Mwamba - Empowering Artisanal & Small-scale Gold Mining
Aug 10, 2021 In Ghana, gold mining is conducted by way of industrial-scale mines, as well as smaller artisanal mines, locally known as Galamsey. While this industry has provided economic benefits to local communities, the environmental and health impacts of this industry can be devastating ( Hilson, 2002 ). Exploration and extraction of surface mining ...Aug 26, 2021 “Since we are at home, I decided to help my mother with this work so I can get school fees and pocket money as well,” Lomokol said. These teenagers are part of over 2,000 Artisanal and Small Scale Miners (ASM) engaging in gold mining in Nakabaat village, according to media reports and these make up the 1500 households surviving on the meager earnings from gold mining in this village.