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Aims Press-Mining impact on communities' livelihoods: A ...

Jan 18, 2020· Mining has been blamed globally for harmful and impoverishing effects. Most countries are rich sources of gemstone, yet there is very little development, since miners, and those around mining sites, still live in abject poverty. This study sought answers on: "how mining activities have affected communities' livelihoods…

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What's the impact of mining on Indigenous communities?

May 19, 2021· Historically, the mining industry employed very few Indigenous workers. Figures show that in the early 1990s the number was measured "in the hundreds". By 2011, thanks to many Indigenous Land Use Agreements between the mining industry and Indigenous communities, that figure leapt to about the current level.

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Mining and Community Health - Alaska Community Action …

associated with mining operations could potentially have an adverse impact on subsistence hunting, making it more difficult for communities that rely on a subsistence diet to ensure livelihood. The EPA determined that noisy activity at the Red Dog mine and transport road contributed to a decrease in caribou harvest, a

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Investigation into the Impacts of Artisanal Gold Mining on ...

mining on the environment and livelihood of local community by: 1) identifying and assessing the methods and processes of artisanal gold mining, 2) determin-ing the impact of these methods and processes on the environment, 3) assessing the impacts of artisanal mining on the livelihood foundation of local residents, 4)

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Socio Economic Impact Study of Mining and Mining Polices ...

income generation activities, dependency on forests, mining, impacts of mining, impact of mining closure on livelihood, preference of land use of mined out areas and species preferred for restoration by the local people along with information on other related environmental and socioeconomic aspects etc.

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THE IMPACT OF LARGE-SCALE MINING ON THE …

environmental effects that impact the livelihoods of the communities, including polluting water resources and displacing people from their fertile lands to allow mining operations. In this way, mining activities account for serious consequences for the local environment (Kitula, 2006).

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Attitudes of local people to mining policies and interventions

mining sector, several conflicts have emerged in mining communities – conflicts between local inhabitants and mining companies, communities and their chiefs, Small Scale Mines (SSM) and Large Scale Mines (LSM), etc., though a number of policies, regulations and interventions have been enacted to address the problems of mining communities.

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Impacts of mining on land use- a case (study) of Luanshya ...

sustainable development of mining districts and foster sustainable land use patterns. Furthermore, this study recommends that future land use planning must be dynamic in terms of adopting post-mining restoration of landscapes and infrastructure while also taking the direct and indirect impacts of mining …

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Assessing the Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of ...

Jan 26, 2016· Impacts of Artisanal Gold Mining on the Livelihoods of Communities in the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality in Ghana Obiri 1,2,*, Precious A. D. Mattah 3,†, Memuna M. Mattah 4,†, Frederick A. Armah 5,†, Shiloh Osae 1,†, Sam Adu-kumi 6,† and Philip O. Yeboah 1,† 1 Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications, School of Nuclear and ...

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Mining And Its Impact On Local Communities - Mining ...

The mining industry impacts significantly on local communities economically, socially and environmentally. A social licence to operate should ensure these impacts are positive, and clearly understood by the communities. With that in mind, let's take a look at some of the ways in which mining activities can impact on local communities.

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Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

Impacts of strip mining: Strip mining destroys landscapes, forests and wildlife habitats at the site of the mine when trees, plants, and topsoil are cleared from the mining area. This in turn leads to soil erosion and destruction of agricultural land. When rain washes the loosened top soil into streams, sediments pollute waterways.

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Impacts of Mining | Oxfam Australia

The potential benefits that mining brings to a community can be undermined if secrecy surrounds the payment of mining taxes to the government or the benefits shared at the local level. The gendered impacts of mining. Our work shows that the impacts of mining are not gender neutral. Women often experience the negative impacts of mining more than ...

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Erasmus University Thesis Repository: The Impact of Mining ...

Dec 17, 2010· In order to eke out a living, local communities need to construct livelihoods by espousing livelihoods strategies/ coping mechanisms. Through a case study of Newmont Ghana's Ahafo South mining project this research paper tries to explore the impact of mining (both large scale and artisanal) on the livelihoods of local communities and the ...

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The Potential Negative Effects Of Mining On The ...

Sep 28, 2018· The effects of mining on the environment and wildlife will be different from country to country. Different mining practices and variables such as regulations and laws can play a part. In general though, mining can impact the land/soil, water, air, and all different types of wildlife and living wild organisms. Mining impact can occur: 1.

