Socioeconomic Impact of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining on the Mambilla Plateau of Taraba State, Nigeria
作者: Ahmed Y. M.Oruonye E. D.
刊名: World Journal of Social Science Research, 2016, Vol.3 (1)
来源数据库: Scholink
DOI: 10.22158/wjssr.v3n1p1
原始语种摘要: Artisanal and S mall S cale M ining (ASM) is an important livelihood activity to most rural dwellers living in communities endowed with mineral resources. Mining in Taraba state is dominated by informal mining activities undertaken by individuals or groups who rely heavily on manual labour, using simple implements and methods. This artisanal and small scale miners’ indiscriminately carryout extensive mining activities without any consideration to the environment and other users. Despite serious dangers posed by this activity, artisanal gemstone mining operations continue to spread due to; rise in the demand for gemstone and unattractive nature of other means of livelihoods such as farming in the rural areas where the mineral is substantially available. This study therefore examines the...
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  • socioeconomic 社会经济学
  • income 收入
  • gemstone 宝石
  • poverty 贫穷
  • mining 矿业
  • Nigeria 尼日利亚
  • informal 非正式的
  • demand 需用电力
  • rural 乡村的
  • resources 资源