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Artisanal Mining in Sudan - Opportunities, Challenges and Impacts

This presentation was given by the Ministry of Minerals, Republic of Sudan, at the 17th Africa OILGASMINE conference, Khartoum, 23-26 November 2015 as part of a series entitled “Extractive Industries and Sustainable Job Creation”.

The presentation provides an outline of ASM activities in Sudan: history, geographical distribution, gold production, current challenges facing artisanal mining sub-sector, impact of artisanal gold production on the socio-economic life in Sudan, contribution of artisanal scale mining to job creation and growth, interventions and way forward.

Additional Info

Author(s)
M Ibrahim
Publication Year
2015
Associated Partners
Ministry of Minerals, Republic of Sudan
Language
English
Publishing Institution Webpage
http://unctad.org
Data Source Classification
Program Report
Research Type
Secondary
Research Methodology
Secondary - PREVIOUS RESEARCH
Thematic Tags
Social, Employment
Minerals
Gold
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa
Country
Sudan
Last Updated
September 9, 2019