Marjanneke Vijge

Content by Marjanneke Vijge
  • Publication - Project Report

    Artisanal jade mining in Myanmar: Livelihood challenges and opportunities

    13 Apr 2020 | Francesco Loiacono, Marjanneke Vijge, Samu Ngwenya

  • Project

    Artisanal jade mining in Myanmar

    Myanmar is the largest producer of jade in the world, accounting for 95% of global supply. In 2014, one report estimated annual jade production at $31bn - almost half of Myanmar’s GDP in that year - making it by far the country’s most valuable commodity. Yet little is known about the sector and most of its value evades official records and taxation processes. Despite...

    28 Jul 2017 | Marjanneke Vijge