Community Expectations From Resource Development: Active Management of Impacts

Adam Smith International | Document | 2017

This table sets out some of the challenges that require careful consideration in development programmes and are common issues present at extractives operations. See also the "Community Expectations From Resource Development: Active Management of Impacts" section of the "Community Development" topic ...


The Role of Local Content Policies in Natural Resources-based development

Jesse Salah Ovadia | Document | 2015

The now-waning global commodities boom sparked important new discussions on the role of natural resources in promoting economic development. Oil, diamonds, copper and various other commodities had dominated many of African economies for a long time. In the case of petroleum, a select few African cou...


A Guide to Leading Practice Sustainable Development in Mining

Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism, Australian Government | Document | 2011

This reference book is designed to assist the mining industry to maximise opportunities for economic and social development by mplementing leading practice sustainable development principles to deliver practical mining solutions in Australia and overseas.


Oil in Uganda: Hard bargaining and complex politics in East Africa

The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies | Document | 2015

This report by the Oxford Energy Institute discusses the politics of oil exploitation in Uganda. From 2006 onward, a series of oil discoveries put Uganda on the global energy map. These were the largest onshore oil finds in sub-Saharan Africa in over two decades, and part of an oil and gas surge i...


Planning for Integrated Mine Closure: Toolkit

International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM) | Document | 2008

This document presents an Integrated Mine Closure Planning Toolkit for the mining and metals sector. The toolkit is intended to be used to promote a more disciplined approach to integrated closure planning and to increase the uniformity of good practices across the sector. The concepts apply equally...


A Guide to Leading Practice Sustainable Development in Mining

Australian Centre for Sustainable Mining Practices | Document | 2011

This reference book is designed to assist the mining industry to maximize opportunities for economic and social development by implementing leading practice sustainable development principles to deliver practical mining solutions in Australia and overseas.


Community Development Toolkit

International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM) | Document | 2012

The Community Development Toolkit provides practical guidance for all stages of the community development process – from exploration through construction, operations, and eventually decommissioning and closure, including the post-closure environment.


Minors not miners: hazardous child labour, with a focus on gold mining in Burkina Faso

KidsRights Foundation | Document | 2015

An estimated 115 million children from 5 to 17 years old work in hazardous conditions across the world. The ILO estimates that some 22,000 children are killed at work every year. Those who survive can develop health problems later in life due to poor working conditions while their bodies and minds a...


Canada Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act 1993

Government of Canada | Document | 1993

This 1993 act concerns an agreement between the Inuit of the Nunavut Settlement Area and Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada. The Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act requires an Inuit “Impact and Benefit Agreement”.


Sierra Leone Mines and Minerals Act (2009)

Government of Sierra Leone | Document | 2009

This Act consolidates and amends the law on mines and minerals; to promote local and foreign investment in the mining sector by introducing new and improved provisions for exploration, mine development and marketing of minerals and mineral secondary processing for the benefit of the people of Sierra...


Women and Natural Resources: Unlocking the Peacebuilding Potential

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) | Document | 2013

This report focuses on the relationship between women and natural resources in conflict-affected settings, and discusses how the management of natural resources can be used to enhance women’s engagement and empowerment in peacebuilding processes. Part I of the report examines the relationship be...


Afghanistan's Membership of the Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Organisation

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan | Document | 2005

Afghanistan joined the regional organisation Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) in 2005 and has since been working with other member countries to forge links and partnerships that will restore the country to its traditional place as a crossroads of cultures and commerce. As a strate...


Community Development Topic

Adam Smith International | Document | 2017

This document is the PDF version of the "Community Development" Topic page on the Extractives Hub, which can also be found here - https://beta.extractiveshub.org/topic/view/ID/4.


Accountability through Active Citizenship: Improving Petroleum Governance in Ghana, Mozambique and Tanzania - Mid-Term Report Brief

Oxfam America | Document | 2016

This mid-term assessment report on the Accountability through Active Citizenship: Improving Petroleum Governance in Ghana, Mozambique & Tanzania program finds positive results overall, with pronounced developments in strengthening the capacity and role of the media in Ghana and Mozambique. In Tanzan...


Can Transparency Transform Mineral Wealth into Wellbeing? Good Governance of Mineral Resources in the Maghreb: The Challenges and Opportunities of Regionalization

Revenue Watch Institute | Document | 2012

Revenue Watch Institute deputy director Antoine Heuty spoke about mineral wealth in the Maghreb at a seminar in Barcelona on 30 November 2012, sponsored by the Barcelona Center for International Affairs. The two-day event focused on economic governance of natural resources in the Middle East. Heuty'...


Leadership Matters: The elimination of fatalities

International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM) | Document | 2009

This document provides a guide for Chief Executives and corporate leaders in their relentless drive to prevent fatalities; both through their personal actions and the processes and activities they should ensure are in place. Leadership Matters:The elimination of fatalities should be read in conjunc...


Mining Foundations, Trusts and Funds: A Sourcebook

World Bank | Document | 2010

This Sourcebook reviews the developing country experience of mining sector foundations, trusts and funds to date, identifies aspects of leading practice in this field and provides detailed examinations of fourteen case studies from Peru, Southern Africa and Papua New Guinea. It approaches this analy...


Resource Corridors: South-East (SE) Copper Segment Pilot Study

The World Bank | Document | 2013

The World Bank, in collaboration with the Afghanistan Ministry of Mines and Australian Aid, is planning to develop a number of resource corridors across Afghanistan over the next 8 to 10 years. As part of the initial planning, the World Bank is conducting detailed analysis of the potential corridors...


Case Study on Advancing Cross-sector Partnerships to Combat TB in the Mining Sector in Southern Africa

World Bank | Document | 2016

This case study summarizes how high-level political commitment alongside multi-sectoral and cross-country coordination has helped to bring the issue of TB in the Mining Sector to the forefront, and in so doing, has created a paradigm shift in how this challenge has been addressed. Tuberculosis (TB) ...


The Ghana Chamber of Mines' Social Responsibility Model

Ghana Chamber of Mines | Document | 2016

The Ghana Chamber of Mines Social Responsibility Model sets out a potential model for managing mining and social responsibility in Ghana so that both mining companies local communities can benefit. This model is based on a basic principle is that when any two or more parties decide to enjoy quality ...