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extractive industries

Synonyms: 
agrofuel industries
palm oil industries
mining
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CIMI
Reports & Research
October 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Brazil
APIB
Reports & Research
August 2021
South America
Brazil

A quarta edição do relatório Cumplicidade na Destruição, realizado em parceria entre a Articulação dos Povos Indígenas do Brasil e a Amazon Watch resgata brevemente a trajetória da mineração de larga escala no Brasil, em especial seu histórico de avanço sobre os povos indígenas, e destaca o novo ímpeto que a atividade ganhou durante o governo de Jair Bolsonaro.

Tendencia en defensoras de tierra, territorio y justicia.
Reports & Research
August 2021
Central America

Desde el asesinato de Berta Cáceres en 2016 hasta el 2021, al menos 21 defensoras de tierra y territorio han sido asesinadas en Mesoamérica. Otras 45 defensoras sufrieron intentos de asesinato. Entre 2016 y 2019, registramos un total de 7141 agresiones, 1 de cada 4 de estas fueron dirigidas a defensoras de tierra y territorio. Casi la mitad de las agresiones ocurrieron en Honduras.

Journal Articles & Books
June 2021
Colombia

El Estado Colombiano reconoce y protege la diversidad étnica y cultural de la Nación, la Constitución Política de Colombia define los derechos y garantías de las comunidades étnicas, al considerarlas como sujetos de especial protección constitucional, en razón, a la vulnerabilidad y amenaza, que pone en riesgo su supervivencia.

Despojo de tierras de comunidades por el agro negocio
Reports & Research
May 2021
Bolivia

La compleja situación de las comunidades indígenas y campesinas en Santa Cruz es sólo una muestra de la realidad que trasciende el territorio nacional, donde la expansión del agronegocio boliviano ha avanzado a gran escala sobre los pueblos, bosques, comunidades y tierras fiscales.

Rolling back social and environmental safeguards: Global Report
Reports & Research
February 2021
Global

This crucial report demonstrates how states and other actors are using the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to roll back social and environmental safeguards. In doing so, they are eroding the rights of indigenous peoples in the five most tropically forested countries of the world

Journal Articles & Books
February 2021
Senegal

The Senegalese government has emphasized agriculture and mining as strategic priorities for economic development since the 2000s. The promotion of large-scale agro-industrial and mining projects reflects a strong embrace of extractive capitalism, wherein the state relies on the production, extraction, and export of agricultural produce and natural resources as the basis for growth.

wrm bulletin
Policy Papers & Briefs
January 2021
Mozambique
Cameroon
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Gabon
Liberia
Nigeria
Brazil
Ecuador
Venezuela
Indonesia
Malaysia
Thailand

The articles in this Bulletin are written by the following organizations and individuals: National Coordinator for the Defense of the Mangrove Ecosystem (C-CONDEM), Ecuador; Yayasan Pusaka Bentala Rakya (Bentala Raya Heritage Foundation), Indonesia; Venezuelan Observatory of Political Ecology and members of the WRM international secretariat in close collaboration with several allies who are par

Journal Articles & Books
December 2020
Global

Resources, including minerals and metals, underpin the world’s economies for almost all sectors, providing crucial raw materials for their industrial processes. Despite efforts to decouple economies from resource use towards a circular economy, demand for extractive resources will continue to grow on the back of emerging economies.