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Mine The Gap

Mine The Gap

Mine the Gap is a project founded in 2018 by a group of students from Université de Genève, in order to seek bottom-up solutions and alternatives for local communities affected by mining activities, especially sand and gravel, through knowledge transfer.

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2018 INNOVATION PROJECT PROPOSAL

University of Geneva – Master in Innovation, Human Development and Sustainability

Team Members: Afroditi Anastasaki, Damla Demirgöz, Hussein Dib, Nina Quintas, Ye Seong Shin

  Our innovation project aims at first to analyse the similarities among different communities/countries affected by mining activities. Our team aims to understand the causes and circumstances that triggered communities to work on extracting/mining activities, either legally or illegally. In that way, through mapping and case studies, we hope to find particular problems that are common among those different communities across the globe and that foster this kind of activity.

  We plan to make interviews with different actors in Geneva that have an active role in those countries and obtain consistent information and data. By doing so, we hope to develop a model that could be implemented from the local to the global scale, which would help to understand better the different realities and develop consistent policies in the local and global scale.

  We also aim to study the alternative activities to mining, that could promote
socioeconomic development, taking into account the local opportunities and
characteristics. Terre des Hommes, for example, developed an amazing work in the Peruvian amazon, having in mind the potential of cocoa plantation as an alternative to gold mining. Other alternative activities to mining can include Fab Lab, self-empowerment projects, people-initiatives etc., always fostering the local activities and taking into account their needs, expectations and potentials.

  To finish, we also hope to facilitate the communication between those communities in the global level and promote international collaborations (e.g. fair trade), so that local communities can have better alternatives to mining.

October 26, 2018 at 8:55 AM
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I really appreciated your concept and the approach you are using in this project for different reasons. First of all, it deals 100% on sustainability: the fact that you are studying ways people can get out of sand extraction dependency and find alternative jobs implies future empowerment of those local communities through sustainable ways to get resources. In fact, your solution would not be temporary, but would create a social system that could be long-lasting. Second, I really like the fact that you are combining the environmental aspect with the social aspect surrounding this issue, thus approaching the matter in a complete way highlighting the interconnectedness of sustainable development. Finally, I would like to suggest you to analyze deeply the different cultural elements that define the issue locally: as a matter of fact, every country and every community has its different cultural, economic, social and religious traits to take into consideration when trying to change things, and the method you apply in one reality might not function in another one. Anyway, I think you are on the right track and I am confident you will do an amazing work, bravi!
Davide
8 months ago
It's really an amazing idea to address sand crisis at local level. Policy without reflecting local people's needs often faces difficulty when it's implemented. Besides, as the local communities involve in sand mining sometimes as victim but sometimes also as worker and observer, they will play an important role in solutions.
I think your project will be also helpful for other teams to understand the local situation.
I look forward to hear details of your lovely project! :)
-Hyun-
8 months ago
I really appreciate the fact that your project is focus on improving the life of the people involved in the extraction of sand. Indeed, I think it’s an important aspect that we should not ignore and a smart way to start tackling this global issue.
I read that in India workers who are illegally extracting sand by diving make almost 4 times the average daily wage. Nonetheless, it is an extremely dangerous job and a lot of them are dying. Communicating the dangers of this activity through a booklet or perhaps alternatives means for illiterate people seems good idea.
Since the demand of sand is growing,I was wondering if it is better to promote alternative to sand mining or promote a legal and secure way to execute this activity, ( with social security or compensation in the event of death).
It is a great project ! Keep up the good work 
Sali
8 months ago
I find this idea to be brilliant in addressing the issue of sand mining/extraction at a local level. This project can be extremely helpful to the others in understanding specific regional cases and how each varies according to different local factors (rule of law, culture, economy, social organization, etc..).
I am personally very impatient to hear about all your findings!

However, I am curious to find out more about your interventions: how will you incentify local communities to quite sand mining? how will you communicate the soon-to-be sand crisis? how will you assist the population in this transition? how will you evaluate your success? how long will your intervention last?

I find this to be a smart and innovative project, I am impatient to hear more! Best of luck for the next steps!

Juliana
8 months ago
Hi there!

