Effects Of Poverty In Mining Areas

The Local Impact of Mining on Poverty and Inequality ...

Aug 01, 2016  These results suggest that the positive effects of mining are confined to producing districts. (d). The Canon. We now turn to analyzing the Mining Canon, with the dual purpose of evaluating its effect on poverty and inequality and checking whether including it affects the basic results of mining activity.

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Mining and Poverty Reduction - intussen

countries. Mining is a unique industry due to its complex set of impacts on national and local economic development, environment, and sociocultural profiles, often specific to very few large mining areas in a particular country or region. This chapter discusses the four dimensions of poverty—economic opportunity, capability, security, and

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The Poverty of Mountaintop Removal Mining Earthjustice

Jan 03, 2013  But the counties with the most mountaintop removal mining are among the very poorest. They experience high levels of unemployment, low incomes, and educational deficits that keep many of them among the poorest 10 percent of counties nationally. At 27.5 percent, the poverty rate in Kentucky’s coal-producing counties is nearly double the ...

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Poverty and Mortality Disparities in Central Appalachia ...

mining type and Appalachian location. Nested linear models accounting for state-level effects were used to determine whether mountaintop mining and poverty were associated with mortality rates controlling for other risks. Results. Mountaintop mining areas had significantly higher mortality rates, total poverty rates and child

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The Effects Of Mining To Communities: The Good And

May 10, 2018  Mining activities bring with it both positive and negative effects on its surrounding communities. For its positive impact, miners employed by mining corporations now have a regular source of income. Their families are now able to enjoy a higher standard of living they couldn’t previously gain access to.

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The Local Impact of Mining on Poverty and Inequality ...

Aug 01, 2016  These results suggest that the positive effects of mining are confined to producing districts. (d). The Canon. We now turn to analyzing the Mining Canon, with the dual purpose of evaluating its effect on poverty and inequality and checking whether including it affects the basic results of mining activity.

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MOUNTAINTOP REMOVAL AND POVERTY IN WEST VIRGINIA

County and Clay County, had the highest poverty rates of all of West Virginia’s fifty-five counties at 34.2% and 29.2%, respectively. (US Census Bureau: Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates: WV by County). By either a regional, state, or county measure, the poverty rate does appear to be higher in

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(PDF) Analyzing the Income Effects of Mining with ...

The study has analyzed the income effects of mining in Caraga Region with the use of survey data and IV approach, so that inferences for poverty reduction would be drawn for the region.

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(PDF) Analyzing the Income Effects of Mining with ...

Analyzing the Income Effects of Mining with Instrumental Variables for Poverty Reduction Implications in Caraga Region, Philippines

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"Resource curse," poverty and Appalachia; lessons in ...

Apr 22, 2013  “Resource curse,” poverty and Appalachia; lessons in research, data and politics. 2013 study from Ohio State University published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics on the effects of coal mining and poverty in the Appalachia region.

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The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards ...

The Impact and Effect of Illegal Mining (galamsey) towards the ... According to the World Bank Group, “Small-scale mining is largely a poverty-driven activity, typically practiced in the poorest and most remote rural areas of a country by a largely itinerant, poorly

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Impact of Economic sanctions on poverty and economic

poverty gap between urban and rural areas. Lee argues that rather than changing the behaviour of the regime, sanctions increase inequality at a cost to the already marginalized hinterlands. Thus, centres of power, as well as manufacturing cities and mining areas gain economic activity

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AI Is a Game-Changer in the Fight Against Hunger and ...

Jun 21, 2017  AI Is a Game-Changer in the Fight Against Hunger and Poverty. Here's Why. Scientists around the world are harnessing AI's data-mining ability in the fight against poverty. Scientists have used ...

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Poverty, Inequality, and the Negative Effects of Mongolia ...

Jun 25, 2014  Poverty, Inequality, and the Negative Effects of Mongolia’s Economic Downturn. June 25, 2014. By Tirza Theunissen. For the last four years, Mongolia has had one of the fastest growing economies in the world, clocking double-digit growth on the back of a mining boom. The effects of this growth are obvious, especially in the capital ...

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Corruption: One of the Main Causes of Poverty in Congo ...

Nov 05, 2017  The mining industry in Congo is particularly corrupt and is one of the largest causes of poverty in Congo. The precious metals mined in the Congo are necessary for a lot of technology taken for granted in the west: smartphones, computers, etc. Many foreign investors in the mining sector end up signing billion-dollar contracts with parties ...

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POVERTY IN EDUCATION

poverty and the role of education, (b) effects of poverty on student behavior, (c) effects of poverty on student performance, (d) pedagogical implications for teachers of students in poverty, and (e) summary. Description of Poverty and the Role of Education Poverty can best be described as a family of four or more whose average yearly

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"Poverty and Mortality Disparities in Central Appalachia ...

Mar 21, 2012  Objectives. This study investigated the associations between poverty rates, Appalachian mountaintop coal mining, and age-adjusted total mortality rates to determine if persons exposed to this form of mining experience greater poverty and higher death rates compared to other types of mining or other areas of Appalachia. Methods. Mortality rates, poverty rates, Appalachian designation and mining ...

