Mining Specifics

Documenting the Artisanal & Small-scale Mining (ASM) sector: meeting the Challenge of providing a library of resources for this under-recorded sector, that is replete with both opportunities and challenges


Library of 64 ASM resources:

1.   ASM Au Mining, UNEP Global Mercury Partnership
2.   ASM Health Impacts & Responses
3.   ASM & the MDGs, Getting Kids out of Mining and into School 
4.   Artisanal Mining & Rural Livelihoods in Africa, Change, Challenges and Policy Options
5.   Artisanal Mining Contribution to MDGs
6.   CASM (Communities and Small-scale Mining), an Integrated Review for Development Planning
7.   CASM Asian Results
8.   CASM Assessment and Lessons Learned
9.   CASM Brochure
10. CASM Brochure (in Chinese)
11. CASM Overview & Country Case Studies
12. Central African Republic, Communities, ASM, Fraud & Diamonds
13. Certification and Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining
14. China, Economic Analysis of Reform Policies for Small Coal Mines
15. China Regional Network of Communities and Small scale Mining (CASM)
16. Colombia, LAC, ASM Trends
17. Communities & Small scale Mining (CASM) AGM 2002 Final Report
18. COP 33 ASM Guidance
19. Developing a National Strategic Plan to Reduce Hg ASM Au Use
20. DRC Artisanal Mining
21. DRC, North Kivu - Artisanal Cassiterite Mining & Trade
22. Global Report on Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining
23. Five Countries ASM Case Studies (Ecuador, Mongolia, Peru, Tanzania and Uganda)
24. Global ASM Challenges & Trends (speech)
25. Guinea: Allluvial diamond resource potential and production capacity assessment of Guinea by Chirico, P.G., Malpeli, K.C., Van Bockstael, Mark, Diaby, Mamadou, Cissé, Kabinet, Diallo, T.A., and Sano, Mahmoud, 2012, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2012–5256 
26. Guinea: Summary of the diamond resource potential and production capacity assessment of Guinea by Chirico, P.G., and Malpeli, K.C., 2012, U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012–3129;
27. Illegal ASM Gold Mining in the Chimanimani National Reserve
28. Liberia, Artisanal Diamonds4Development Programme
29. MDGs & Small-scale Mining, focus on Environment
30. Mercury, ASM Au Global Context
31. Mongolia, Cooperation of ASM, LSM & Local Government
32. Mongolia, Occupational ASM Health & Safety
33. Pakistan, ASM in the Indus & Gilgit
34. Papua New Guinea ASM Miner Experiences
35. Peru, ASM Formalization
36. Peru, ASM Sector
37. Philippines ASM Au Banao Bodong Association
38. Philippines ASM Mercury-free Transistion Experience
39. Pressure for Mineral Supply Chain Traceability, & ASM Impact
40. Price Volatility & Price Risk (in ASM)
41. Pungwe River Basin, IWRM & ASM
42. Reducing Hg use in Au ASM mining
43. Responding to the challenge of ASM, How can knowledge networks help? (link to
44. Scaling up Certification in Artisanal & Small-scale Mining; Innovations for inclusivity
45. Small-scale Mines Safety & Health Handbook
46. South Africa, Status of Small-scale Mining
47. to 53. Special Series: ASM-PACE case studies: (47) ASM-PACE 'Green Gabon' case study; (48) ASM-PACE in Itombwe Nature Reserve DRC case study (in French); (49) ASM-PACE in Itombwe Nature Reserve case study presentation (in English); (50) ASM-PACE Sapo National Park Liberian case study; (51) ASM-PACE Mining Rushes Madagascan case study; (52)  in French; and (53) Gola Rainforest National Park ASM-PACE Sierra Leonean case study.
54. Tanzania ASM Sector
55. Tanzania, Increasing the Contribution of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining to Poverty Reduction
56. Towards Real Solutions, Formalization and Financing of ASM
57. Twelve Stories About Small-scale Mining
58. Website for the Artisnanal Gold Council
59. What is legal: Colombian ASM?
60. Working Together, How Large-scale Mining can Engage with ASM
61. YouTube video: ASM in Sub-Saharan Africa: Professor Gavin Hilson (University of Surrey)
62. Zeitgeist of ASM 2016?: South Sudan ASM provincial Baseline Assessment
63. Zimbabwe Au ASM, Shifting Formalization Policies & Recentralizing Power
64. Zimbabwe Historic Au ASM

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