It it such an amazing project you have here. I think it is a necessary thing to look at the impacts of sand mining on local communities, so having a global project for local challenges was the good idea. I think rooting a project with local starting points is innovative, and the researches made under such a project are a web that could link all the others.

Moreover, trying to consider alternative solutions also show you have pushed the reflexion further and thought of the finality of making the changes sustainable. I look forward to hear more about specific cases and how the process went. Also,I am definitely curious about how you would adapt to local particularities and think of alternatives, and what would be the specific steps.

Anyway, congratulations for coming up with such a positive idea and we all follow you with a great interest.

Alice
8 months ago
I really appreciate the fact that you decided to develop a project about people and communities (yours it is the only project focused on people, you guys are brave because I think working with and for the good of people is always difficult since there are so many different aspect to consider).
It is concrete and I think it could have a real positive impact. It is also very ambitious because when we deal with communities in different regions, the characteristics and the issues to take into consideration are numerous. I suggest you to focus on significant cases so you can structure your solutions more clearly.
Good job!
8 months ago
I think this is a great idea - a thorough case study analysis could really uncover some of the hidden factors behind unregulated sand extraction.

These kinds of fine-grained analyses take a lot of time and effort, so I hope that your team is prepared!

In addition to the other great points the other comments have made, I had a concern as well. What will your team deliver in the end in terms of a prototype or tangible deliverable? Will it be a website? or video?
8 months ago
I think you have made significant progress since the first weeks and you have an interesting idea. I really like that it's people-centered, bottom-up and it focuses on the interests and wellbeing of the local communities.

I have a few questions though:
- Who is your target audience? Once you have done the research who are you going to deliver it to in order to make a change and how are you going to do it?

- Moreover, how are you going to make sure that the recommendations put in place will be applicable to different communities with different cultures, resources, and backgrounds? It is a challenge but I am sure you have a solution for this! Just make sure it's clear in your presentations.

- Also, you say you want to connect the people from the different communities. How are you planning to do this? This could be a very interesting and innovative part of the project.

Nevertheless, I think you are doing great work and I'm looking forward to having more of your updates!
8 months ago
Thank you very much for sharing the idea on SDG in Progress platform since it gives us a rare opportunity to understand your outstanding work.
Coming to the idea, the most striking part is to do a comparative analysis for different case studies around the world and draw similarities about them.
Suggestion: It would be more insightful if you can even study case studies from other extractive industries and how you model can be enriched through find common ground through them.

I am impressed by your idea of talking to relevant actors in your project in and around Geneva, which can give you external insight and validation and can be a crucial part of measuring and monitoring the overall project.
Suggestion: Create a robust framework for the validation phase since it will give your project much-needed credibility.
Coming to the core of the project on giving policy recommendations and creating a model which can be used from local to globals is the most exciting part. It would be enriching to see how it turns out.
Suggestion: Just make sure that your base your model on evidence-based policy and again create an impact evaluation model also so that in future the impact of the project can be quantified.

GOOD LUCK GUYS - LET'S MAKE THIS WORLD A BETTER PLACE!
8 months ago
The design you are giving to this project is amazing. I really like the people-centered aspect of it and how you are trying to create alternatives for those historically forgotten. I truly believe that the creation of a set of policy recommendations and an action plan to change the scenario and provide social and economic alternatives for underpriviledged people in different regions througot the globe is relevant and may have a huge impact. I would suggest you to have a look at policy learning theories which may help you to better understand how to replicate the idea in other places in different contexts. Good luck!!!! :)
8 months ago
Mind the gap group! I can't wait to see your project during the presentation on Friday. It looks super interesting. Now just maybe it would be great to focus on the way you will show all those incredible things which you did. Fingers crossed! I am truly looking forward!
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During second week's working sessions, we did a serious brain storm and try to better understand what strategy we will use to compare different communities affected by mining.

We decided to have an approach based on the Drivers (the reasons that lead a community to work on mining) and the Impacts (the consequences that mining has on the community). By analyzing the Drivers and Impacts of different communities, we expect to find similarities on the reasons and consequences, which would justify then an integrated approach when thinking about sustainable solutions.

