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tin mining and ecological insecurity in plateau state:

Abandoned tin mines endanger communities, Plateau

2014-9-4 · ERA monitors visited Sabon-Barki community and Gyel District, both in Jos South LGA of Plateau State on August 5, 2009 in response to the growing

Socio-Economic Impacts of Tin Mining in Jos, Plateau

2013-7-18 · Socio-Economic Impacts of Tin Mining in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria 1onwuka, S.U.,2 Duluora, J.O.,3okoye C.O. ABSTRACT: This work studied the social and economic impacts of tin mining in Rayfield of Jos Plateau, Nigeria. The conceptual framework is based on the concept of sustainable development. Questionnaire was

(PDF) Impacts of Derived Tin Mining Activities on Landuse ...

The tin mining activities in the suburbs of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, have resulted in technical enhancement of the natural background radiation as well as higher

SPECIAL REPORT: Mining activities robbing farmers of ...

2021-2-14 · Plateau State is a Nigerian food basket but tin mining activities are destroying farmlands and the youth are turning away from farming. Chris Choji has been a farmer all his life. The 57-year-old ...

JOS: A CENTURY OF TIN EXPLORATION AND

2015-2-16 · Until it became synonymous with violent ethno-sectarian clashes, Jos, capital of Plateau State, was more widely known for its sultry weather and tin mining. Tin mining started in the “Tin City” way back in1902 and by the mid-1940s the British government formally entered into exploration and mining in the region, making it the number one ...

Impacts of Derived Tin Mining Activities on Landuse ...

earliest area of tin mining activities on the Jos Plateau. As a result of increased population, urbanization and intense landuse competition, the zone was declared by the State and Federal ...

PRODUCTIVITY OF ARTISANAL TIN MINING IN JOS

2020-4-27 · PRODUCTIVITY OF ARTISANAL TIN MINING IN JOS SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA Melodi. M.M. and Mary [email protected] Mining Engineering Department The Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria ABSTRACT: This study focuses on the assessment of artisanal tin mining

Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau of Nigeria

TIN MINING ON THE JOS PLATEAU OF NIGERIA B. W. Hodder Mr. Hodder, Lecturer in Geography at the University College, lbadan, was formerly on the staff at the University ef Malaya. T v HE mining of tin has been largely responsible for profound changes in the landscape and in the social and economic structure of the Jos Plateau over the last 50 years.

Silencing the Spirits of the Shrines: The Impact of Tin Mining

2020-9-25 · Abstract. The Jos Plateau environment in general and Beromland in particular has witnessed severe decimation and change due to a number of agents of change. These agents of change have created a great ecological imbalance on the land, even as tin mining activities have left behind human-made ponds, dumps, bare vegetation, and have precipitated ...

Assessing the Ecological Effects of Mining in West Africa ...

2017-6-1 · Afoke, O. (2014). Nigeria Abandoned Tin Mines endanger Communities, Plateau State Nigeria. Environmental Justice Atlas/ Earth Rights Action. [34] Merem, E.C. (2016 March). Assessing the Ecological Effects of Mining in West: The Case of Nigeria Africa. Proceedings of 24th AEHS Conference, San Diego: CA. [35] Federal Government of Nigeria. (2001).

Caleb University Open Educational Resource

This article places land grab in its primeval colonial milieu and investigates how colonial tin mining operation induced human insecurity in colonial Jos, Nigeria. It uses the human insecurity approach to address questions of colonial “control grabbing” – grabbing and

The Impact of Tin Mining on Economic Activities in Plateau ...

The Impact of Tin Mining on Economic Activities in Plateau. State. Download. The Impact of Tin Mining on Economic Activities in Plateau. State. John Dung-gwom.

Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau of Nigeria

TIN MINING ON THE JOS PLATEAU OF NIGERIA B. W. Hodder Mr. Hodder, Lecturer in Geography at the University College, lbadan, was formerly on the staff at the University ef Malaya. T v HE mining of tin has been largely responsible for profound changes in the landscape and in the social and economic structure of the Jos Plateau over the last 50 years.

Silencing the Spirits of the Shrines: The Impact of Tin Mining

2020-9-25 · Abstract. The Jos Plateau environment in general and Beromland in particular has witnessed severe decimation and change due to a number of agents of change. These agents of change have created a great ecological imbalance on the land, even as tin mining activities have left behind human-made ponds, dumps, bare vegetation, and have precipitated ...

Assessing the Ecological Effects of Mining in West Africa ...

2017-6-1 · Afoke, O. (2014). Nigeria Abandoned Tin Mines endanger Communities, Plateau State Nigeria. Environmental Justice Atlas/ Earth Rights Action. [34] Merem, E.C. (2016 March). Assessing the Ecological Effects of Mining in West: The Case of Nigeria Africa. Proceedings of 24th AEHS Conference, San Diego: CA. [35] Federal Government of Nigeria. (2001).

