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Five ways we are commiting to the Women’s Rights and Mining (WRM)-OECD Gender Statement
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Five ways we are commiting to the Women’s Rights and Mining (WRM)-OECD Gender Statement

March 5, 2020, by Olivia Lyster

Learn about the Women’s Rights and Mining (WRM)-OECD Gender Statement, why Levin Sources decided to become a signatory and our commitment to gender equality in the minerals sector.

Baseline Assessment of Development Minerals in Uganda
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Baseline Assessment of Development Minerals in Uganda

Levin Sources carried out an in-depth field analysis and market assessment that resulted in the publication of a baseline and market assessment on Development Minerals in Uganda. It informed the government's draft minerals policy.

Evaluation and Strategic Plan for the Mongolian Artisanal and Small-scale Miners National Federation (ASMNF)
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Evaluation and Strategic Plan for the Mongolian Artisanal and Small-scale Miners National Federation (ASMNF)

How we worked with Mongolia's ASMNF to evaluate its impact on its membership and ASM communities and to develop a high-level strategic plan that would position the organisation to achieve sustainability and impact in the medium to long term.

Coloured Gemstones Forum in Nairobi: What did we learn?
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Coloured Gemstones Forum in Nairobi: What did we learn?

August 7, 2019, by Chloe Jacot

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.

The World Bank, funded by PROFOR: Forest-Smart Mining: identifying good and bad practices of artisanal and small-scale mining in forest landscapes
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The World Bank, funded by PROFOR: Forest-Smart Mining: identifying good and bad practices of artisanal and small-scale mining in forest landscapes

We undertook a series of case studies to identify and analyse good and bad practices of ASM in forest landscapes for The Program on Forests (PROFOR), hosted by the World Bank Group.

'Gender Safeguards for the Kimberley Process' Open for Consultation
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'Gender Safeguards for the Kimberley Process' Open for Consultation

October 12, 2018, by Jack Cooper

How can a fairer mineral​ system empower women and create more opportunities for us all? Global and Local Policy Dimension Briefing Documents for the European Commission and GIZ/BMZ available for consultation and feedback now

GIZ: Gender Safeguards for the Kimberley Process
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GIZ: Gender Safeguards for the Kimberley Process

Levin Sources was contracted by GIZ to conduct in-country stakeholder engagement to establish a guidance document that informs KP stakeholders in programming and implementation of the KPCS in host countries.

Levin Sources' Victoria Gronwald on Gender Mainstreaming in the Kimberley Process at European Development Days 2018
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Levin Sources' Victoria Gronwald on Gender Mainstreaming in the Kimberley Process at European Development Days 2018

June 26, 2018, by Jack Cooper

As part of the European Development Days​ in June 2018, Levin Sources' Victoria Gronwald joined a European Commission and GIZ-organised panel to discuss how multi-stakeholder partnerships like the Kimberley Process can further mainstream gender into their work and governance structures.

Why We Should Foster Economic Independence for Women in Artisanal and Small-scale Mining
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Why We Should Foster Economic Independence for Women in Artisanal and Small-scale Mining

March 8, 2018, by Stacy Corneau and Jack Cooper

On International Women's Day, members of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) and Levin Sources explore challenges and opportunities for women's economic independence in ASM.

Preparation of  Environmental Management Plans for the Hpakant/Lonkin Jade Mining Region, Myanmar
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Preparation of Environmental Management Plans for the Hpakant/Lonkin Jade Mining Region, Myanmar

Levin Sources prepared the environment management measures linked to ASM and provided advice on LSM – ASM relations, including LSM operations and relationships with illegal stone pickers.

ASM-PACE: Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in Protected Areas and Critical Ecosystems
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ASM-PACE: Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in Protected Areas and Critical Ecosystems

ASM-PACE addressed the impacts of Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) occurring in protected areas and critical ecosystems (PACE).

Swiss Development and Cooperation: Low Cost (‘Frugal’) Methods for ASM Environmental Rehabilitation Study
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Swiss Development and Cooperation: Low Cost (‘Frugal’) Methods for ASM Environmental Rehabilitation Study

Our case study of international best practices in ASM rehabilitation draws upon examples from arid and semi-arid ecosystems in Africa, Latin America, and Asia that have demonstrated success and are relevant to the Mongolian context.

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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