A second part of our project deals with communication channels among the communities, as a way to empower the locals and unify their efforts and transfer solutions easily. We though that linking and comparing two communities that are geographical close to each other would be much easier, having in account the language and cultural similarities. Still, we find big limitations when trying to locate communities that have some kind of alternative livelihoods' projects in the same country. For that week, we left the topic open to further research and analysis.

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We have been doing pitches each workshop sessions this week and we tried to visualise our project for the pitches. 

In the second picture, you can see a scheme of our steps.

In that scheme, the first step is mapping communities around the globe that are affected by mining activities in general (sand, coal,gold,etc).

The second step is picking communities affected by mining that already have some kind of alternative livelihoods to mining or best practices on the mining industry. We would proceed with a study on the drivers and impacts in those communities, but also analyse how the "solutions" implemented on those communities played out. In this step, we will also pick a community affected by sand mining that currently has no alternalitve or best practice being implemented, also analysing the drivers and impacts. We hope to find in this step similarities among those communities on the drivers and impacts.

The idea, on the third step, is to proceed with knowledge transfer, accelerating the process of approaching a new community to propose solutions to the mining impacts.

Once we can make that transfer, on the fourth step, we would have a community, that was once left-behind, with a proposal for alternative livelihoods or best practices, based on the experiences of other similar communities spread across the globe.

Once we have this knowledge transfer, we will "put" a new point on the global map: a community that has alternatives to sand mining being implemented, serving then as an example to other communities, promoting a richer and complete knowledge transfer.

As you could see, that is an iterative process and we hope that with this approach, we can facilitate the integration of those communities and accelerate the work of institutions and organizations when they first arrive in a community.

November 10, 2018 at 5:32 PM
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As I mentioned, I think that policy learning theories may help you with the knowledge tranfer!
8 months ago
Hi Mine the Gap team! Really like your idea as it deals with the sand crisis on the level of communities. This is why I chose your project for my third review ;)
I am really looking forward to looking to your final pitch!

While reading your SDGinProgress Site I noticed that you focus a lot on alternatives to (sand) mining for communities. While I think that the people of communities working in sand extraction absolutely should have an alternatives to extraction it is often also a legal, respectable business as I am sure you have also discussed. I think it is important to emphasize this as well and really also focus on best practices - ways to extract sand sustainable and safely (health of workers, etc.).

Good luck on Friday!
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We met with Ruta Nimkar from Terre Des Hommes to learn more about mining industry and its effect on the society. 

We received great ideas from Ruta. One of the ideas was focusing on the societies from same countries affected from mining activities. 

November 10, 2018 at 5:53 PM
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I think this is a great way to understand potential causes to sand mining - I'm getting the impression that many of our projects will not explore the deep, root causes of unsustainable sand extraction like you guys will!

I wonder if its possible to scale your project up. Doing case-study research is very involved and cannot be reduced to data inputs, especially with your thorough and ethnographic approach. How will you expand the project to include more communities, more places or more cases?
8 months ago
I think your project is really interesting and challenging at the same time. As you mention above, I think you should start focusing on one particular kind of community, or maybe communities which share similar political, social and cultural environment. I think this project has the potential to be scaled up all over the world, but you should start assessing the real effectiveness within a specifica case and then widen your perspective.
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After Tanya Petersen's presentation on Communication Strategy Planning, we came up with this to see our strategy in more clear way:

 

What are your objectives?

- Alternative livelihoods for people affected by extractive industries through community-based approaches and interconnections among them for their empowerment at global level.

- Create awareness on the situation of mining communities

 

What are your communications objectives?

-Rise awareness about the similarities on the drivers and impacts

-Explaining how this is going to beneficial for others. What should they care?

Telling locals that they are going to benefit at the end

- Different target audiences-objectives for communicating the project

  • Fundraising-IOs

  • Local communities

 

Who do you need to communicate to? (who can get you what you want?)

- NGOs (Terre des Hommes, IOs in local communities)

- Individual consultants

- International Organizations

- Local communities

- Local academia (local schools and universities for cooperation)

 

What do you want/need them to do?

-Create a global network that can enable exchanges among communities affected by mining activities and the organizations that work on those communities.

-Adopting a set of alternative livelihoods through collaborations

 

Key messages (what do you need to say to them, what do they need to know and feel in order to them to do what you need them to?

