the impacts of mining on local livelihoods in africa

the impacts of mining on local livelihoods in africa

The impact of diamond mining on local communities in ...

Nov 17, 2020 · Besides environmental impacts and the reduction of the agricultural labour force, mining also causes a migratory influx of young males, which leads to

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The disastrous effects of the Mining Industry in Africa ...

Aug 05, 2015 · The mining industry has had disastrous effects on ecosystems of fresh water lakes in Africa and in the seas because of the loss of habitat for marine

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

Jan 18, 2020 · Mining has been blamed globally for harmful and impoverishing effects. Most countries are rich sources of gemstone, yet there is very little development, since miners, and those around mining sites, still live in abject poverty. This study sought answers on: “how mining activities have affected communities’ livelihoods?”. Data was gathered from, Mwatate Sub-county, Taita Taveta County ...

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(PDF) The Impacts of Mining Industry : A review of socio ...

Aug 07, 2019 · The negative livelihood impacts caused by mining’s influence are on ... Literature on both assets impact ed by mining as well as the impact of local people ... settlements in South Africa, ...

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All the gold for nothing? Impacts of mining on rural ...

Jul 01, 2019 · 2.2.1. Environmental effects. Both artisanal and industrial gold mining cause detrimental effects to the environment that critically affect miners and surrounding communities by introducing health risks and altering land-use and livelihood options (Bridge, 2004, Jaques et al., 2006, Obiri et all., 2016).Artisanal mining sites tend to be highly prone to erosion.

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The impact of diamond mining on local communities in ...

Nov 17, 2020 · Besides environmental impacts and the reduction of the agricultural labour force, mining also causes a migratory influx of young males, which leads to additional stress and nuisances for local livelihoods, such as alcohol abuse,

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(PDF) The Impacts of Mining Industry : A review of socio ...

Aug 07, 2019 · The negative livelihood impacts caused by mining’s influence are on ... Literature on both assets impact ed by mining as well as the impact of local people ... settlements in South Africa, ...

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Mining and its Long-term Impacts on Local Livelihoods

mining and its impact on the local host-community, is the final stage of a mine [s life-cycle: mine closure. This research set out to describe and analyse the long-term impacts of mining on the livelihoods of host-community members, including implications associated with expected mine closure. It

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

Mar 26, 2002 · The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local livelihoods and the environment in the forested areas of Cameroon. Working Paper 150. Bogor, Indonesia: CIFOR. Cover photo by Deni Rodendo. CIFOR Jl. CIFOR, Situ Gede Bogor Barat 16115 Indonesia T +62 (251) 8622-622 F +62 (251) 8622-100 E [email protected] cifor.org

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The impacts of mining on livelihoods in the Andes: A ...

Apr 01, 2017 · Additionally, the dramatic increase in cooperative and artisanal mining in the region in the past two decades (Achtenberg, 2014, Law, 2012) requires careful analysis of the impacts of these types of mines on local livelihoods. Analyses across mining forms are especially needed given that the current research on mining-livelihood change focuses ...

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The environmental and socio-economic impacts of mining on ...

Jan 01, 2006 · This study was based upon the following hypotheses: 1) that mining activities have significant socio-economic impacts on livelihoods of local communities; 2) that regional activities also have significant impacts on the environment; and 3) the type and nature of mining activities have different impacts.

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(PDF) Mining Activities and Sustainable Development Issues ...

The Hence, this study requires that the local government country knows a “mining boom” since 2008 with should reconsider its mining exploitation code in more than 600 exploitation permits with many order to reach a responsible sustainability. environmental, social, cultural issues due to the limit IAMGOLD Essakane is an example of an ...

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(PDF) SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SMALL SCALE EMERALD MINING

This research sought to investigate the economic, environmental and social impacts of small scale emerald mining on local community livelihoods in Lufwanyama district. However, this paper will ...

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SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SMALL SCALE EMERALD

sought to investigate the economic, environmental and social impacts of small scale emerald mining on local community livelihoods in Lufwanyama district. However, this paper will only examine the economic impacts arising. Through the employ of a descriptive survey design, the effects of mining in the area were evaluated.

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Mining, rural livelihoods and food security: A ...

Jun 01, 2020 · Apart from that, the socio-environmental impacts of mining may lead to profound changes in local livelihoods (Lu & Lora-Wainwright, 2014). Exploitation of mineral deposits often prompts natural resource use conflicts by destroying forests (Mwitwa, German, Muimba-Kankolongo, & Puntodewo, 2012) as well as crop and pasture land (Pijpers, 2014).

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Mining, rural livelihoods and food security: A ...

Mining, rural livelihoods and food security: A disaggregated analysis of sub-Saharan Africa ... The potential impacts of extractive industries on local food security are difficult to predict. On the one hand, resource extraction may generate more employment opportunities, provide farmers with better market access and increase fiscal transfers ...

