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Emergency Action Needed for Vulnerable ArtisanalSmall

May 13, 2021The World Bank conservatively estimates that there are over 41 million people in the artisanal and small- scale mining (ASM) sector globally, at least 30% of which being women. The number of women

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Gini index (World Bank estimate)

Multidimensional poverty index, children (population ages 0-17) (scale 0-1) Poverty headcount ratio at $5.50 a day (2021 PPP) (% of population) Multidimensional poverty headcount ratio, (%

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GLOBAL TRENDS IN ARTISANAL AND SMALL

Artisanal and small-scale mining is also the source of the largest releases of mercury, estimated at 1,400 tonnes per year in 2021 according to the Minamata Convention. Exposure to mercury can have serious health impacts, including irreversible brain damage.

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World Bank Document

WORLD BANK TECHNICAL PAPER NUMBER 75 -INDUSTRY AND FINANCE SERIES Small-Scale Mining A Review of the Issues Richard Noetstaller SECTORAL LIBRARY INTERNATIONAL BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT JAN 21 1988 The World Bank Washington, D.C.

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WOMEN

IFC—a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development .Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and the United States. First , May 2021.ASM Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (PNG)

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Enforcing Contracts Indicator

Jul 13, 2021The Enforcing Contracts indicator of the Doing Business Report measures the time and cost for resolving a commercial dispute through a local first-instance court and the quality of judicial processes index, evaluating whether each economy has adopted a series of good practices that promote quality and efficiency in the court system.

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IFC

A strong and engaged private sector is indispensable to ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. That's where IFC comes in—we have more than 60 years of experience in unlocking private investment, creating markets and opportunities where they're needed most. Since 1956, IFC has leveraged $2.6 billion in capital to deliver more than $265 billion in financing for businesses

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World Development Report 1994

Feb 01, 2021Linked In. Abstract: World Development Report 1994, the seventeenth in this annual series, examines the link between infrastructure and development and explores ways in which developing countries can improve both the provision and the quality of infrastructure services. In recent decades, developing countries have made substantial investments

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Data

Economy Snapshots. See all the data for 190 economies: rankings for topics, indicator values, and detailed information like the steps required to start a business. Multi-city data available for 11 economies (Bangladesh, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Russian Federation and the United States) with

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Small and Medium Enterprises in the Pandemic

and medium enterprises, drawing on newly released World Bank Enterprise Surveys in 13 countries. The study shows that firms of all sizes are severely affected in multiple dimen - sions; however, firm size matters for the intensity of the different channels of transmission and firms' responses. Small and medium enterprise sales shrink by more and

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Shining a light on a hidden sector

Jun 19, 2021Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is a vital livelihood for over 40 million people in developing countries, particularly for those living in remote, rural areas, according to the recent 2021 State of the ASM Sector report.Although it is the most important rural non-farm activity in the developing world, the sector remains under-researched.

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WORLD BANK TECHNICAL PAPER NUMBER 90 WTP- 90 Techniques of Privatization of State-Owned EnterprisesNo. 75. Noetstaller, Small-Scale Mining: A Review of the Issues No. 76. Noetstaller, Industrial Minerals: A Technical ReviewSpain, Sri Lanka, and Togo. They were written in

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Small

The World Gold Council and its member companies support the responsible mining and trading of gold from all legitimate sources, including artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). The responsible development of gold resources both through large-scale mining (LSM) and ASM, especially when coupled with sound governance, has the potential to deliver

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ASM Inventory

ILO (1999) (N.Jennings): Social and labour issues in small-scale mines.Report for discussion at the Tripartite Meeting on Social and Labour Issues in Small-scale Mines. Geneva. MMSD (2021) (T.Hentschel, F.Hruschka, M.Priester): Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining - Challenges and Opportunities.London. IIED (2021) (A.Buxton): Responding to the challenge of artisanal and small-scale mining.

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Green Energy Reality Check: It's Not as Clean as You Think

Jul 09, 2021Potential mining projects have been identified in 10 EU countries, including rare earths in Norway, cobalt in Finland, and lithium in Spain and Portugal. It is no small irony that, as the European Investment Bank puts in place policies to stop lending to fossil fuel industries, it is implementing policies to lend to mining projects.

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Indicators

Poverty. PovertyEquity Data. Annualized average growth rate in per capita real survey mean consumption or income, bottom 40% of population (%) Annualized average growth rate in per capita real survey mean consumption or income, total population (%) Gini index (World Bank estimate) Income share held by fourth 20%.

