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Why are resource-rich countries poor? Politics | Oxfam ,

Why are resource-rich countries poor? Politics November 18, 2013 Posted by Keith Slack It’s political incentives that result in bad decisions about oil, gas, and mining revenu , (See an excellent recent paper on elite capture in Ghana co-authored by André Standing and Gavin Hilson) Mining revenue that is redistributed back by the ....

Gold Mining as Subsistence: Ghana's Small-Scale Miners ,

Gavin M Hilson is a member of the Environmental Policy and Management Group (EPMG), Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Royal School of Min His current research interest is environmental management in the small-scale mining industry He is currently undertaking research in Ghana References and further reading...

Zoë Hilson | People | Baker McKenzie

Zoë Hilson is a partner in the Energy, and Natural Resources and Mining, teams at Baker McKenzie, Sydney Zoë focuses primarily on project development and ,...

Small-Scale Mining in Africa: Tackling Pressing ,

Small-scale mining—low-tech mineral extraction and processing—has long been an important industry in Africa For centuries, operations have provided inhabitants, Small-Scale Mining in Africa: Tackling Pressing Environmental Problems With Improved Strategy - Gavin Hilson, 2002...

Small-Scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West ,

Poverty and Artisanal Mining in West Africa Gavin M Hilson 4 Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in West Africa: An Overview of Sustainable Development and Environmental Issues Matthew Gibb 5Mercury: An Agent of Poverty in West Africa's Small-Scale Gold Mining Industry Sandra Pardie and Gavin M Hilson 6...

Gavin Hilson - Payne Institute for Public Policy

Gavin Hilson Chair of Sustainability in Business, University of Surrey Gavin Hilson is a leading global authority on the environmental and social impacts of the small-scale mining sector...

Gavin M Hilson | University of Surrey - Academiaedu

Gavin M Hilson, University of Surrey, Business School, Faculty Member Studies Artisanal and Small-scale Mining and Small scale gold mining...

Four decades of support for artisanal and small-scale ,

Four decades of support for artisanal and small-scale mining in sub-Saharan Africa: A critical review Author links open overlay panel Gavin Hilson James McQuilken Show more , Mineral wealth and rural change in artisanal and small-scale mining communiti Journal of ,...

Why Is Illegal Gold Mining Activity so Ubiquitous in Rural ,

Why Is Illegal Gold Mining Activity so Ubiquitous in Rural Ghana?* Gavin Hilson and Clive Potter** Abstract: Notwithstanding its prolonged existence, little research has hitherto been undertaken to determine why illegal artisanal and small-scale mining is a widespread phenomenon in the developing world This paper...

Golden Opportunity in Ghana: A Negotiation Case Study ,

A Negotiation Case Study and Analysis Sally Dickinson DeLeon Environmental Conflict Resolution , colonialism bears strong connections with the presence of large gold and diamond mining operations, there is a tendency for poverty-stricken communities to resent and distrust , (Hilson 2006a; Hilson ,...

Artisanal and small-scale mining and agriculture

Artisanal and small-scale mining and agriculture Exploring their links in rural sub-Saharan Africa Gavin Hilson Issue paper March 2016 Sustainable markets Keywords: Artisanal and small-scale mining, agriculture, livelihoods, informality, sub-Saharan Africa...

Chinese participation in Ghana's informal gold mining ,

Hilson, Gavin, Hilson, Abigail, Adu-Darko, Eunice Source: Journal of rural studies 2014 v34 pp 292-303 ISSN: 0743-0167 Subject: gold, mining, traditional technology, Ghana Abstract: This paper brings some clarity to the debate on Chinese participation in Ghana's artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector...

Entrepreneurship, Poverty and Sustainability - IGC

Entrepreneurship, Poverty and Sustainability Critical Reßections on the Formalisation of Small-Scale Mining in Ghana Gavin Hilson Abigail Hilson April 2015 When citing this paper, please use the title and the following reference number: E-33112-GHA-1...

Small-Scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West ,

Gavin M Hilson is a Lecturer in Environment and Development at the School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, and an adjunct research associate at the ESRC Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society, Cardiff University...

Hilson G (2002) The environmental impact of small-scale ,

Hilson G (2002) The environmental impact of small-scale gold mining in Ghana: identifying problems and possible solutions The Geographical Journal 168(1): 57–72...

