Countries involved

Burkina Faso

  • Mitigation of environmental and health impacts related to mining in Burkina Faso - University of Ouagadougou


  • Natural radiation survey prior to mining activities in the uranium bearing region of Poli, Cameroon - Institute for Geological and Mining Research

Côte d’Ivoire

  • Issue of artisanal (small scale) abandoned mines in Côte d’Ivoire: from mapping and assessing the environmental and health impacts to remediation - University of Nangui Abrogoua, Cote d'Ivoire
  • Surface water ecological quality assessment in abandoned mines in Côte d’Ivoire-Nangui Agrogoua University, Côte d'Ivoire

DR Congo

  • Geochemical monitoring of environmental impact of past mining activities, Assessment of impacts on human health and Experimental testing of phytoremediation methods in the Kolwezi Mining District, Central Africa Copper belt, (Katanga province - D. R. Congo) - University of Lubumbashi
  • Health impact of living and attending school close to the abandoned copper mine of Musoshi, School of Public Health- University of Lubumbashi, DR Congo
  • Physicochemical and toxicological aspects guided mapping of mining activities and evaluation of environmental and human health risks in Democratic Republic of Congo - University of Geneva


  • Phytoremediation assessment and cooperative formation for women in Gold mines in Macalder and Orsiri, Migori, Kenya - Laikipia University
  • A pilot Mercury (Hg)-free gold processing and training centre-Migori County Artisanal (MICA) Miners Cooperative Society Ltd, Kenya


  • Impact of gold mining activities on the quality of water resources in Morila Mine- Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs Abderhamane Baba Touré


  • Assessment of heavy metals in soils, plants, vegetables, their effect on human health and remediation strategies; Tsumeb Mining District, Namibia - University of Namibia


  • Environmental and health impacts of gold mining in the Komabangou area - Département Science du Sol, Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey


  • Assessment of potential harmful trace-element and phyto-remediation of soil around Pb-Zn mines in south-eastern Nigeria - University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  • Geo-mapping and environmental/health impact assessment of abandoned mines sites in Nigeria - Department of chemistry, University of Ibadan, Nigeria


  • Mercury methylation and trophic transfer in ASGM gold area, case of Kedougou and trophic transfer in ASGM gold area, case of Kedougou - Direction Mines & Geology

South Africa

  • Review of the South African Derelict and Ownerless mines rehabilitation programme and development of remotely sensed indicators for monitoring rehabilitation success- Environmental Programme Manager, WITS
  • Using charcoal-based constructed wetlands as a rehabilitation technology for acid mine drainage - School of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, WITS
  • Bio-remediation as rehabilitation technology and remedial action for abandoned mine sites contaminated by trace metals - two South African case studies- University of Free State
  • Strategic integration and application of scientific techniques in managing the legacy of abandoned mine sites: A South African perspective- Council of Geoscience
  • Bringing new dimension into phytoremediation research at abandoned mine sites at Krugersdorp, Gauteng, South Africa- Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT)
  • Impact of mining on Health: Environmental and Biological monitoring of communities living…- South African Medical Research Council, University of Johannesburg
  • South African Uranium Pilot Study-International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC/WHO), France


  • Econometric Analysis of the Health Costs of Abandoned Mines in Africa - University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Heavy metals bio-accumulation on Lake Rukwa Tilapia and catfish species due to abandoned mining sites-Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Tanzania


  • Mapping and assessing the environmental and health impact on an abandoned mine in the Mufumbwe district, Zambia - University of Zambia, Geology Department


  • Possible impact of abandoned mining activities within Sanyati catchment, Zimbabwe - Geology Dept University of Zimbabwe


  • Risk assessment of soils, foods and water around Kilembe copper mine, Western Uganda-College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda


  • Mapping and assessing the environmental and health impacts of abandoned coal mine to the sorrounding community. A case study of abandoned coal mine (Eland Coal Mine) in Kibwe Basin-Troppenwasser consulting Professionals, Malawi


  • Modelling public health and ecosystem impacts of abandoned mines in Ghana-Environmental Protection Agency, Ghana
Experimental sites