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DRC illegal mining the dangerous first link in gold supply

Sep 14, 2021The World Bank estimates that 10 million people -- 12.5 percent of the 80 million population -- in DRC derive their livelihoods from artisanal and small-scale mining. The loss in potential value from the gold in these eastern areas, which are riven by poverty and grinding conflict between armed groups, could be immense.

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A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small

Small-scale mining, therefore, has a major impact on the employment situation in the developing world, especially in rural areas where there are few alternatives. Moreover, the enactment of relevant legislation and effective legalization of small-scale mining has had a positive impact on the economies of certain developing countries.

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Artisanal and small

Mar 01, 2021In sub-Saharan Africa, few industries stand to be impacted more by the global COVID-19 pandemic than artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). 1 Predominantly informal, the region's ASM sector employs over 25 million people directly (), as well as creates millions of additional economic opportunities in the interconnected downstream and upstream industries it spawns (Buxton, 2021).

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Mining

Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the Earth, usually from an ore body, lode, vein, seam, reef, or placer deposit.These deposits form a mineralized commodity that is of economic interest to the miner. Ores recovered by mining include metals, coal, oil shale, gemstones, limestone, chalk, dimension stone, rock salt, potash, gravel, and clay.

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Global State of Small Business Report

As noted in our first report in this series, SMBs (defined here as those with 500 or fewer employees) typically have fewer resources to draw upon during periods of financial hardship, predominantly due to their smaller scale and limited access to finance (Facebook/OECD/ World Bank 2021).

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Women in Mining Archives

Download report Discover more. Women in Mining 2021. Author: World Gold Council(World Bank), World Bank. 2021 State of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Sector Report Source Discover more. Women in Mining 2021. Author: PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting (Singapore) Pte Ltd. (PwC)

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Industry (including construction

Industry (including construction), value added (% of GDP) World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. License : CC BY-4.0. LineBarMap. Label. Industry (including construction), value added (annual % growth) Industry (including construction), value added (constant 2021 US$) Industry (including construction), value

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Mining industry and sustainable development: time for

Jun 09, 2021Mining regions are now often located in remote areas of north of Canada and Australia, and in developing countries in South America, Asia, and Africa, often with less stringent mining laws and weaker environmental regulations (Miranda et al. 1998; World Bank, 2021, 2021a). Mining impacts, including waste streams and social impacts, were

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Returns to Work

By contrast, in Portugal, Spain, and Sweden—all countries with paid leave for both men and women—the returns to work experience are similar across genders. Better information encourages change. As a response, the World Bank began the Women, Business and the Law project in 2021 to document the gender legal disparities for 189 economies.

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COVID

Oct 22, 2021Yet the results of a recent McKinsey survey, conducted in August, 2021, of more than 2,200 SMEs in five European countries—France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom—indicate just how hard their prosperity has been hit by the COVID-19 crisis. Some 70 percent said their revenues had declined as a result of the pandemic, with severe

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Review of Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining in

Mar 01, 2021Large-scale mining, also known as legal mining, generates more than 95 percent of the world's total mineral production and employs approximately 2.5 million people across the world.13 In Ghana, there are 19 large mining companies operating approximately 16 gold mines, one bauxite mine and one manganese mine.2 These companies are largely

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Delve

The World Bank and Pact envision a world in which artisanal and small-scale mining is recognized as an important contributor to global development. In order to achieve this goal, we must work together to promote better sharing of knowledge and data. Join us in commitment to improve the quality, availability and accessibility of data in the ASM

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Countries

Countries from The World Bank: Data. Learn how the World Bank Group is helping countries with COVID-19 (coronavirus).

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A Review of the Scope of Artisanal and Small‐Scale Mining

Jan 15, 2021Some of the poorest people in the world's poorest countries eke out a living in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). Equipped with primitive tools like picks, shovels, buckets, and gold pans, they work mining valuable resources, like gold,

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Oct 21, 1999No. 138 Steel and Webster, Small Enterprises under Adjustment in GhanaCommercial-scale mining takes place in them. African producers, both small and largeWorld Bank mining work in Africa as well as ecognishing and inmest of other regions. The report includes an analysis of recognizes the legitimate needs and interests of

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INCREASING GENDER DIVERSITY FROM THE

IFC—a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global developmentNetherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and the United States. First , May 2021ASMArtisanal and Small-Scale Mining (PNG)

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