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Going for gold in western Mali threatens human security – by FAHIRAMAN RODRIGUE KONÉ AND NADIA ADAM (Institute For Security Studies – July 8, 2021)

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https://issafrica.org/ Uncontrolled artisanal gold mining in Kayes is damaging the environment and fuelling trafficking and local conflicts. Mali’s artisanal gold mining sector regularly uses chemicals and dredges rivers, despite these practices being prohibited. The consequences for human health, environmental sustainability and local stability are dire. The western region of Kayes is among the most severely […]

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