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

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.

Additional Info

Author(s)
F. Weldegiorgis, M. Fritz, J. McQuilken, N. Collins
Publication Year
2018
Associated Partners
Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF), International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Language
English
Publishing Institution Webpage
https://www.igfmining.org
Research Type
Secondary
Thematic Tags
Political, Certification, Formalization, Supply Chains, Economic, Income, Social, Livelihoods, Technological, Education and Training, Environmental, Mercury
Minerals
Gold
Region
Global, Global/Multi-Region
Country
Burkina Faso, Colombia, Ecuador, Indonesia, Kenya, Mongolia, Peru, Philippines
Last Updated
May 22, 2024