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(PDF) The effects of sand mining on rural communities

The mining of sand resources from rivers and ex-mining areas in Selangor state is a common practice and may lead to destruction of public assets as well as impacts or increase stress on commercial ...

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The environmental and socio-economic impacts of mining on ...

DOI: 10.1016/J.JCLEPRO.2004.01.012 Corpus ID: 16955689. The environmental and socio-economic impacts of mining on local livelihoods in Tanzania: A case study of Geita District

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

Mar 26, 2002 · The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local livelihoods and the environment in the forested areas of Cameroon. Working Paper 150. Bogor, Indonesia: CIFOR. Cover photo by Deni Rodendo. CIFOR Jl. CIFOR, Situ Gede Bogor Barat 16115 Indonesia T +62 (251) 8622-622 F +62 (251) 8622-100 E [email protected] cifor.org

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The impact of diamond mining on local communities in ...

Nov 19, 2020 · Besides environmental impacts and the reduction of the agricultural labour force, mining also causes a migratory influx of young males, which leads to additional stress and nuisances for local livelihoods, such as alcohol abuse, prostitution and the related transmission of sexually transmittable diseases such as HIV.

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Harmful Impacts of Mining - Responsible Mining Foundation ...

Harmful Impacts of Mining. The harmful impacts of mining remain a challenge for society to acknowledge and address. Sustainability reports tend to focus on how responsible companies are at creating positive contributions and managing ESG risks. And the term ‘ESG risks’ has become a euphemism for the potential harmful impacts of mining.

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The catastrophic consequences of criminalising livelihoods ...

Nov 09, 2021 · The catastrophic consequences of criminalising livelihoods in West Africa. by Ini Dele-Adedeji, Amanda Schmid-Scott, Gernot Klantschnig, The

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(PDF) All the gold for nothing? Impacts of mining on rural ...

This paper investigates the local effects of mining on the quality of public services and on people’s optimism about their future living conditions in Africa. Most importantly, it assesses the ...

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(PDF) Mining Activities and Sustainable Development Issues ...

The Hence, this study requires that the local government country knows a “mining boom” since 2008 with should reconsider its mining exploitation code in more than 600 exploitation permits with many order to reach a responsible sustainability. environmental, social, cultural issues due to the limit IAMGOLD Essakane is an example of an ...

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Impacts of extractives on landenvironment and ... - GAGGA

Region and the increasing arisanal mining paricularl y in gold mining, salt mining, sand, tanzanite among othe rs. Discoveries of minerals in East Africa have been celebrated by governments, oil companies and other stakeholders. As extracives aciviies commence in these localiies, a number of negaive impacts have

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Local communities can reap better benefits from mining if ...

Evidence from the boom in large-scale gold mining in three countries in Africa suggests that mining communities experience on average positive, but limited welfare gains in the near term. ... which can adversely impact the health of local populations, the livelihoods of workers, and agricultural production. ... Overall, the local effects of ...

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Point of no return? Illegal sand mining in Kenya - ISS Africa

Oct 28, 2021 · Speakers will share their experiences of its impact on community livelihoods and the ecosystems they depend on, and offer ideas on sustainable ways to harvest sand. Chair: Dr Sunday Angoma Okello, Advisory Board Member, ENACT, and IGAD/CEWARN Conflict Analyst. Opening remarks: Louis Dey, EU Regional Coordinator for East and Southern Africa, Nairobi

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The impact of coal mining on the environment and community ...

The impact of coal mining on the environment and community quality of life: a case study investigation of the impacts and conflicts associated with coal mining in the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. (Thesis). University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment ,Department of Chemical Engineering.

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Mining - Wikipedia

Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the Earth, usually from an ore body, lode, vein, seam, reef, or placer deposit.Exploitation of these deposits for raw material is based on the economic viability of investing in the equipment, labor, and energy required to extract, refine and transport the materials found at the mine to manufacturers who can use ...

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Examining the socio-economic impacts of mining on the ...

Examining the socio-economic impacts of mining on the livelihoods of Amajuba District mining communities. ... The Amajuba District is among one of the major coal mining regions in South Africa, where the mining activities are limited mainly to coal and quarry. Altogether 11 mining rights had been issued in the district as at 2013, with six ...

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How mining can affect food security in Africa - MINING.COM

Oct 29, 2020 · Mining and other extractive industries can have a significant impact upon a local population’s food security, especially in areas where much of

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Environmental and socio-economic impacts of mining on ...

local livelihood. 2. Research Hypothesis Impact on Livelihood Livelihood itself is a broader concept to study. Therefore, in the present research, the sustainable livelihood (SL) framework of DFID was adopted to define and analyze the diverse impacts of mining on rural livelihoods. While,

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