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The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold ...

The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold mining in Ghana Research by Gordon Crawford, Coleman Agyeyomah, Gabriel Botchwey and Atinga Mba Policy brief 33110 May 2016 • Small-scale mining contributes about 30% of Ghana’s total gold output and provides livelihoods for many people. This

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The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold ...

Dec 01, 2013  Small-scale mining contributes about 30% of Ghana’s total gold output and provides livelihoods to large numbers of people One aspect of the controversial issue of illegal mining in Ghana is the involvement of foreigners, especially Chinese companies and miners Findings suggest that there are serious negative impacts intensified by the involvement of Chinese miners The []

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THE IMPACT OF CHINESE INVOLVEMENT IN SMALL-SCALE

2013, the participation of Chinese citizens in informal mining in Ghana had grown to such proportions, and received such adverse media coverage, that the Government of Ghana was forced to act. This research examines the impact of Chinese involvement on small-scale gold mining

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Resource politics and the impact of Chinese involvement in ...

In addition, the prohibition of the use of mechanized equipment on the Bonte site may not stand the test of time. Since 2009, with the involvement of Chinese miners in gold mining, which peaked in 2013, small-scale mining in Ghana has become highly mechanized, involving the use of excavators, wash plants and other equipment.

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Final report - International Growth Centre

Findings: Impact of Chinese involvement 6.1 Mechanisation and intensification of small-scale mining 6.2 Small-scale mining becomes big business (for some) 6.3 Environmental degradation (for all) 6.4 Economic impact 6.5 Social impact 6.6 Lost revenue 6.7 Legal impunity 6.8 Institutional failure and corruption 7. Conclusions and Recommendations

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CHINESE INVOLVEMENT IN ILLEGAL SMALL-SCALE MINING IN ...

This study main objective of this study was to determine the Chinese involvement in illegal small scale mining its impact and implications in Namibia. A quantitative case study was employed whereby the data was collected from 200 small-scale miners in Karibib and Usakos communities through a self-administered structured questionnaire.

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Resource politics and the impact of Chinese involvement in ...

PDF Resource politics and the impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale mining in Ghana - Volume 88 Issue 4 - Gabriel Botchwey, Gordon Crawford

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THE IMPACT OF CHINESE INVOLVEMENT IN SMALL-SCALE

2013, the participation of Chinese citizens in informal mining in Ghana had grown to such proportions, and received such adverse media coverage, that the Government of Ghana was forced to act. This research examines the impact of Chinese involvement on small-scale gold mining

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Resource politics and the impact of Chinese involvement in ...

PDF Resource politics and the impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale mining in Ghana - Volume 88 Issue 4 - Gabriel Botchwey, Gordon Crawford

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The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold ...

Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana has been an indigenous activity, however a recent phenomenon, has been foreign involvement in small-scale gold mining, especially by Chinese miners.

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Chinese involvement in illegal small scale mining in ...

On effects of Chinese involvement in illegal small scale mining on health the findings seem to support Crawford et al (2015), Bach et al (2014) and Tsurukawa et al (2011) findings that health was identified as the most adverse social impact of gold and cobalt mining in Ghana and DRC.

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Chinese involvement in illegal small scale mining in ...

Corpus ID: 170067955. Chinese involvement in illegal small scale mining in Namibia: an assessment of its impact and implications @inproceedings{Jacobs2017ChineseII, title={Chinese involvement in illegal small scale mining in Namibia: an assessment of its impact and implications}, author={S. Jacobs}, year={2017} }

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Golden Migrants: The Rise and Impact of Illegal Chinese ...

Jan 29, 2020  Three FGDs involving an average of ten participants, which included both Ghanaian small‐scale miners and nonminers, were conducted in Talensi, Nabdam, and Bawku West districts, while ten CSs were used to gather in‐depth life stories of Chinese miners regarding the impact of Chinese involvement in illegal mining.

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Resource politics and the impact of Chinese involvement in ...

Resource politics and the impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale mining in Ghana . By Gabriel Botchwey and Gordon Crawford. Cite . ... Topics: Small-scale farmimg, Ghana, Chinese miners, ASM ... Gold mining

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The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold mining in Ghana. Chinese miners in particular were attracted by the high price of gold; but problems of violent conflict between locals and Chinese miners as well as environmental devastation were reported in the media from 2012 onwards.

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Illicit Chinese Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: Beyond ...

Oct 25, 2019  institutions promotes illegalities in the small-scale mining industry, and then propose some policy recommendations. The paper concludes by arguing that the increasing involvement of Chinese miners in the small-scale mining sector in Ghana is an expression of a deep-rooted problem shrouded in institutional disjuncture.

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Golden Migrants: The Rise and Impact of Illegal Chinese ...

Jan 29, 2020  This article investigates factors that attract Chinese migrants into illegal small‐scale mining in Ghana, their role in the supply chain, and the impact of their involvement. This is accomplished via mixed qualitative techniques involving interviews with illegal small‐scale Chinese and Ghanaian miners, and relevant Ghanaian stakeholders.

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Are Local Government Authorities Sleeping Over Chinese ...

Aug 13, 2017  Are Local Government Authorities Sleeping Over Chinese Involvement In Small Scale Mining In Ghana? Africa. Are Local Government Authorities Sleeping Over Chinese Involvement In Small Scale Mining In Ghana? Admin2 13 August 2017. Share. Facebook . Twitter . Pinterest . LinkedIn . Email . Views: 75.

