Poverty reduction through small-scale mining and energy : Perspectives for cooperation in Africa
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations.Economic Commission for Africa.;
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This paper aims at sharing some thoughts and suggesting methodologies to contribute to eradicating poverty. One may question what contribution can small-scale mining and energy services make towards this goal? It is not as farfetched as it may seem, once we make the intellectual effort to contemplate the ramifications of mainstreaming small-scale mining and energy into the more traditionally accepted income-generating activities.