-Since we do not have so much data on sand mining, this project will to a quick transition for alternative livelihoods or best practices

-To the local community: benefits of having alternative work opportunities (“you will still have a job with better conditions”)

-Transfer the message of “we care about your life, which is why we’re doing it to assist your wellbeing”

 

Channels (how are you going to reach them)

- Social media

- Networks of professors

- Local leaders on the communities


 

Timeline

18th of October - 14th of December


 

November 15, 2018 at 6:05 AM
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How are you going to do this awareness-raising you mention? Is there a platform you are working on or is this a long term goal?
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Research Strategy on Case Studies

  1. Find a community (location, demographics, income, important local actors)

  2. There is an “organization” working in that community (Explain alternative livelihoods/best practices)

  3. Drivers that lead the community to work on mining

  4. Impacts that mining has on the community (environmental degradation, negative social impacts)

  5. Potential/opportunities based on local characteristics (ex. handicrafts, agriculture, etc.)

  6. Who are involved on the local mining (artisanal, industry, profiles of workers - age, academic background)



 


 

 

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Research Strategy and Structure on Case Studies

1 - Find a community to case study

Information about demographic and socio economic factors.

This includes location, population, gender, education, income, employment, health, access to basic services, type of population (urban, semi-urban, rural), type of mining implemented in community (artisanal/industrial), etc.

2 -  Regional and national context regarding mining activities

Ex: representation in regional/national income and/or GDP. Percentage of total population employed in mining activities, government position on the issue, etc.

3 - Drivers
Which are the main reasons that lead the community to work in mining?

Ex: poverty, unemployment, rapid population growth, lack of education, main source of income, etc.

4 - Impacts

Which are the impacts that mining activities have on the local community and environment? Social, environmental and economic externalities.

Ex: environmental degradation, labor precarization, organized crime, etc.

5 - Description of actors involved in mining activities

Who are they (national/international companies, governments, etc.)? Which is their role? Local community is involved in the mining activities? How much income do they earn? Which are the working conditions? Profile of workers?

6 - Information about projects being implemented in order to promote alternative livelihoods to local communities and/or best mining practices and/or stop mining activities

Which are the objectives of the project? Which are the actors involved in this projects? (NGOs, social organizations, governments, international organizations, civil society, etc) In what does the project consists? Which are the methods and/or actions undertaken for implementation? Which are the resources necessary for implementation?

7 - Opportunities

Which are the identified opportunities that made this project feasible to implement?

Ex: weather conditions are suitable for agriculture, mobilized society, presence of active NGOs in field, possible partnerships, tourism promotion, etc.

8 - Problems/Threatens/Restrictions

Could we identify any restrictions/problems and/or threaten for the implementation of solutions? Ex: political interference, coercion, lack of resources, lack of connectivity, lack of education in population, climate, etc.

 

November 15, 2018 at 9:30 AM
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I really enjoy how you have broken down the research methods for the projects. I suppose that my main question after reading it is how you are going to connect this back to sand. Is it just examining sand mining here or mining in general? Are you going to illustrate the similarities in the situations between mining communities and sand extraction in specific areas? Will you make a policy recommendation based on your research? I think that you should really be explicit about the link so that it is still directly related to sand so that it is more applicable to a range of topics. Perhaps it could even be done by identifying the specific practices of NGOs related to mining that could be easily transferred to sand.
8 months ago
I like the way you've broken down your research for your project and I wonder if you're going to look at sand in general or if you'll be able to link it direclty to sand mining? What's your ultimate goal and how are you goign to achieve it?
Looking forward to seeing more!
8 months ago
Great strategy! Clear structure and definitions, I am sure this ground work made it much easier to split the work between you.
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We searched for different communities negatively affected from different kind of mining activities. 

As a result we found communities in Peru, Vietnam, Botswana, Ghana, and Sri Lanka affected from gold mining and sand mining. 

We focused on factors to compare with each other such as: Number of population, Legal status of mining activities, economic and employment dimension, organizations involved, drivers, opportunities and limitants, type of alternatives to mining or best practices

November 30, 2018 at 8:09 AM
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Following our communication Strategy, we have send emails to different representers from different organizations. 

