Reducing the Use and Release of Mercury by Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Miners in Suriname - 2016

 

SUMMARY:

This report describes the artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector in Suriname. Its aim is to assess the viability of, and develop plans for, future technical interventions focused on mercury reduction on active ASGM sites. Literature review, stakeholder consultations and field visits were used to collect information.

The report includes an overview of small-scale gold mining in Suriname, mining styles and methods, use of mercury and mercury-free techniques. Other topics that are described are the vision of the government, gold and mercury marketing chains, stakeholders, and the legal framework. The final chapter gives an introduction to ASGM inventory estimates.

 

Reports

Reducing the Use and Release of Mercury by Artisanal and SmallScale Gold Miners in Suriname - 2016 Small-scale goldmining at Brownsberg National Park - 2015 Suriname Migration Profile. A study on emigration from and immigration into Suriname - 2015
Gold Miners' Knowledge, Attitudes & Practices with regard to Mercury. WWF and GOMIAM - 2014 Female Condom Acceptability Study. UNFPA, 2014. Study on the knowledge, attitudes and practices of malaria and malaria treatment in the small-scale gold mining sector in Suriname
     
State of the art diagnosis on comprehensive sexuality education. CSE, UNFPA - 2013 Gender analysis of NCDs in Guyana. PAHO, WHO Guiana - 2013 Gender Assessment of Small-Scale Mining in Mongolia. The Asia Foundation, Mongolia - 2013
     
Looking for gold, finding malaria. Malaria Program, Ministry of Health, Suriname (with PAHO) - 2012 Migrant & mobile populations and access to HIV services in gold mining areas in Suriname. Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV & AIDS (PANCAP) - 2012 Behavioural surveillance survey & seroprevalence study among sex workers and their clients in small-scale gold mining areas . National AIDS Program, Ministry of Health, Suriname - 2012
     
 
Behavioural surveillance survey & sero-prevalence study among sex workers in Paramaribo, Suriname. National AIDS Program, Ministry of Health, Suriname - 2012 Condom use among commercial sex workers Suriname (a study in Paramaribo and Albina). UNFPA - 2011

 

Child labor in the small-scale gold mining industry in Suriname. US Department of Labor - 2011
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