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Information about Ingessana Hills Artisanal Gold Mining Sites Chosen for the Environmental & Health Assessment

The chosen artisanal gold mining site lies in the middle of Ingessana Hills semi-circular massif; some 80 km to the southwest of El Damazin town, the capital of the Blue Nile State. The area bounded by latitudes 10° 00'-12° 00'N and longitude 33° 45' eastwards to the Sudan-Ethiopia boarder is geographically referred to as southern Blue Nile region (figure 1). The sites are scattered around Gugub village, which lies ~10 km northwest of Bau town; the administrative center of the Inagassna Hills district (figure 2).

Removal of Barriers to the Introduction of Cleaner Artisanal Mining and Extraction Technologies

07 May 2010

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Information about Ingessana Hills Artisanal Gold Mining Sites Chosen for the Environmental & Health Assessment.pdf

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