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Artisanal diamond mining - ResearchGate

Transborder artisanal and small-scale mining zones in Central Africa: Some factors for promoting and supporting diamond mining. 20 Francis Barthélémy, Jean Michel Eberlé and Frédérik Maldan, BRGM

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Central African Republic: Property Rights and Artisanal ...

Since 2009, the Government of the Central African Republic certified over 2,849 artisanal diamond mining claims. In 2011, diamond production from PRADD project areas reached 68% of the total national production, up from 5.4% in 2010.

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A FARMER S BEST FRIEND ARTISANAL DIAMOND MINING

Artisanal Diamond Mining: Perspectives and Challenges (Vlassenroot Van Bock-stael 2008) to the 2008 Kimberley Process Plenary Meeting held in New Delhi. This book presents the conclusions of the second phase of the Egmont Artisanal Diamond Mining Project which ran from 2009 until mid-2011 and again was funded by the Belgian government. It pays

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17 Nov. 2011: Presentation of Egmont Artisanal Diamond Mining Project. "Artisanal diamond mining and rural change in West and Central Africa"-Book presentation - For the book, see: Diamonds, rice, and a ‘maggi cube’. Artisanal Diamond Mining and Livelihoods in Liberia, Steven Van Bockstael and Koen Vlassenroot (eds.), Ghent, Academia Press ...

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Central African Republic: Boosting the potential of ...

Jul 18, 2016  Central African Republic: Boosting the potential of artisanal diamond mining 18 Jul 2016 by George Lwanda, Extractives Policy Advisor, UNDP Africa Regional Service Centre To reap the potential benefits of Central Africa’s diamond mining sector, the government needs to implement a range of reforms.

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FROM CONFLICT TO DEVELOPMENT DIAMONDS:

* Steven Van Bockstael is a researcher of Egmont’s Central Africa Programme, where he manages the artisanal diamond mining project. Together with Koen Vlassenroot, he is the co-editor of ...

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(PDF) A Farmer's Best Friend ? Artisanal diamond mining ...

diamond.mining.central.africa.book Page 9 Friday, December 9, 2011 12:46 PM A FARMER'S BEST FRIEND? ARTISANAL DIAMOND MINI NG AND RURAL CHANGE IN WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA

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(PDF) From conflict to development diamonds: the

* Steven Van Bockstael is a researcher of Egmont’s Central Africa Programme, where he manages the artisanal diamond mining project. Together with Koen Vlassenroot, he is the co-editor of ...

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Diamond Mining and Artisanal Mining Keep Giving

Coastal and inland mining (removal of overburden, such as sand and soil, to find diamonds) Marine mining (excavation of diamonds from the seabed) Diamond mining on a non-industrial scale is undertaken involving individuals, families and communities and using the most basic equipment, such as sieves and pans – this is known as artisanal mining.

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ofr20181088.pdf - The Central African Republic Diamond ...

The Central African Republic Diamond Database—A . Geodatabase of Archival Diamond Occurrences and Areas of Recent Artisanal and Small-Scale Diamond Mining. Open-File Report 2018–1088. U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey

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EGMONT past events

17 Nov. 2011: Presentation of Egmont Artisanal Diamond Mining Project. "Artisanal diamond mining and rural change in West and Central Africa"-Book presentation - For the book, see: Diamonds, rice, and a ‘maggi cube’. Artisanal Diamond Mining and Livelihoods in Liberia, Steven Van Bockstael and Koen Vlassenroot (eds.), Ghent, Academia Press ...

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Property Rights and Artisanal Diamond Development, Africa ...

The program is a follow-on to work implemented in Central African Republic, Guinea, and Liberia from 2008 to 2013. Tetra Tech is basing its approach on the premise that secure property rights create positive incentives for miners to be good stewards of the land. When an artisanal miner’s rights to prospect and dig for diamonds are formalized ...

