A recent research report commissioned by Solidaridad and carried out by the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime has examined the key reasons that create this challenge. The ASGM sector is witness to many harmful practices, which have a negative impact on both people and the environment. Moreover, illicit trading channels for ASGM gold further fuel money laundering by criminals. The sector is in dire need of change.
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Inclusion of artisanal and small-scale mining in the formal financial sector is crucial to tackle current malpractices in the gold industry