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Bio

James McQuilken is a Social Scientist and International Development expert specialized in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). As a Program Officer in Pact’s Mines to Markets program, James’ work focuses on supporting engaged ASM communities, improving knowledge gaps through Delve, and working with development partners and the private sector to ensure sustainable and responsible mineral supply chains.

Resource Library Contributions

2019 State of the Artisanal and Small Scale Mining Sector

Author: G Hilson, J McQuilken, R Perks
Publisher: World Bank
Publication Year: 1969

The 2019 State of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Sector report showcases data contributions made to Delve and demonstrates the potential for a deeper sector analysis when stakeholders share data. As the inaugural report of a planned annual series, the 2019 edition explores the origins and impact of what is identified...

2019 Country Profile: Guyana

Author: J. McQuilken, U. Primus, E. Smith
Publisher: World Bank
Publication Year: 1969

Country Profile of Guyana from 2019 State of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Sector report produced by Delve....

2019 Country Profile: Ghana

Author: J. McQuilken
Publisher: World Bank
Publication Year: 1969

Country Profile of Ghana from 2019 State of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Sector report produced by Delve....

2019 Country Profile: India

Author: K. Lahiri-Dutt, J. McQuilken
Publisher: World Bank
Publication Year: 1969

Country Profile of India from 2019 State of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Sector report produced by Delve....

Global Trends in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM): A Review of Key Numbers and Issues

Author: F. Weldegiorgis, M. Fritz, J. McQuilken, N. Collins
Publisher: Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF)
Publication Year: 1969

Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) has benefited from a body of research spanning decades, despite an ongoing lack of understanding and statistical data for the sector. This research paper reviews the existing literature on key thematic areas, bringing various findings together and providing updated information....