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THE KIMBERLEY PROCESS,

mining project. Together with Koen Vlassenroot, he is the co-editor of Artisanal Diamond Mining: Perspectives and Challenges. Gent, Academia Press, 2008." Koen Vlassenroot is the director of Egmont's Central Africa Programme, and is a professor of political science at Ghent University. [1] Global Witness, A Rough Trade.

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A farmer's best friend? : artisanal diamond mining and ...

A farmer's best friend? : artisanal diamond mining and rural change in West and Central Africa. editors, Steven Van Bockstael Koen Vlassenroot. ... A Farmer's Best Friend? represents the conclusions of the second phase of the Egmont Artisanal Diamond Mining Project, which ran from 2009 until mid-2011 and was funded by the Belgian government. ...

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Artisanal small-scale diamond mining initiative launched ...

Oct 31, 2019  Petra Diamonds has launched an artisanal small-scale mining initiative in South Africa. This follows a process of extensive consultation and cooperation with relevant stakeholders. These include the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), as mining sector regulator, the Letsemeng Local Municipality, as elected representatives of the ...

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Technical Deputy/Objective 4 Coordinator – Artisanal ...

Aug 12, 2021  The AMPR project is USAID’s vehicle for addressing complex land and resource issues around artisanal and small-scale mining in a multidisciplinary fashion with a focus on diamond and gold ...

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Alluvial Diamond Diggers - KPCS-WGAAP

Nov 21, 2008  Egmont – Royal Institute For International Relations, Alluvial Diamond Diggers - KPCS-WGAAP 1. EGMONT – Royal Institute for International Relations, Belgium Central Africa Program Koen Vlassenroot, Steven Van Bockstael

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Dangerous Little Stones: Diamonds in the Central African ...

Dec 16, 2010  Nature scattered diamonds liberally over the CAR, but since colonial times foreign entrepreneurs and grasping regimes have benefited from the precious stones more than the Central African people. Mining companies have repeatedly tried to extract diamonds on an industrial scale and largely failed because the deposits are alluvial, spread thinly ...

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(PDF) Building Peace with Conflict Diamonds? Merging ...

Contrasting Industrial and Artisanal Diamond Mining How can we assess the respective advantages and drawbacks of industrial and artisanal mining, the two main modes of (alluvial) diamond production, in re- lation to security and development objectives?3 This is an important debate, given that conflicts have affected one in two African diamond ...

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Dec 09, 2008  EGMONT – Royal Institute for International Relations, Belgium Central Africa Program Koen Vlassenroot, Steven Van Bockstael Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising.

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Artisanal Mining And Its Contribution To Sustainable Rural ...

Mar 01, 2011  The term 'field' in the title of this volume is not restricted to the open-cut pits of large scale mining operations which are male-dominated workplaces, or with mining as a masculine, capital-intensive industry, but also connotes the wider range of mineral extractive practices which are carried out informally by women and men of artisanal ...

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Pact

Artisanal and small-scale mining provides a vital livelihood for about 42 million people around the world, with tens of millions more people also dependent on the sector, including family members and small business owners along the ASM supply chain.About 30% of artisanal miners are women and about 70% are men. Most artisanal miners live in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

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‘Kimberley protest’: Diamond mining, export sanctions, and ...

Apr 28, 2010  Financial support for this research was provided by the British Academy under the project, ‘Livelihoods in transition: a critical appraisal of re-agrarianization in Ghanaian artisanal mining communities’ (SG-48412), and the Egmont Institute (Belgium) under the ‘Artisanal Diamond Mining Project’.

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The Central African Republic Diamond Database—A ...

The alluvial diamond deposits of the Central African Republic (CAR) are mined almost exclusively by way of informal artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) methods. ASM sites range in diameter from a few meters to 30 meters or more, and are typically excavated by crews of diggers using hand tools, sieves, and jigs. CAR’s reported annual production has ranged from 300,000 to 470,000 carats ...

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ARTISANAL MINING AND PROPERTY RIGHTS (USAID AMPR)

ARTISANAL MINING AND PROPERTY RIGHTS (AMPR) YEAR II WORK PLAN vi Figure 1: Map of the Central African Republic and Concentration of Diamond and Gold Sites Consolidated map of location of reported diamond and gold mining sites in the Central African Republic with data from the Ministry of Mines and Geology, PRADD II, and IPIS.

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Alluvial Diamond Resource Potential and Production ...

Artisanal diamond mining of upper terrace deposits along the Kotto River near Oro, Central African Republic, May 2007. ... recording all diamond mining in the Central African Republic ... to project finalization. The entire process occurred over a timeframe of approximately 1 year.

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USAID: Comparative analysis of legal and fiscal regimes ...

Projects. Back. USAID: Comparative analysis of legal and fiscal regimes for Artisanal Diamond Mining in Central African Republic. Share. Next. Client: USAID. Collaboration: Tetra Tech ARD. USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realise their potential.

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Books Archives - Page 4 of 4 - Egmont Institute

Feb 25, 2008  Artisanal diamond mining. Perspectives and challenges ... analyze the terrorist threat as a patchwork of self-radicalizing local troups with international contacts but without a central engine or any central [] Terrorism; ... Egmont. Royal Institute for International Relations Rue des Petits Carmes 24A

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Gold Mining in the Central African Republic ...

Mar 20, 2016  Central African Republic is one of the most endowed countries in Africa in terms of minerals resources. In fact mining contributes to about 10% of the country’s GDP and Gold is the country’s second largest mineral resource behind diamond. This makes the Central African Republic an important destination for any serious investor in the gold []

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Africa Geology for ...

Apr 22, 2020  Africa’s mineral industry is highly characterized by artisanal and small- scale mining (ASM) operations. This is so in areas producing gold, diamonds and precious/semi-precious stones. Specific industrial minerals like cobalt , tantalum, tungsten and tin are also majorly sourced through artisanal and small-scale mining in Africa.

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Bakerville Diamond Project - Mining Technology Mining ...

The Bakerville Diamond project is located about 20km north of Lichtenburg town in South Africa. The deposit lies within the Lichtenburg Diamond Fields, about 250km west of Johannesburg. The licence is owned by Innovage Resources (74%), a subsidiary of Pangea Diamonds South Africa (PDSA). The remaining 26% stake is with a Black Economic ...

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Koen Vlassenroot Archives - Egmont Institute

Jan 12, 2017  Obama takes on the LRA. Why Washington sent troops to Central Africa Commentaries (15-11-2011) Diamonds, rice, and a ‘maggi cube’. Artisanal diamond mining and livelihoods in Liberia Books (12-11-2011) Climate change and conflict in sub-Saharan Africa: the mother of all problems? Other publications (16-07-2011)

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China Moly to help small-scale cobalt miners - MINING.COM

Apr 22, 2021  Better Mining is currently active at 27 cobalt, copper and 3TG artisanal mining sites. Last year alone, the program flagged over 1,000 incidents across seven risk areas and delivered 480 ...

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diamonds rice and a maggi cube artisanal diamond mining and

Diamond, Rice, and a Maggi Cube represents the conclusions of the second phase of the Egmont Artisanal Diamond Mining Project, which ran from until mid and was funded by the Belgian Paperback. Diamonds, rice, and amaggi cube artisanal diamond mining and livelihoods in Liberia Steven Van Bockstael (UGent) and Koen Vlassenroot (UGent) .

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Addressing COVID-19 in Vulnerable Diamond and Gold Mining ...

Jul 24, 2020  The economic fallout in mining communities due to COVID-19 is of equal concern. Up to a quarter of CAR’s impoverished population depends on mining, and with the global disruption to the gold and diamond supply chains, local prices have dropped 30 percent and the legal chain of custody is paralyzed. Meanwhile food prices have increased 25 to ...

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Hans Merket, PhD - Researcher - International Peace ...

Sep 04, 2015  International Peace Information Service (IPIS) Jan 2016 - Present5 years 7 months. Belgium/Tanzania/DRCongo. Researcher, analyst, project manager and trainer with a focus on responsible sourcing, small-scale and artisanal mining, industrial mining, gold, diamonds, East and Central Africa, business and human rights.

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