2013/12/3The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in 1971, and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no political, partisan or national interests. Socio-Economic Impact of Mining Gold World Gold Council An independent report produced for the World Gold Council by development economics agency Maxwell Stamp. This study builds on the other research detailed here, with a wide range of additional
The socio-economic impact of mining is viewed from Kanter's (1999) perspective that all social problems are economic problems. The overall solution to the mining issues can come to a resolution by applying the tripartite principle of action (Perlas, 2005; Etzkowitz, 2008; Albareda, .Lozano, Tencati, Midttun, Perrini, 2008).
Ostensibly, IFFs can incentivize mining companies to make illegal profits at the expense of the environment. Although IFFs strip revenue through illegal activities such as tax evasion and not so illegal but nonetheless immoral aggressive tax avoidance strategy, essentially, resource rich countries like Zimbabwe are also stripping themselves of taxation rights through harmful tax incentives.
The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards the Socio-economic Development of Mining Communities:, Mining has its benefits and effects especially on the people living in, health, social and economic problems Outputs in turn enriched
The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards the Socio-economic Development of Mining Communities: A Case Study of Kenyasi in the Brong Ahafo Region Adjei 1, NKOladejo1, IA Adetunde2, * 1University for Development Studies, Department of
This paper will argue that economic diversification is imperative for economic growth and development, where the local economy is reliant on mining as the key economic activity. The importance of economic activity will be explored, with specific emphasis
Mining has its benefits and effects especially on the people living in communities where minerals are found. This paper tries to identify and assess the impacts and effects of illegal mining (galamsey). The main impacts identified are on economic activities, health, social life and employment while the effects include those on economic activities, health, social life, environment, agriculture
Many of the social elements of sustainable development can be cast in the light of socio-economic considerations as links between the economic, environmental and social dimensions. When dealing with the social dimensions of gold mining, the ultimate goal should be on identifying the ways to maximize the positive effects of mining on the lives of people while minimizing the negative effects.
This paper investigates the socio-economic impacts and coping strategies adopted by the local community of Pilgrim's Rest in Mpumalanga following the closure of the gold mine. A questionnaire-based survey, administered through face-to-face interaction with the local community and the stakeholders, was the main instrument used to obtain the data. The study recorded both negative and positive
The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards the Socio-economic Development of Mining Communities: A Case Study of Kenyasi in the Brong Ahafo Region Adjei 1, N.K.Oladejo1, I.A. Adetunde2, * 1University for Development Studies, Department
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
socio economic impact of sand gravel mining socio economic effects of chiadzwa mining Mining View Open Magweja and the socioeconomic and political negotiation for space the diamond mining landscape of Chiadzwa in Zimbabwe 14 D Potts Internal migration
Mining for Socio Economic Development The Zimbabwean True Zimbabwe is blessed with over 40 different types of minerals and other natural resources that includes wildlife forests and tourist attraction areas The decline in agriculture and manufacturing
2013/12/3The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in 1971, and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no political, partisan or national interests.
Mining industries provide most of the materials we rely on to build infrastructures and instruments of daily use, to obtain large amounts of energy, and to supply agriculture with fertilizers that enable most of foods produced. At the same time, mining is the human
Gold mining companies are a major source of income and economic growth, with an important role in supporting sustainable socio-economic development. During 2013, gold mining companies contributed over US$171.6bn to the global economy through their production activities and expenditure on
Socio-economic Impact For many years, Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta (South-South region of Nigeria) has become the scene of repeated armed clashes among residents, dissident groups and the military and police due to legal and illegal mining activities taking place in the region.
This study was undertaken to generate a locally relevant guideline for the socio‐economic aspects of mine closure for South African closure practitioners and decision‐makers. It should also represent a resource for interested and involved stakeholders.
assessing the socio economic status of mining dependent areas and on the socio economic costs or effects of mine closures and their views on future development of mines [13,14]. There appears to be very little overlap between the two elds of research on gold mining, and there is a paucity of research
The mining industry remains the backbone of many economies in the developing world. This paper has examined the socio-economic and associated environmental impacts of surface mining in Udege District Nasarawa, The study established the local mining methods, examined the socio-economic and environmental impacts of surface and illegal mining on the host communities, and assessed the