sustainable livelihood and mining

Sustainable Aboriginal Livelihoods and the Pilbara Mining Boom

The possibilities for sustainable livelihoods are clearly compromised by the pervasiveness of mining in the Pilbara region and the footprint of the industry, as this encompasses not only the actual mines, but the complex network of infrastructure, water requirements, etc. Likewise, mining cannot sit comfortably with the concept of ...

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Towards sustainable livelihoods for women along mining ...

In the mining front, the artisanal and small scale mining (ASM) sector has proven to be a crucial source of livelihood for many s. It has been reported that it sustains livelihoods of at least two million people in Zimbabwe directly and indirectly through ancillary services and secondary economic activities. [1]

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Mining industry and sustainable development: time for ...

Sustainable Development and Mining. Mining impacts always existed and we still have mines opened in Roman times with acid mine drainage, waste piles, and environmental contamination. Large-scale mining grew during the 19th and 20th centuries with impacts neglected and hidden costs.

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Impacts of mining projects in Papua New Guinea on ...

In other words, even though there has been improvement in the key drivers of the sustainable livelihood framework: economic opportunities, capabilities, security and (partly) empowerment, the indigenous peoples affected by mining consider that they have experienced only a small positive impact from mining.

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farmers' choice of alternative livelihood in mining ...

mining as a livelihood source. Mining without license, known as 'galamsey', is also an important livelihood source for people without the required equipment (Boateng et al., 2014). Despite the benefits of mining to the economy, it has negative impacts on the environment, health, agriculture and the society in …

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Livelihoods Food Security Mining Induced Displacement ...

Kemp, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM), Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI), University of Queensland. CITATION Owen, J., Muriuki, G., & Kemp, D. (2018). Livelihoods, Food Security and Mining-Induced Displacement and Resettlement. Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM), The University of Queensland: Brisbane.

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PrimerPolicy Brief On Sustainable Mining | PDF ...

• Sustainable mining can be characterized as one wherein the "benefits derived from the extraction of minerals is continuously reinvested in other sustainable undertakings and in community support such as health 2 services, ... and values of individuals and groups whose livelihoods may be affected by exploration, mining, ...

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Opencast coal mining and sustainable local livelihoods in ...

12%This study examines the effects of mining on changes and sustainability of local livelihood in a coal mining area in Odisha by employing two key approaches: sustainability of mining and sustainable livelihood approach. The study has highlighted the complex and contradictory relationship between coal mining and traditional local livelihoods.

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The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local livelihoods ...

In this study the term artisanal mining is defined as mining with the use of manual methods and procedures with little or no mechanization, as stipulated by the mining code. Livelihoods According to Chambers (1988), a livelihood is defined as adequate stocks and flows of food and cash to meet basic needs.

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

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 cross-sectional mixed method survey involving simple random and …

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Is Small-Scale Mining a Sustainable Livelihood? - The ...

The IIED believes that with greater transparency in the industry, small-scale mining can become a sustainable and safe livelihood for many. Historically, governments and institutions have overlooked small-scale mining as an industry worth investigation, investment, or support, choosing instead to focus on large-scale mining and small-scale ...

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How small-scale mining could offer sustainable livelihoods ...

The controversial practice of artisanal and small-scale mining could offer millions of marginalised people a sustainable livelihood, but there are serious knowledge gaps in …

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Sierra Leone: Enabling Sustainable Livelihoods Through ...

Some artisanal miners expressed a strong desire to start land reclamation when mining operations cease. To ensure these livelihoods become sustainable, mentorship was provided to all 650 young people so they could understand business startup issues and develop individual or group business plans.

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Sustainable Mining in Africa - IFC

Sustainable and Responsible Mining in Africa | A Getting Started Guide. INTRODUCTION. Africa has over 30 percent of the world's global mineral reserves. 1. The continent produces over 60 different metals and minerals and has huge potential for exploration and production. 2. There is a considerable history of mining across Africa with ...

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POVERTY ERADICATION & SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS: …

Poverty Eradication & Sustainable Livelihoods: Focusing on Artisanal Mining Communities Executive summary In Africa, artisanal and small-scale mining is largely poverty-driven. The sector has grown as an important economic activity in many countries. It is estimated that more that 20 million people depend on it for their subsistence.