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The Impact of Mining on Livelihoods of Local Communities

The Impact of Mining on Livelihoods of Local Communities: A Case Study of Newmont Ahafo South Mining Project of Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. Graduate School of Development Studies. A Research Paper presented by: Irene Jemilatu Yaro (Ghana) in partial fulfilment of the requirements for obtaining the degree of MASTERS OF ARTS IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

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EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING ON …

examining the socio-economic impact of mining on the livelihoods of amajuba district mining communities . sihlangu s. ngobese . 2015 . university of kwazulu-natal

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Yaro I.J .2010. "The Impact of Mining on Livelihoods of ...

The study determines the effects of mining on rural livelihoods, adopted strategies and the role of stakeholder and regulatory institutions. The study achieves this by investigating the status of key rural livelihood indicators, what influence the choice of livelihood strategies in mining communities and the assessment of institutional performance.

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MINING COMMUNITY BENEFITS IN GHANA: A CASE OF …

mining community benefits in ghana: a case of unrealized potential ameliorate the situation by better channeling those revenues at the local level towards more sus- tainable and diversified employment creation, which is the overriding source of frustration for locals.

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The impacts of mining on livelihoods in the Andes: A ...

Apr 01, 2017· I argue that research on livelihood change in Andean mining communities would be enriched by 1) a deeper attendance to the gendered, raced, and classed nature of these changes and 2) the disaggregation of different mining management regimes (e.g. state-run, privately-run, cooperative-run) to allow for comparisons of the livelihood impacts ...

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SMALL-SCALE GOLD MINING AND RURAL LIVELIHOODS: CASE …

Mar 23, 2016· This paper explores the socio-economic impact of small-scale gold mining on deprived local communities in theWozoli community.Causal and push factors such as drought and lack of formal employment have been identified as the most determining factors that drive communities to informal small scale gold mining. Cluster sampling of 5mines and the attendant working groups/syndicates …

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Influence of mining related factors on the livelihoods of ...

the effect of displacement, compensation on the livelihoods of resettled communities, economic resource distribution and environmental degradation on the livelihoods of the resettled communities in Msambweni division Kenya.

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The impact of artisanal small-scale mining on sustainable ...

Jul 10, 2017· Sustainable livelihood (SL) Citation. Yaaba Baah-Ennumh, T. and Forson, J.A. (2017), "The impact of artisanal small-scale mining on sustainable livelihoods: A case study of mining communities in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality of Ghana", World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 13 No. 3, pp. 204-222.

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SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SMALL SCALE EMERALD …

sought to investigate the economic, environmental and social impacts of small scale emerald mining on local community livelihoods in Lufwanyama district. However, this paper will only examine the economic impacts arising. Through the employ of a descriptive survey design, the effects of mining in the area were evaluated.

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" BOOM OR GLOOM? " AN EXAMINATION OF THE IMPACT OF MINING ...

The effects of mining activities on local communities are largely negative. The negative impacts of mining activities include, land degradation; pollution of the air, water and land; and the violation of communities' economic, social and cultural rights. Environmental degradation makes making a living out of agriculture difficult.

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The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards ...

Abstract: Mining has its benefits and effects especially on the people living in communities where minerals are found. This paper tries to identify and assess the impacts and effects of illegal mining (galamsey). The main impacts identified are on economic

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Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ...

Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining Communities in Ghana Albert K. Mensah 1,*, Ishmail O. Mahiri1, Obed Owusu2, Okoree D. Mireku3, Ishmael Wireko4, Evans A. Kissi5 1Department of Geography, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya 2Department of Economics, Dalhousie University, 6214 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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The Impact of Mining Activities on Local People and ...

Mining is indispensable to the economic development of countries endowed with mineral resources. At the same time the effects the mining activities on the local people and the environment have also been wide spread in these economies. While the contributions of mining in Zimbabwe is adequately appreciated, the impact of mining activities has also

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Socio-economic Impact of Mining on Rural Communities: A ...

affected communities. Moreover, the by-products of coal mining such as loss of agro-based livelihood, decrease of natural capital, pollution and ill health are becoming the matter of concern globally. In this background the present study was undertaken by taking three specific objectives: first, to analyse the impact of coal mining on the local

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The Effects Of Mining To Communities: The Good And The ...

May 10, 2018· Mining activities bring with it both positive and negative effects on its surrounding communities. For its positive impact, miners employed by mining corporations now have a regular source of income. Their families are now able to enjoy a higher standard of living …

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Small-scale Mining and its impact on Rural Livelihoods and ...

mining research foci in Ghana but there still remain important research gaps. There is limited scientific research investigating the impacts of small-scale mining activities on the health and livelihood of the miners themselves as well as the wellbeing and livelihood of the communities within which small-scale mining takes place in Ghana.

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Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the ...

Sep 28, 2012· effects. [3] for instance reports that mining has a number of common stages or activities, each of which has potentially-adverse impacts on the natural environment, society and cultural ... and the livelihood of communities in Mandera 20-Livelihood stone quarrying.

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