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The Impact of Mining Activities on Local People and

The Impact of Mining Activities on Local People and Environment. A Case Study of Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation Operations in Chiadzwa, Marange Gumisai Aaron Makoni (R012961M A dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of a Master’s Degree in Business Administration 2015 Graduate School of Management University of Zimbabwe

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Women struggles and large-scale diamond mining in Marange

In particular, women from Marange presented that: Mining communities are those affected by or whose geograph- The area now under mining was a conserved forest for grazing ical location is nearer to mineral extraction and/or exploration and firewood. We

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Women struggles and large-scale diamond mining in Marange

Dec 01, 2015 The arrival of large-scale diamond mining activities brought hope and enthusiasm to many women within and around Marange, Mutare District, Zimbabwe. Ordinary Zimbabweans believed that diamond mining would transform the lives of the region’s inhabitants.

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Marange diamond mines pollute rivers, Zimbabwe EJAtlas

Diamond Mining companies are causing environmental pollution and health and human rights impacts to workers. Expecially rivers are heavily threaten by mining:most of the surbubs in Mutare are located along Sakubva River, which then cuts across the city and passes through some villages before draining into Odzi River which in turn drains into

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Marange diamond mines pollute rivers, Zimbabwe EJAtlas

Apr 08, 2014 The Marange diamond fields are an area of widespread small-scale diamond production in Chiadzwa, Mutare West, Zimbabwe. Although estimates of the reserves contained in this area vary wildly, some have suggested that it could be home to one of the worlds richest diamond deposits.

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The story of Zimbabwe’s Marange diamonds: Pollution

Dec 12, 2012 The combined effects of bad politics and militarization of Marange makes environmental management impossible. Some of the mining companies in Marange, armed with the special grant issued by the President, defied local environmental laws by starting mining before environmental impact assessments were carried out.

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Women struggles and large-scale diamond mining in Marange

Dec 01, 2015 However, research has established that the impact of AAIZ/ZELA work in reducing the negative impacts of mining on local communities and women in particular is negligible (DIC and DEGI, 2014). What is, however, requiring attention from civil society actors working in Zimbabwe’s mining communities is the need for women’s social movements.

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Marange diamond mines pollute rivers, Zimbabwe EJAtlas

Diamond Mining companies are causing environmental pollution and health and human rights impacts to workers. Expecially rivers are heavily threaten by mining:most of the surbubs in Mutare are located along Sakubva River, which then cuts across the city and passes through some villages before draining into Odzi River which in turn drains into

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The Impact of resource based conflict. case of Marange

29 BENEDICT T DEWA (2017) 4.6 The curse of Chiadzwa diamonds on Marange community The study found out that illegal mining had social, economic and environmental impact on the Marange community. Nyota (2011) further elaborates by arguing that the destruction of farming land resulted in farmers scavenging for new farming land which resulted in

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Alluvial Diamond Mining in Marange The Zimbabwean

The relocation exercise also decimated people’s social fabric and left them traumatised. Lack of transparency in the recruitment of workers by mining companies in Marange saw an insignificant number of people from the local community getting employed.

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Villagers in Zimbabwe Marange Diamond Fields in Mass

Apr 26, 2018 Groups of miners in the diamond fields in Marange in 2006. When the scramble peaked in October 2008, more than 35,000 people, including children and women, were either mining

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Alluvial Diamond Mining in Marange Zimbabwe Situation

May 11, 2015 via Alluvial Diamond Mining in Marange, Country Reports, Publications, KONRAD-ADENAUER-STIFTUNG (FOUNDATION) ZIMBABWE, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung 4 May 2015. Mergers in Zimbabwe’s diamond sector set to evade human rights due diligence — Background: Diamond mining in Zimbabwe had been operating at a minimum level before the commencement of large scale alluvial diamond mining in Marange

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Zimbabwe: Villagers in Marange Diamond Fields in Mass

Apr 27, 2018 Mechanisms for regulating diamond mining are needed to ensure the rights of local communities to information, and to protect them from forced evictions and from negative health and environmental impacts of mining. The government’s heavy-handed response to the situation in Marange is counterproductive and likely to fuel violence.

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Villagers in Marange Diamond Fields in Mass Protests

Apr 27, 2018 Mechanisms for regulating diamond mining are needed to ensure the rights of local communities to information, and to protect them from forced evictions and from negative health and environmental impacts of mining. The government’s heavy-handed response to the situation in Marange is counterproductive and likely to fuel violence.

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Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health Impacts of strip mining: Strip mining destroys landscapes, forests and wildlife habitats at the site of the mine when trees, plants, and topsoil are cleared from the mining area. This in turn leads to soil erosion and destruction of agricultural land.

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What Is The Environmental Impact Of The Mining Industry

Apr 25, 2017 Mining adversely affects the environment by inducing loss of biodiversity, soil erosion, and contamination of surface water, groundwater, and soil. Mining can also trigger the formation of sinkholes. The leakage of chemicals from mining sites can also have detrimental effects on the health of the population living at or around the mining site.

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The story of Zimbabwe’s Marange diamonds: Pollution

Dec 12, 2012 The combined effects of bad politics and militarization of Marange makes environmental management impossible. Some of the mining companies in Marange, armed with the special grant issued by the President, defied local environmental laws by starting mining before environmental impact assessments were carried out.