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Perception of Small-Scale Miners on Interventions to ...

Oct 15, 2020  Studies show that artisanal small-scale mining (ASM) activities are often unregulated and have led to the destruction of the environment in diverse ways (Baah-Ennumh, 2010; Hilson, 2017; Hilson Maconachie, 2020; Veiga Morais, 2014).The problems relating to ASM such as the excessive use of dangerous chemicals, water pollution, poor health and safety, and child labor have gained

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How Technological Innovation is Impacting the Mining ...

May 07, 2018  Posted by Matthew Bliss, Deputy Director How Technological Innovation is Impacting the Mining Sector. Rapid advances in technological innovation, including through automation, digitization, and electrification, are having a fundamental impact on the mining sector.

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Socioeconomic and environmental assessment of informal ...

Nov 20, 2018  Trends in the small-scale mining of precious minerals in Ghana: a perspective on its environmental impact J. Clean. Prod. , 11 ( 2 ) ( 2003 ) , pp. 131 - 140

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The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold ...

Aug 09, 2016  The impact of Chinese... Authors . Gordon Crawford . Professor of Development Politics . University of Leeds . Coleman Agyeyomah ... The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold mining in Ghana (Policy brief) Share this publication . People who were interested in this publication were also interested in ...

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Are local government authorities sleeping over Chinese ...

participation of Chinese nationals in the illegal gold mining business. The paper offers a local government perspective to ongoing debates about the Chinese involvement in small scale mining activities in Ghana. Firstly, the paper highlights the status of small scale artisanal mining by focusing on illegal mining activities. A

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chinese gold miners ghana

The impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale gold mining in Ghana. Chinese miners in particular were attracted by the high price of gold; but problems of violent conflict between locals and Chinese miners as well as environmental devastation were reported in the media from 2012 onwards.

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South‐South Irregular Migration: The Impacts of China's ...

mining has also resulted in widespread environmental destruction of land and waterbodies. These significant changes, largely due to Chinese involvement, have led to the controversial ban by President Akufo-Addo’s government on all small-scale mining, both legal and illegal,

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Resource politics and the impact of Chinese involvement in ...

Resource politics and the impact of Chinese involvement in small-scale mining in Ghana . By Gabriel Botchwey and Gordon Crawford. Cite . ... Topics: Small-scale farmimg, Ghana, Chinese miners, ASM ... Gold mining

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Illicit Chinese Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: Beyond ...

Oct 25, 2019  Jacobs, S.D. Chinese Involvement in Illegal Small-Scale Mining in Namibia: An Assessment of its Impact and Implications. Master’s Thesis, The University of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia, 2017. [Google Scholar]

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Illicit Chinese Small-Scale Mining in Ghana: Beyond ...

Oct 25, 2019  institutions promotes illegalities in the small-scale mining industry, and then propose some policy recommendations. The paper concludes by arguing that the increasing involvement of Chinese miners in the small-scale mining sector in Ghana is an expression of a deep-rooted problem shrouded in institutional disjuncture.

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The Dark Legacy of China’s Drive for Global Resources ...

Mar 28, 2017  The Dark Legacy of China’s Drive for Global Resources. As China pursues a startling array of energy, mining, logging, agricultural, and infrastructure projects on virtually every continent, it is having an unprecedented environmental impact on the planet. By William Laurance • March 28, 2017.

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Galamsey in Ghana and China's illegal gold rush — Asia by ...

Jan 16, 2019  The narrative of Chinese involvement in Africa is typically portrayed as a top-down one in which state owned firms monopolize the limelight. The phenomenon of illegal artisanal mining - known as galamsey, derived from the phrase “gather them and sell” - in Ghana demonstrates the collective impact of individual Chinese migrants.

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Ghana's traditional and state powers must collaborate to ...

Nov 12, 2019  Chinese involvement in small-scale mining. Although relations between China and African countries go back in time, they have gained momentum in the past 20 years. The reasons include China

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Are Local Government Authorities Sleeping Over Chinese ...

Aug 13, 2017  Are Local Government Authorities Sleeping Over Chinese Involvement In Small Scale Mining In Ghana? Africa. Are Local Government Authorities Sleeping Over Chinese Involvement In Small Scale Mining In Ghana? Admin2 13 August 2017. Share. Facebook . Twitter . Pinterest . LinkedIn . Email . Views: 75.

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COMBATING ‘GALAMSEY’ IN GHANA AND ITS IMPLICATIONS

ASM - Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining . CGC - China Geo-engineering Corporation . CPCC - Chairperson of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative . Conference . CSOs - Civil Society Organisations ... 3.5.1 Media Reportage on the Issue of Chinese Involvement

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Small-scale mining in Ghana: The government and the ...

Sep 01, 2012  Highlights Examination of Ghana’s small-scale mining sector. Notes the economic importance of the sector to rural Ghana. Finds that the 1989 small-scale mining laws do not capture the activities of miners. Recommends comprehensive reforms to the 1989 laws. Recommends an anti-corruption in law enforcement campaign.

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China Moly to help small-scale cobalt miners - MINING.COM

Apr 22, 2021  Cobalt and tungsten producer China Molybdenum and its Swiss-based trading arm, IXM, have joined a program that seeks to help artisanal and small-scale miners (ASM) become a

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