A number of recent protests by communities in Sudan’s gold-producing areas have extracted concessions from authorities. These protests are manifestations of the ongoing concern of communities about the uncontrolled use of mercury and other harmful chemicals. This paper, the second in our series on the gold mining sector in Sudan “Sudan’s Gold Curse,”  reflects on the successes and limits of such movements. 

It has been modified from an article published by Suliman Baldo in the December issue of the German global affairs magazine Welt-Sichten 12-2022, available at: 


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