contribution of smale scale mining to poverty alleviation in ghana

Case Study Tanzania June 2012 - UN Environment

producer of gold (after South Africa, Ghana, and Mali), is experiencing a boom in its mining industry. ... mining operations and to ensure and improve their contribution to poverty alleviation and rural ... the small-scale mining activities are currently informal (i.e., not licensed officially). ...

Artisanal Mining | Mining | Poverty Reduction

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining. Challenges and Opportunities Thomas Hentschel, Felix Hruschka, and Michael Priester Projekt-Consult Breaking New Ground is the final report of the Mining, Minerals, and Sustainable Development Project (MMSD), an independent two-year process of consultation and research that aimed to understand how to maximise the contribution of the mining …

European Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance ...

Published by European Centre for Research Training and Development UK () 84 MICRO AND SMALL SCALE ENTERPRISES DEVELOPMENT IN GHANA Moses Oppong Department of Accountancy, School of Business Pentecost University College Ghana ... apprentice training so as to accelerate employment and poverty alleviation in order to foster

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining - World Bank

The Communities and Small-Scale Mining (CASM) Charter set out its mission "to reduce poverty by supporting integrated sustainable development of communities affected by or involved in artisanal and small-scale mining in developing countries".

Small-Scale Mining Business in Ghana: Challenges and ...

Oct 12, 2012· Small-scale mining is essentially an artisanal or small industrial form of raw material extraction. In Ghana, there are about 300 registered small-scale mining groups and they constitute a major source of employment especially for small-scale gold and diamond miners, and contribute some foreign exchange to Ghana's economy.

Poverty alleviation in rural Malawi: is there a role for ...

This paper argues that a formalized and supported artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector could alleviate significant poverty in rural Malawi. It questions the efficacy of the government's decision to continue promoting a "farm first" strategy to address the country's poverty problem ...

Environmental Degradation under Artisanal and Small-Scale ...

Small-Scale Mining in Tanzania: Can Innovations in Institutional Framework Help? ... Abstract- thus offered new legal channels for ASM activities. Artisan and small-scale mining (ASM) plays an important role in employment and livelihoods in Tanzania. Estimates suggest that over 1,000,000 Tanzanians are engaged ... the poverty alleviation is ...

Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold ...

1. Introduction. Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) has contributed significantly to Ghana's gross domestic product (GDP), making this activity an important source of employment and income for miners and their dependents.

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises' Activities, Income ...

in the fields of farming, fishing, small scale mining, restaurants, food processing and other services. It was recommended to government and policymakers to institute viable credit support and non ...

Issues in SME Development in Ghana and South Africa

In defining small-scale enterprises in Ghana, Steel and Webster (1991), and Osei et al (1993) used an employment cut-off point of 30 employees. Osei et al (1993), however, classified small-scale

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises' Activities, Income ...

MSMEs in Ghana are foundin the fields of farming, fishing, small scale mining, restaurants, food processing and other services. It wasrecommended to government and policymakers to institute viable credit support and non-financial businesssupport services to help MSMEs grow.

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

ASM can play a crucial role in poverty alleviation and rural development; most of those involved are poor and mining represents the ... fact remains that small-scale and artisanal mining activities will continue for at least as long as poverty makes them necessary. It is therefore essential to maximize the ... Peru, Ghana, Malawi, Mali ...

SMEs and Poverty Alleviation in Nigeria: Marketing ...

T his article seeks to identify the mediating role of marketing resources and capabilities in small and medium enterprises (SMEs)—poverty alleviation

Ensure 'Responsible Mining'--Small-scale Miners Told

Prof. Chris Gordon, a senior lecturer at the Institute for Environment & Sanitation Studies of the University of Ghana, said responsible mining must encompass mineral-based economic development, poverty alleviation, good governance, public engagement, efficient enforcement and political will.

Global Report on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

ASM can play a crucial role in poverty alleviation and rural development; most ... terms artisanal and small-scale mining are used interchangeably. ... • The registration of the company at the mining authority or other fiscal authorities . Global Report on Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining . Global Report on Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining

THE ROLE OF MICROFINANCE, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ...

