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Informality and illegality in small-scale and artisanal mining activities

The objective of this report is to inform the public about the strategy that the Peruvian government has implemented to face the problem of illegal mining and outline the role that the Ministry of the Environment has played the strategy's development. The report summarizes this experience, the difficulties encountered and the challenges that arose during the period of 2006-2011. The report assisted the government in making responsible and appropriate decisions on a problem with economic, social and environmental nuances.

Additional Info

Author(s)
Cano, Álvaro
Publication Year
2017
Language
Spanish
Publishing Institution Webpage
https://www.gob.pe/minam
Data Source Classification
Program Report
Research Type
Secondary
Research Methodology
Secondary - OFFICIAL STATISTICS
Thematic Tags
Political, Social, Environmental
Minerals
Copper, Gold
Region
Latin America & Caribbean
Country
Peru
Last Updated
June 22, 2020