• Uganda Mineral Policy SpringerLink

    The Mineral Policy of Uganda was passed in 2000 with the main objective of promoting investment in the mining sector. Besides advocating for private and large-scale mining, the Policy clearly emphasizes the need to promote artisanal and small-scale miners through among others encouraging such miners to form associations aimed at improving their capacity to produce and market their minerals.

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  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Nigeria

    Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) has long been practiced in Nigeria and around the world. Bolstered by historically high gold prices, a lack of viable alternative livelihoods, and a ready if expensive supply of mercury, there has been a resurgence of ASGM activities in

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  • REPORT ON THE NATIONAL STAKEHOLDERS DIALOGUE

    Busia, Tororo and Amolatar, Media, etc. 1.3 Objectives of the Dialogue To provide a meaningful and productive platform to deliberate on current issues affecting Artisanal and Small Scale mining in Uganda, paying attention to concerns of women in mining. To disseminate information on the conflict analysis of Uganda's mining sector and key

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  • Artisanal Mining Challenge — Conservation X Labs

    The Artisanal Mining Innovation Challenge is a global competition that enables anyone, anywhere to develop a scalable solution to a global environmental, public health, and social justice challenge. This competition offers the opportunity for entrepreneurs to invent or apply a brilliant solution to the negative impacts of artisanal mining and

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  • The Science and Politics of Mining and Sustainable

    Nina Collins is the Mining Advocacy Coordinator at Oxfam Australia, focusing on the operations of Australian mining, oil, and gas companies operating in developing countries and their impacts on communities. She is also an Industry Fellow at the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, Sustainable Minerals Institute, University of Queensland

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  • East Africa small-scale miners to benefit from training

    Mar 26, 2016Umoja Lwamgasa Saccos, Nsangano Gold Mine Project and Mawemeru Gold Project in Tanzania along with Uganda's Busia United Small Scale Mining Association, Syanyonja Artisan Miners Alliance, Tiira Small Scale Mining Association and Buteba Small Scale Mining Association are beneficiaries of the training programme.

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  • Partnering up for progress Sourcing responsible gold in

    May 06, 2019Globally, artisanal and small scale mines (ASMs) are responsible for 12% 15% of the world's gold supply. Their informal status leaves 1.5 million child laborers vulnerable to exploitation, collapsing mines and toxic chemicals. In Uganda in particular, 26% of children are identified as laborers, with 15,000 estimated to be working in ASMs.

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  • Karungi Shakilah Busitema University (BSU), Bukedea

    Karungi Shakilah of Busitema University (BSU), Bukedea Read 3 publications, and contact Karungi Shakilah on ResearchGate, the professional network for scientists.

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    Artisanal Mining In Busia ondawireless.ru gold mines in uganda. document of the artisanal and smallscale gold mining sector has been developedof a number of colonial gold and s Busia

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  • The impact of artisanal mining on rehabilitation efforts

    Artisanal mining operations have exacerbated the environmental problems and public safety and health threats. By their very nature, artisanal gold mining operations in the Sutherland goldfield expose a large number of people, most of whom are women and children, to the safety hazards of the abandoned mines.

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  • Gold Mining in Uganda Ian Berry Magnum Photos

    Gold Mining in Uganda. Ian Berry A miner washes the ore at the flooded Busia United Open Cast Mine. Near Tororo, Uganda, Africa. 2016. Ian Berry A woman digging alongside a man trying to repair a crushing and washing machine at an informal or artisanal mine. Near Tororo, Uganda, Africa. 2016. For the Fairtrade Foundation.

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  • companies mining gold in kenya miniwind

    Mining in Kenya the start of a new era? Kilimapesa gold mine, have put Kenyan mining on the global map. Both mines are of great national signifi-cance, and together with Kenya's proposed new mining law, may signal the start of the new era for mining in Kenya.

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  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining pubs.iied

    Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining More than 13 million people in the South are directly engaged in small-scale mining many of whom are women and children with another 80 to 100 million depending on it for some aspect of thei livelihood. These activities are often both illegal and environmentally damaging, and dangerous for

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  • Building a foundation for more responsible gold mining in

    Sep 11, 2018Women working at a mine in Busia, Uganda (February 2018). Therefore, to contribute to more responsible gold mining in Uganda, we must address a variety of interconnected factors. For example, we aim to tackle the issues at the root of the child labor ranging from access to education to better incomes for adults.

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  • Mining industry of Ghana Wikipedia

    The Mining industry of Ghana accounts for 5% of the country's GDP and minerals make up 37% of total exports, of which gold contributes over 90% of the total mineral exports. Thus, the main focus of Ghana's mining and minerals development industry remains focused on gold. Ghana is Africa's largest gold producer, producing 80.5 t in 2008.

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  • Uganda's Gold rush Costing the nation its next generation

    Busia district is one of the 4 gold mining districts in Eastern Uganda the others being Namayingo, Bugiri and Mayuge districts. And in Busia every morning, 10-year-old Joseph Mangeni stands barefoot on the banks of this river filtering gold in one of its muddy streams.

