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mining

The process or business of extracting ore or minerals from the ground.
 

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Journal Articles & Books
July 2021
Tanzania

Mining projects affect the health of surrounding communities by inducing environmental, economic, social and cultural changes in different population groups. Health impact assessment (HIA) offers an opportunity to manage these impacts.

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.

May 2021
Cameroon

Includes overview;the problem: Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) finance a destructive model;current situation: DFIs write off loans;impacted communities face repression;human rights abuses;the role of European DFIs;recommendations. The negative outcomes experienced in the case of Feronia Inc.

Mapping community development requirements in the mining sector
Other legal document
Maps
April 2021
Global

IIED, the Sustainable Development Strategies Group (SDSG) and the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) have created a collection of community development laws for the mining sector to encourage and facilitate better research and policy. The resource, with all community development laws available to

Peer-reviewed publication
April 2021
Gabon

For the past decade, the land rush discourse has analyzed foreign investment in land and agriculture around the world, with Africa being a continent of particular focus due to the scale of acquisitions that have taken place.

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2021
China
Russia
United States of America

With the rapid economic growth and urbanisation process, a large amount of cultivated land has been permanently transformed into urban land. The protection of cultivated land has received widespread attention, and ecological compensation has been an effective means of restraining the decrease in cultivated land.

Rolling back social and environmental safeguards in the name of COVID-19
Reports & Research
March 2021
Brazil
Colombia
Peru
Indonesia
Global

The webinar Rolling back social and environmental safeguards in the name of COVID-19, organized by Forest Peoples Programme, the Tenure FacilityMiddlesex University, the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and the Land Portal Foundation, took place on Thursday, February 18, 2021.

Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
China
Norway
Russia
United States of America

Regional ecological security assessment is a significant methodology for environmental protection, land utilisation, and human development. This study aims to reveal the regional constraints of ecological resources to overcome the difficulties and complexities in quantification of current models used in land ecosystems.

Journal Articles & Books
Policy Papers & Briefs
February 2021
Kenya