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Community-based Mercury Management (2022) FeaturedWritten by anacanestrelli
- Type: Brochure, Global Publication
- Source: SGP
- Focal Areas: Chemicals and Waste
- Countries: Uganda, Ghana, Mali, Nepal
- Region: Africa, Arab States, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and the CIS, Latin America and the Caribbean
This brochure presents an overview of SGP's community-based approach to the reduction, elimination, and prevention of mercury use, including examples of successful projects implemented in Mali, Ghana, Uganda and Nepal. SGP promotes safe handling of products containing mercury, seeking to pilot and test innovative community-based mercury reduction and management practices, in support of the implementation of the Minamata Convention at the community level, especially in artisanal gold mining.