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  • STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR ARTISANAL AND SMALL

    Inception Workshop Strategic Planning for Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining in Asia 8 To jumpstart the development of national ASGM strategic plans and contribute to the South East Asia regional project related to protecting human health and the environment from

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  • Supporting the Advancement of Artisanal and Small

    Supporting the Advancement of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining (ASM) in Uganda Joshua Tuhumwire Commissioner, Dept. of Geological Survey and Mines Entebbe, Uganda Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development Dept. of Geological Survey and Mines Sustainable Management Of Mineral Resources Project

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    Artisanal mining in Africa photos of mining pits by Hugh There's a growing debate on regulating this small scale mining Brown travelled to artisanal mines around ruined by the release of copper tailings Democratic Republic of Congo.

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  • UGANDA Finance training for women active in mines

    UGANDA Africa Mining Intelligence dated 05/02/2019 Finance training for women active in mines In January, the Ugandan NGO Environmental Women in Action for Development (EWAD) ran a series of workshops for several artisanal mining women's associations in Busia, in the east of the country.

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  • Artisanal mineral processing near Geita, Tanzania

    Artisanal mineral processing near Geita, Tanzania. This is classic artisanal mineral processing near Geita, Tanzania, there is a sluice, there are some pools with water, the tailing heaps, and final milled ores are processed here, concentrate of gold is collected and processed with mercury.

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  • Strengthening artisanal and small-scale mining for socio

    Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is an important livelihood activity for millions of people in the developing world representing as many as 90% of the global mining workforce, however, environmental, social, business and labour challenges have hindered the potential of

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  • Stervenock Stocks Mining ptee2017

    Artisanal Mining In Busia jananienterprises Uganda Mining for a Dime allAfrica. In Uganda, artisanal gold mining contributed 3.5% to GDP that is about 680 million from gold mined in Busia (Buteba, Busitema), Moroto, Abim, Kaabong, in North East, Mubende(Kisita, Kamalenga) and in

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  • Energy ministry on the spot over eviction of miners PML

    Aug 15, 2017The minister told MPs that so far 2,249 artisanal and small scale miners have been registered in Mubende, 1,614 in Namayingo and Busia districts and 600 in Karamoja region. The minister further revealed that out of this exercise, over 20 mining associations have been formed.

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    Artisanal mining. 27 likes. Artisanal and Small Scale Mining is emerging as an important socio-economic sector for the rural poor in many developing

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  • ASM18 (@ASM_Conference) Twitter

    The latest Tweets from ASM18 (@ASM_Conference). International Conference on Artisanal and Small-scale Mining and Quarrying, Livingstone, Zambia, 11-13 September 2018. #ASM18. Zambia

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    Uganda losing to illegal gold mining Miningmx

    May 30, 2013 UGANDA was losing milions of shillings to illegal gold mining, said AllAfrica, an online publication. Citing Uganda's New Vision, AllAfrica said Uganda's gold industry has seen a significant shift in production but that artisanal mining in Busia, Buhweju and Kigezi Mubende and more recently, Karamoja in the northeast was on the increase.

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    Ghana Upholds Kimberly Process Modern Ghana. Government has begun negotiations with the United States Geological Surveys to assist the country in the exploration of other diamondiferous areas outside the Ghana Consolidated Diamonds Limited's concession to identify viable areas for demarcation for small scale diamond mining in future.

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  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining Without Mercury

    Many artisanal and small-scale miners are achieving high rates of gold recovery without mercury, benefiting their health, the health of their communities, and the environment. On this page, we summarize some of the techniques in mercury-free artisanal and small-scale gold mining.

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  • Partnering up for progress sourcing responsible gold in

    Apr 29, 2019Partnering up for progress sourcing responsible gold in Uganda . 29 April 2019. Gold will never lose its allure. It's useful, beautiful, rare, and an essential material for many different products.

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  • Project Detail

    To eliminate the use of mercury in the artisanal and small scale gold mining communities of Busia District. The objectives of the project are to (i) Increase participation of Busia Small Scale gold miners by 80%, in the elimination of mercury use in gold processing by 2018.

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  • Poverty Killing Gold Miners newvision.ug

    Just like in Simase, the artisans, who had previously been mining gold in Busia, stumbled on pieces of ore rocks on top of the soil and announced that they had found the valuable mineral.

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  • Case Study Uganda June 2012 UN Environment

    UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME !!!!! Analysis of formalization approaches in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector based on experiences in

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  • Artisanal mining site and pond of water

    Artisanal mining site and pond of water. This is how artisanal mining sites look like in Geita, Tanzania. A pond of dirty water is valuable resources for mineral processing. Call Communication and Reporting Officer I/C in Tanzania, Mr. Gabriel Masanyiwa, with company Start Your Own Gold Mine on

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