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Activities & Projects


Partnership area lead update on partnership activities, July 2014

Mine expansion project undertaken in Cote d'Ivoire in 2012. This project focussed on an environmental and social impact assessment, in order to ascertain the impact of expanding the local mining operations.

Project undertaken in Indonesia concerning the reduction of mercury use in ASGM, 2011-2012. This project focused on transferring key skills and new technology to reduce mercury use and manage it effectively.

ASM Baseline Report and Management Plan for ASM/LSM Interactions in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 2010.

Inventory of ASGM projects undertaken by partners in the Global Mercury Partnership. 
Please note that this list is continuously updated.  Please contact mercury@unep.org to provide input to the inventory.

SAICM QSP - Regional Strategic Planning Projects in South East Asia and South America

Mercury Watch is a web-site dedicated to collecting, analysing, and publically serving information about mercury released to the environment, maintained by the Artisanal Gold Council.

Fairtrade and Fairmined Standard for Gold from Artisanal and Small-scale Mining, including associated precious metals (March 2010)

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