Keri Hilson: In a Perfect World, - PopMatters

The interesting part of this for Keri Hilson, the boomerang effect of it, is that she has contributed to the very musical climate against which In a Perfect World, is being compared So, in a ....

The Socio-economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-scale ,

The Socio-economic Impacts of Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in Developing Countries - Kindle edition by GAVIN M HILSON, GM Hilson Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets...

Hilson Petroleum Ghana Limited

Today, Hilson has developed with Nine (9) different limited liability subsidiaries operating mainly in the Oil & Gas, Mining and Plant Pooling/Haulage sectors of the Ghanaian economy under Hilson Group Of Companies Limited Commitment to Safety and Sustainability...

Small-Scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West ,

Small-Scale Mining, Rural Subsistence and Poverty in West Africa aims to facilitate a radical change in the way in which policies and support services are implemented for ASM by underscoring the importance of improving understanding of the industry’s population and industry dynamics...

Small-scale mining, rural subsistence and poverty in West ,

Small-scale mining, rural subsistence and poverty in West Africa , Africa Canada, Ottawa Introduction: Resuscitating the Policy and Research Agendas for Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Gavin M Hilson 1 , Today and Tomorrow Eric Jacques et al 11 Artisanal Gold Mining in Burkina Faso: Permits, Poverty and Perceptions of the Poor in ....

Formalizing Artisanal and Small- Scale Mining (ASM)

Formalizing Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) Challenges and Ways Forward Dr Gavin Hilson The University of Reading, UK Artisanaland Small-Scale Mining • Low-tech, labour intensive mineral extraction and processing • Poverty-driven • City workers/industry • Farmers/rural famili...

Mining, Environment and Community Conflicts: A Study of ,

mineral extraction, writes Hilson (2002), mining activities can be potentially destructive and causing irreversible damag It is this very nature of mining operations that carry with it the inevitable phenomenon of conflict The environmental effects of mining: removal of large tract of forest cover and...

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Poverty and Artisanal Mining in West Africa Gavin M Hilson 4 Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in West Africa: An Overview of Sustainable Development and Environmental Issues Matthew Gibb...

Environmental sustainability in the mining sector ,

Environmental sustainability in the mining sector Evidence from Catalan companies , Mining activities have important economic, environmental, labor and social , (Hilson and Murck, 2000) Examples of potentially serious environmental impacts of ...

Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana

Artisanal and small-scale mining, , Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana Evidence to inform an ‘action dialogue’ James McQuilken and Gavin Hilson About the authors James McQuilken is a PhD researcher examining international development and extractive industries at Surrey Business School, University of Surrey His thesis focuses on...

Hillson Drilling - Exploration & Borehole Drilling ,

Established in 1981, Hillson Drilling is a South African based contractor providing water supply and mining exploration services throughout Southern Africa Contracts have been completed in Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, and Zimbabwe...

Devising indicators of sustainable development for the ,

This paper focuses on one aspect of the mining and minerals-sustainable development debate: the corporate perspective It first uses the burgeoning body of literature to define sustainable development in the corporate mining context , Gavin Hilson Environmental Policy and Management Group (EPMG), Imperial College of Science, Technology and ....

Small-scale mining in Ghana: The government and the ,

Small-scale mining in Ghana: The government and the galamsey , that the current formalization system for small-scale gold miners in Ghana has been undermined and the small-scale mining laws no longer capture the reality of the sector’s activiti , s small-scale mining sector habitually blame a lack of effective law enforcement capacity ....

A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-Scale Mining ,

2 A Contextual Review of the Ghanaian Small-scale Mining Industry Gavin Hilson Environmental Policy and Management Group (EPMG) Imperial College Centre for Environmental Technology Royal School of Mines Prince Consort Road London SW7 2BP [email protected] Introduction 3 An Overview of Small-scale Mining in Ghana 3 Historical Perspective 3...

Project MUSE - Mining Africa Law, Environment, Society ,

It focuses on Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality, which is a mining hub for foreign mining companies in West Africa Although it is the second largest producer of gold in Africa (Kesse, 1980), Ghana’s policy of state control of gold mines in the 1960s led to low gold production (Hilson, 2002 and Agbesinyale, 2003)...

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