impacts of mining at marange to the local people

The Impact of Mining Activities on Local People and ...

The Impact of Mining Activities on Local People and Environment. A Case Study of Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation Operations in Chiadzwa, Marange Gumisai Aaron Makoni (R012961M A dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of a Master’s Degree in Business Administration 2015 Graduate School of Management University of Zimbabwe

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The impact of diamond mining on local communities in ...

Nov 19, 2020 · The people of Marange desire to see a thriving local economy spurred by the mining of diamonds. Women are interested in sewing, market gardening or horticulture projects but they need to be capacitated with boreholes, irrigation equipment and sewing machinery.

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Marange diamond mines pollute rivers, Zimbabwe | EJAtlas

Apr 08, 2014 · The Marange diamond fields are an area of widespread small-scale diamond production in Chiadzwa, Mutare West, Zimbabwe. Although estimates of the reserves contained in this area vary wildly, some have suggested that it could be home to one of the worlds richest diamond deposits.

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OPEN LETTER ON THE IMPACT OF MINING ON THE RIGHTS OF ...

We are greatly concerned with the violation of children’s rights especially the impact that violation of the right to a healthy environment is affecting the right to education in Marange. Since 2010, when diamond mining was formalised in Marange area, mining activities has put the education system in Marange at a very precarious position.

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(PDF) Black granite mining and the implications for the ...

the key issues in Zimbabwe’s mining sector—Case study of the plight of Marange and Mutoko mining. ... social impacts of mining including injustices ... local people’s support in PA ...

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Mining And Its Impact On Local Communities - Mining ...

The mining industry impacts significantly on local communities economically, socially and environmentally. A social licence to operate should ensure these impacts are positive, and clearly understood by the communities. With that in mind, let's take a look at some of the ways in which mining activities can impact on local communities.

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Socioeconomic Impact of Mining on Local Communities in Africa

The approach adopted in this study is two-pronged. First, through case studies, including the results of fieldwork, mining’s impacts are examined in a country-specific context for each of three countries, Ghana, Mali, and Tanzania; and second, a statistical analysis is used to test whether the indicators of welfare improve with proximity to a ...

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Women struggles and large-scale diamond mining in Marange ...

Dec 01, 2015 · However, research has established that the impact of AAIZ/ZELA work in reducing the negative impacts of mining on local communities and women in particular is negligible (DIC and DEGI, 2014). What is, however, requiring attention from civil society actors working in Zimbabwe’s mining communities is the need for women’s social movements.

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Women struggles and large-scale diamond mining in Marange ...

However, research has established that the impact of AAIZ/ZELA work in reducing the negative impacts of mining on local communities and women in particular is negligible (DIC and DEGI, 2014).What is, however, requiring attention from civil society actors working in Zimbabwe's mining communities is the need for women's social movements.

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Marange Diamond Land and Human Rights abuses, Zimbabwe ...

Apr 08, 2014 · At the height of artisanal mining in 2008 an estimated 40 000 artisanal miners and diggers were now living in the diamond fields. However, without warning, government deployed the army into Marange in November 2008 to violently put to an end artisanal mining. What followed was a massacre of local diggers and dealers.

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Chiadzwa-Marange area. Basic information about the impacts of diamond mining activities was obtained through personal interviews with local people through open ended interviews carried out in various places of Chiadzwa-Marange area, sources from community based monitoring

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Socio- economic and environmental impacts of the ...

The advent of formal mining operations in Marange in 2009 brought an end to thriving informal diamond mining and trade activities when the government drove out thousand of panners from Marange in 2008 through Operation Hakudzokwi.Today, increased security measures in the diamond fields has

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(PDF) Black granite mining and the implications for the ...

the key issues in Zimbabwe’s mining sector—Case study of the plight of Marange and Mutoko mining. ... social impacts of mining including injustices ... local people’s support in PA ...

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Mining And Its Impact On Local Communities - Mining ...

The mining industry impacts significantly on local communities economically, socially and environmentally. A social licence to operate should ensure these impacts are positive, and clearly understood by the communities. With that in mind, let's take a look at some of the ways in which mining activities can impact on local communities.

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The Effects Of Mining To Communities: The Good And The ...

May 10, 2018 · Moreover, economic activity in mining communities may drastically spike up due to the increased spending power of families. Source: commons.wikimedia.org On the other hand, it is also worthy to note that there is also an ugly side to mining and its effects on the community. Mining communities are exposed to increasing environmental degradation.

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Impacts of Mining | Oxfam Australia

Impacts of Mining. Mining can impact local communities both positively and negatively. While positive impacts such as employment and community development projects are important, they do not off-set the potential negatives. We have found mining can negatively affect people by:

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2. Modernity, Gender and Mining: Experiences from Papua ...

In PNG, mining is one of the major industries. It is seen by many local people as the most likely means of improving standards of living, providing employment and economic changes that people associate with development and modernity. While NGOs and international providers of government-to-government aid

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The story of Zimbabwe’s Marange diamonds: Pollution ...