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining: Gender and Sustainable ...

Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) developed in Mong olia in the early. 1990s in response to several f actors; diminishing employment and livelihood. opportunities in rural areas being the ...

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Managing mining for sustainable development

2 Mining and sustainable development 25 3 Impacts of mining during the life of a mine 29 3.1 Mineral exploration phase 30 3.2 Mine development phase: mine design and construction 30 3.3 Mining operations phase: mining and mineral processing 34 3.4 Mine closure phase 37 4 Orienting legal frameworks towards sustainable development 39

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How to Advance Sustainable Mining | International ...

To truly shift to "sustainable mining," governments and companies must recognize the social impacts of mining, and enact laws and regulations that require community consultation throughout the life of a mine. ... Artisanal mining provides a source of economic livelihood for many people, thus somewhat reducing levels of poverty. Mining ...

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Artisanal Small-Scale Mining for sustainable livelihood in ...

Mining was considered beneficial for sustainable livelihoods, which can be extended to low-income and high-income groups. In this study, the ASM as a more viable livelihood strategy. It was found that mining-dependent families earned higher average incomes, have better livelihoods and are more prosperous than families dependent on other sources ...

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Conserving Tropical Forests: Can Sustainable Livelihoods ...

The main research question we ask is whether the latter two potentially sustainable land uses can match or exceed the returns from mining. Contrary to popular belief, we find that enhancing value creation at product origin could make existing forest-friendly livelihoods as or more lucrative than extractive ones.

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Can mining be sustainable? - Down to Earth

The negative impact of mining could be controlled through the application of the concept and principles of sustainable development to mining operations. Sustainable mining is crucial for the promotion of inclusive growth. The Indian mineral industry comprises of large and small mines, that function under public, private sector and informal ...

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Gendering the Field: Towards Sustainable Livelihoods for ...

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

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Conserving Tropical Forests: Can Sustainable Livelihoods ...

sustainability Communication Conserving Tropical Forests: Can Sustainable Livelihoods Outperform Artisanal or Informal Mining? Joshua Fisher 1, Poonam Arora 1,2 and Sophia Rhee 1,* 1 Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity, Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA; [email protected] (J.F.); [email protected] (P.A.)

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Mining Effects on Rural Livelihoods, Adopted Strategies ...

For instance, drew on both sustainable livelihood framework and concept of land tenure to examine the impact of mining paying close attention to power and how livelihoods have altered as a result of mining activities. He considered only the mining company (Newmont) as the stakeholder in the mining sector whilst this study is not limited to ...

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Is Small-Scale Mining a Sustainable Livelihood? - The ...

The IIED believes that with greater transparency in the industry, small-scale mining can become a sustainable and safe livelihood for many. Historically, governments and institutions have overlooked small-scale mining as an industry worth investigation, investment, or support, choosing instead to focus on large-scale mining …

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Mining impact on communities' livelihoods: A case study of ...

Some established mining companies in the area did not compensate, or share their accrued revenues nor did they support development projects as was expected. Therefore, the improvement brought about by mining was not sustainable to communities' livelihood. The study recommends diversification of economic activities for livelihood improvement.

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the impact of mining on livelihood of localmunities

the effects of mining on the livelihood of mining communities. The Impact Of Mining On Livelihood Of Local Communities the impact of mining on the livelihood of local communities No Impact Man A blog by Colin Beavan aka No Impact Man about living a green sustainable environmental life to help save the planet by reducing pollution global

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The Impact of Mining Exploration on Sangaredi Community's ...

The Impact of Mining Exploration on Sangaredi Community's Sustainable Development: Inhabitants Perspectives on Livelihood Ibrahima Sory Madiana Camara*, Jiang Deyi and Li Lin School of Resources and Safety Engineering, Chongqing University, China

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DFID (1999). Sustainable livelihoods guidance sheets ...

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.

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Transnational mining corporations and sustainable resource ...

This paper draws from world‐systems and sustainable livelihoods approaches to analyze the connections between multinational exports of rutile (titanium oxide), diminished ecological resources and resource‐based livelihoods, and gendered dynamics in a peripheralized mining region in Sierra Leone.

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Fostering Sustainable Livelihoods for Women in Artisanal ...

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. The contribution of women to the mining sector is often masked by the dominant ...

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