The planetGOLD Knowledge Repository
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PACT & University of Delaware English
Pact and the University of Delaware’s Mapping Artisanal and Small-scale Mining to the Sustainable Development Goals (ASM-SDG Policy Assessment) is the first report assessing all positive and negative relationships between artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
This report analyzes the relationships between ASM and each of the 17 SDGs and their associated targets, and provides concrete guidance to policymakers, donors and private partners for harnessing ASM-SDG interlinkages and unlocking the sector’s full sustainable development potential.
Fred A. Otchere, Marcello M. Veiga, Jennifer J. Hinton, Renato A. Farias and Robert Hamaguchi English
This article highlights the growing significance of aquaculture and explores the benefits and barriers to transforming flooded pits and impoundments into aquaculture operations. Among other benefits, aquaculture may provide a much-needed source of revenue, employment and, in some cases, food to communities impacted
by mine closure.
Forest-Smart Mining: Identifying Good and Bad Practices and Policy Responses for Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining in Forest Landscapes
World Bank English
This report reviews existing knowledge and experience around mining in forested landscapes. It focuses on artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). It analyzed several active ASM mine sites as case studies to identify good and bad practices for forest-smart mining and the conditions and mechanisms that motivate these practices.
International Review of Environmental Rehabilitation Approaches for Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining: A Review of Best Practices for Frugal Rehabilitation of ASM in Mongolia
Estelle Levin Ltd. English
Estelle Levin Ltd. prepared this report by drawing on best practices of rehabilitation approaches for ASM, using international case studies that illustrate real-world rehabilitation methods that can be applied to ASM in Mongolia.
Artisanal Gold Communities as Prime COVID-19 Intervention Targets: Supply Chain Reform, Health In Gold Out
Shawn Blore, Marieke Kroll, Kevin Telmer English
In this paper, the AGC announces its three signal interventions for dealing with the crisis in ASGM communities brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic:
(i) Supply Chain Reform Project – a project to restart and reform artisanal gold supply chains;
(ii) Health In Gold Out – a project to deliver health assistance via this gold stakeholder network; and
(iii) Artisanal Gold Prices Database – a project to monitor these interventions via a worldwide database of artisanal gold prices.
Pure Earth English
Ecological restoration of areas degraded by mining in Madre de Dios, Peru. This project was implemented by Pure Earth, in partnership with CINCIA (Centro de Innovación Científica Amazónica), the Ministry of Environment of Peru (MINAM), and local governments, with funding from the US Department of State.
Pure Earth English
The project report showcases the remediation and ecological restoration approach and methodology conducted in Madre de Dios region in Peru. Focus is placed on developing community-based remediation plans.
The report presents an overview of the impacts of ASM on biodiversity in the LAC countries and reviews strategies to address the issue.
Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in Protected areas and critical Ecosystems Programme (ASM-PACE): A Global Solutions Study
WWF and Estelle Levin, Ltd English
The report summarizes the selected ASM in protected areas, reviews the policy responses to ASM occurring protected preas, and offer an initial set of recommendations.