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L'Or ASM Peut Changer des Vies pour le Mieux
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L'Or ASM Peut Changer des Vies pour le Mieux

March 30, 2021, by Le Projet Zahabu Safi

Les bijoutiers sont de plus en plus conscients que, s'ils peuvent sélectionner avec soin de l'or auprès de sources ASM responsables, ils peuvent jouer un rôle dans l'amélioration des vies, comme le montre le dernier rapport de Zahabu Safi.

ASM Gold Can Change Lives for the Better
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ASM Gold Can Change Lives for the Better

March 30, 2021, by The Zahabu Safi Project

Jewelers are increasingly aware that, if they can carefully select gold from responsible ASM sources,they can play a role in changing lives for the better, a new report by USAID's Zahabu Safi project shows.

Apply for the Responsible Gold Innovation Facility (RGIF)
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Apply for the Responsible Gold Innovation Facility (RGIF)

March 3, 2021, by Lucie Goulet

Apply for the USAID’s Zahabu Safi Responsible Gold Innovation Facility to incentivize investment in new supply chain investment models for responsible gold originating from the DRC.

How to formalize logistics in the eastern DRC ASM gold supply chain
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How to formalize logistics in the eastern DRC ASM gold supply chain

December 14, 2020, by Rachel Brass, based on the Learning Brief by Adam Rolfe and Angela Jorns, drawing on original research from Cyril Jobard and Safanto Bulongo

Read our top line summary of next steps for contributing to the formalization of logistics solutions in the ASM gold supply chain in eastern DRC.

Making Forest-Smart Mining a reality: how philanthropists, multilaterals and international financial institutions can get the ball rolling.
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Making Forest-Smart Mining a reality: how philanthropists, multilaterals and international financial institutions can get the ball rolling.

Our new report is packed with case studies and practical entry points for reducing mining’s impacts on forests.

La Covid-19 vide les poches des communautés de mineurs artisanaux et des provinces de l’Est de la RDC
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La Covid-19 vide les poches des communautés de mineurs artisanaux et des provinces de l’Est de la RDC

October 19, 2020, by Safanto Bulongo

Une analyse des impacts de la Covid-19 dans le secteur de l’EMAPE en RDC.

Impacts of COVID-19 on women in ASM
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Impacts of COVID-19 on women in ASM

September 7, 2020, by Olivia Lyster and Josephine Singo

Women ASM miners have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19, as our research for the Delve COVID-19 Impact Reporting initiative in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Uganda and the DRC shows.

Development of a National Strategy for ASM in DRC and a National Action Plan for the ASM technical services (SAEMAPE, formerly SAESSCAM)
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Development of a National Strategy for ASM in DRC and a National Action Plan for the ASM technical services (SAEMAPE, formerly SAESSCAM)

Explore how we designed an end-to-end capacity building programme to better support the DRC ASM sector.

Delve COVID-19 Impact on ASM Data Collection Exercise Update
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Delve COVID-19 Impact on ASM Data Collection Exercise Update

July 29, 2020, by Olivia Lyster and Adam Rolfe

As the COVID-19 ASM Delve data collection draws to a close, we share a preliminary overview of our findings and conclusions.

Working with the EPRM to improve the M&E framework and baseline for responsible 3TG mining practices in CAHRAs
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Working with the EPRM to improve the M&E framework and baseline for responsible 3TG mining practices in CAHRAs

Our experts supported the EPRM in developing a meaningful baseline to monitor and assess the progress and impact of all its activities.

Analysis of civil society incident reporting in eastern DRC
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Analysis of civil society incident reporting in eastern DRC

Levin Sources was contracted by a large downstream supply chain actor to provide expert support to their supply chain research and risk assessments for mineral supply chains originating in the DRC.

Levin Sources joins a global initiative to monitor, assess and respond to the impact of Covid-19 on ASM communities
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Levin Sources joins a global initiative to monitor, assess and respond to the impact of Covid-19 on ASM communities

June 17, 2020, by Adam Rolfe and Olivia Lyster

Learn how we are participating in a global impact reporting initiative on COVID-19 and ASM.

Revision of the Regional Certification Mechanism of the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region
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Revision of the Regional Certification Mechanism of the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region

Learn about the collaborative revision process behind the Second Edition of the Regional Certification Mechanism

Research spotlight: How much does a miner earn?
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Research spotlight: How much does a miner earn?

May 7, 2020, by Levin Sources, Fairphone and IPIS

A recent report shows that ASM tin miners in the DRC don’t earn enough to cover basic expenses and offers suggestions to improve their revenues.

Market Analysis: artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) gold from Eastern DRC
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Market Analysis: artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) gold from Eastern DRC

Discover eight key learnings from our market analysis of ASM gold from Eastern Congo carried out as part of the USAID Commercially Viable Conflict-Free Gold (CVCFG) Project.

Facilitating access to international gold markets for Artisanal Gold Miners in Eastern Congo
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Facilitating access to international gold markets for Artisanal Gold Miners in Eastern Congo

May 4, 2020, by Rachel Brass and Rosanna Tufo

Discover eight key learnings from our market analysis of ASM gold from Eastern Congo carried out as part of the USAID Commercially Viable Conflict-Free Gold (CVCFG) Project.

LSM and ASM relationships: from risk management to positive impact
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LSM and ASM relationships: from risk management to positive impact

April 5, 2020, by Estelle Levin-Nally and Dr Fabiana Di Lorenzo

Read sector Insights into how LSM and ASM relationships could move beyond risk management towards positive impact and how donor-funded programmes could provide avenues for reduced-risk engagement with ASM by LSM companies.

Digging Deeper: Understanding the Incursions of ASM in Protected Areas and Critical Ecosystems ASM-PACE Programme
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Digging Deeper: Understanding the Incursions of ASM in Protected Areas and Critical Ecosystems ASM-PACE Programme

An overview of two Levin Sources-hosted ASM-PACE roundtables in Washington D.C. and London, in collaboration with the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF).

Environmental, Social and Health Impact Assessment (ESHIA) in Conflict-Affected DRC: ASM Specialist Study
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Environmental, Social and Health Impact Assessment (ESHIA) in Conflict-Affected DRC: ASM Specialist Study

Levin Sources conducted a specialist ASM study for a client who was in the process of developing a historic gold mine in the conflict-affected district of Ituri in the DRC.

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