Small Scale Gold Mining And Marketing In
Artisanal and small scale gold mining (ASGM) has long been practiced in Nigeria and around the world. Strengthened by historically high gold prices, a lack of viable alternative livelihoods, and a ready, if expensive, supply of mercury, there has been a resurgence of ASGM.Aryee, B.N.A., Ntibrey, B., Atorkui, E. 2003. Trends in the small scale mining of precious minerals in Ghana a perspective on its environmental impact. Journal of Cleaner Production 11(2) 131 140. Hilson, G. 2002. The environmental impact of small scale gold mining in Ghana identifying problems and possible solutions.