Youga gold mine, Burkina Faso, Avesoro Resources
Gold Mining often plays a significant role in Burkina Faso's economy. Burkina Faso has become Africas 4th biggest producer of gold in 2012. Production of mineral commodities is limited to cement, dolomite, gold, granite, marble, phosphate rock, pumice, other volcanic materials, and salt. Child slavery is common place in the gold industry.