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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...
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)....
Project Supports a More Responsible Artisanal Gold Sector in Burkina Faso
February 25, 2022
Foundations for Peace promotes financial inclusion in artisanal gold mining communities and builds capacity of stakeholders to support the legal...
No Viable Future for Conflict-Free, Traceable, Responsible Gold from Democratic Republic of Congo Without Major Shifts in Market Expectations: New Report
March 31, 2021
Ottawa, Canada—March 31, 2021 Until the gold industry, donors, and consumers prioritize and support a development and rights-based approach that...
New Project Supports Women’s Empowerment in Artisanal Mining
March 8, 2021
The Digging for Equality project starts activities in Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, and Zimbabwe ahead of International Women’s Day...
New Resource Helps Ensure Initiatives in Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining Advance Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment
December 8, 2020
Well-intentioned initiatives can negatively impact women miners in artisanal mining communities Ottawa, Canada—December 8, 2020 Today, IMPACT launches a new...
Industry Push on Global Gold Centers Can Reduce Conflict Gold Trade – Advocacy Groups
November 25, 2020
Group of leading advocacy organizations say new London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) initiative on responsible gold has the potential to...
Illicit Gold Trade Thrives with Impunity in the Democratic Republic of Congo
September 17, 2020
New report exposes how known traders and exporters are circumventing legal channels and pocketing massive profits from smuggled artisanal DRC...
First Responsible, Traceable, and Commercially-Viable Artisanal Gold Supply Chain Operational in Côte d’Ivoire
September 16, 2020
The Just Gold project is the first to successfully trace responsible artisanal gold from mine site to export according to...
Upholding our Mission in a Time of Uncertainty
April 6, 2020
At IMPACT, we aim to transform systems for lasting change, especially for the world’s most vulnerable. However, the last few...
Strategic Partnership Announcement: IMPACT and CIRDI
April 6, 2020
CIRDI and IMPACT will collaborate to share expertise towards their shared vision of strengthening natural resource governance. April 3, 2020...