ASM Model Mines
Given the business potential of ASM operators as capable entrepreneurs, targeted support in areas like finance, market, technical skills and technology, business, environmentally friendly ASM activities, ASM community health sensitive and leadership skills can be crucial in realising the economic value of the sector. In developing the ASM Model Mines programme, FADEV seeks to work along stakeholders to establish best mining and business practices that will serve as role models for other ASM activities in Tanzania – ASM businesses that contribute to local development through value addition, jobs, and taxes.
The ASM Model mines Programme intends to introduce and promote best mining and business practices towards establishing responsible, inclusive and sustainable ASM activities in Tanzania.
As such, the pilot will be guided by the following principles for responsible and sustainable ASM sector: