K.J. Bansah, N.K. Dumakor-Dupey, B.A. Kansake, E. Assan, and P. Bekui
The paper includes a case study of an informal ASM-affected community located in the Western Region of Ghana. A two-phase mixed-method approach consisting of literature reviews, questionnaires, interviews, and water quality assessments was employed.
Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF)
Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) has benefited from a body of research spanning decades, despite an ongoing lack of understanding and statistical data for the sector. This research paper reviews the existing literature on key thematic areas, bringing various findings together and providing updated information.