the socioeconomic impacts of gold mining in kenya to the local communities

  • The local socioeconomic effects of gold mining : evidence

    The local socioeconomic effects of gold mining : evidence from Ghana. Ghana is experiencing its third gold rush, and this paper sheds light on the socioeconomic impacts of this rapid expansion in industrial production. The paper uses a rich data set consisting of geocoded household data combined with detailed information

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  • Socioeconomic Effects of LargeScale Gold Mining: Evidence

    Our focus on local impacts is motivated by the observation that, in general, the socioeconomic effects of largescale mining are not well understood. To the extent there is public opinion on the impacts of gold mining on local communities, it is likely to be unfavorable.

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  • The social and economic impacts of gold mining

    The social and economic impacts of gold mining For example, many gold mining companies focus significant resources in improving healthcare in local communities.

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  • Monitoring the Impacts of COVID19 on Artisanal and Small

    Possible impacts of COVID19 on ASGM communities. Dr. Mareike Kroll Dr. Kevin Telmer English This is an ongoing article on Artisanal and SmallScale Gold Mining ASGM communities and how they may be affected by COVID19. There will be regular updates of this article that accompany developments of COVID19 and as new information and thinking

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  • A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF BOTSWANA AND ZAMBIA BY

    THE SOCIOECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF BOTSWANA AND ZAMBIA. iii ABSTRACT Mining is an activity that many African countries depend on, and Africas exportoriented mining and quarrying is driven primarily by the commodity hunger of

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  • The social impacts of mining on local communities in

    2018. The social impacts of mining on local communities in Australia. Rural Society: Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 1834.

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  • The socioeconomic impacts of mining on local communities

    Request PDFThe socioeconomic impacts of mining on local communities: The case of JordanThis paper compares selected socioeconomic indicators e.g.

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  • Natural Resources and Local Communities: Evidence from a

    Natural Resources and Local Communities: Evidence from a Peruvian Gold Mine By Fernando M. Arag on and Juan Pablo Rud This paper examines the local economic impact of Yanacocha, a large gold mine in Northern Peru. Using annual household data from 1997 to 2006, we nd evidence of a positive e ect of the mines demand for local inputs on real

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  • impacts of mining in kenya

    Recent Exploration and Mining for Gold in Kenya. Nov 20, 2015· Although Kenya has for a long time been known as the primary producer of nonmetallic minerals such as fluorspar, soda ash and a variety of valuable gemstones, resent gold exploration puts the country on the map of top gold producers in Africa Quite a number of gold mining firms have been granted exploration licenses in [,].

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  • The Local Impact of Mining on Poverty and Inequality

    The first is direct impacts and spillovers of mining on the local economy. Direct impacts on socioeconomic outcomes happen to a large extent through the labor market, as a consequence of both direct hiring and increased local economic activity.

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  • Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining

    Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining Communities in Ghana Albert K. Mensah 1,*, Ishmail O. Mahiri1, Obed Owusu2, Okoree D. Mireku3, Ishmael Wireko4, Evans A. Kissi5 1Department of Geography, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya 2Department of Economics, Dalhousie University, 6214 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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  • Socioeconomic Effects of LargeScale Gold Mining: Evidence

    Examines the local and districtlevel effects of largescale gold mining in Ghana, Mali, and Tanzania, countries which together accounted for 35 percent of gold production in SubSaharan Africa in 2013.

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  • The environmental and socioeconomic impacts of mining on

    Jan 01, 2006· 1. Introduction. Mining is a major economic activity in many developing countries , .Operations, whether small or largescale, are inherently disruptive to the environment , producing enormous quantities of waste that can have deleterious impacts for decades .The environmental deterioration caused by mining occurs mainly as a result of inappropriate and wasteful working

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  • How Gold Has a Positive Impact on the Local Community

    Dec 19, 2016· The Gold.org report says that a study of 26 gold mines owned by 19 publicly traded companies between 1993 and 2008 found that around two thirds of the estimated value of the gold controlled by these companies was related to the companies management of external relationships with host communities and governments.

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  • impact of mining on communities south africa

    The presence of coal mining supports economies in many ways. At the most basic level coal mining provides employment for local communities. In South Africa the coal industry totals more than 12% of the mining workforcemore than 65,000 workersand it is estimated that more than US$1 billion in wages are paid to its workforce each year.

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  • Note from the eld The environmental and socioeconomic

    mining industrys environmental and socioeconomic impacts. The specic objectives of the study are as follows: To identify and assess socioeconomic activities which are signicantly inuenced by mining activities. To examine local communities perceptions on how mining activities impact

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  • SMALLSCALE GOLD MINING AND RURAL LIVELIHOODS: CASE

    This paper explores the socioeconomic impact of smallscale gold mining on deprived local communities in theWozoli community.Causal and push factors such as drought and lack of formal employment have been identified as the most determining factors that drive communities to informal small scale gold mining. Cluster sampling of 5mines and the attendant working groups/syndicates

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  • Socioeconomic Impact of Mining Activity: Effects of Gold

    Nov 01, 2014· Polat, Beyza and Aktakke, Nazli and Aran, Meltem A. and Dabalen, Andrew and ChuhanPole, Punam and Sanoh, Aly, Socioeconomic Impact of Mining Activity: Effects of Gold Mining on Local Communities in Tanzania and Mali November 1, 2014.

