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  • Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining
    Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

    Dec 20, 2019 The Mining and Minerals Policy (a 20 year vision), combined with the new Mining Act outline a long term mining strategy for the country. Although large-scale mining companies operate in the country, ASM continues to remain a significant source of employment for Kenyans. Large-scale mining (LSM) currently employs around 9,000 workers in the country

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  • State Department for Mining – The Ministry of Petroleum
    State Department for Mining – The Ministry of Petroleum

    Mainstreaming activities of artisanal and small-scale miners. Local participation in the mining investment ventures. A well-structured mining fiscal regime and; Equitable sharing of mineral benefits. The Mining Act, 2016. The Mining Bill was signed into law by the President on 6 May 2016. The new mining law came into force on 27 May 2016

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  • NEW KENYAN MINING ACT A BIG STEP FORWARD
    NEW KENYAN MINING ACT A BIG STEP FORWARD

    This article examines the new Mining Act 2016 in Kenya ... (for small scale operations) or a license (for large scale operations). The old restriction on prospecting licences and mining licenses being held by a company has also been lifted. 3. Environment and social protections

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  • Laws of Kenya - Kenya Law Reports
    Laws of Kenya - Kenya Law Reports

    AN ACT of Parliament to give effect to Articles 60, 62 (1) (f), 66 (2), 69 and 71 of the Constitution in so far as they apply to minerals; provide for prospecting, mining, processing, refining, treatment, transport and any dealings in minerals and for related purposes. [ Act No. 12 of 2016 .] [ Date of commencement: 27th May, 2016

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  • State moves in to promote small scale mining
    State moves in to promote small scale mining

    Feb 17, 2021 The Petroleum and Mining ministry has set up committees at the county levels to streamline small mining activities. Cabinet Secretary John Munyes has gazetted artisanal mining committees in Migori

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  • KENYA GAZETTE SUPPLEMENT
    KENYA GAZETTE SUPPLEMENT

    ENACTED by the Parliament of Kenya as follows – PART I —PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS 1. This Act may be cited as the Mining Act, 2014. 2. (1) This Act shall apply to the minerals specified in the First Schedule. (2) The Cabinet Secretary may from time to time, by notice in the Gazette, amend the First Schedule to this Act. 3

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  • Sustainable Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining
    Sustainable Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining

    The Sustainable Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (Sust-ASM) project is funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to support the development of a more responsible and inclusive gemstone mining in Kenya. The project team is cross-disciplinary with academics from the social sciences, engineering, health and humanities in the UK and Kenya

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  • Small Scale Gold Mining Activities on Mining
    Small Scale Gold Mining Activities on Mining

    However, small scale mining is associated with some negative social impacts. For instance, miners are exposed to chemical contaminants, unsanitary conditions, prostitution, alcoholism and drug-taking (cites). Small scale gold mining is not a new activity in Kenya. Small Scale gold mining activities are carried out in Migori

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  • Economic and Job Creation Potential of Artisanal and
    Economic and Job Creation Potential of Artisanal and

    sustainable livelihoods from small scale gemstone mining, with a particular focus on youth and women of the artisanal and small-scale mining sector in Taita Taveta County. He was also required to assess the impact of ASM on women, youth and men. Value chain and supply chain of the minerals mined in the county were other areas of interest that

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  • SESSION 12: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
    SESSION 12: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

    mining methods • From 1910 upwards, various legislations limited or prohibited ASM until the Small Scale Gold Mining Law in 1989 (PNDCL 218). • Mineralization/ Scope of ASM activity is countrywide (8 out of 10 regions in Ghana for gold) • Ghana is one of top gold producing countries in world and second on the continent 5

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  • Small Scale Mining in Kakamega and Kisii County | UNDP in
    Small Scale Mining in Kakamega and Kisii County | UNDP in

    Small scale gold miner sifts through sand at the Rosterman goldmines in Ikolomani, kakamega county. In 2013, under the auspices of the UNDP Global Programme for Extractive Industries and the UNDP Regional Africa Programme for Extractive Industries, UNDP Kenya developed the “Extractive Industries for Sustainable Human Development” project

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  • Mining Act Amendments - TI Uganda
    Mining Act Amendments - TI Uganda

    Mining Act of Uganda 2003; Proposed Amendments ... small-scale mining licences, and large-scale mining licences separately. An alternative example of this type of division can be found in Divisions 2 and 3 of the Zambia Mines and Minerals Development Act, 2015 where separate

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  • Gender and Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining:
    Gender and Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining:

    Gender and Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining: Connecting Research with Resource Governance Policy dialogues and training on women’s gold mining livelihoods held in Osiri and Migori town, Migori 29-30 July and Nairobi 1 August 2019, Kenya. Kenya’s significant mineral wealth is poised to help transform the country into a “middle-income

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  • C015NCit. 1•1A1:101 - eRegulations Kenya
    C015NCit. 1•1A1:101 - eRegulations Kenya

    Kenya Gazette Supplement No. 81 24th May, 2017 (Legislative Supplement No. 40) LEGAL NOTICE NO. 87 THE MINING ACT (No. 2 of 2016) THE MINING (LICENCE AND PERMIT) REGULATIONS, 2017 ... PART VIII—SMALL-SCALE MINING OPERATIONSRECONNAISSANCE PERMIT 52—Purpose

