Sustainable Development of Small-Scale Mining: Fact Sheet
Recognising that small-scale mining can be an effective activity towards the alleviation of poverty in poor areas, GEUS is prepared to offer the following services in projects related to small scale mining, aimed at improving the conditions for the people involved and increasing the economic benefit by better recovery:
- Assessment of conditions for artisanal and small-scale mining
- Training courses for small-scale miners so they can improve the recovery of gold with less damaging impact on environment and health.
- Legal advice to Governments and local authorities to support the activities of small-scale miners.
- Training courses in basic geology to facilitate improved recovery of gold and other precious metals.