Compendium on best practices in small-scale mining in Africa
There are currently no universal definitions of artisanal or small-scale mining. The lack of consensus, as echoed by several researchers, e.g., Priester et al., 1993; Taupitz et al., 1993 and others, is due to the fact ...
Managing mineral wealth : training materials on management of mineral wealth and the role of mineral wealth in social-economic development
Nations richly endowed with minerals should be able to develop these resources for their own benefit, creating opportunities for employment and regional economic development, ultimately facilitating broader national ...
Mineral resources and the alleviation of povertry in Africa
Africa has an impressive mineral wealth. As compared to the rest of the world, Africa's share of known mineral deposits amounts to: 71.4 percent of cobalt, 39.7 percent of chromium, 46.1 percent of diamond, 29.1 percent ...