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Etude Sur Les Mines Artisanales Et Les Exploitations Minieres A Petite Echelle Au Burkina Faso

This report describes in detail and with backing of data the technical and socio-economic character of Burkina Faso’s ASM industry, exploring its significant potential, particularly in gold mining. It goes on to describe a number lines of legislation and assistance implemented to support sustainable development of ASM, highlighting some of the positive changes brought about as a result. These include reflection of ASM’s interaction with LSM.

Additional Info

Author(s)
D Gueye
Publication Year
2001
Associated Partners
WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development)
Language
French
Publishing Institution Webpage
https://www.iied.org/
Data Source Classification
Program Report
Research Type
Secondary
Research Methodology
Secondary - PREVIOUS RESEARCH
Thematic Tags
Political, Governance, Legal, Laws and Regulations, Environmental, Degradation, Mercury, Pollution
Minerals
Gold
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa
Country
Burkina Faso
Last Updated
September 23, 2019