We are trying to reach out Cooperativa Agrobosque, Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining, AngloGold Ashanti Goldfields Limited, Sumaira Abdulali, Environmental Foundation Limited, NewWwater, Tree Aid. 

We want to learn about situations of the communities and mining industry and affects of the mining activities as well as their experiences on alternatives and best practices. 

November 30, 2018 at 8:15 AM
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I very much look forward to hearing your pitch next week. I truly believe that your project idea is essential to the possible resolution of the sand crisis. Indeed, people are stronger together!! I remember one of the participants at the roundtable commenting on the fact that there are links that ought to be made between the sand mining industry and other types of minings, like the gold industry and that these linkages were unfortunately underexplored at the moment.

You mentioned that one of your objectives was to share the best practices through knowledge transfer and I was wondering if you had had the time to think about how to do so? Would you do it digitally, for example, through social media?

This is just something to think about. Otherwise, well done and good luck for the presentation. I look forward to seeing the map you've been working on!!!
8 months ago
Your entrepreneurial spirit is amazing, congratulations on the hard work!
If a suggestion serves you, mapping the Stakeholders in the beginning was of great help to us, bringing clarity and priority to those we should contact first. You have a great task ahead, would love to further collaborate with all of you!
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Since we completed our case study research on local communities, we decided to move forward in our project. 

As a next step, 

 We are creating a basic map which shows communities which affected from mining activities. The map has two different kind of communities. One: Communites which has alternatives or best practices. Second: Communites without any alternatives and best practices. Our aims is help organizations to find other communities and organizations with alternatives and and share knowledge with each other. 

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Since we completed our case study research on local communities, we decided to move forward in our project. 

As a next step,

We want to come up with a short video. For this video, our aim is to reach representatives from organizations who worked on the field to help communities which get affected from mining activities, and hear from them about the situation in these communities and mining industry. Also, we want to hear more about alternatives or best practices. 

November 30, 2018 at 8:25 AM
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@Nina, looking forward to the video! Will Google Earth video making be involved? ;)
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Since we completed our case study research on local communities, we decided to move forward in our project. 

As a next step, we want to develop a coincidence rate: a tool to understand the level of similar realities communities affected by mining activities could have between them. This is important in order to being able to manage the knowledge transfer in a more effective and efficient way.

The purpose of this is to have an integral analysis, involving multiple variables (this being drivers and impacts which mining communities face in they day to day life) to have a global understanding of the problem and also the solutions implemented throughout the world.

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Since we completed our case study research on local communities, we decided to move forward in our project. 

As a next step,

We want to come up with a training manual as an end product. With this manual we will be able to spread our project to different organizations. They will be able to learn about our project, practically use it on the ground and reach to other organizations around the world.

November 30, 2018 at 8:33 AM
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That is a nice way to communicate the preliminaries of your work. However, are you going to publish it paper or online? I think it would be most efficient to have it online to spread your idea around the globe, especially the people you are targetting. Are you thinking of publishing it on the Shifting Sand plateform?
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Currently, we are learning how to use/create maps using google. 

We started with marking the areas that affected from mining activities (It can be gold, iron, sand). 

Blue Dots shows the communities with better alternatives to mining to help communities in terms of well being and economy.

Red Dots shows the communities without alternatives or best practices in their mining communities. 

We are adding photographs from the communities.

Most importantly, for every dot/community we put informations such as type of the mining, legal status of mining activity, summary of the situation, and organizations involves in the area as well as their communication informations. 

November 30, 2018 at 8:50 AM
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Looking forward to exploring a partnership between Mine the Gap and SandX!
8 months ago
I really look forward to the final map! And as Rebecca said above, it would be nice to merge both maps too!
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This is the draft design verison of our brochure.

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Since this is our prototype, we have decided to present this with 10 example. 5 blue dots for communities with alternatives and 5 red dots for communities without alternatives.

The final version of the map includes

- the type of mining

- organizations involved and their contact information

- a summary of the situation in these communities

-  alternatives and limitations for the implementation of alternatives

What we aim is trough knowledge transfer, these red dots will become blue dots eventually. 

