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Mining and Poverty Reduction intussen

countries. Mining is a unique industry due to its complex set of impacts on national and local economic development, environment, and sociocultural profiles, often specific to very few large mining areas in a particular country or region. This chapter discusses the four dimensions of poverty—economic opportunity, capability, security, and

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Mining and poverty reduction: Transforming rhetoric into

Jan 01, 2006 Its “Mining and Poverty Reduction” publication, for example, highlights governance, corruption, poor macro-economic management, environmental damage, health problems, damaging socio-cultural interactions with indigenous peoples, negative economic effects on non-mining sectors and the sudden loss of jobs due to mine closures as among the

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The Poverty of Mountaintop Removal Mining Earthjustice

Jan 03, 2013 But the counties with the most mountaintop removal mining are among the very poorest. They experience high levels of unemployment, low incomes, and educational deficits that keep many of them among the poorest 10 percent of counties nationally. At 27.5 percent, the poverty rate in Kentucky’s coal-producing counties is nearly double the

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ARTISANAL MINING AND POVERTY

into poverty. Thus while mining can be a major source of poverty reduction it may also be a source of increasing the incidence of poverty in mining areas. The negative effect of artisanal mining becomes even worse when one looks at the social dimensions of poverty especially in terms of health, access to potable drinking water, and

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Poverty and Mortality Disparities in Central Appalachia

alternatives provide a test of MTM effects relative to 1) other mining and 2) general Appalachian effects. Although most mining in these four states occurs in Appalachia, there is a non-Appalachian mining area in western Kentucky, and there are areas of Appalachia without coal mining. Analysis.

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Natural Resource Curse and Poverty in Appalachian America

that coal mining has a different effect in the RUS compared to the ARC region would suggest that something particular about Appalachian coal mining contributes to high poverty (e.g., how it affects culture or governance). 1 Yet, James and Aadland (2011) and

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The impact of mining on sustainable practices and the

May 08, 2020 高达10%返现 Many mining regions are identical with struggling economies characterised with poverty and unemployment (Power 2008).On a macroeconomic level, a large and increasing body of literature forms a connection between development of one sector of a predominantly resource-based economy and the decrease of previous rates of economic growth for domestic

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EFFECTS OF MINING ismenvis.nic.in

EFFECTS OF MINING ON ENVIRONMENT IN THE STATE OF JHARKHAND, INDIA Mining has caused severe damage to the land resources Effects of mining: I. Forest area present in the present Jharkhand State: The natural wealth of this area contrasts vividly with the desperate poverty of the people who inhabit it. This region has been far the ages and

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Analyzing the Income Effects of Mining with Instrumental

effects of mining similar to the earlier study of Ticci (2011), as PSM is used to seek the changes that mining has made on access to basic services (e.g. electricity, water services, and sanitation services), labor market and occupational distribution, poverty and welfare status, agriculture and

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The Impact of Gold Mining on Local Farming Communities in

The inability of mining to provide the local people with alternative livelihood makes them vulnerable and reduces their livelihood security thereby increasing poverty (Adjei, 2007). In mining affected communities, vulnerability is a major obstacle to social and economic development especially in areas where majority of the people have few buffers

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Mining and poverty reduction: Transforming rhetoric into

Jan 01, 2006 Its “Mining and Poverty Reduction” publication, for example, highlights governance, corruption, poor macro-economic management, environmental damage, health problems, damaging socio-cultural interactions with indigenous peoples, negative economic effects on non-mining sectors and the sudden loss of jobs due to mine closures as among the

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Natural Resource Curse and Poverty in Appalachian America

that coal mining has a different effect in the RUS compared to the ARC region would suggest that something particular about Appalachian coal mining contributes to high poverty (e.g., how it affects culture or governance). 1 Yet, James and Aadland (2011) and

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"Poverty and Mortality Disparities in Central Appalachia

