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The Impact of Mining on Livelihoods of Local Communities

The Impact of Mining on Livelihoods of Local Communities: A Case Study of Newmont Ahafo South Mining Project of Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. Graduate School of Development Studies. A Research Paper presented by: Irene Jemilatu Yaro (Ghana) in partial fulfilment of the requirements for obtaining the degree of MASTERS OF ARTS IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

The Impact Of Mining On The Livelihood Of Localmunities

The Impact of Mining on Livelihoods of Local Communities : A Case Study of Newmont Ahafo South Mining Pro-ject of Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana Publication Publication . Gold mining in Ghana has gained unprecedented worldwide recognition. The mining sector has played a key role in the socio- economic development of the country.

EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING ON

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

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 ...

The Impact of Mining on Livelihoods of Local Communities

The Impact of Mining on Livelihoods of Local Communities: A Case Study of Newmont Ahafo South Mining Project of Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. Graduate School of Development Studies. A Research Paper presented by: Irene Jemilatu Yaro (Ghana) in partial fulfilment of the requirements for obtaining the degree of MASTERS OF ARTS IN DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

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

Mining And Its Impact On Local Communities - Mining ...

The mining industry impacts significantly on local communities economically, socially and environmentally. A social licence to operate should ensure these impacts are positive, and clearly understood by the communities. With that in mind, let's take a look at some of the ways in which mining activities can impact on local communities. Mining activi...

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

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).

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

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

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

taking three specific objectives: first, to analyse the impact of coal mining on the local communities and their livelihood with special reference to Ib Valley coalfield; second, to explore the impact of coal mining on the rural social structure; and finally, to assess the adverse effects of coal mining on the health condition of rural people.

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

Impact of Mining on Socio-economic 46-49 and Livelihood of Local Communities 3. Objective and Methodology 49-53 4. Socio-economic Survey of the Mining Area 54-130 in Vindhyan Region Allahabad 55-83 Mirzapur 83-104 Sonbhadra 104-130 5.

(PDF) The effects of sand mining on rural communities

Sep 27, 2020  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 ...

CLIMATE CHANGE AND LIVELIHOODS - UNDP

the displacement and loss of land livelihood assets such as crops, livestock, machinery in the rural communities which consequently affects farming and livelihood activities. Floods also destroy crops at all stages of growth and impact negatively on agrarian livelihoods. The indirect effects of floods include loss of human

(PDF) The Impact of Mining on the Environment in Gwanda ...

The impact of mining on the Environment in Gwanda District Zimbabwe: A case study of Blanket Mine 1Maligana Mathe and 2Anthony Phiri 1,2 Zimbabwe Open University, Faculty of Science and Technology ...

Erasmus University Thesis Repository: The Impact of Mining ...

Through a case study of Newmont Ghana’s Ahafo South mining project this research paper tries to explore the impact of mining (both large scale and artisanal) on the livelihoods of local communities and the coping mechanisms/livelihood strategies adopted to minimize adverse impacts.

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.

The impact of diamond mining on local communities in ...

Nov 19, 2020  NMJD executed a research project in the summer of 2020 on social and economic benefits of diamond mining to local communities in Sierra Leone, a country which according to KP statistics exported 812,000 carats valuing USD 168 million in 2019. The project targeted two of the country’s three main diamond mining districts, namely Kono and Kenema.

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

Mining And Its Impact On Local Communities - Mining ...

The mining industry impacts significantly on local communities economically, socially and environmentally. A social licence to operate should ensure these impacts are positive, and clearly understood by the communities. With that in mind, let's take a look at some of the ways in which mining activities can impact on local communities. Mining activi...

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

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).

Erasmus University Thesis Repository: The Impact of Mining ...

Through a case study of Newmont Ghana’s Ahafo South mining project this research paper tries to explore the impact of mining (both large scale and artisanal) on the livelihoods of local communities and the coping mechanisms/livelihood strategies adopted to minimize adverse impacts.

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.

The impact of coal mining on the environment and community ...

The impact of coal mining on the environment and community quality of life: a case study investigation of the impacts and conflicts associated with coal mining in the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. (Thesis). University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Engineering the Built Environment ,Department of Chemical Engineering.

Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining ...

Mineral exploitation contributes significantly to economic growth and development in most world economies. In Africa, Ghana is the second largest gold producer, contributing to about 5.7% of the country’s GDP. The mining sector in Ghana consists of both small-scale and large-scale mining, each of which has varying environmental impacts. This paper provides an exposition on the

Black sand mining: eroding livelihoods, destroying communities

Sep 18, 2013  Community leaders from Cagayan explain why large-scale magnetite mining is dangerous to environment, livelihood Residents of Cagayan Valley province trooped Tuesday September 17 to the House of Representatives to seek support for their calls, and to push for legislative initiatives bolstering their campaign against magnetite mining.

CLIMATE CHANGE AND LIVELIHOODS - UNDP

the displacement and loss of land livelihood assets such as crops, livestock, machinery in the rural communities which consequently affects farming and livelihood activities. Floods also destroy crops at all stages of growth and impact negatively on agrarian livelihoods. The indirect effects of floods include loss of human

The Impact Of Mining On The Livelihood Of Localmunities

The Impact of Mining on Livelihoods of Local Communities : A Case Study of Newmont Ahafo South Mining Pro-ject of Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana Publication Publication . Gold mining in Ghana has gained unprecedented worldwide recognition. The mining sector has played a key role in the socio- economic development of the country.

The impact of diamond mining on local communities in ...

Nov 19, 2020  NMJD executed a research project in the summer of 2020 on social and economic benefits of diamond mining to local communities in Sierra Leone, a country which according to KP statistics exported 812,000 carats valuing USD 168 million in 2019. The project targeted two of the country’s three main diamond mining districts, namely Kono and Kenema.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN

In Africa, because of economic pressures and slower evolution of environmental awareness, local communities have been particularly exposed to the detrimental effects of contamination arising from mining and its effects on public health, agriculture and the environment. In addition, the legacy of mining has left

Conceptualizing mining impacts, livelihoods and corporate ...

This paper is concerned primarily with looking at the links between the ‘impacts of mining’ and these CCD initiatives. It seeks to address the under-theorized nature of the ‘impacts’ of mining and connect the voluminous literature on the effects of mining on communities and livelihoods in Papua New Guinea with broader development thinking.