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The ‘GOLD MATTERS’ project focuses on artisanal and small-scale gold-mining, considering whether sustainability transformations are possible. Among others, the project will explore what is actually meant by sustainability transformations. Eleanor Fisher, lead of the Project, explains: “Focusing on artisanal and Small-scale mining is a tricky proposition for funding on sustainability transformations, giving association with negative social and environmental impacts, but part of our argument is that if you can’t apply this thinking on sustainability transformations to a very tricky area like artisanal and small-scale gold mining, how valuable is that concept in the first place?”

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