the effects of mining on the livelihood of mining communities

the effects of mining on the livelihood of mining communities

The Effects Of Mining To Communities: The Good And The ...

May 10, 2018  Mining activities bring with it both positive and negative effects on its surrounding communities. For its positive impact, miners employed by mining corporations now have a regular source of income. Their families are now able to enjoy a higher standard of living

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Mining impact on communities’ livelihoods: A case study of ...

Jan 18, 2020  Mining has been blamed globally for harmful and impoverishing effects. Most countries are rich sources of gemstone, yet there is very little development, since miners, and those around mining sites, still live in abject poverty. This study sought answers on: “how mining activities have affected communities’ livelihoods?”. Data was gathered from, Mwatate Sub-county, Taita Taveta County ...

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The impacts of mining on livelihoods in the Andes: A ...

Apr 01, 2017  I argue that research on livelihood change in Andean mining communities would be enriched by 1) a deeper attendance to the gendered, raced, and classed nature of these changes and 2) the disaggregation of different mining management regimes (e.g. state-run, privately-run, cooperative-run) to allow for comparisons of the livelihood impacts ...

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Yaro I.J .2010. “The Impact of Mining on Livelihoods of ...

The study determines the effects of mining on rural livelihoods, adopted strategies and the role of stakeholder and regulatory institutions. The study achieves this by investigating the status of key rural livelihood indicators, what influence the choice of livelihood strategies in mining communities and the assessment of institutional performance.

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Mining impact on communities’ livelihoods: A case study of ...

Jan 18, 2020  Mining has been blamed globally for harmful and impoverishing effects. Most countries are rich sources of gemstone, yet there is very little development, since miners, and those around mining sites, still live in abject poverty. This study sought answers on: “how mining activities have affected communities’ livelihoods

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The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local livelihoods ...

Mar 26, 2002  4.2 Social structure of mining communities in NMFM 14 4.3 Mining techniques and procedures 16 4.4 Financing and revenue 19 4.5 Functioning of the market 20 4.6 Secondary activities 20 4.7 Environmental impacts of artisanal gold mining in the NMFM 26 5.Conclusion 28 6. References 29 Appendices 32 1 CAPAM gold price scale 32

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The Impact of Mining Activities on Local People and ...

Mining is indispensable to the economic development of countries endowed with mineral resources. At the same time the effects the mining activities on the local people and the environment have also been wide spread in these economies. While the contributions of mining in Zimbabwe is adequately appreciated, the impact of mining activities has also

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The Impact of Gold Mining on Local Farming Communities

do not address the existing vulnerabilities of these mining communities. This study looks at the effects of mining on households, but from the perspective of the needs expressed by individuals living in the mining area. Using descriptive survey research design, a total of 90 respondents were sampled for structured interviews.

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The Potential Negative Effects Of Mining On The ...

Sep 28, 2018  The effects of mining on the environment and wildlife will be different from country to country. Different mining practices and variables such as regulations and laws can play a part. In general though, mining can impact the land/soil, water, air, and all different types of wildlife and living wild organisms. Mining impact can occur: 1.

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Putting Miners First: Understanding the Livelihoods ...

Artisanal Mining Communities in sub-Saharan Africa in 1999 (Labonne and Gilman, 1999). Fieldwork for this project was carried out in Ethiopia, Ghana, Tanzania and Mali. Recognising the importance of the livelihood aspects of ASM and building upon the initiatives of the UNDP and allied agencies, a livelihoods/poverty reduction study was

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Local communities can reap better benefits from mining if ...

Extractive activity can affect local communities through at least three broad channels: market, fiscal, and environmental. The market channel works when the incomes of members of the local communities rise because they obtain employment with local mining firms, command higher wages, or supply them with goods and services through backward linkages with other sectors.

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Mining and your Community: Know your Environmental

faced with mining in their community. Although mining companies promise jobs and development, it is fairly unusual for a community that is affected by the mining, to see these benefits. One of the challenges communities face is a lack of information about their rights and the law that applies to mining. Mining law and governance is complex.

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Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

Impacts of strip mining: Strip mining destroys landscapes, forests and wildlife habitats at the site of the mine when trees, plants, and topsoil are cleared from the mining area. This in turn leads to soil erosion and destruction of agricultural land. When rain washes the loosened top soil into streams, sediments pollute waterways.

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(PDF) The effects of sand mining on rural communities

The mining of sand resources from rivers and ex-mining areas in Selangor state is a common practice and may lead to destruction of public assets as well as impacts or increase stress on commercial ...

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An analysis of illegal mining on the Offin shelterbelt ...

Jan 01, 2016  However, forty-six (76.7%) of our study respondents indicated that the inception of mining activities within the reserve, has brought negative effects on their livelihoods ().Of these, the majority (31) indicated destruction of cocoa farms and water pollution as a challenge faced by community members.

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- Mining Project’s Economic Impact on Local Communities ...

Australian mining developments cause indirect economic impacts on nearby communities leading to poor health and wellbeing of local residents.(1) Key health outcomes caused by flow-on effects from mining projects include poorer physical, psychological, and cognitive functions from sustained economic hardship(2, 3), and solastalgia, a term ...

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Mining is bad for health: a voyage of discovery SpringerLink

Jul 09, 2019  Mining continues to be a dangerous activity, whether large-scale industrial mining or small-scale artisanal mining. Not only are there accidents, but exposure to dust and toxins, along with stress from the working environment or managerial pressures, give rise to a range of diseases that affect miners. I look at mining and health from various personal perspectives: that of the ordinary man ...

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Assessing the Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of ...

Impacts of Artisanal Gold Mining on the Livelihoods of Communities in the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality in Ghana Samuel Obiri 1,2,*, Precious A. D. Mattah 3,†, Memuna M. Mattah 4,†, Frederick A. Armah 5,†, Shiloh Osae 1,†, Sam Adu-kumi 6,† and Philip O. Yeboah 1,† 1 Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications, School of Nuclear and ...

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The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local livelihoods ...

Mar 26, 2002  4.2 Social structure of mining communities in NMFM 14 4.3 Mining techniques and procedures 16 4.4 Financing and revenue 19 4.5 Functioning of the market 20 4.6 Secondary activities 20 4.7 Environmental impacts of artisanal gold mining in the NMFM 26 5.Conclusion 28 6. References 29 Appendices 32 1 CAPAM gold price scale 32

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Socio Economic Impact Study of Mining and Mining Polices ...

income generation activities, dependency on forests, mining, impacts of mining, impact of mining closure on livelihood, preference of land use of mined out areas and species preferred for restoration by the local people along with information on other related environmental and socioeconomic aspects etc.

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(PDF) The impact of mining on farming as a livelihood ...

The impact of mining on farming as a livelihood strategy and its implications for poverty reduction and household well-being in Ghana ... living within the mining communities will be less likely ...

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Influence of mining related factors on the livelihoods of ...

the effect of displacement, compensation on the livelihoods of resettled communities, economic resource distribution and environmental degradation on the livelihoods of the resettled communities in Msambweni division Kenya.

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Gold mining project threatens livelihood of communities in ...

Aug 23, 2021  Gold mining project threatens livelihood of communities in Northern Ireland Opinion By George Hill, 23/08/2021. Extractive industries are too often indifferent to the impact that their work has on communities and the environment. Read more

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Investigation into the Impacts of Artisanal Gold Mining on ...

Effect of Artisanal Gold Mining on Livelihood Foundation of Baomahun Local Communities. The effects of artisanal gold mining on livelihood foundations of local people in Baomahun community presented a mixed picture of positive and negative impacts on a large spectrum of issues. Table 3 shows the data obtained from the local residents surveyed ...

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Resettlement Programme Implementation: The Effect on ...

Resettlement Programme Implementation: The Effect on Livelihoods of People in Mining Communities in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality, Ghana Eric Doe Ackuayi 1* Kotoku Godsway 2 Dzeto George K 3 1.Department of Planning, College of Architecture and Planning, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

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Socio-economic Impact of Mining on Rural Communities: A ...

affected communities. Moreover, the by-products of coal mining such as loss of agro-based livelihood, decrease of natural capital, pollution and ill health are becoming the matter of concern globally. In this background the present study was undertaken by taking three specific objectives: first, to analyse the impact of coal mining on the local

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(PDF) The effects of sand mining on rural communities

The mining of sand resources from rivers and ex-mining areas in Selangor state is a common practice and may lead to destruction of public assets as well as impacts or increase stress on commercial ...

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Editorial introduction: the extractive industries ...

Jul 01, 2013  The papers presented in this special issue of Community Development Journal provide an extended analysis of how the rapid growth of mining and hydrocarbon projects has affected local livelihoods in a range of resource-rich developing countries. This introduction and the nine papers that follow critically reflect upon a range of key community ...

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The Impact of Artisanal Small-Scale Mining on Sustainable ...

threats to livelihoods in the mining communities. Additionally, the ASM do not make any attempts to create alternative livelihoods in the mining communities as required by the Minerals Commission in Ghana (Temeng Abew, 2009). Currently, a lot of Chinese

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Mining and your Community: Know your Environmental

faced with mining in their community. Although mining companies promise jobs and development, it is fairly unusual for a community that is affected by the mining, to see these benefits. One of the challenges communities face is a lack of information about their rights and the law that applies to mining. Mining law and governance is complex.

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Artisanal small-scale mining and livelihood assets in ...

Also, it tends to lower the social assets of the respondents in the non-mining communities. The study provides an evidence that participating in ASM is a viable economic livelihood option. However, its adverse effects on the natural, physical, human and social livelihood assets in the mining communities are equally huge.

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The Impact of Coal Mining on the Living Conditions of ...

mineral wealth and improved living conditions for the population at large, particularly rural communities. This case study examines the impact of large mineral wealth on local communities, focusing on coal mining and resettled communities located on the outskirts of the mining town of Moatize in Mozambique’s northwestern province of Tete.

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