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  • REPUBLIC OF KENYA - Kenya Mining Cadastre Portal
    REPUBLIC OF KENYA - Kenya Mining Cadastre Portal

    mining, processing, refining, treatment, transport and any dealings in minerals and for related purposes ENACTED by the Parliament of Kenya as follows— PART I—PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS 1. This Act may be cited as the Mining Act, 2016. Short tile. 2. (1) This Act shall apply to the minerals specified in the First Schedule

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  • The Legal and Policy Framework for Mining in Kenya – The
    The Legal and Policy Framework for Mining in Kenya – The

    Nov 12, 2021 The Mining sector in Kenya is mainly governed by the Constitution of Kenya 2010, the Mining Act 2016 and numerous Regulations made under the Act to promoted proper administration and implementation of the Act. The Mining Act 2016 was enacted to give effect to Articles 60, 62b (1) (f), 66 (2), 69 and 71 of the Constitution in so far as they

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  • 630 Status of regulations on health and safety in mining
    630 Status of regulations on health and safety in mining

    The Mining Act of 2016 replaced Mining Act CAP 306 where small scale mining has been recognised as a legal activity. However, there are no specific regulations on the health and safety provisions for this group of workers. Kenya has not ratified a number of International Labour Organisation(ILO) conventions on health and safety

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  • New Kenyan Mining Act: A big step forward | Insights | DLA
    New Kenyan Mining Act: A big step forward | Insights | DLA

    Feb 08, 2017 This article examines the new Mining Act 2016 in Kenya (the Act) which, after a lengthy legislative process, was finally signed into law by President Uhuru Kenyatta on 6 May 2016. The Act replaces the former Mining Act which had been in force since 1940 which many viewed as not only out-dated but also a significant hurdle to investment in Kenya’s mining

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  • (PDF) Sustainable mineral development: Case study from Kenya
    (PDF) Sustainable mineral development: Case study from Kenya

    new mining ventures in Kenya, both large- and small-scale. It is submitted that the challenge of sustainability should be a major concern of the mineral industry to demonstrate not only

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  • Minerals and Mining Act - Natural Resource Governance
    Minerals and Mining Act - Natural Resource Governance

    Small scale mining 81. Application of this Part 82. Licence for small scale mining 83. Qualification of applicant for small scale mining licence 84. Conditions for the grant of a licence 85. Duration of a licence 86. Areas covered by licence 87. Revocation of licence 88. Transfer of licence 89. Designated areas 90

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  • The effects of Kenya’s mining industry on women’s health
    The effects of Kenya’s mining industry on women’s health

    Rosie Jervase is an EAI Research Assistant, conducting research on women's health in Kenya's artisanal and small-scale mining sector. 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

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  • (PDF) Mining Bill, 2014 of Kenya-An Overview | Khalid
    (PDF) Mining Bill, 2014 of Kenya-An Overview | Khalid

    This Mining Bill if enacted into law it will replace the Mining Act of 1940, the Trading in Unwrought Precious Metals Act and Diamond Industry Protection Act. The Bill was introduced in the National Assembly of Kenya on 17th March 2014. The Mining Bill has major advantages to the Mining Sector in Kenya

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  • Greener gold: UNDP and the Government of Kenya support
    Greener gold: UNDP and the Government of Kenya support

    May 26, 2017 The Ministry of Mining Director, represented by Gregory Kituku, reminded participants that Kenya adopted the Mining Act in 2016, recognizing the status of small-scale gold miners, and called it one of the most progressive mining laws in Africa

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  • REPUBLIC OF KENYA ––––––– KENYA GAZETTE
    REPUBLIC OF KENYA ––––––– KENYA GAZETTE

    mining, processing, refining, treatment, transport and any dealings in minerals and for related purposes ENACTED by the Parliament of Kenya as follows— PART I—PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS 1. This Act may be cited as the Mining Act, 2016. Short tile. 2. (1) This Act shall apply to the minerals specified in the First Schedule

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  • Mining Act Analysis
    Mining Act Analysis

    Constitution of Kenya 2010, the Mining Act 2016 vests the ownership of minerals in the national government in trust for the people of Kenya. The law applies to all minerals, which are detailed in the First Schedule, except for petroleum and hydrocarbon gases. The wins The Mining Act 2016 breaks the concentration of decision making in the office of the Minister

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  • Development of a Kenyan Artisanal Mining Strategy
    Development of a Kenyan Artisanal Mining Strategy

    The Kenyan Mining and Minerals Policy and the Mining Act (2016) outlined ambitious reforms for the minerals sector, including significant changes to the definition, legal status and governance of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in the country. It recognised artisanal mining activity for the first time, providing a basis for the

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  • Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small
    Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small

    The Economic Contributions of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Kenya: Gold and Gemstones. 91 only 12% is arable and 62% is covered by two national parks (Tsavo East and Tsavo West)154, providing

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  • Greener gold: Artisanal and small-scale mining sector to
    Greener gold: Artisanal and small-scale mining sector to

    May 26, 2017 Greener gold: UNDP and the Government of Kenya support sustainable livelihoods in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector by eliminating mercury. May 26, 2017. Small Scale Gold Miners in Kakamega County. In 2016 the Global Environment Facility (GEF) approved the Global Opportunities for Long-term Development (GOLD) in the Artisanal

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  • THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA
    THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA

    the government of the republic of kenya ministry of mining the mining act mining (licensing and permitting) regulations, 2016

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  • The economic contributions of artisanal and small-scale
    The economic contributions of artisanal and small-scale

    Oct 26, 2018 Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) activities have been a significant source of employment for Kenyans, playing a critical role in poverty reduction and rural development. Even so, limited data and information has been available concerning the current and potential economic development opportunity that the small-scale mining sector represents

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