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    Virtual Exhibition on Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Production: Technology Without Mercury

  • planetGOLD Criteria for Environmentally & Socially Responsible Operations

    planetGOLD develops specific criteria to govern operations of ASGM entities engaged with programme

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    planetGOLD Joins Ethical Gold Mastermind Session at Cannes Film Festival

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    Explore the planetGOLD 2019/2020 Annual Progress Report & Executive Summary

  • We are working to transform artisanal and small-scale gold mining, from mine to market

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    Members of the planetGOLD global team share why they choose to challenge gender inequalities in ASGM

  • Artisanal and small-scale gold mining: What is it and why does it matter?

Making a world of difference in small-scale gold mining

planetGOLD works to make small-scale gold mining safer, cleaner, and more profitable. Our vision is a clean global supply of gold from small-scale miners.

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Where we are making a difference

Bolivia Burkina Faso Colombia Ecuador Ghana Guyana Honduras Indonesia Kenya Madagascar Mongolia Nigeria Peru Philippines Republic of the Congo Suriname Uganda planetGOLD phase 1 planetGOLD phase 2

Knowledge Areas

The planetGOLD programme is working to eliminate mercury from the supply chain of gold produced by artisanal and small-scale miners by supporting improvements in these four areas.

  • Mercury awareness campaign with miners and villagers in Sekotong Lombok Indonesia
    Awareness Raising

    Improving understanding of the challenges and opportunities of artisanal and small-scale gold mining, in local communities and beyond

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    Access to Finance

    Unlocking capital flows to transform artisanal and small-scale gold mining

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    Formalization

    Integrating miners into the formal economy and regulatory system for the benefit of all

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    Technical Solutions

    Reducing mercury use and improving efficiency with better practices and technologies