Artisanal Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) Sector Expansion in Latin America: Drivers, Impacts, Solutions


Hosted by the LAC Environment Combating Conservation Crime Learning Group, this event spotlighted ASGM in Peru and approaches to address its drivers and impacts, from improving governance to environmental remediation.

Presentations by: 

  • Ana Cristina Villegas, Biodiversity and Forest Advisor, USAID LAC Bureau
  • Beatriz Torres, Regional Amazon Environment Specialist, USAID/Peru
  • Luis Fernandez, Executive Director, Wake Forest University’s Center for Amazonian Scientific Innovation (CINCIA)