ASM and sustainability in Africa: linkage as a sustainable livelihood tool
Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is widespread in Africa and exploits a very large number of minerals. The conservative number of people involved is estimated to be more than 10 million. However, these estimates are ...
Responsible mineral supply chains for ASM in African: the case of conflict minerals
The issue of responsible mineral supply chains has taken center stage in the African mining sector in the last few decades as a response to the challenge of conflict minerals. ASM is often fraught with controversy and this ...
Artisanal and small-scale mining policy guidance for the country mining vision
In Africa, the number of people associated with ASM activities is estimated to be more than 9 million and about 50% of these are women. There are many reasons why the rural poor end up in ASM. These include historic ...