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Topic : Environment

Baseline Study of Mining and Socio-Economic Development in the Central African Republic
Case Studies

Baseline Study of Mining and Socio-Economic Development in the Central African Republic

Levin Sources drafted a report that paved the way for a Central African ASM sector that contributes to socio-economic development, peace and poverty reduction at both community and national levels.

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

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.

Workshop: 'Remediating Water Bodies Contaminated by Mining and Metals in Asia'
Case Studies

Workshop: 'Remediating Water Bodies Contaminated by Mining and Metals in Asia'

Levin Sources organised and coordinated a workshop in Astana, Kazakhstan, on absorbent technologies to treat waters polluted by toxic metals.

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 Liberia Report
Knowledge Centre

ASM-PACE Liberia Report

​This report details a case study of historical and contemporary artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in and around Sapo National Park (SNP), assesses the ecological, social, and economic impacts of ASM, the key motivations of diggers/miners, the responses of affected stakeholders, including the sustainability of the 2010 SNP eviction and makes recommendations for future action.

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

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
Case Studies

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
Case Studies

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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