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The mercury supply chain, stakeholders and their responsibilities in the quest for mercury-free gold
Morgane M.C. Fritz; Peter A. Maxson; and Rupert J. Baumgartner English
For many years, the use of mercury in ASGM has afforded an income for many persons without better options, but has brought with it extensive harm to the environment, the miners and their communities. This paper analyzes the stakeholders and their diverse roles with regard to the trade and supply of mercury for Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining and applies a supply chain management approach to stakeholder theory.
Phasing Out Mercury? Ecological Economics and Indonesia's Small-Scale Gold Mining Sector
Samuel J. Spiegel; Sumali Agrawal; Dino Mikhab; Kartie Vitamerry; Philippe Le Billon; Marcello Veigad; Kulansi Konoliusb; and Bardolf Paul English
This article uses an ecological economics approach to analyse tensions surrounding efforts to phase out mercury in Indonesia's artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector, among the largest sources of mercury pollution worldwide. It also discusses implications of domestic cinnabar mining for controlling mercury in Indonesia's ASGM sector, highlighting obstacles to implementing the Minamata Convention, a treaty that aims to restrict mercury use.
A Golden Opportunity: Scoping Study of Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining in Zimbabwe
Pact Institute English
This report includes findings and recommendations from Pact's scoping study of the ASM sector in Zimbabwe.
Small Business Management in the Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining Sector
Artisanal Gold Council and Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation English
This curriculum was developed as part of the project Developing Training Materials to Promote the Reduction of Mercury Use in Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining. This curriculum is intended to help teach fundamental business skills to artisanal and small-scale gold miners. These teaching and learning materials are designed to be “open source” meaning that they are made available freely for use by programs, organizations and institutions of all kinds working in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector.
Administración de Empresas Pequeñas en el Sector de la Minería de Oro Artesanal y en Pequeña Escala
Artisanal Gold Council and Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Spanish
Este plan de capacitación fue creado como parte del proyecto Desarrollo de materiales didácticos para promover la reducción del uso de mercurio en la minería de oro artesanal y en pequeña escala. Este plan tiene como objetivo ayudar a la capacitación de los mineros de oro artesanal y en pequeña escala, para que desarrollen habilidades empresariales fundamentales. Estos materiales didácticos están diseñados para ser de “libre acceso”, es decir, para que puedan ser usados gratuitamente por programas, organizaciones e instituciones que trabajen en el sector de minería de oro artesanal y en pequeña escala.
Managing Small-Scale Gold Mining and Diverse Rural Development Dynamics: Insights from Cambodia
Spiegel, J. Samuel English
Drawing on cases in two provinces, Kratie and Ratanakiri, the study examines why a nuanced approach is needed that takes into account multiple types of extraction activity and multiple perspectives on how rural stakeholder participation could work in the extractive sector. The article analyzes policy options to sensitively address rural development dynamics in mining areas, suggesting key roles that future research can play in generating useful contextual knowledge that can help improve resource regulation, rural livelihood support services and regional land use planning.