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Kenneth Porter, Artisanal Gold Council English
The liquidity crisis affecting artisanal gold mining communities around the globe has the potential to turn into a humanitarian crisis. As miners’ ability to sell their gold for cash deteriorates, the growing concern is that miners will be left with gold in their pockets but no food on the table. The most at risk are those rural and isolated communities whose economies are almost entirely dependent on gold, such as Choco, Colombia.
La MAPE en tiempos del COVID-19: ¿Cómo reactivar la minería artesanal y de pequeña escala en el Perú?
Franco Arista, Coordinador Nacional del proyecto planetGOLD en Perú Spanish
Este documento producido por planetGOLD Perú se orienta al sector de la Minería Artesanal y de Pequeña Escala (MAPE) en el Perú, brindando un análisis sobre los efectos de la pandemia del COVID-19 y la propuesta de algunas medidas que faciliten su reactivación y proceso de formalización.
Franco Arista, National Coordinator of planetGOLD in Peru English
This document produced by the planetGOLD project in Peru puts a focus on the artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector in the country in light of the global COVID-19 outbreak, providing an analysis of the effects of the pandemic and proposing some possible measures to facilitate its reactivation and formalization process.
planetGOLD Indonesia (GOLD-ISMIA) English
Field facilitators with GOLD-ISMIA, the planetGOLD project in Indonesia, surveyed 50 respondents across six of their ASGM project locations to assess miner awareness of COVID-19, and the impact of the virus on their mining activities.
Ludovic Bernaudat, planetGOLD programme manager English
The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in every region of the world is of great concern to us in the planetGOLD community, and we are monitoring the situation closely. During this time of uncertainty and disruption, our first priority is to take every precaution necessary to protect programme staff, families and communities.
Read the full statement from planetGOLD's programme manager.
The situation around COVID-19 is rapidly changing and the information presented here will be updated as often as possible.
Created by Chemonics, this page consists of resources and content that they hope are useful to colleagues, partners, and clients across the world as they adapt and continue their vital efforts and navigate the uncharted landscape of this pandemic.
Dr. Mareike Kroll Dr. Kevin Telmer English
This is an ongoing article on Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) communities and how they may be affected by COVID-19. There will be regular updates of this article that accompany developments of COVID-19 and as new information and thinking about its impacts on ASGM arise.