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As next step we combine different videos from different local actors. Trough this video we are able to listen local people's stories and situations by themselves. 

Since the video file is big, we were not able to upload the video here. 

So this is the link to watch the video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/110jm9cSakE6HyB5HbYImAgPFWS2HWK8F/view?usp=sharing

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After many discussion, we have changed the content and styling of the document little bit. 

December 6, 2018 at 7:13 PM
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On December 7th, 2018,as Mine the Gap presented we presented our project to an audience which consist of professors, representers from IOs, and NGOs, individual consultants. 

We received many positive feedbacks after the pitch session and in the future there is hope that our ideas can be implemented in the field if we can manage to do reality check. 

The final version of the pitch PPT can be accessed through the following link, since it was not possible for us to upload it due to its large size:

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1BhY3KrkmBM0fOJlxHsWwmHvh3Y1fCwZbL3ve-2YHe6w/edit?usp=sharing

December 13, 2018 at 5:31 AM
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As our final document, we present you Mine the Gap Training Manual 2018. This training manual design to help local organizations to find and implement alternative livelihoods to the mining sector by using global knowledge transfer. 

December 13, 2018 at 5:40 AM
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This document really gives a nice overview of your work and its relations to the sand crisis.
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Poster has been created to assist readers' understanding of the overview of our project.

December 14, 2018 at 7:56 AM
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Final version of the Coincidence Rate has been devised, which can be found as an attached file.

December 16, 2018 at 8:00 AM
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Although our group did an extensive research on case studies, we have devised a short but to-the-point version of countries, that have the most data available. Some of the countries lack of data have been not mentioned in the attached document.

December 16, 2018 at 8:12 AM
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Local survey about mining communities is a bottom-up data collection instrument designed for actors, who are willing to take actions in improving local people’s lives affected by sand and other mining industries. For instance, these actors include local leaders, academia, NGOs, individual consultants, IOs, and so forth. The purpose of this local survey is to figure out what the local people’s needs, circumstantial situations and aspirations are. On the basis of results obtained from this, it is expected that calculation of the Coincidence Rate, and planning Alternative Livelihoods and Best Sustainable Mining Practices can be improved on a practical level. This assessment tool is a mixture of qualitative and quantitative research methods, used for interviewing local people in communities.

 

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The Local Assessment for Mining Communities is a data collection instrument designed exclusively to be implemented at ground level in communities affected by mining activities.

The main objectives of this instrument are to establish dialogue with local community, get a deep understanding of the problem, and perceptions of the community regarding possible solutions and alternatives in order to better design bottom-up policy implementation at ground level.

The instrument is designed to be implemented in any mining affected community in order to get a global understanding of the issue and be able to establish comparisons analysis among communities spread worldwide.

It is divided in 11 sections and has a maximum of 76 questions, depending on the answers given by the respondent.

December 16, 2018 at 8:39 AM
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I really like your effort setting up the survey! Together with the manual, you guys created an awesome product. I consider it highly useful to make different affected communities comparable and therefore be able to make appropriate recommendations.
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In order to monitor and evaluate results obtained from Coincidence Rate and Local Survey, we have to develop certain indicators that will serve as a means of verification and reliability of the data collected.

 

December 16, 2018 at 8:59 AM
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In an attached file, our final version of four indicators have been elaborated in detail. With this tool, assessments of Coincidence Rate and Local Survey can be improved while taking into account of region-specific contextualization and culture.

December 16, 2018 at 9:02 AM
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After a democratic process of voting, our team decided to give the final pitch in which two people will be speaking. This has been decided very carefully on designing the pitch session that can facilitate coherenece of the presentations and concentration from audience. First draft of this pitch has been written in a compelling story-telling way, in order to transfer important messages to the audience with convincing argumentation and qualitative empathy.

December 16, 2018 at 9:27 AM
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This is the final version of our project's poster.

December 16, 2018 at 9:46 AM
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At the end of our project, we have created a final report that summarizes all the implementations we have done.

December 16, 2018 at 9:54 AM
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The final report can be accessed through the following link, since it was not possible for us to upload it due to its large size:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-5FeFaIfaNqHFBy-Vor25vjnTqVjIRG4/view?usp=sharing

December 16, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Created by artshinys
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