Mar 21, 2012 Objectives. This study investigated the associations between poverty rates, Appalachian mountaintop coal mining, and age-adjusted total mortality rates to determine if persons exposed to this form of mining experience greater poverty and higher death rates compared to other types of mining or other areas of Appalachia. Methods. Mortality rates, poverty rates, Appalachian designation and mining

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Analyzing the Income Effects of Mining with Instrumental

effects of mining similar to the earlier study of Ticci (2011), as PSM is used to seek the changes that mining has made on access to basic services (e.g. electricity, water services, and sanitation services), labor market and occupational distribution, poverty and welfare status, agriculture and

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The Impact of Small-Scale Mining Operations on Economies

Impact of Small-Scale Mining Operations on Economies and Livelihoods in Low- to Middle-Income Countries iii Executive Summary This report of the East Africa Research Fund (EARF) project ‘Understanding the Economic Contribution of Small-scale Mining in East Africa’ addresses the first of three main objectives of the Terms of Reference, namely to conduct an overarching synthesis to

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THE ROLE OF POVERTY IN THE EXPOSURE, VULNERABILITY

The Ghana Poverty-DRM study was designed to assess the relationship between poverty and disaster risk in areas identified as informal settlements in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA). The analysis builds on the review of previous survey exercises conducted in a few post-disaster locations and reviewed in Hallegatte et al. (2017).

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Mining is bad for health: a voyage of discovery SpringerLink

Jul 09, 2019 Mining continues to be a dangerous activity, whether large-scale industrial mining or small-scale artisanal mining. Not only are there accidents, but exposure to dust and toxins, along with stress from the working environment or managerial pressures, give rise to a range of diseases that affect miners. I look at mining and health from various personal perspectives: that of the ordinary man

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Census: One-Quarter of Americans Now Live in “Poverty Areas”

Jul 02, 2014 In 2010, the overall U.S. poverty rate was about 15 percent. However, about a quarter of all Americans lived in a so-called “poverty area”—defined as a census tract where more than 20

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The effects of poverty CPAG

Poverty in childhood is damaging: to children, to their life chances and to communities.Watch some animations based on children's experiences of povertyResearch has shown that family income impacts on children's lives and development in a variety of ways. Living on a low-income increases parents’ stress levels, in turn affecting relationships and family dynamics.

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The Effects of Poverty on Children

The Effects of Poverty on Children 57 Development Program (IHDP). These rich data sets include multiple meas-ures of child outcomes and family and child characteristics. This article is divided into four sections. The first focuses on the conse-quences of poverty across five

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Impact of Economic sanctions on poverty and economic

poverty gap between urban and rural areas. Lee argues that rather than changing the behaviour of the regime, sanctions increase inequality at a cost to the already marginalized hinterlands. Thus, centres of power, as well as manufacturing cities and mining areas gain economic activity

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Understanding Poverty and Development ETU

Poverty is mainly rural- about two thirds of the country's poor people live in rural areas and more than two thirds of rural people are poor. In urban areas only 28% are poor. Around 56% of black people are estimated to be poor compared to around 36% of Coloured people, 15% percent of

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Explaining the Persistence of Rural Poverty in South Africa

Feb 27, 2019 poverty is seen as an outcome of a growth deficit in the economy as a whole. It is believed to be the actual effects of rural -urban linkages The interests of the mining

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Why abundant coal may have ‘cursed’ the Appalachian

Aug 27, 2014 Prior to 2000, the Ohio State authors found, higher rates of poverty were associated with Appalachian coal mining.After 2000, however, the authors found no statistical relationship between poverty

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Natural Resource Curse and Poverty in Appalachian America

that coal mining has a different effect in the RUS compared to the ARC region would suggest that something particular about Appalachian coal mining contributes to high poverty (e.g., how it affects culture or governance). 1 Yet, James and Aadland (2011) and

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(PDF) Analyzing the Income Effects of Mining with

Analyzing the Income Effects of Mining with Instrumental Variables for Poverty Reduction Implications in Caraga Region, Philippines

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The socio-economic impacts of mining on local communities

Apr 01, 2016 The paper will compare socioeconomic indicators (e.g. unemployment, Human Development Index, poverty, education, health and environment) in the Southern Regions of the country with those of the non-mining Northern and Central Regions to study what impact mining may have had on the Southern communities.