Impacts of Derived Tin Mining Activities on Landuse ... -

2020-1-2 · Tin mining activity which was a predominant activity around the Jos Plateau has caused considerable erosion damages to landuse/landcover. Uncontrolled effects through monitored activities do not protect future environmental security.

ACCESS RIGHTS AND CONFLICT OVER COMMON POOL

2006-3-6 · Plateau State has been the scene of very serious inter-communal conflict since 2000 and indeed insecurity ... 4.2 Background and ecology Plateau State (Map 1) was created in 1976 from the former Benue-Plateau State, and was reduced in size in ... the advent of colonialism brought about two important changes; tin-mining and the expansion of ...

CiteSeerX - Pennsylvania State University

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Formal and informal tin mining has devastated farmlands in Barkin Ladi L.G.A. of Plateau State leaving numerous mounds and ponds containing heavy metals and radioactive elements. E. camaldulensis were planted on filled – in shafts to restore the landscape of few of the

Nigeria: NGOs Decry Unregulated Mining in Jos -

2009-10-1 · Civil society organisations, representatives of tin mine-impacted communities met recently in Jos, Plateau State to review the state of environment and living in the region.

[PDF] Assessment of Terrain and Land Use/Land Cover ...

In this paper, we report a geospatial assessment of the selected mine sites in the Plateau State, Nigeria. The aim of this work is to determine the impact of mining on the terrain as well as the Land Use/Land Cover (LULC) of the host communities. The Shuttle Radar Topographic Mission (SRTM) is used for the terrain mapping. The derived impact of mining on LULC between 1975

Caleb University Open Educational Resource

This article places land grab in its primeval colonial milieu and investigates how colonial tin mining operation induced human insecurity in colonial Jos, Nigeria. It uses the human insecurity approach to address questions of colonial “control grabbing” – grabbing and

The Impact of Tin Mining on Economic Activities in Plateau ...

The Impact of Tin Mining on Economic Activities in Plateau. State. Download. The Impact of Tin Mining on Economic Activities in Plateau. State. John Dung-gwom.

Tin Mining on the Jos Plateau of Nigeria

TIN MINING ON THE JOS PLATEAU OF NIGERIA B. W. Hodder Mr. Hodder, Lecturer in Geography at the University College, lbadan, was formerly on the staff at the University ef Malaya. T v HE mining of tin has been largely responsible for profound changes in the landscape and in the social and economic structure of the Jos Plateau over the last 50 years.

Silencing the Spirits of the Shrines: The Impact of Tin Mining

2020-9-25 · Abstract. The Jos Plateau environment in general and Beromland in particular has witnessed severe decimation and change due to a number of agents of change. These agents of change have created a great ecological imbalance on the land, even as tin mining activities have left behind human-made ponds, dumps, bare vegetation, and have precipitated ...

Assessing the Ecological Effects of Mining in West Africa ...

2017-6-1 · Afoke, O. (2014). Nigeria Abandoned Tin Mines endanger Communities, Plateau State Nigeria. Environmental Justice Atlas/ Earth Rights Action. [34] Merem, E.C. (2016 March). Assessing the Ecological Effects of Mining in West: The Case of Nigeria Africa. Proceedings of 24th AEHS Conference, San Diego: CA. [35] Federal Government of Nigeria. (2001).

Impacts of Derived Tin Mining Activities on Landuse ... -

2020-1-2 · Tin mining activity which was a predominant activity around the Jos Plateau has caused considerable erosion damages to landuse/landcover. Uncontrolled effects through monitored activities do not protect future environmental security.

The environmental implications of the exploration and ...

2019-2-1 · The exploration for tin started in the early part of the last century. In tin mining in Plateau, the open cast mining method was used because the plains of Plateau were flat and tin was concentrated in old stream beds and was washed down from the younger granite outcropping units (Gyang & Ashano, 2010).

Jos Plateau | plateau, Nigeria | Britannica

Jos Plateau, formerly Bauchi Plateau, tableland in Plateau State, central Nigeria, distinguished by its high bounding scarp and by bare grassland and embracing Africa’s chief tin-mining region.Its central area covers about 3,000 sq mi (8,000 sq km) and has an average elevation of 4,200 ft (1,280 m); the surrounding high plains often exceed 3,200 ft.

Nigeria: NGOs Decry Unregulated Mining in Jos -

2009-10-1 · Civil society organisations, representatives of tin mine-impacted communities met recently in Jos, Plateau State to review the state of environment and living in the region.

Environmental effect of mineral exploitation in Nigeria

2015-9-19 · adverse environmental impact of mining activities. Table 1 shows the minerals deposits that are currently being exploited in Nigeria. Some of the minerals, notably, cassiterite (tin), columbite, tantalite, wolframite, lead, zinc, gold and coal have been exploited on a commercial scale since early part of the last century and have made