42 results found for "asm".

IGF Releases Guidance to Help Governments Manage Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

Governments struggling to manage the complex and sometimes chaotic artisanal and small scale-mining sector have a new toolkit: guidance developed by the IGF.

IGF Releases Mining Policy Framework Assessment: Senegal

Mining is an important—and growing—pillar of Senegal’s economy, and is expected to play a significant role in the country’s continued social and economic development. The IGF is pleased to present its assessment of Senegal's mining policies.

IGF Welcomes Entry into Force of Minamata Convention on Mercury, Stresses That More Work Needs to be Done

IGF welcomes entry into force of Minamata Convention on Mercury and stresses that more work needs to be done. We are pleased to report that 51 IGF member countries have signed or ratified the convention.

Explosive Growth in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Amid Rising Prices: IGF Study

Rising mineral prices and the struggle to earn a living from agriculture have led to explosive growth in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM), according to a new report from the IGF.

Challenging Cultural Norms in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Crucial to Improving Women’s Economic Empowerment

Women who work in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) face economic, decision-making, legal and institutional exclusions due to cultural norms. This is the finding of a new report from the IGF/