- Côte d'Ivoire acts to reduce mercury pollution from its artisanal gold mining sector
- Over half a ton of mercury is used by Côte d'Ivoire’s miners annually
- $17-million initiative will support access to markets, finance and the uptake of mercury-free technologies by miners
Abidjan, 25th April 2023 – The Ivorian Government has taken decisive action to protect the nation’s health and environment today, launching a $17-million project to reduce the use of mercury in its artisanal gold mining sector.
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