The story of women empowerment sells ASM Gold

The artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) gold sector suffers from a dubious reputation worldwide among micro-credit financiers, impact investors and the private sector. There is a persistent perception that investing in and financing of ASM comes with a high level of risk. However, this perception is inaccurate and unfair. In this series of blog articles, we aim to share important insights into this complex arena, and analyse the challenges and possible solutions.