THE ROLE OF MICROFINANCE IN REDUCING POVERTY IN LDCS 2.2. THE ROLE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN REDUCING POVERTY IN LDCS 2.3. THE ROLE OF SUSTAINABILITY IN REDUCING POVERTY IN LDCS ... Sustainable MicroEntrepreneurship is a small-scale, self-sustaining active development process initiated by the poor to help themselves break free from their poverty ...

Political Ecology of the Small-scale Gold Mining in ...

Small-scale gold mining (SSGM) plays a crucial role in poverty alleviation and rural development in many developing countries. Most of those involved are poor and mining represents the most promising, if not the only, income opportunity

Artisanal Mining in Ghana: Institutional Arrangements ...

Over the past decade, Ghana's policymakers have become increasingly preoccupied with extracting a larger share of profits from booming large-scale mineral exploration and mining activities. The series of generous tax breaks enshrined within reformed mining policy described in Chapter 3 by Thomas ...

Artisanal mining - Wikipedia

In Ghana, the regulation of artisanal gold mining is set forth in the Small-Scale Gold Mining Law, 1989 (PNDCL 218). The Precious Minerals Marketing Corporation Law, 1989 (PNDCL 219), set up the Precious Minerals Marketing Corporation (PMMC) to promote the development of small-scale gold and diamond mining in Ghana and to purchase the output of ...

Mining and Poverty Reduction - KAMBING.ui.ac.id

• Income generation: Small-scale mining provides employment for about 13 million workers and their families worldwide, in particular, in countries such as Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, China, Colombia, Congo, Ghana, Ecuador, India, Indonesia,

The 'informalisation' of Ghana's small-scale gold mining ...

Small-scale mining, though largely informal in Ghana, is a significant contributor to livelihoods and economic growth Negative environmental impacts mean the sector's contribution is heavily restricted and driven further into informality

Mitigating the Activities of Artisanal and Small-Scale ...

become necessary in view of the immense contribution of the mining activities to poverty alleviation in the continent. The concept of appropriate social contract for artisanal and small-scale mining(ASM) emerged amid calls for more humane

The Effects of Small Scale Gold Mining on Living ...

In recent times, there has been a surge in small scale mining activities in Ghana which has made significant contributions to the national gold output, foreign exchange earnings, and …

INCREASING THE CONTRIBUTION OF ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE ...

This report outlines findings from a study examining the contribution of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) to poverty reduction in Tanzania based on an analysis of gold and diamond mining in Mwanza Region.

Trends in the small-scale mining of precious minerals in ...

Small-scale mining in Ghana is defined to include both the exploitation of mineral deposits (1) using fairly rudimentary implements and/or (2) at low levels of production with minimal capital investment.

Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana

country report 3 Ghana's artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector continues to grow in size and significance. Its contribution to

Small-Scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West ...

An in-depth analysis of the small-scale mining sector in West Africa, this volume examines its link with poverty, economic contribution and the dynamics of its operations and dependent communities. In recent decades, Africas poverty-driven artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector has attracted significant donor aid.

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF POVERTY ALLEVIATION …

Comparative Analysis of Poverty Alleviation Action Plans in Ghana and Zimbabwe 2 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background And Objectives Poverty is a world-wide problem.

The Role of Liquefi ed Petroleum Gas in Reducing Energy ...

contribution to poverty alleviation and economic growth through the ... • The Communities and Small-Scale Mining (CASM) Partnership, which ... vi The Role of Liquefi ed Petroleum Gas in Reducing Energy Poverty Acknowledgments

(PDF) Artisanal mining and poverty reduction in Tanzania

This article explores the contribution that artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) makes to poverty reduction in Tanzania, drawing on findings from research on gold and diamond mining in Mwanza ...

INCREASING THE CONTRIBUTION OF ARTISANAL AND …

This report outlines findings from a study examining the contribution of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) to poverty reduction in Tanzania based on an analysis of gold and diamond mining …