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extractive industries

Synonyms: 
agrofuel industries
palm oil industries
mining
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Reports & Research
January 2020
Senegal

Dans cette quatrième édition dont le thème principal est Améliorer la conscience environnementale pour une gestion durable des ressources naturelles au Sénégal, un accent particulier a été mis sur la gouvernance climatique, notamment en ce qui concerne les modalités de la contribution du PSE dans son amélioration, ainsi que la mise en oeuvre des contributions déterminées au niveau national (CDN

Journal Articles & Books
December 2019
Global

This paper explores the political processes that activists engaged in contesting land grabbing have triggered to connect claims across borders and to international institutions, regimes and processes.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2019
Cambodia
Vietnam

Concessions granted to investors in Cambodia have generated a deep sense of insecurity in rural forested areas. Villagers are not confined to a passive “everyday resistance of the poor,” as mentioned by James Scott, insofar as they frequently engage in frontal strategies for recovering land.

Reports & Research
December 2019
Paraguay

¿Cómo funciona este negocio, cuáles son sus reglas? ¿Qué hacen los políticos sobre el tema? ¿Quiénes son los que están en eso? Para responder estas preguntas se tuvo que indagar también en el sector internacional, porque es un sector globalizado y para entender lo local es necesario tener una perspectiva mundial.

Journal Articles & Books
November 2019
Oceania

The Panguna mine on the Pacific island of Bougainville is one of the largest copper and gold deposits in the world. 

The mine was also at the center of a decade-long civil war fought between the Bougainville Revolutionary Army and the Papua New Guinea Defense Force in the 1990s. The conflict cost as many as 15,000 lives and displaced 40,000 of the island’s 200,000 inhabitants.

Reports & Research
September 2019
Western Africa
Ghana

Over the past two decades, “illegal” natural resource extraction has become a significant driver of environmental change and social conflict across the Global South. In response, numerous Sub-Saharan African states have engaged in governance reforms that heed calls to securitize – or, establish and consolidate state control over – natural resources.

September 2019

A recent wave of large-scale commercial investments in agriculture;extractive industries and other land-based sectors has compounded the ‘global resource squeezein low- and middle-income countries. But many communities affected by land rights violations struggle to assert their rights or obtain redress.

DMA
Journal Articles & Books
August 2019
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Brazil

O desenvolvimento da atividade pecuária dentro de Reservas Extrativistas na Amazônia tem sido motivo de polêmicas e debates inflamados na área ambiental desde o estabelecimento da Lei do SNUC. O histórico do movimento extrativista teve nos empates sua principal bandeira de luta, como estratégia de combate ao avanço da fronteira agropecuária.

DMA
Journal Articles & Books
August 2019
South America
Brazil

Com 1.121 desapropriações para a construção do mineroduto Minas-Rio e 1,5 mil famílias desapropriadas para a construção do Complexo Portuário do Açu, adicionando o impacto em sistemas aquáticos, com degradação, aumento da demanda, salinização e suspensão do abastecimento público por despejos de minério de ferro, esses grandes empreendimentos produzem efeitos socioambientais deletérios.

The Land We Lost
Reports & Research
July 2019
Malaysia

This publication is the outcome of our research on the socio-environmental impacts of large pulp and paper, timber tree and oil palm plantations in Sarawak. It contains two case studies on plantation affected indigenous communities in Batu Niah and Bakong in the Miri Division.