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planetGOLD Indonesia (GOLD-ISMIA) English
Finance entities including banks, microfinance institutions, and other lenders do not commonly provide loans/credit/financing to the ASGM sector as the risks are often perceived to be too high. To support financial entities and banks in developing financial products that would tailor to ASGM sector, the planetGOLD Indonesia project identified 8 modified/alternative models of current financing schemes/mechanisms for banks/financial entities that are detailed in this fact sheet.
Solidaridad, with the support of the global luxury group Kering, take Village Savings and Loans Associations to the next level through an innovative revolving fund that empowers women led enterprises.
planetGOLD Mongolia Mongolian
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planetGOLD Mongolia English
The planetGOLD Mongolia project published this article in the March 2021 issue of the Mongolian Mining Journal, touching on some key points on opportunities to invest in artisanal gold and on steps the Government of Mongolia has taken to promote responsible artisanal and small-scale gold mining.
Alexandre Jaillon English
To assess the socio-economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector in Western Central African Republic (CAR), IPIS conducted a series of phone surveys with key informants located on 260 gold and diamond mining sites.
Oscar Katho, Joanne Lebert, Jean Paul Lonema, Patience Singo, and Gerard van der Burg English
Read IMPACT's latest report based on its experiences implementing the Just Gold project in DRC from 2012 to 2020 which sought to test whether and how artisanal gold could be traced from mine site to market. The report promotes transparency to assist others committed to supporting security, development, and equality for women and men miners and ASM communities.
Chloe Jacot, Estelle Levin Nally and Rosanna Tufo of Levin Sources and Christina T Miller and Maggie Gabos of Christina T Miller Jewelry Consulting. English
USAID’s Commercially Viable Conflict-Free Gold Project, known locally as “Zahabu Safi” (Clean Gold), is a five-year program, implemented in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by Global Communities and Levin Sources. The project aims to establish a responsible, commercially viable and conflict-free ASM gold supply chain from eastern DRC.
Sasha Lezhnev English
The technology, jewelry, financial, and automotive sectors are increasingly at risk of purchasing gold that benefits armed groups responsible for mass atrocities in multiple countries in East and Central Africa. Five main policy issues continue to incentivize the conflict gold trade and disincentivize the responsible artisanal trade, presenting key opportunities for action by governments, companies, and banks.
The 2019/2020 Annual Progress Report published by planetGOLD provides an overview of the progress made since the launch of the planetGOLD programme in early 2019 and includes data from the initiation of each of the national projects through fall 2020. This executive summary provides a snapshot of the key points from the full report, across the programme's 4 key programmatic areas: formalization, access to finance, technical solutions, and access to formal markets.
Recognizing that lasting change requires addressing root economic and social drivers of mercury use, planetGOLD is working to accelerate formalization, increase access to formal finance and open avenues to formal gold markets, creating the enabling conditions for the uptake of more efficient, mercury-free technology. This report provides an overview of the progress made since the launch of the planetGOLD programme in early 2019 and includes data from the initiation of each of the national projects through fall 2020.