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Impact of Artisanal and Small Scale Mining in Protected ...

Feb 07, 2017  Artisanal and small scale mining (ASM) is an important source of income for millions of poor people around the world. The past decade has seen increasing numbers of individuals and households turn to ASM, and this trend is likely to grow in the face of high mineral prices, population growth, poverty and climate change.

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Philadelphia’s Poor: Experiences From Below the Poverty ...

Sep 26, 2018  The perception and persistence of poverty. Numerous studies have found that many of the life experiences faced by the poor, particularly in their childhood and young adult years, help perpetuate the condition of poverty. 1 Exposure to violent crime, inadequate schools, and physical and emotional trauma are among the factors that make it difficult to climb the

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Industrial mining land use and poverty in regions of ...

May 11, 2018  The results indicate that mining land use intensity had no direct effect on poverty; instead, the effect is indirect. Indeed, mining land use intensity negatively affects cereal yield, and that reinforces the incidence of poverty in mining regions. Moreover, the results show that cereal production increases with cropped land.

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Natural Resource Curse and Poverty in Appalachian America

that coal mining has a different effect in the RUS compared to the ARC region would suggest that something particular about Appalachian coal mining contributes to high poverty (e.g., how it affects culture or governance). 1 Yet, James and Aadland (2011) and

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Copper mines perpetuate poverty in Zambia Global Sisters ...

Apr 15, 2015  There is one fact in their report about mining and taxation that echoed in my mind as I explored the effects of the mine on the economy and the environment. “As a result of industry growth, communities near the mines are experiencing increased poverty rather than improved quality of life,” Edmond Kangamungazi wrote in a report for Caritas ...

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A Troubling Look at the Human Toll of Mountaintop Removal ...

Nov 21, 2017  Hendryx: These areas have higher unemployment rates and more poverty that anywhere else in the region because these are job-destroying activities, not job-creating ones. When you compare MTR with underground mining, the amount of coal that is produced per job is much higher at the mountaintop site.

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The impact of mining on sustainable practices and the ...

May 08, 2020  Many mining regions are identical with struggling economies characterised with poverty and unemployment (Power 2008).On a macroeconomic level, a large and increasing body of literature forms a connection between development of one sector of a predominantly resource-based economy and the decrease of previous rates of economic growth for domestic

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Impact of Economic sanctions on poverty and economic

poverty gap between urban and rural areas. Lee argues that rather than changing the behaviour of the regime, sanctions increase inequality at a cost to the already marginalized hinterlands. Thus, centres of power, as well as manufacturing cities and mining areas gain economic activity

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Reducing poverty and inequality in rural areas: key to ...

Reducing poverty and inequality in rural areas: key to inclusive development 20 May 2021 Introduction. Extreme poverty is mainly a rural phenomenon. Four of

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Chapter 9: Agriculture and Rural Poverty

High concentrations of poverty also occur in urban areas. In Latin America and the Caribbean, much of the increase in total poverty during the crisis decade of the 1980s occurred in urban areas (World Bank, 1993d). Rural and urban poverty are linked through rural urban migration flows, as well as other factors.

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Factors of Persistent Poverty in Sierra Leone

Jul 28, 2011  The diamond industry, one of the main sources of revenue for the Sierra Leonean government, has brought significant income to the country, but the top-down effect is virtually non-existent; lower-class and rural citizens still experience exploitative labour relations and persistent poverty within mining communities. [10]

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Poverty: Theories and Effects of Poverty on People’s Lives

Poverty: Theories and Effects of Poverty on People’s Lives. There are many theories of causation of poverty. The main among them are: 1. The Culture of Poverty Thesis: ‘Culture of poverty’—a most popular concept—was developed by Oscar Lewis (1961) in his study of poor people of Mexico. He used this concept to explain the phenomenon of ...

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(PDF) Extractive industries and poverty: A review of ...

Extractive industries may have tion of the following keywords: poverty, mining, oil, petroleum, minimal positive impacts on national income distribution, but extractive sectors, extractive industries, and artisanal mining. positive impacts can, at least temporarily, accrue at a local level These peer-reviewed articles were then selected for ...

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36 Causes, Effects Solutions For Desertification - EC

Poverty. Desertification may also lead to serious levels of poverty. For instance, in many poor areas, people are dependent on the crop yields of farmers in order to be able to ensure their food supply. However, if crop yields drop significantly due to desertification issues, many people may lose their livelihood and may be trapped in poverty.

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Poverty and Livelihood Diversification in Rural Liberia ...

Jul 18, 2019  Poverty and Livelihood Diversification in Rural Liberia: Exploring the Linkages Between Artisanal Diamond Mining and Smallholder Rice Production. The Journal of Development Studies, Taylor Francis (Routledge), 2012, 48 (03), pp.413-428.

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Overview - International Development, Poverty ...

Apr 02, 2021  Poverty in DRC is high, remains widespread and pervasive, and is increasing due to impacts from COVID-19. In 2018, it was estimated that 73% of the Congolese population, equaling 60 million people, lived on less than $1.90 a day (the international poverty rate). As such, about one out of six people living in extreme poverty in SSA - live in DRC.

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