the impact of mining on livelihood of local communities

THE IMPACT OF LARGE-SCALE MINING ON THE …

environmental effects that impact the livelihoods of the communities, including polluting water resources and displacing people from their fertile lands to allow mining operations. In this way, mining activities account for serious consequences for the local environment (Kitula, 2006).

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Environmental and socio-economic impacts of mining on ...

community members around the mining area. However, the environmental impacts of mining activities are consequential for the local livelihood of the community. Hence, the study recommends some policies to help mitigate the environmental damage. Keywords: Environmental impact, economic impact, socio-cultural impact, local livelihood 1.

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The impact of gold mining and agricultural concessions on ...

Apr 24, 2017· Yet gold mining is also an important source of revenue for local communities 23 and governments 24, and there are methods for reducing, and even reversing, the …

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

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 regarding the effects on livelihood experienced from artisanal gold mining in the community.

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The relationship between the mining industry and communities

Sep 10, 2019· The turn of events in the Minetail West Rand mine closure matter is a good example of how relaxed monitoring of regulatory issues can leave serious adverse effects for communities who eventually bear the consequences of environmental degradation, safety and health problems and ultimately remain with the consequences of mining.

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EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING …

EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING ON THE LIVELIHOODS OF AMAJUBA DISTRICT MINING COMMUNITIES . ... economic development initiatives led by the mines actually do improve the livelihoods of the mining communities and if they are aligned to the development agenda of the local ... 2.5 Mining and the livelihoods of local communities: ...

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Mining indigenous communities: the impacts of resource ...

Mining indigenous communities: the impacts of resource extraction on livelihood stability, environmental sustainability and the Peruvian economy. International Political Economy Summer Research Fellowship Report. Vienna Saccomanno. September 20, 2012

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The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local …

Mar 26, 2002· The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local livelihoods and the environment in the forested areas of Cameroon. Working Paper 150. Bogor, Indonesia: CIFOR. Cover photo by Deni Rodendo. CIFOR Jl. CIFOR, Situ Gede Bogor Barat 16115 Indonesia T +62 (251) 8622-622 F +62 (251) 8622-100 E [email protected] cifor.org

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(PDF) Impacts of Oil Exploration on the Livelihoods of ...

Livelihood is environmentally sustainable when it maintains or enhances the local and global assets on which livelihoods depend, and has beneficial effects on other livelihoods. A livelihood is socially sustainable when it can cope with and recover from stress and shocks, and provide for future generations (Chambers and Conway, 1992).

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How has the mining industry responded to COVID-19? | World ...

Sep 17, 2021· The mining industry's response has been swift and aligned, and has been driven by two key priorities. Firstly, protecting the health and safety of employees and local communities; and secondly, laying the groundwork to support the longer-term economic recovery which includes supporting livelihoods, protecting severely disrupted supply chains, and helping to build long-term community ...

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The impact of mining on farming as a livelihood strategy ...

The impact of mining on farming as a livelihood strategy and its implications ... of other important sectors of the Ghanaian economy and also causing other social problems in mining communities. ... benefits of mining to indigenous s in local communities located in the mining areas (Kapstein and Kim, 2011). In the 2012 budget, the ...

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An investigation of the impacts of mining projects in ...

N2 - This thesis investigates the impacts of mining projects in Papua New Guinea (PNG) on livelihoods and poverty in the indigenous mining communities. The impact of mining on poverty of PNG's indigenous people has been an issue of concern for several decades. In fact, mining has been a controversial industry in PNG.

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Impact of illegal mining activities on forest ecosystem ...

Aug 22, 2019· Impact of illegal mining activities on forest ecosystem services: local communities' attitudes and willingness to participate in restoration ... as a livelihood activity (GSS, 2017). Gold mining is another predominant livelihood activity in the district (GSS, 2017). 2.2. …

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

This work was designed with the aim to collect information on the impact of ar-tisanal gold mining on the environment and the livelihood foundation of local communities. 2.2.1. Study Population The study population comprised of people residing at the study area as at 2015. The primary sampling units included miners, mines monitors, conservation ...

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VULNERABILITY OF RURAL LIVELIHOODS TO THE EFFECTS …

compared to that of non-mining communities. This means that livelihood resources were exposed to the detrimental impact of mining and its activities, hence making it difficult for livelihood outcomes to be achieved by rural s. Also the propensity score matching results obtained showed that s in mining communities had a better ...

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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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Impacts of Stone Quarrying on Environment and Livelihood ...

Corpus ID: 131877113. Impacts of Stone Quarrying on Environment and Livelihood of Local Community in Addis Ababa Peri-Urban Areas @inproceedings{Zelalem2016ImpactsOS, title={Impacts of Stone Quarrying on Environment and Livelihood of Local Community in Addis Ababa Peri-Urban Areas}, author={A. Zelalem}, year={2016} }

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Socio-economic Impact of Mining on Rural Communities

Impact of mining on local communities: damage to homes, culture, and the destruction of the social structure has been observed. Coal mining imposes many external costs on its surroundings and the people who reside in these areas. Mining has lethal consequences on the traditional lifestyle, culture and behaviour of the people.

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Mining and its Long-term Impacts on Local Livelihoods

mining and its impact on the local host-community, is the final stage of a mine [s life-cycle: mine closure. This research set out to describe and analyse the long-term impacts of mining on the livelihoods of host-community members, including implications associated with expected mine closure. It makes use of a

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The Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of Mining on ...

For the targeted audience category, references were found addressing the industry and local communities on the longer-term effects of mining on social and economic livelihood and how to …

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The Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of Mining …

how mining activities impact the environment. To suggest interventions that can assist in mitigating the negative impacts of mining. This study was based upon the following hypotheses: 1) that mining activities have significant socio-economic impacts on livelihoods of local communities; 2) that

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

Apr 01, 2017· However, I argue that the impacts of mines on local livelihoods in the Andes is also likely to be experienced differentially along gender lines given the role of gender hierarchies in shaping social life in the Andes (e.g. Andolina et al., 2009, Radcliffe, 2012a) and the gendered nature of livelihood change in mining communities in other ...

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