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Gold and Agriculture

Saturday, August 12

11:00 a.m.

Presented By

Speakers: Laura Galvis | Alliance for Responsible Mining; Roy Maconachie, Professor of Natural Resources and Development | Dept. of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath; and others TBA

This session will highlight the positive initiatives in ASM gold mining and bring an awareness of the close relationship and interactions between mining and farming. Anecdotal insight and visuals of working agriculture at gold mines will shed light on the possibilities of low environmental and social impact of ASM gold mining, and how these initiatives bring positive and more sustainable development to rural mining communities.