Some Facts

There are 15 million artisanal and small scale gold miners in the world (ASM), with a further 100 million people who are dependent on ASM.
Small-scale miners extract between 10-15% of the global gold supply chain, yet make up over 90% of the labour force in gold mining.

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17 Aug
The Price of Gold
The phrase “poverty-driven” is often used to describe artisanal and small-scale mining, but it...
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15 Jun
Fairtrade Gold – Uganda
Uganda – June 2013 To mine gold and be very poor is a contradiction...
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20 Mar
The world’s first Fairtrade silver is here.
In 2011, Livia Firth walked down the red carpet at the Oscars, wearing the...
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