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The return of Anjin furies Marange villangers Mining

Marange villagers have called on the government to withdraw Anjin from operating in Chiadzwa claiming that the firm has a “dark past” including human right abuses. This comes after the government last week through Mines minister Winston Chitando announced the resumption of mining operations by Anjin Diamond Company in Chiadzwa. Anjin operated in Chiadzwa from

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People living near mining activities at increased risk of

Dec 14, 2020 Local people suffer health impacts of mining in the absence of proper checks and balances on mining activities. Raigarh is one of the crucial places for coal mining in Chhattisgarh, the central-eastern state which accounts for over 18 percent of the country’s coal production.

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Abuse, displacement, pollution: the legacy of Zimbabwe’s

Mar 15, 2016 The diamond mining in Marange has been shrouded in secrecy and diamonds worth millions of dollars were shunted out of the area with no benefit to the local people.

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Women struggles and large-scale diamond mining in Marange

Dec 01, 2015 However, research has established that the impact of AAIZ/ZELA work in reducing the negative impacts of mining on local communities and women in particular is negligible (DIC and DEGI, 2014). What is, however, requiring attention from civil society actors working in Zimbabwe’s mining communities is the need for women’s social movements.

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Marange diamond mines pollute rivers, Zimbabwe EJAtlas

Diamond Mining companies are causing environmental pollution and health and human rights impacts to workers. Expecially rivers are heavily threaten by mining:most of the surbubs in Mutare are located along Sakubva River, which then cuts across the city and passes through some villages before draining into Odzi River which in turn drains into

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The story of Zimbabwe’s Marange diamonds: Pollution

Dec 12, 2012 The combined effects of bad politics and militarization of Marange makes environmental management impossible. Some of the mining companies in Marange, armed with the special grant issued by the President, defied local environmental laws by starting mining before environmental impact assessments were carried out.

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Zimbabwe: Villagers in Marange Diamond Fields in Mass

Apr 27, 2018 Mechanisms for regulating diamond mining are needed to ensure the rights of local communities to information, and to protect them from forced evictions and from negative health and environmental impacts of mining. The government’s heavy-handed response to the situation in Marange is counterproductive and likely to fuel violence.

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Marange Communities Implore Govt To Halt Anjin Mining

Marange Communities Implore Govt To Halt Anjin Mining Activities Over Human Rights Abuses Marange villagers have called on the government to halt new mining operations in Chiadzwa by Chinese diamond company Anjin claiming that it has a “dark past” including human rights abuses. This comes after the government last week through Mines minister Winston Chitando []

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The return of Anjin furies Marange villangers Mining

Marange villagers have called on the government to withdraw Anjin from operating in Chiadzwa claiming that the firm has a “dark past” including human right abuses. This comes after the government last week through Mines minister Winston Chitando announced the resumption of mining operations by Anjin Diamond Company in Chiadzwa. Anjin operated in Chiadzwa from

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'State Security Agents Raping Marange Women' 263Chat

MUTARE– State security agents are preying on vulnerable women demanding sex for favors as the vicious cycle of abuse and violence continue unabated in Marange diamonds fields, a new research has shown.. Speaking at the launch of a Centre for Natural Resources Governance (CNRG) report on women and mining, some victims of violence at the hands of the state security agents, said violence

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Mining Effects on Rural Livelihoods, Adopted Strategies

The study determines the effects of mining on rural livelihoods, adopted strategies and the role of stakeholder and regulatory institutions. The study achieves this by investigating the status of key rural livelihood indicators, what influence the choice of livelihood strategies in mining communities and the assessment of institutional performance.

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People living near mining activities at increased risk of

Dec 14, 2020 Local people suffer health impacts of mining in the absence of proper checks and balances on mining activities. Raigarh is one of the crucial places for coal mining in Chhattisgarh, the central-eastern state which accounts for over 18 percent of the country’s coal production.

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How Does Drought Affect Our Lives?

Jan 07, 2021 Economic impacts are those impacts of drought that cost people (or businesses) money. Here are just a few different examples of economic impacts: Farmers may lose money if a drought destroys their crops. If a farmer's water supply is too low, the farmer may have to spend more money on irrigation or to drill new wells.

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Mining-induced displacement and resettlement: The case of

May 01, 2019 1. Introduction. Mining-induced displacement and resettlement (MIDR) can cause major social disruption and affect the socioeconomic condition of resettled persons, yet it is an inevitable outcome of incremental mineral exploitation (Kemp, Owen, & Collins, 2017; Owen & Kemp, 2015).Mining-induced displacement involves, mostly, the involuntary movement of affected people

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Kubatana Archive Report on the scientific

The objectives of this study were to determine the water quality in the Save and Odzi Rivers and make appropriate conclusions about the state of the environment and the potential impacts on human health and livelihoods in the Marange diamond mining region. Ten study sites were sampled and this included suitable reference sites were selected on

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Diamond mining in Zimbabwe: A story of the people fighting

Dec 18, 2017 Once again the power of international solidarity has helped secure the release of activists supporting the global fight for popular mining sovereignty and basic human rights. 24 activists from eight countries, including Latin America, South Africa and Zimbabwe were arrested in Marange, Zimbabwe on 10 November 2017 while visiting a diamond mining area.

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Marange villagers take on mining giant NewsDay Zimbabwe

Aug 07, 2017 But the people of Marange said the ZCDC never consulted them about the proposed mining activities, even so, that some villagers the company wants to relocate agree with that relocation.

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