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Uganda trip with The Earthbeat foundation.

»Posted by on Avr 15, 2014 in ? White space ¿ | Commentaires fermés sur Uganda trip with The Earthbeat foundation.

safety kits and women’s support! earthbeats 2nd heartbeat uganda trip to the community in busitema The first exciting days with earthbeat in 2014 are behind us. We were in Uganda to promote our core heartbeat uganda project. It was incredibly exciting – an unbelievable experience. Back from our second trip to Uganda, we are still impressed and overwhelmed by the people we got to know, and all the new memories acquired along the way. Last time, the heartbeat uganda project initiative gained an overview of the mine and the local working conditions during our first visit to Busitema. The two goals this time were to supply protective equipment for the mine workers and to support the female gold miners. Our aim is to add value to their locally produced gold,...

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Breaking news Switzerland : 20 kg of certified gold delivered to the Swiss market.

»Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in ? White space ¿ | Commentaires fermés sur Breaking news Switzerland : 20 kg of certified gold delivered to the Swiss market.

      Berne, le 15 octobre 2013– Au cours d’une conférence de presse tenue conjointement à Berne, la Swiss Better Gold Association (SBGA) et le SECO ont détaillé leur démarche pionnière, concrétisée par la Better Gold Initiative. Lancé en 2013, ce projet qui vise à améliorer les conditions de vie des mineurs dans le monde a porté ses premiers fruits puisque vingt kilos d’or certifié ont été livrés en Suisse. Stimulé par les cours de l’or, l’artisanat minier a connu ces dernières années un développement considérable. Peu encadré, il subit les conséquences sociales et environnementales d’une croissance sauvage, pendant qu’à l’autre bout de la chaîne, affineurs, joailliers, investisseurs institutionnels...

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