Discover how the MAGTAP Project integrated capacity-building efforts throughout the implementation phase to deliver on its dual mission of implementing a roadmap focused on formalising ASM pilot areas and developing recommendations for an extension services system.
From organisational development to environment management: explore three targeted approaches to formalisation implemented in cooperatives in Mozambique.
Explore how a Mozambique government project is helping ensure ASM miners can make the most out of the minerals and metals they extract.
Understanding how COVID-19 is affecting emerald miners in Ethiopia with insight from our local associate Zinaye Tesfaye.
Our experts analysed the state of the coloured gemstones sector in Ethiopia and drew lessons from the industry in other producing countries.
Insights from the Nairobi forum, including the latest coloured gemstone jewellery trends, the challenges and success of value addition, and the status of efforts to improve gender equality and environmental management in the sector.
In 2019, Levin Sources signed onto the New York Declaration on Forests, a partnership to halve deforestation by 2020, and end it by 2030. The world has lost 50% of its forests already, and we are losing 48 football fields of forest every minute.
We support the principles of the circular economy, but over the years have witnessed first-hand how light-touch the due diligence carried out on recycled products is. This must change.
In Part Two of Levin Sources' Green Economy Series, we examine 17 minerals used in solar panels and lithium-ion batteries. By applying risk and governance lenses to our data, we give you an in-depth look at the changing supply chains powering green technology.
Levin Sources and Sudca Development Consultants (Sudca) developed this Gemstones Technical Training Manual for the JSDF Project and the Government of Ethiopia’s Ministry of Mines, Petroleum, and Natural Gas (MOMPNG). It was financed by the World Bank-administered JSDF grant for support to improve the economic, social, and environmental sustainability of artisanal miners, with a particular emphasis on empowerment of women.