Challenges For Sustainable Mining In Nigeria
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Challenges For Sustainable Mining In Nigeria

Project: Challenges in Mining Communities - Sustainable ...

Location: Itagunmodi community (Latitudes 7°13’26” and 7°48’28” N and longitudes 3°52’ 0”and 4°47’59” E) is known for being the most popular gold mining location in Atakumosa West Local Government Area of Osun State, Southwestern Nigeria.As for Igbojaye, its exact population is unknown, but Atakunmosa LGA had an estimated population of 68,643 at the 2006 census.

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Environmental Issues and the Prospects of Mining in Nigeria

2017). Mining is a significant threat to biodiversity, as it leads to large massive habitat losses (Paul and Campbell, 2011). 2.0 Mining Issues in Nigeria Nigeria’s abundant solid minerals constitute some of the largest known deposits under different categories made up of precious metals, stones and industrial minerals like coal, tin,

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Minerals And Mining Policies In Nigeria: Implications On ...

Minerals And Mining Policies In Nigeria: Implications On Sustainable Growth And National Development Nandom Abu, Suleiman Abba Tahir and Ibrahim, H.D, Raw Materials Research Development Council (RMRDC), ABUJA. 17, Aguyi-IronsiStr, Maitama District, P.M.B

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9 Problems Of Mining In Nigeria And Solutions – Information

May 11, 2020  Mining in Nigeria is the process by which solid minerals and other useful substances are extracted from the earth. The geological survey of Nigeria has indicated the presence of over 34 minerals that are currently being mined in more than 450 locations spread all over the country.

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Environmental Impacts of Mineral Exploration in Nigeria ...

mining industry couple with widespread ecological impacts on adjacent societies in the form of pits, land degradation, siltation,erosion, water contamination, loss of vegetation, climatic alteration and radiation, this work was therefore designed to address these challenges in Nigeria in the midst of its quest for safe and sustainable

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Addressing Challenges Of Small-Scale Gold Mining In

Jul 19, 2020  In this discourse, MOHAMMED SHOSANYA,JUSTUS ADEJUMOH and ISAAC ASABOR, examine the challenges and prospects of artisanal and small scale gold mining in Nigeria. Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) has long been practiced in Nigeria and around the world. Strengthened by historically high gold prices, a lack of viable alternative livelihoods, and a ready, if expensive,

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AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF NATURAL RESOURCES

between the mining sector with the economy and the environment. The study, carried out between February and April 2007, specifically addresses the prospects of developing an industrial mining sector in Nigeria. The current mining sector is dominated by small-scale operations, working below their full potential and literally scratching the surface.

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Colonialism and Education: The Challenges for Sustainable ...

Colonialism and Education: The Challenges for Sustainable Development in Nigeria Enwo–Irem, Immaculata Nnenna Department of History, Ebonyi State College of Education, Ikwo-Ebonyi State, Nigeria Doi:10.59017mjss.2013.v4n5p163 Abstract This paper examined colonialism and education; the challenges for sustainable development in Nigeria. It

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Biotechnological Tools for Environmental Sustainability ...

Environmental Degradation due to Mining Activities in Nigeria. ... T. A. Aina and A. T. Salau, “The challenges of sustainable development in Nigeria,” Nigerian Environmental Study/Action Team (NEST), 1992. View at: Google Scholar; Report on National Biotechnology Policy. White House Council on

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A study of the challenges of gemstones artisanal and small ...

Nigeria face many challenges in the mining and marketing of the stones. According to Talabi et al. (2015), ... Minerals and Mining Act. The ASMs are also facing diverse challenges that can be resolved to enable sustainable growth in the sector. Nigeria has a large deposit of gemstones, and the country stands to lose ... mining industry in ...

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The Contribution Of The Minerals And Mining Industry To ...

Investment challenge is another challenge facing mining operations in Nigeria. This has to do with how to invest mineral revenues to ensure sustainable wealth and deciding how much ought to be saved and how much should be invested as well as how to determine the area of investment.

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Environmental Impacts of Mineral Exploration in Nigeria ...

mining industry couple with widespread ecological impacts on adjacent societies in the form of pits, land degradation, siltation,erosion, water contamination, loss of vegetation, climatic alteration and radiation, this work was therefore designed to address these challenges in Nigeria in the midst of its quest for safe and sustainable

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Aquaculture in Nigeria: Sustainability issues and challenges

The greatest going on the cryopreservation of Clarias sperm and challenges encountered by fish farmers in Nigeria have to testing of the viability of this cryo-preserved sperm in do with pollution from industrial activities, mining and the fertilizing freshly spawned eggs (Omitogun et al., 2006; petroleum industries.

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How to resurrect buried prosperity through sustainable ...

Jul 01, 2021  Yemi Osinbajo. By effectively harnessing and maximising its plethora of wealth buried in the ground in various parts of the country through sustainable mining, Nigeria will

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Colonialism and Education: The Challenges for Sustainable ...

Colonialism and Education: The Challenges for Sustainable Development in Nigeria Enwo–Irem, Immaculata Nnenna Department of History, Ebonyi State College of Education, Ikwo-Ebonyi State, Nigeria Doi:10.59017mjss.2013.v4n5p163 Abstract This paper examined colonialism and education; the challenges for sustainable development in Nigeria. It

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Managing mining for sustainable development

of mining creates challenges and risks for the well-being of people and the environment. A key challenge for these countries is to manage mining in a way that contributes to – and does not jeopardize – sustainable development. The management of mining

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NATIONAL SECURITY CHALLENGES AND SUSTAINABLE

challenges on sustainable development in Nigeria with a particular focus on the Niger Delta region and the responses by successive governments in tackling them. Findings from the paper reveal among others that, the security challenges in Nigeria have long historical antecedence

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Sustainable Development Challenges

Sustainable Development Challenges E/2013/50/Rev. 1 ST/ESA/344 Department of Economic and Social Affairs United Nations New York, 2013. DESA The Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat is a vital interface between global policies in

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Sustainable Development and its Challenges in Developing ...

