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Canadian support will improve women’s livelihoods and reduce child labour in the Malian artisanal mining sector
November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022 / Bamako, Mali Women and children in the artisanal and small-scale mining sector in Mali (FEMA) will...
Uganda Kicks-Off Project to Reduce Mercury Use in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining
November 23, 2022
The planetGOLD Uganda project aims to reduce mercury use by 15 tonnes over five years and support 4,500 artisanal miners...
An Ivorian Artisanal Mining Cooperative Breaks Barriers on the International Market
November 10, 2022
Since 2019, we have worked with the mining cooperative COOPEDA in Dabakala, to implement the Just Gold traceability and due...
What is the Role of Women in Gold Smuggling?
November 10, 2022
By Kady Seguin, IMPACT’s Policy and Research Director In recent years, more attention has been placed on understanding the barriers...
Russia, Gold, and Africa’s Latest Cold War: Upping the Ante for Responsible Mineral Supply Chains
September 29, 2022
Since its invasion, Ukraine’s allies have taken a plethora of actions in an attempt to persuade Russia to stand down....
Leadership at a Town Hall in Democratic Republic of Congo for Women’s Rights
September 12, 2022
Democratic Republic of Congo is traditionally a patriarchal society, where decision makers are most often men. Yet, women are organizing...
Supporting Gender Equality in Uganda’s New Mining Law
July 12, 2022
When Ugandan policymakers began re-examining the country’s mining laws, it became clear an overhaul was needed. Despite a surge of...
What’s the Link Between Women’s Security & Child Labour in DRC’s Cobalt Mines?
June 28, 2022
Gender and responsible sourcing are increasingly tied together, ensuring that the extraction of subsoil riches benefits all members in communities...
New Training Videos Support Artisanal Miners to Improve Health, Safety & Gender Equality
June 6, 2022
IMPACT has launched a series of training videos to support artisanal miners in improving their health and safety practices at...
Mapping Taxes & Fees in DRC’s Artisanal Gold Supply Chain
May 31, 2022
Research has shown that high taxes and complex administrative burdens are driving gold smuggling in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)....
US Sanctions: Step Forward to End Impunity for DRC’s Illicit Gold Trade
March 28, 2022
We applaud the recent action by the US Treasury Department to sanction Alain Goetz, the African Gold Refinery, and a...
Russia: The Next Frontier for Conflict Diamonds
March 18, 2022
As Russian missiles fall on Ukraine, the international community is united in an effort to stop Russian aggression. Russian oligarchs...