Dr. Jennifer Hinton is a recognized world leader in ASM with extensive local experience in Central and East Africa. She has consulted for the World Bank, UN agencies and multinational companies in over 20 countries. Dr. Hinton has a PhD in Mining Engineering from the University of British Colombia, is Director of a number of Canadian mineral exploration companies and is co-owner of a small-scale mine. With extensive field experience in Africa, South America and Asia, her expertise ranges from improving technical, environmental, occupational safety and economic performance of small-scale mines to gender dimensions of the minerals sector to adult education for mining stakeholders. She has published widely on various aspects of ASM, including formalization, gender, mercury reduction, and alternative technologies, among others. She is also an Adjunct Professor at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

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Analysis of formalization approaches in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector based on experiences in Ecuador, Mongolia, Peru, Tanzania and Uganda

Author: L. Barreto, J. Hinton, P. Singo, O.O. Zevallos, F.C.G. Chimaza, S. Spiegel
Publisher: United Nations Environment Programme
Publication Year: 1969

This document compiles the summaries of the five case studies that were developed for the “Analysis for stakeholders on formalization in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector based on experiences in Latin America, Africa, and Asia.” It also includes a description of the methodology used to develop these case stud...