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Mining impact on communities’ livelihoods: A case study

2020-1-18  Mining impact on communities’ livelihoods: A case study of Taita Taveta County, Kenya. Irene Mwakesi 1,,,Raphael Wahome 2,Daniel Ichang'i 3. 1. Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace & Environmental Studies (WMI), College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi, P. O. Box 29053-00625 Nairobi, Kenya. 2. Department of

Mining impact on communities’ livelihoods: A case study

DOI: 10.3934/environsci.2020018 Corpus ID: 225686930. Mining impact on communities’ livelihoods: A case study of Taita Taveta County, Kenya @inproceedings{Mwakesi2020MiningIO, title={Mining impact on communities’ livelihoods: A case study of Taita Taveta County, Kenya}, author={Irene Wakio Mwakesi and Raphael Wahome and Daniel Ichang'i}, year={2020} }

ANALYSIS: The impact of Mining on Indigenous

2021-5-18  NAIROBI,Kenya, May 18 Kenya has approximately 48 million people and 44 separate ethnic groups. Perhaps the most significant impact of a mining project is its effects on water quality and availability of water resources within the project area. Key questions are whether surface and groundwater supplies will remain fit for human

(PDF) Impact of Gold Mining on the

In Kenya, mining is known to provide great socio-economic benefits, however it is also considered to be the largest pollution source, after the agricultural

environmental impact of mining spodumene in kenya

environmental impact of mining spodumene in kenya. Keywords Artsanal Miners Environmental Impact Environmental Impact Asesment 10 Introduction The research focuses on environmental impacts of mining a case study of mining communities in Kenya Mining is the extraction of valuable substances found within the rocks mud or alluvium Mineral in their raw state are

The impact of mining on sustainable practices and the

2020-5-8  Mwakumanya MA, Maghenda M, Juma H (2016) Socio-economic and environmental impact of mining on women in Kasigau mining zone in Taita Taveta County. J Sustain Min 15(4):197–204. Article Google Scholar Namasaka M, (2018). The economic contributions of artisanal and small-scale mining in Kenya: gold and gemstones.

Impact of gold mining associated with mercury

2014-6-19  This work considered the environmental impact of artisanal mining gold activity in the Migori–Transmara area (Kenya). From artisanal gold mining, mercury is released to the environment, thus contributing to degradation of soil and water bodies. High mercury contents have been quantified in soil (140 μg kg−1), sediment (430 μg kg−1) and tailings (8,900 μg

Socio-economic and environmental impact of mining on

2016-1-1  1. Introduction. Kenya's mining industry is dominated by non-metallic minerals such as soda ash, fluorspar, kaolin and some gemstones. These minerals represent a small percentage of the Gross Domestic Product ().Kenya has proven deposits of titanium, gold and coal, and is estimated to hold significant deposits of copper, niobium, manganese and rare earth minerals.

environmental impact of mining spodumene in kenya

environmental impact of mining spodumene in kenya. Keywords Artsanal Miners Environmental Impact Environmental Impact Asesment 10 Introduction The research focuses on environmental impacts of mining a case study of mining communities in Kenya Mining is the extraction of valuable substances found within the rocks mud or alluvium Mineral in their raw state are

Impact of mining on environment: A case study of Taita

Impact of mining on environment: A case study of Taita Taveta County, Kenya Irene Wakio Mwakesi1*, Raphael Githiga Wahome2 and Daniel Weru Ichang’i3 1Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies (WMI), College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi, P. O. Box 29053-00625 Nairobi, Kenya.

Impact of gold mining associated with mercury

This work considered the environmental impact of artisanal mining gold activity in the Migori-Transmara area (Kenya). From artisanal gold mining, mercury is released to the environment, thus contributing to degradation of soil and water bodies. High mercury contents have been quantified in soil (140

Impact of gold mining associated with mercury

2014-6-19  This work considered the environmental impact of artisanal mining gold activity in the Migori–Transmara area (Kenya). From artisanal gold mining, mercury is released to the environment, thus contributing to degradation of soil and water bodies. High mercury contents have been quantified in soil (140 μg kg−1), sediment (430 μg kg−1) and tailings (8,900 μg

The effects of Kenya’s mining industry on

2021-12-25  Although the extractives industry in Kenya is at an early stage, it can benefit local communities through job creation, livelihood improvement and enhanced infrastructure development. However, numerous human health

