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Mining, Minerals and Sustainabl e Development August 2001 No. 84 Small-scale Mining and Sustainable Development within the SADC Region
Document begins: Mining, Minerals and Sustainabl e Development August 2001 No. 84 Small-scale Mining and Sustainable Development within the SADC Region Bernd Dreschler Santren/ITDG Copyright © 2002 IIED and This report was commissioned by the MMSD project of IIED. It remains the sole WBCSD. All rights reserved responsibility of the author(s) and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Mining, Minerals and MMSD project, Assurance Group or Sponsors Group, or those of IIED or WBCSD. Sustainable Development is a project of the International Sections of this report have been edited by an MMSD editor. Institute for Environment and Development (IIED). The project was made possible by the support of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). IIED is a company limited by guarantee and incorporated in England. Reg. No. 2188452. VAT Reg. No. GB 440 4948 50. Registered Charity No. 800066 Contents Summary and Conclusions.5 Introduction .5 The Nature of the Small-scale Mining Sector within Southern Africa .5 Small-scale Mining and Sustainable Development .8 Support Programmes and Success Stories .8 Conclusions and Recommendations.15 Introduction and Definitions .20 Global Artisanal and Small-scale Mining.21 Small-scale Mining in Southern Africa .21 Terms of Reference .22 Study Methodology .23 Selection of Target ...