The impact of mining on farming as a livelihood strategy ...

2018-2-20 · main source of livelihood. However, the nature of mining in Ghana is characterized by major socio-economic effects such as displacement of people and property, loss of arable lands, livelihoods and environmental pollution such as acid rain, contamination of ground water, air pollution, dust and noise pollution (Aragon and Rud, 2012).

Mining Effects on Rural Livelihoods, Adopted Strategies ...

2021-1-26 · EFFECTS OF MINING ON SOCIETY, LIVELIHOODS AND ENVIRONMENT, IN TAITA TAVETA COUNTY, KENYA IRENE WAKIO MWAKESI B.ED, Dip Mass com, MA: International Relations and Diplomacy ... 5.5.5 Influence of Mining on livelihood opportunities.....48 5.6 Conclusion ...

Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

2021-12-11 · Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health Impacts of strip mining: Strip mining destroys landscapes, forests and wildlife habitats at the site of the mine when trees, plants, and topsoil are cleared from the mining …

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s in the mining villages have indulged in income-generating activities such as drivers, helpers in tractors, tailors, blacksmiths, barbers, contractors, etc. In lieu of the above, we propose the following hypotheses: H 1: Economic impact of mining has significant positive effect on the local livelihood H 2

Impact of Industrialization on Tribal Livelihood: A Case ...

2014-9-11 · livelihood sector of the poorer s (Hiremath 2007).7 The major steel town build in the wake of the second five year plan were to be ''temples'' to India''s industrial future and secular ''modernity'' but soon they were disrupted with ethnic and communal violence (Struempell 2008).8 While discussing the effect of displacement especially

The impacts of mining on livelihoods in the Andes: A ...

2017-4-1 · Although the literature on the mining-livelihood change nexus has given minimal attention to intra-community and intra- power relations and social difference (excepting Li, 2009, Hinojosa, 2013), other bodies of research in the Andes have powerfully demonstrated that gendered, raced, and classed power dynamics shape the lived ...

Socio-Economic Impacts of Mining on Local Livelihoods …

2017-9-4 · Mining and Livelihood: A Conceptual Framework The conventional view on mining sees mineral reserves that can be mined profitably as part of a country''s stock of natural capital, along with agricultural land, forests and other natural resources (Davis and Tilton, 2005). It was widely assumed that countries that possess rich

EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF …

2017-3-24 · examining the socio-economic impact of mining on the livelihoods of amajuba district mining communities . sihlangu s. ngobese . 2015 . university of kwazulu-natal

VULNERABILITY OF RURAL LIVELIHOODS TO THE …

2018-11-18 · The major objective of this study is to determine the effect of mining on rural livelihoods in Ghana. The specific objectives are to: 1. To investigate the extent of vulnerability of livelihood resources to the impact of mining 2. To determine the livelihood outcome of rural s in mining communities ©

Effects of Bauxite Mining on Community Livelihood and ...

2021-10-11 · Page 1 of 8 Effects of Bauxite Mining on Community Livelihood and Sustainability Abdul Amid Aziz Jalloh1* and David Kanume Kororma2* 1Research Fellow, School of Economics and Business Administration, Chongqing University, China 2University of Management and Technology (UNIMTECH), Sierra Leone ISSN: 2641-2039 DOI: 10.33552/GJES.2021.08.000695

Small-scale Mining and its impact on Rural Livelihoods …

2020-11-27 · iv Abstract Background: This study explores small-scale gold mining and its impact on the livelihoods and health of miners and community members in Prestea, Ghana. Small-scale mining has served as a source of livelihood for many people in Ghana and Prestea is …

Investigation into the Impacts of Artisanal Gold Mining on ...

The effects of artisanal gold mining on livelihood foundations of local people in Baomahun community presented a mixed picture of positive and negative impacts on a large spectrum of issues. Table 3 shows the data obtained from the local residents surveyed regarding the effects on livelihood experienced from artisanal gold mining in the ...

Socio-economic Impact of Mining on Rural …

2016-1-11 · taking three specific objectives: first, to analyse the impact of coal mining on the local communities and their livelihood with special reference to Ib Valley coalfield; second, to explore the impact of coal mining on the rural social structure; and finally, to assess the adverse effects of coal mining on the health condition of rural people.

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3.2 Effect of the mining activities in terms of livelihood, employment, and health Table 5 Perceived effect of Mining on livelihood Weighted Indicators Agreement Mean A. LIVELIHOOD 1 Mining has provided livelihood activities 3.14 Agree 2 There is proper/satisfactory crop compensation 2.85 Agree 3 There are short access to farms 2.71 Agree 4 ...

