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1 Extractive Industries  Community
Mining has been a major source of income and resultant development for much of Africa. At the same time mining projects have been linked to serious environmental and social concerns. There is tremendous potential to harness Africa's mineral resources...
2 African Mining Operations Working Database  Document
A spreadsheet of African mining operations to facilitate inter-communication and the sharing of best-practice strategies open Documents This database is an Excel spreadsheet that groups African mining operations alphebetically by...
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3 NPR Podcast: Interoceanic Highway Leads To Peru's Gold Mines  Online Resource
This story originally aired September 15, 2009 on National Public Radio. Although the work in the Peruvian town of Huaypetue is hard, people still keep coming here. Most are from the arid highlands. They travel to the vast Amazon basin...
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4 9th Annual Communities and Small-Scale Mining (CASM) Conference  Document
Communities and Small-Scale Mining (CASM) is a project funded largely by the UK and the World Bank, among others (Japan, France, and several companies such as Tiffany & Co.) that begun in 2001. The aim of this initiative is to provide...
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5 GOXI Website  Online Resource
GOXI is a World Bank online community space to share, learn and connect for action towards greater accountability and, in turn, better development outcomes of extractive industries in Africa.
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6 Exploring ecosystem valuation to move towards net positive impact on biodiversity in the mining sector  Online Resource
Executive Summary: Rio Tinto commissioned IUCN to estimate the monetary value of the expected biodiversity benefits of the rainforest conservation project. This study examines the costs of conservation, including up-front investment as well as...
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7 Costs of Mining  Topic
This community space is to provide follow-up discussion from the February 29, 2012 webinar the Costs of Mining: Artisanal vs commercial and global policy with local impact. It will also provide opportunities to explore in more depth the crossroads...
8 Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development Working Paper Series  Online Resource
Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development (MMSD) was an independent two-year process of consultation and research with the objective of understanding how to maximise the contribution of the mining and minerals sector to sustainable development at...
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9 Conflict Diamonds (Africa Region Working Paper No. 13)  Document
ABSTRACT: This paper by Louis Goreux (published in March 2001), aims to contribute to a better understanding of the role diamonds play in financing civil wars with a view to enhancing the ability of international organizations to help prevent...
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10 Hard Currency: The Criminalized Diamond Economy of the DRC and its Neighbors  Document
BACKGROUND: Central Africa’s main diamond exporters — Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the Central African Republic (CAR), and the Republic of the Congo— are among the least developed countries in the world. Diamonds are one of the...
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