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Small-scale gold mining in Cambodia: A situation assessment

This report documents the current situation of the gold mining sector in Cambodia based on the results of a survey conducted by the Department of Geology in four gold mining areas, namely: Sampeou Loon gold deposit, Memot district, Kampong Cham province; 0 Tron gold deposit, Sambo district, Kratie province; Phnom Chi gold deposit, Sandan district, Kampong Thom province; and Prey Meas gold deposit, 0 Yadao district, Ratanakiri province. The goal of the survey was to determine the nature, extent, environmental impacts, and socio-economic impacts of small-scale gold mining in Cambodia and to make recommendations to address issues identified. Two supplementary surveys of Phnom Chi are also presented; one conducted by the NGO forum on Cambodia's Environmental Forum Core Team; a coalition of environmentally concerned NGOs and the other by a team of independent researchers.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Extractive industries
  • Gold
  • Mining
  • Poverty reduction
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
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Oxfam America


Author (individual) Sieng, Sotham
Co-author (individual) Middleton, Carl
Publication date 2004
Pagination 38
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