Representatives from 48 ASM member organisations in 26 soums in 15 provinces who are part of the ASM National Federation met in December to reflect on their efforts throughout 2017.
The Mongolian NGO XAMODX is a producer of Fairmined Ecological Gold, a special Fairmined label for Fairmined Gold produced without the use of mercury or cyanide.
The ASM National Federation held the first ASM miners’ conference in Chinggis City in Khentii aimag, entitled “Goodwill, Good Deeds”.
With an initial 700 artisanal miners, the “Duush Mandal Khairkhan” NGO was founded in 2008 with the aim of developing socially accepted ASM by allowing miners to voice their opinions on solutions to p...
The SAM Project’s “Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Legal Reform” regional trainings covered 15 aimags and 70 soums, and involved both miners and local government officials.
In every direction, everywhere you look, only a few Mongolians gers can be seen. As I began to think that herders hadn’t yet returned from their summer camp, a small car drove towards the ger – to whe...
The “XAMODX” artisanal mining NGO, established in 2005, represents more than 300 artisanal and small-scale miners extracting gold in Bayan-Ovoo soum, Bayankhongor aimag.
Mongolian honoured herder, the Otgons family had 10 children. They were an ordinary family, and their children were raised with parents’ love and they are all well-behaved, educated grown-ups contribu...
It is indisputable that the driving force of our economy is mining. But, like the two sides of a coin, the environment is an inseparable issue.