MINING IMPACTS ON AGRICULTURAL LANDS AND …

2019-7-4 · MINING IMPACTS ON AGRICULTURAL LANDS AND FOOD SECURITY ... of study has in many ways affected the livelihood of the people by displacement, relocation and even resettlement.The socio-economic, environment, and the lives of the inhabitants of the ... In effect about 1.02 billion people suffer from chronic hunger worldwide.

The Impact of Mining Activities on Local People and ...

2021-12-13 · Mining is indispensable to the economic development of countries endowed with mineral resources. At the same time the effects the mining activities on the local people and the environment have also been wide spread in these economies. While the contributions of mining in Zimbabwe is adequately appreciated, the impact of mining activities has also

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2016-5-3 · This study examines the effects of mining on changes and sustainability of local livelihood in a coal mining area in Odisha by employing two key approaches: sustainability of mining and sustainable livelihood approach. The study has highlighted the complex and contradictory relationship between coal mining and traditional local livelihoods.

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The study determines the effects of mining on rural livelihoods, adopted strategies and the role of stakeholder and regulatory institutions. The study achieves this by investigating the status of key rural livelihood indicators, what influence the choice of livelihood strategies in mining communities and the assessment of institutional performance.

" BOOM OR GLOOM? " AN EXAMINATION OF THE …

The chapter will end with an analysis of the regulatory framework on mining and farming. 32 | P a g e 4.1.Gloom! Environmental Impact of Mining and Effect on Women''s Livelihood Activities Although mining activities have changed the face of the town of Zvishavane, they have had a negative impact on the environment.

Impacts of copper mining on people and nature | Danwatch

2021-12-13 · The mining industry uses sulphuric acid in the extraction and treatment of copper. The extraction processes are called heap and situ leaching; during these processes, particles react with each other to create acidic mists …

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The impact of mining on farming as a livelihood strategy and its implications for poverty reduction and well-being in Ghana ... The main objective of …

Mining affected areas and its impact on livelihoods ...

2021-4-27 · The mining of minerals in Meghalaya has provided employment opportunity and newer livelihood options to the local people. To some extent, it has also contributed to the industrial and economic development of the state. However, mining, particularly mining of coal and limestone has severely affected the land and soil, water, air, fishery, forest ...

Impact of Mining On The Environment

The impact of mining is leading to the major issues, like a threat to the entire environment and also damaging the health of all life on Earth. Mining procedures generally require a larger and vast area of land. Deforestation is a by-product of …

Mining impact on communities'' livelihoods: A case study …

2020-1-18 · Mining has been blamed globally for harmful and impoverishing effects. Most countries are rich sources of gemstone, yet there is very little development, since miners, and those around mining sites, still live in abject poverty. This study sought answers on: "how mining activities have affected communities'' livelihoods?". Data was gathered from, Mwatate Sub …

The Potential Negative Effects Of Mining On The ...

2018-9-28 · In some countries, mining is responsible for significant amounts of water use, as well as water waste. Environmentally, potential negative effects of mining can include air, land/soil and water pollution of different kinds. Mining …

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The Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of …

2019-3-20 · The Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of Mining on Local Livelihoods In Sierra Leone: A Case Study of Tonkolili District 15 International Journal of Research in Business Studies and Management V6 I3 2019 Figures in parentheses are percentages and those out of parentheses are frequencies.*Significant at p<0.05.

Loss of land and livelihoods from mining operations: A ...

Mining operations are one driver of land loss with negative implications for people. This study assesses the livelihood effects of open-cast mining on a rural communal land village that lost 8 000 ha of land and compares it to another village nearby that did not.

The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) …

Mining Law, PNDC L 218 enacted in 1989 given the procedures of issuing a license to a small-scale firm. It contain in Section 81 to 99 in the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana. Small-scale gold mining licenses may be granted to Ghanaians 18 years of age and older, and are subject to the following conditions: 1.

The Impact of Gold Mining on Local Farming …

2020-10-13 · The inability of mining to provide the local people with alternative livelihood makes them vulnerable and reduces their livelihood security thereby increasing poverty (Adjei, 2007). In mining affected communities, vulnerability is a major obstacle to social and economic development especially in areas where majority of the people have few buffers

effects of quarry on environment and livelihood of people

The effects of poverty are not concentrated in one area or community or a particular. Livelihood impacts of quarrying and the restoration of ... - Marshalls. environmental impacts of quarrying and mining, a variety of novel methods have ... of people outside urban areas are linked to the use of natural resources.

The impacts of mining on livelihoods in the Andes: A ...

I argue that research on livelihood change in Andean mining communities would be enriched by 1) a deeper attendance to the gendered, raced, and classed nature of these changes and 2) the disaggregation of different mining management regimes (e.g. state-run, privately-run, cooperative-run) to allow for comparisons of the livelihood impacts ...