities.

In recent decades, Africa' poverty-driven artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector has attracted significant donor aid. Attempts to discuss small-scale artisanal mining (ASM) within the lenses of environment–poverty paradox have had two contending schools of thought.

The first lens is the most dominant and holds that a single factor, ‘poverty’, drives people into by: 1. 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 minerals using their own resources, usually by hand.

Small-scale mining includes enterprises or individuals that employ workers for mining, but generally still using manually-intensive methods, working with hand tools. GibbArtisanal and small-scale mining in West Africa: an overview of sustainable development and environmental issues G. Hilson (Ed.), Small-scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West Africa, Practical Publishing, Rugby ()Cited by: In many developing countries, artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is largely a poverty-driven activity which plays an important economic role.

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Hilson Snippet view. Author. Evan J. Ringquist. Keywords. Environmental equity; environmental risk; race; ethnicity; poverty; economic class.

Abstract. Over the past decade activists, academics, and policymakers have devoted a great deal of attention to environmental equity, or the notion that sources of potential environmental risk may be concentrated among racial and ethnic minorities and the poor.

Artisanal mining and rural livelihoods in Africa: Change, challenges and policy options Roy Maconachie University of Bath, UK [email protected] Presentation to CSD19, United Nations New York, Ma •A vibrant, widespread activity –employs 15 million people globally.

Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM)—low tech, labour intensive mineral processing and excavation activity—is an economic mainstay in rural sub-Saharan Africa, providing direct employment to over two million people. This paper introduces a special issue on ‘Small-scale mining, poverty and development in sub-Saharan Africa’.Cited by:   This article critically reflects on why, in many rural stretches of sub-Saharan Africa, scores of people engage in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) activity – low-tech, labour-intensive mineral extraction – for lengthy periods of time.

It argues that a large share of the region's ASM operators have mounting debts which prevent them from pursuing alternative, less arduous, by:   Download Small-Scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West Africa PDF Free.