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The Impact of Gold Mining on Local Farming Communities in

The inability of mining to provide the local people with alternative livelihood makes them vulnerable and reduces their livelihood security thereby increasing poverty (Adjei, 2007). In mining affected communities, vulnerability is a major obstacle to social and economic development especially in areas where majority of the people have few buffers

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Analyzing the Income Effects of Mining with Instrumental

effects of mining similar to the earlier study of Ticci (2011), as PSM is used to seek the changes that mining has made on access to basic services (e.g. electricity, water services, and sanitation services), labor market and occupational distribution, poverty and welfare status, agriculture and

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Poverty, Inequality, and the Negative Effects of Mongolia

Jun 25, 2014 Although Mongolia’s economic growth has helped to reduce poverty by more than 11 percent in recent years (from 38.7% in 2010 to 27.4% in 2012), it is clear that some are benefiting more than others from Mongolia’s mineral wealth. There is a perception among many people of rising inequality in terms of income distribution, but also in terms

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The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local livelihoods

Mar 26, 2002 the forested areas of Cameroon Kevin N. Funoh. Working Paper 150 The impacts of artisanal gold mining on local livelihoods and the environment in Artisanal mining can contribute to poverty alleviation and provides many opportunities. It is

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Factors of Persistent Poverty in Sierra Leone

Jul 28, 2011 The diamond industry, one of the main sources of revenue for the Sierra Leonean government, has brought significant income to the country, but the top-down effect is virtually non-existent; lower-class and rural citizens still experience exploitative labour relations and persistent poverty within mining communities. [10]

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Hazardous Child Labor in Small-Scale Gold Mining in the

Sep 29, 2015 It should ensure that its programs to address the ill-effects of poverty, such as free school meals and social support programs, are reaching families in mining areas

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2.4 The Consequences of Poverty Social Problems

Regardless of its causes, poverty has devastating consequences for the people who live in it. Much research conducted and/or analyzed by scholars, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations has documented the effects of poverty (and near poverty) on the lives of the poor (Lindsey, 2009; Moore, et. al., 2009; Ratcliffe & McKernan, 2010; Sanders, 2011).

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Impact of Economic sanctions on poverty and economic

poverty gap between urban and rural areas. Lee argues that rather than changing the behaviour of the regime, sanctions increase inequality at a cost to the already marginalized hinterlands. Thus, centres of power, as well as manufacturing cities and mining areas gain economic activity

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An Overview of Coal and the Economy in Appalachia

coal mining counties of Central Appalachia, compared to Appalachia’s other coal producing regions. • POVERTY: Poverty has declined in both the mining and non-mining counties of Appalachia in recent years, but remains significantly higher than the nation. Central Appalachia tends to have the highest poverty rates within Appalachia by far.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Employment In Mining

Mining is an economic bedrock in many resource-rich countries, with developed and developing nations alike benefiting from its meaningful role in poverty reduction, inclusive growth, and social development. Like other economic sectors, however, the mining industry has not been spared from the negative consequences of COVID-19 outbreaks.

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Mining in Africa World Bank

Negative Externalities: The Costs Borne by Mining Areas 81 Outcomes 82 Conclusions 87 Notes 87 References 88 4 Socioeconomic Effects of Large-Scale Gold Mining: Evidence from Ghana, Mali, and Tanzania 91 Introduction 91 Gold Mining in Ghana, Mali, and Tanzania 93 Empirical Methodology 96 Evolution of Trends in Mining and Nonmining Areas 103

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