August 2020 – December 2021
Country of intervention:
Colombia & Peru
Donor: Ford Foundation
Implementors: Alliance for responsible Mining
Understand and vizualize the reality of ethnic mining (indigenous and afro-descendant).
- Review the Fairmined standard in collaboration with miners from ethnic communities.
- Facilitating the inclusion of ethnic communities voices in national government decisions.
- Facilitating the exchange of experiences between ethnic communities.
- Identify current barriers and opportunities for the formalization of artisanal and small scale mining (ASM).
- Developing a communication strategy that highlights the potential of ASM.
- Creating a marketing and outreach campaign to increase the demand for gold provided from ASM.
- Preparing a summary of the policies and limit the development of ASM in Colombia.
- Chocó (Condoto, Carmen de Atrato, Tadó, Unión Panamericana, Alto San Juan)
- Nariño (Mallama)
- Antioquia (Frontino)
- Puno (Distrito de Ananea)
- Amazonía (Departamento Madre de Dios)
- State of the art: research of 32 informational national and international sources to understand the current state of ethnic mining.
- Survey monkey: online survey to get to know the percepcions and practices of ethnic mining in indigenous and Afro-descendant mining organizations.
- Virtual forum: exchange of knowledge about ethnic differential approach in ASM & Fairmined
- Focus group interviews
- Ethnic mining principles included in the Fairmined Standard.
- Creation of a roadmap that allows ASM to comply with the CRAFT and Fairmined standards.
- Investigations and products of knowledge about the conceptions and practices of ethnic mining, considering the message of indigenous and afro-descendant mining organizations.