LDC governments may be concerned about the appearance of national control of major extractive
operations, while MNCs may be more concerned about operating control.
In general, when human rights and ecology are given equal weight and local people not only participate in the development decisions that are going to affect them but also have a strong ecological knowledge base, communities end up acting as stewards of the local environment and also flourish socially and culturally--as on the Chico Mendes Extractive
We are honored to bring together some of the most experienced voices involved in this important issue representing the Royal Government of Cambodia, experts from other ASEAN nations and leaders in the worldwide effort to effectively and wisely develop the extractive
industry sector," said Neb Sinthay, CRRT chairman, who is also executive director of the Phnom Penh-based Advocacy and Policy Institute (API).
With only weeks until the Paris climate talks, hundreds of organizations from around the world are addressing the Oslo-based Extractive
Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), which sets standards for good governance in the extractive
LATE LAST YEAR, KENYA'S ENVIRONment and Mineral Resources Minister Chirau Ali Mwakwere raised a storm in the extractive
industry sector when he gazetted new mining rules calling on all investors to cede 35% shares to local investors and firms.
Between them, the EU and US transparency laws cover 65% of the value of extractive
companies in the world's major capital markets.
These figures give an idea of the magnitude of these extractive
processes in Canada: The total timber harvest in the country is near eight billion board feet per year, up from 2.
At the moment, the World Bank Group is not set up to effectively facilitate and promote poverty alleviation through sustainable development in extractive
industries in the countries it assists," the Review warns.
grievances and conflict around extractive
26 (SUNA) - The United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has discussed in its session, Thursday, the situation and participation of woman in the Extractive
Visible/near-infrared (VIS/NIR) spectroscopy combined with multivariate statistical analysis has been used to rapidly predict a wide range of wood properties, including extractive
content and decay resistance.
Ronke-Amoni Ogunsulire, IFC Country Manager for Ghana, said, "Engaging local businesses to supply extractive
industries promotes the development of the SME sector, which generates over 70 per cent of jobs in Africa.