Dec 12, 2012 · The combined effects of bad politics and militarization of Marange makes environmental management impossible. Some of the mining companies in Marange, armed with the special grant issued by the President, defied local environmental laws by starting mining before environmental impact assessments were carried out.

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How does Local Mining Impact on Rural Immigration: Case

Immigration to mining areas should differ from that to non-mining areas if mining increases local economic opportunities. The hypothesis is that if local people receive more economic opportunity from local mining activity, then there would be more incentive to stay or migrate to the mining areas from non-mining areas.

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The Pollution Fallout From Zimbabwe’s Blood Diamonds ...

May 24, 2012 · The regime of President Robert Mugabe has been accused of profiting from the Marange diamond fields in eastern Zimbabwe, garnering illicit funds that could be used to bolster his oppressive security forces. Now critics are alleging the government is failing to stop mining-waste pollution that is sickening livestock and local villagers.

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North Stradbroke Island's mining era about to end as ...

Dec 21, 2016 · But local Quandamooka woman Evelyn Parkin is optimistic for the future of Straddie, as she watches it transition away from mining, back to what it was known as for hundreds of generations ...

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Villagers in Zimbabwe Marange Diamond Fields in Mass ...

Apr 26, 2018 · Groups of miners in the diamond fields in Marange in 2006. When the scramble peaked in October 2008, more than 35,000 people, including children and women, were either mining or buying diamonds in ...

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Zimbabwe: End Repression in Marange Diamond Fields | Human ...

Jun 26, 2009 · Groups of miners in the diamond fields in Marange in 2006. When the scramble peaked in October 2008, more than 35,000 people, including children and women, were either mining

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Sustainable methods in diamond mining can contribute to ...

Jul 09, 2021 · The loud noise and the vibrations from the blasts have affected people within the surroundings. Buildings belonging to the local people have cracked. Residents of Marange also raised other stressful factors associated with diamond mining

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Villagers in Marange Diamond Fields in Mass Protests ...

Apr 27, 2018 · Mechanisms for regulating diamond mining are needed to ensure the rights of local communities to information, and to protect them from forced evictions and from negative health and environmental impacts of mining. The government’s heavy-handed response to the situation in Marange is counterproductive and likely to fuel violence.

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In Marange, illegal diamond trade thrives – for the ...

Jul 20, 2021 · Then suddenly in 2016, after three years in sole control of the Zimbabwean government, President Mugabe halted operations of all mining activities in Marange. He professed to be shocked at all the pilfering, echoing what Tendai Biti had said years before: the companies his government had partnered with had “looted” the diamond revenue.

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN

and its effects on public health, agriculture and the environment. In addition, the legacy of mining has left thousands of sites in Africa contaminated by mining and associated mine dumps such as tailings and slag material. On the other hand, the number of studies focused on the impacts of mining

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Constraints and Opportunities in the Mitigation of Adverse ...

May 31, 2019 · Report on the scientific investigation of the impact of Marange diamond mining operations on water quality in the save and Odzi rivers: including assessment of the health, environmental and livelihoods impacts. Harare, Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association.

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Kubatana - Archive - Report on the scientific ...

The objectives of this study were to determine the water quality in the Save and Odzi Rivers and make appropriate conclusions about the state of the environment and the potential impacts on human health and livelihoods in the Marange diamond mining region. Ten study sites were sampled and this included suitable reference sites were selected on ...

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Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining

The key direct impact of mining on forest ecosystems is the removal of vegetation and canopy cover. Indirect impacts include road-building and pipeline development, which may result in habitat fragmentation and increased access to remote areas. While larger intact forest ecosystems may withstand the impacts of mining and oil development,

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The social and economic impacts of gold mining

The social and economic impacts of gold mining 70 % of total expenditures by gold mining companies are on payments to suppliers, contractors and employees.

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(PDF) The Indigenisation Policy and Economic Emancipation ...

Nov 22, 2018 · This study sought to evaluate the impact of the Indigenisation Policy on the socioeconomic emancipation of rural communities in Zimbabwe. A case study approach was taken focusing on the Marange ...

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Alluvial Diamond Mining in Marange - Zimbabwe Situation

May 11, 2015 · via Alluvial Diamond Mining in Marange, Country Reports, Publications, KONRAD-ADENAUER-STIFTUNG (FOUNDATION) ZIMBABWE, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung 4 May 2015. Mergers in Zimbabwe’s diamond sector set to evade human rights due diligence — Background: Diamond mining in Zimbabwe had been operating at a minimum level before the commencement of large scale alluvial diamond mining in Marange

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Water Over Diamonds: A Landmark Ruling in Zimbabwe ...

Aug 02, 2017 · This ruling was a result of a local group, the Marange Development Trust, calling attention to the fact that the company was mining without a license, violating Zimbabwe law. The Marange diamond fields in Zimbabwe are known to be one of the world’s richest diamond deposits and produced upwards of 13% of the world’s diamond supply in 2013.

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How developing countries are paying a high price for the ...

Aug 15, 2015 · Earlier this month anti-mining activists from 28 countries announced they would work together to seek a binding UN treaty and international tribunal to address the destructive impact of ...

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