Does Large-Scale Gold Mining Reduce Agricultural Growth? Case
Case studies from Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali and Tanzania ... 2001 – 2012 to estimate the effects of gold mining on agricultural production in Ghana, Mali,.
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Mining, Pollution and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from Ghana
To explore this issue, we examine the case of gold mining in Ghana. ... tive prices and crowd out industries with more growth potential -like ... We find evidence of a significant reduction in agricultural productivity. ..... The above mentioned studies, ..... We restrict attention to medium and large-scale gold mines, and do not ...
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Modern Industries, Pollution and Agricultural Productivity
the case of modern gold mining in Ghana and estimate an agricultural production ... literature that has started to provide evidence that pollution can affect ... We find evidence of a significant reduction in agricultural productivity. .... Most of the gold (around 97%) is produced by modern, large-scale mines.4 These mines,.
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Chapter 25 Mining - World Bank
Policy Instruments for Managing the Impact of Large-Scale Mining on Poverty. ... economies—in which the mining sector can factor into poverty reduction strategies. .... Africa, coal is an important source of energy contributing to economic growth. ..... case of poverty-driven and gold rush artisanal and small- scale mining, ...
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The social and economic impacts of gold mining - World Gold Council
... of large-scale commercial gold mining,i this report builds on previous studies ... such as Ghana and Mali, growth of the gold mining industry ... case as recently as 2008. ... large-scale commercial gold mining and a reduction in corruption. .... the socio-economic contributions that mining can make to host ..... Agriculture.
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Polluting Industries and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from
Mar 26, 2014 ... We examine how modern, polluting industries can affect agricultural productivity. The focus is on large-scale gold mining in Ghana, which is capital-intensive, .... We find evidence of a significant reduction in agricultural output and total .... mining sites, even though some case studies in mining areas report ...
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Uganda Case Study - UNEP
document of the artisanal and small-‐scale gold mining sector has been ... The case studies do not imply any expression of any .... Relationship Between Small- ‐scale Gold Mining and Medium and Large-‐scale Gold Mining20 ..... national poverty reduction strategies based on the contention that mining industry growth can ...
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Mining, Economic Activity and Remote Sensing: Case studies from
Oct 28, 2014 ... Case studies from Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali and Tanzania ... on average economic growth on district levels. ... Mining operations, whether small- or large- scale, have an impact on local communities. ... could lead to a rise in local wages , reduce profit margins in agriculture and lead to exit of many families.
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Country Case Study - ICMM.com
POVERTY REDUCTION. 24. 3.1 .... understand how large scale mining activity in low and middle income ... Ghana, Tanzania, Peru and Chile country case studies ... independence in 1957 to the early 1990s not a single new gold mine was ... may be one of the first sectors that can sustain growth in a previously failing.
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Large-Scale Mining meets Artisanal Mining - CommDev
In this regard, the case of large-scale mining and artisanal miners is no ... Wall, Barrick Gold; Nerys John, De Beers; Paul Hollesen, AngloGoldAshanti; ... Appendix 2 : Case studies. 7 .... LSM, like industrial agriculture, implies large ... ASM growth can be due to different factors. ..... reduce litigation costs, but may also have a.
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Economic Importance of Agriculture for Sustainable - OECD
Nov 15, 2010 ... POVERTY REDUCTION: FINDINGS FROM A CASE STUDY OF GHANA . ... The earlier strategies did not seek broad-based agricultural ... Agriculture's contribution to economic growth and poverty reduction - an .... Agriculture will continue to be a large sector even with rapid growth in non-agriculture .
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Modern Industries, Pollution and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence
explore this issue, we examine the case of gold mining in Ghana. We find that ... First, most gold production is done in large scale, ... We find evidence of a significant reduction in agricultural productivity. .... These studies document the effect ... In turns, this weakens vegetation and can cause slower growth, injury or death.12.
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Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in
Jul 15, 2015 ... reduce even further their economic options. .... results of those studies that we do consider in their entirety. ... survival for impoverished farmers and as an engine for small business growth and agricultural ..... economy, such as large-scale gold mining, agriculture, and manufacturing, as well as government.
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1 ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACT OF MINING ON
COMMUNITIES: A CASE STUDY OF ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI IN OBUASI ... mining activities on the people of Obuasi and other surrounding communities ... further recommended that the government of Ghana make conscious efforts to reduce the ..... The main minerals produced by large-scale companies are gold, diamond, ...
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IM4DC Mining and Agriculture - International Mining for
Case studies from Australia and from developing countries supported a ... Effective policy and governance for small scale mines and agriculture, recognizing that ...
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Tanzania - ICMM
understand how large scale mining activity in low and middle income countries can ... Ghana, Tanzania, Peru and Chile country case studies. ▫ October 2005 ..... case study uses the North Mara Gold Mine (NMM) as an example. NMM has ... How does mining in Tanzania contribute to economic growth and poverty reduction ...
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Polluting Industries and Agricultural Productivity - Economics
focus is on large-scale gold mining in Ghana that, similar to other fuel ... the net benefits of (potentially) polluting activities, such as urban growth ... We find evidence of a significant reduction in agricultural output and total ... However, we do not find evidence that this is the case. ... Studies also find that pollution can affect.
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Environmental and rural livelihoods implications of small-scale gold
small-scale gold mining in Talensi-Nabdam Districts in. Northern Ghana ... uncooperative large-scale mining companies among .... Equally, studies on sustainable strategies that can be ... of data in more than one case (usually more than one) .... Reduction in Agriculture Farming activities (reduction in farm labour) . 4. 11.
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Effects of Loss of Agricultural Land Due to Large-Scale Gold Mining
large-scale gold mining companies to their stakeholder communities showed high ... A case study of the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality of the Western Region ... gold mining on food crop production in the mining communities can be ... Studies on the effects of mining in Ghana ..... to use the GSOPP initiative to reduce ASM.
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Artisanal Gold Mining in Ghana - Diamond Development Initiative
fuelled the uncontrolled growth of informal, poverty-driven artisanal gold mining and further ... promote the expansion of large-scale gold mining through foreign investment. .... small-scale farmers differently; in the case of cocoa farming in the Ashanti ... ined in previous SAP studies on Ghana; this article explores how the.
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