Environmental Impact Assessment of the Proposed

In his environmental impact assessment of mining in Kwale district of Kenya, Abuodha (2002) predicted that mining in that area will result in social ills and vices such as increased crime and

Likelihood and Impact of Corruption in the Mining Sector

Nairobi, Kenya 28 th September, 2017: Most individuals fail to report the cases of corrupt practices in the mining sector.According to a report Corruption Risk Assessment in Mining Awards, 2017 published by Transparency International Kenya, cases go unreported due to lack of confidence in the authorities mandated to handle such cases. Lack of comprehensive

1. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GOLD MINING IN

2019-1-28  1.2.1 Environmental Impact Overview Gold mining in Penhalonga represents all methods of gold extraction from deep underground mining, to small-scale mining with mines only a few metres deep, through large-scale alluvial mining and the most infamous gold panning. The area therefore is affected by the environmental impacts of each of these

The geology and mineral potential of Kenya

2014-6-8  and the volcanic piles of Mounts Kenya, Elgon and Kilimanjaro. Quaternary volcanism was mostly within the Rift Valley and has given rise to the craters and cider cones that are found in the floor of the valley e.g. Longonot, Menengai and Suswa. 5. Tertiary and Quaternary Sediments There are many deposits of sediments in various parts of Kenya.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING

2014-10-8  continues to grow worldwide, the impact of mining will be an increasingly important concern in the field of environmental science. In Africa, because of economic pressures and slower evolution of environmental awareness, local communities have been particularly exposed to the detrimental effects of contamination arising from mining

Impact of mining on environment: A case study of Taita

Impact of mining on environment: A case study of Taita Taveta County, Kenya Irene Wakio Mwakesi1*, Raphael Githiga Wahome2 and Daniel Weru Ichang’i3 1Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies (WMI), College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi, P. O. Box 29053-00625 Nairobi, Kenya.

The effects of Kenya’s mining industry on

2021-12-25  Although the extractives industry in Kenya is at an early stage, it can benefit local communities through job creation, livelihood improvement and enhanced infrastructure development. However, numerous human health

An audit of environmental impact assessments for

2019-6-14  An audit of environmental impact assessments for mining projects in Kenya 486 MAY 2019 VOLUME 119 The Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy mining activities lead to extensive vegetation clearing which affects flora and fauna.

Likelihood and Impact of Corruption in the Mining Sector

Nairobi, Kenya 28 th September, 2017: Most individuals fail to report the cases of corrupt practices in the mining sector.According to a report Corruption Risk Assessment in Mining Awards, 2017 published by Transparency International Kenya, cases go unreported due to lack of confidence in the authorities mandated to handle such cases. Lack of comprehensive

The socio-economic and environmental effects of mining

The socio-economic and environmental effects of mining in Kenya: a case study of fluorspar mining in Kerio Valley The location of fluorspar mining concern in the valley has brought about the development of other infrastructural units which the valley community utilises at nominal charges. the most tragic impact of fluorspar mining in

Financing Options for Effects of Political Risk in Mining

2021-6-4  the mining industry in Kenya. Kenya has a wide variety of minerals which are known and mapped, but most of its potential lies in the yet undiscovered mineral deposits. In Kenya mining industry, local government plays not only a role of administrator and supervisor, but also a role of special interests subject in some cases.

Environmental Impacts of Mining: A Study of Mining

2021-6-28  10-Sector Database published by the Groningen Growth and Development Center (GGDC) for the period 1960-2010. a Figures are Minerals Commission, Statistical overview of Ghana’s Mining Industry (1990-2003); Internal Revenue Service/ GRA (2004-2011)

Modernising gemstone mining in Kenya

2018-10-15  Modernising gemstone mining in Kenya. Exclusive interview with Dr Cedric Simonet, a mineral exploration and development consultant with Akili Minerals Services and chairman of Kenya Chamber of Mines, the official host

Impact Of Mining Activities On Vegetation Cover: [Essay

2019-8-27  In Kenya, the mining industry has generated substantial revenue to the government and contributed immensely to the socio-economic development of their host communities. (2011) used R S and GIS techniques to assess the impact of mining activities on vegetation in Bukuru, Plateau State in Nigeria. The findings revealed that in 1975, NDVI

The social and economic impacts of gold mining

2018-7-13  The social and economic impacts of gold mining 70 % of total expenditures by gold mining companies are on payments to suppliers, contractors and employees.