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

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Loi N°017/2014 du 30 janvier 2015 portant réglementation du secteur minier
Legislation & Policies
September 2019

La présente loi s'applique à l'ensemble des activités ou opérations minières, notamment à la prospection, à la recherche, à l'évaluation, au développement, à la construction des infrastructures minières, à l'exploitation, à l'extraction, au traitement, à la production, à la transformation, au stockage, à l'exportation, à l'importation, au transport, à la commercialisation des substances minéral

Peer-reviewed publication
August 2019

Savannas are extremely important socio-economic landscapes, with pastoralist societies relying on these ecosystems to sustain their livelihoods and economy. Globally, there is an increase of woody vegetation in these ecosystems, degrading the potential of these multi-functional landscapes to sustain societies and wildlife.

Journal Articles & Books
August 2019

A predominantly rural territory with few urban centers historically, the Gambia holds little in the way of well-known luxury resources commonly discussed in studies of western Africa. People of the region, in particular women, have exploited both riverine and oceanic food and material resources.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2019

The proper delineation of site-specific management zones is very important in the agricultural land management of potentially degraded areas. There is a necessity for the development of prospective tools in management plans to correctly understand the land degradation processes.

Journal Articles & Books
May 2019
South America
Na análise de conflitos socioambientais por mineração, vários trabalhos têm apontado as diversas causas que originam estes cenários de tensão sobretudo em comunidades locais. Contudo, um aspecto pouco abordado é a percepção dos riscos como causa de um conflito socioambiental.
Policy Papers & Briefs
April 2019
United States of America

Francisco Hidalgo[1]
¿Desde dónde analizar los resultados de las elecciones seccionales del 24 de marzo en el Ecuador?, mirarlos como una serie de acontecimientos con una lógica provincial o, pese a su ámbito seccional, desde una óptica desde las tendencias nacionales. Optamos en este artículo iniciar por lo segundo, y en un siguiente análisis abordaremos lo local.

New research about gender, land and mining in Mongolia: deepening understanding of coping strategies
Conference Papers & Reports
March 2019

This paper shares findings from new research on gender and land in a pastoralist community in central- western Mongolia, with a complex structure of investment and operations in gold mining.

Armed conflict and mining induced land-use transition in northern Nimba County, Liberia
Journal Articles & Books
March 2019

This study determined pre-conflict, conflict and post-conflict land use change and analysed the impact of armed conflict on the intensity of land use change in northern Nimba County.