MUBENDE ARTISINAL MINERS ESPECIALLY MADUDU SUBCOUNTY IS READY TO EMBRACE ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES TO MERCURY USE

ACCC engagement with Artisinal miners in Madudu Mubende have expressed optism in adopting alternatives to mercury use. They are contented that mercury is dangerous to human health and environment. Some gave testimonies that they are already experiencing mercury including seizers, insomnia among others. Meanwhile the council at Madudu subcounty have committed to passing a bylaw on mercury. Meanwhile, the district environment officer and the team embraced the idea of alternatives to mercury and related laws. Together we can.

Photo taken by ACCC team in Madudu, Mubende District