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Small-scale Mining in Ecuador

A briefing on the state of ASM in Equador in 2001, providing an overview of the evolution of mining in the country and the legalisation that has followed it. A statement is drawn detailing its environmental impacts, interactions with LSM and a number of initiatives and programs that have attempted to support the industry in its development.

Additional Info

Author(s)
F Sandoval
Publication Year
2001
Associated Partners
WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development)
Language
English
Publishing Institution Webpage
https://www.iied.org/
Data Source Classification
Program Report
Research Type
Secondary
Research Methodology
Secondary - PREVIOUS RESEARCH
Thematic Tags
Political, Formalization, Governance, Large-scale Mining, Social, Child Labor, Employment, Health and Safety
Minerals
Barite, Bentonita, Coal, Feldspar, Gold, Gypsum, Kaolin, Limestone, Marble, Pumice, Shales, Silica, Zeolite
Region
Latin America & Caribbean
Country
Ecuador
Last Updated
October 1, 2019