Aug 15, 2018  Sustainable development is “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” – World Commission on Environment and Development, 1987 Basically, sustainable development is a long-term solution to how we plan our indefinite progress in the future without causing damage to the environment so as to

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(PDF) Groundwater and Poverty Reduction: Challenges and ...

PDF On Jun 1, 2016, Hycienth Ogunka Nwankwoala published Groundwater and Poverty Reduction: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development in Nigeria Find, read and cite all the ...

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA THROUGH THE

affecting Nigeria’s bid to achieve sustainable economic growth and development with particular reference to such sectors as agriculture, manufacturing and mining and quarrying (solid minerals) over the period of 1970-2005. This involves the analysis of the relevance of

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(PDF) SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ...

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION. 2010. Ojolowo Saeed. Download PDF. Download Full PDF Package. This paper. A short summary of this paper. 37 Full PDFs related to this paper. Read Paper. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

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EXAMINING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF MINING ON

To evaluate if the mining communities are benefiting socio-economically from the current mining operations. To understand the extent to which the mining companies seek to address the social rather than the economic question. Are the mines focusing mainly on making profits or are they willing to address the social challenges in mining

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Critical Challenges Mitigating Sustainable Construction In ...

economy, particularly Nigeria. In the exploration of these challenges, a copious number of scholarly articles were reviewed; hence the significant roles of the stakeholders cannot be compromised in maintaining sustainable construction. However, the unquestionable measures of fostering sustainable

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(PDF) Challenges of Sustainable Development in Nigeria ...

The citizens must have access to justice. This paper assesses the Constitution of Nigeria 1999 in terms of its contribution to sustainable society and development. Though there is no perfect ...

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How to Resurrect Buried Prosperity Through Sustainable ...

He stated that sustainable mining activities, will further help reduce the country’s dependence on crude oil to grow a productive and competitive economy, noting that with deposits in excess of 42 billion tonnes, Nigeria has the second-largest bitumen deposit in the world and almost twice the country’s oil reserves.

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Nigeria's Solid Minerals as a source of Economic ...

Nigeria’s Minerals and Mining Regulations to investors, stakeholders and members of the public in Abuja. The May 2011 event marked the completion of Nigerian Mining programme geared towards the provision of the required regulatory framework for mining in Nigeria

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Nigeria - An Economic Analysis of Natural Resources ...

Nigeria - An Economic Analysis of Natural Resources Sustainability for the Mining Sector Component. c. b. This report firstly presents an analysis of the Nigerian economy as the environment within which the solid minerals sector is situated. It discusses the economy in terms of its distinguishing characteristics, structure and related issues ...

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(PDF) Sustainable development and environmental challenges ...

The paper The sustainable development in mineral resources concludes with the current challenges of has become a major challenge for today’s global implementing sustainable development in mining world, addressed to mining companies, scientists as well as future directions that research works on associated with mining and many other this area ...

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Cooperative marketing societies and its challenges for ...

Cooperative marketing societies and its challenges for sustainable Economic Development in Lagos, Nigeria Mande, Samaila Phd and Lawal Kamaldeen A. A School of Management Sciences, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Lagos Abstract: The paper notes the transformation of cooperative marketing societies, and the shortcomings

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Sustainability Challenge - Sustainable Mining - CDE ...

Dec 11, 2018  Last month CDE Meta was shortlisted alongside mining giants Rio Tinto and Roy Hill Holdings at the Australian Prospect Awards in Sydney. A momentous feat, for a CDE business division that was established in 2017. Mining Sector Executive, Kate Richardson shares her thoughts on the sustainability challenge for mine operators.

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Colonialism and Education: The Challenges for Sustainable ...

This paper examined colonialism and education; the challenges for sustainable development in Nigeria. It reveals that during the colonial period, that the type of education introduced did not meet the aspirations of the people. It was manly for the electives.

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Mapping the Oil and Gas industry to the Sustainable ...

Jun 13, 2016  On September 25, 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which seeks to establish global consensus for the next 15 years. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to address some of the world [s pressing economic, social and environmental challenges.

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Refining in Nigeria: history, challenges and prospects ...

Sep 27, 2018  The Nigeria Petroleum Refining Company (NPRC) Exploration for crude oil commenced in Nigeria in 1937 when Shell D’Arcy was granted the sole concessionary rights over the whole territory of the country [Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) []].Crude Oil was first discovered in commercial quantity in Oloibiri in present-day Bayelsa State in 1956 when Shell D’Arcy drilled the first ...

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How can mining contribute to the Sustainable Development ...

The heads of 193 UN member states have now signed on to a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will be the shared global development framework for the coming generation. Mining ...

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4 MINING AND THE ENVIROMENT Mineral Resources and ...

“Sustainable” mining, therefore, has two dimensions: first, that an appropriate balance be found between the benefits of mining and the associated damages or costs; and second, and more important, that new and better methods of mining and mineral processing be developed to reduce both production costs and environmental damages.

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA THROUGH THE

affecting Nigeria’s bid to achieve sustainable economic growth and development with particular reference to such sectors as agriculture, manufacturing and mining and quarrying (solid minerals) over the period of 1970-2005. This involves the analysis of the relevance of

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