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mining

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

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Journal Articles & Books
Reports & Research
January 2018
Global

From the mid-2000s, a commodity boom underpinned a wave of land use investments in low- and middle-income countries. While agribusiness, mining and petroleum concessions often involve promises of jobs and public revenues, they have also prompted concerns about land dispossession, exclusionary investment models and infringements of the rights of vulnerable groups. 

open community contracts
Training Resources & Tools
January 2018
Global

OpenCommunityContracts.org is a repository of publicly available community-investor or community-government contracts and agreements relating to agriculture, forestry, mining, oil and gas extraction and other natural resource projects. It features plain language summaries of key provisions and provides links to learn more about how each agreement was negotiated and implemented in practice.

Reports & Research
December 2017
Peru

This thesis documents as well as questions how the presence of large mining operations in Andean regions of Peru alters social and natural landscapes. Taking conflicts over water as a useful entry-point for the analysis, it explores and unravels the dilemmas and challenges faced by the main conflicting actors: rural communities and mining companies.

Reports & Research
December 2017
Africa

From the mid-2000s, a commodity boom underpinned a wave of land use investments in low- and middle-income countries. While agribusiness, mining and petroleum concessions often involve promises of jobs and public revenues, they have also prompted concerns about land dispossession, exclusionary investment models and infringements of the rights of vulnerable groups.

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2017
Latvia
Lithuania

The article presents the analysis of the current situation of the damaged land in Klaipeda County. The study found that the number of affected areas in the county – 266. Because the damaged areas consist of mineral quarries and territories occupied by dumps, the article contains the description and condition of these areas.

Reports & Research
December 2017
Kenya
South Africa
Zimbabwe
Southern Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa

This research reviews legislation and policies in Zimbabwe that have a direct or indirect bearing on the relocation of communities. The current model for large-scale investments has changed from previous models, where the majority of investment projects were undertaken by international companies with limited governmental intervention.

Reports & Research
December 2017
Brazil

La cuestión agraria en Brasil, por ser bastante compleja, contiene varias caras y esta disertación aborda una de esas posibilidades de análisis: los conflictos agrarios generados por el Proyecto de minería Ferro Carajás S11D en el municipio de Canaán dos Carajás, estado de Pará.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2017
Ecuador

Reflecting on both the Mining Code of 1886 and the subsequent amendments administered to said code in 1892, this investigation endeavors to evaluate the immense impact that its implementation caused in Ecuador’s geographic space.