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  • The socioeconomic impacts of mine closure on local

    Mar 06, 2018· This paper investigates the socioeconomic impacts and coping strategies adopted by the local community of Pilgrims Rest in Mpumalanga following the closure of the gold mine. A questionnairebased survey, administered through facetoface interaction with the local community and the stakeholders, was the main instrument used to obtain the data. The study recorded both negative

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  • PDF The impact of smallscale gold mining on mining

    The Ghanaian mining industry is a controversial one. Many believe that the industry has contributed greatly towards the socioeconomic development of the country in terms of employment and social infrastructure. However, others believe that the

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  • Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining

    Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining Communities in Ghana Albert K. Mensah 1,*, Ishmail O. Mahiri1, Obed Owusu2, Okoree D. Mireku3, Ishmael Wireko4, Evans A. Kissi5 1Department of Geography, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya 2Department of Economics, Dalhousie University, 6214 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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  • The socioeconomic impacts of mining on local communities

    Apr 01, 2016· This paper compares selected socioeconomic indicators e.g. unemployment, Human Development Index, poverty, education, health and environment in the Southern Region of Jordan with those of its northern and central parts, with the aim of exploring what impact mining has had on local communities.

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  • Monitoring the impacts of COVID19 on artisanal and small

    Apr 06, 2020· Delve, a global platform for artisanal and smallscale mining data, is also focusing on COVID19 and artisanal mining communities. Their updates from selected countries show that miners are already facing serious impacts. In Rwanda, for example, activities at nearly all mines are suspended and workers are unpaid and sometimes unable to return home.

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  • The Effects of Conflicts Resulting From Artisanal Gold

    Jun 28, 2020· The low quantity of gold is used for sustaining their lives. As a result of this, there are many conflicts from artisanal gold mining. The objective of this study was to examine effects of the conflicts resulting from artisanal gold mining to the socioeconomic lives of the people in IkolomaniSub County, Kakamega County, Kenya. This study

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  • A look at the economic impacts of a new gold mine

    Moreover, gold mines underway and planned are already attempting to outsource services to local entrepreneurs and to nurture new local supply and service enterprises. At the fourth level down there are important but unquantifiable economic and social impacts that originate from the new mine.

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  • Note from the eld The environmental and socioeconomic

    mining industrys environmental and socioeconomic impacts. The specic objectives of the study are as follows: To identify and assess socioeconomic activities which are signicantly inuenced by mining activities. To examine local communities perceptions on how mining activities impact

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  • environmental and socio economic impact of mining

    Note from the eld The environmental and socio. Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining Communities in Ghana Albert K. Mensah 1,*,Due to its strategic importance for the socioeconomic development of the country, the mining sector was one of the priority areas of the country's Economic Recovery Program in 1983 [4,10,16,19,22].

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  • Report No: ACS14621 Africa Socioeconomic Impact of Mining

    The focus on local impacts of this study is motivated by the observation that, in general, the socioeconomic effects of largescale mining are not well understood. In fact, to the extent that there is a public opinion on impacts of gold mining on local communities, it is likely to be unfavorable.

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  • Intricacies of the Socioeconomic Impact of Mining in Africa

    Jul 20, 2020· With more than 30% of the worlds mineral reserve, mining on the African continent dates back to the 15 th centurycurrently, mining industries in Africa produce more than 60 different metals: copper, diamond, gold, gemstones, platinum, aluminium, bauxite, manganese, coal, iron ore, nickel, lead and zinc are a few of the highly sought after minerals on the continent.

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  • Socioeconomic effects of gold mining in Mali: a Study of

    This is a study of the economic and social impacts of the gold mining industry in Mali. It asks how the exploitation of valuable natural resources could be improved to benefit all stakeholdersstate, citizens, resource company and workers, local communitiesin a way which is perceived as fair by all, and which also contributes to poverty reduction?

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  • The socioeconomic impacts of mining on local communities

    Request PDFThe socioeconomic impacts of mining on local communities: The case of JordanThis paper compares selected socioeconomic indicators e.g.

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  • The Local Socioeconomic Effects of Gold Mining : Evidence

    Mining creates local boombust economies in Africa, with permanent effects on womens labor market participation. It is a contentious issue whether large scale mining creates local employment, and the sector has been accused of hurting womens labor supply and economic opportunities.

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  • SocioEconomic Impacts of MiningWorld Gold Council

    Some goldmining companies are working to help overcome challenges faced by lowincome and remote communities, such as access to financial products. For many people around the world, easy access to banking services is taken for granted, with branches or automated teller machines ATMs on virtually every street corner.

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  • Socioeconomic and environmental impact of mining on women

    Jan 01, 2016· 1. Introduction. Kenya's mining industry is dominated by nonmetallic minerals such as soda ash, fluorspar, kaolin and some gemstones. These minerals represent a small percentage of the Gross Domestic Product .Kenya has proven deposits of titanium, gold and coal, and is estimated to hold significant deposits of copper, niobium, manganese and rare earth minerals.

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  • environmental and socio economic impact of mining

    Note from the eld The environmental and socio. Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining Communities in Ghana Albert K. Mensah 1,*,Due to its strategic importance for the socioeconomic development of the country, the mining sector was one of the priority areas of the country's Economic Recovery Program in 1983 [4,10,16,19,22].

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  • PDF Socioeconomic Impact of Mining on Local Communities

    Jun 25, 2015· the welfare impacts of largescale gold mining on local communities in three African countriesGhana, Mali, and Tanzania. The approach adopted in this study is twop ronged.

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  • Socioeconomic effects of gold mining in Mali: a Study of

    This is a study of the economic and social impacts of the gold mining industry in Mali. It asks how the exploitation of valuable natural resources could be improved to benefit all stakeholdersstate, citizens, resource company and workers, local communitiesin a way which is perceived as fair by all, and which also contributes to poverty reduction?

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  • Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review and

    Aug 01, 2018· Demographyrelated impacts e.g., the gender imbalance arising in mining communities, population growth are not included in the development goals, also because demographyrelated impacts are often occurring at regional/local scale, while the SDGs have a global perspective.

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