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HUMAN RIGHTS IMPLICATIONS OF EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY ...

displaced communities, destruction of homes and looting property, physical injuries, and extrajudicial killings of community members. The Commission found Shell liable for its negligent operations, resulting in environmental degradation, which in turn led to community dispossession of their …

ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACTS OF MINING IN …

continues to grow worldwide, the impact of mining will be an increasingly important concern in the field of environmental science. In Africa, because of economic pressures and slower evolution of environmental awareness, local communities have been particularly exposed to the detrimental effects of contamination arising from mining

UK Supreme court rules Zambians can sue Vedanta in English ...

UK Supreme court rules Zambians can sue Vedanta in English courts. On 10 Apr 2019, the Supreme Court has ruled that a case brought by almost 2,000 Zambian villagers against Konkola Copper Mines and its parent company Vedanta Resources PLC can be heard by the English courts.

Report No: ACS14621 Africa Socioeconomic Impact of …

The focus on local impacts of this study is motivated by the observation that, in general, the socioeconomic effects of largescale mining are not well understood. In fact, to the extent that there is a public opinion on impacts of gold mining on local communities, it is likely to be unfavorable.

ZAMBIA STRATEGIC COUNTRY GENDER ASSESSMENT

The Zambia Strategic Country Gender Assessment (ZSCGA) is the principal means by which Zambia and the Bank, and other development partners, participate in a collaborative process to: (i) analyze the gender dimensions of development in the country; (ii) identify genderresponsive policies and actions important for poverty

MINING Southern African Institute for Policy and Research

to develop a healthy atmosphere for mining. Mining capital in Zambia is to some extent private and foreign in origin, and, as is known, in general such capital is timid with regard to venturing into most developing Thus this study makes the basic assumption that because of the absence of local

CLIMATE CHANGE IN ZAMBIA Oxfam America

Effects of climate change in Zambia 15 Adaptation finance in Zambia 15 National planning for climate change 17 Local knowledge of climate change and adaptation planning 20 Roles of the government in adaptation finance 22 Defining adaptationrelevant projects 23 3. Case Study Selection and Methodology 25

One Zambian mining community puts women’s issues front and ...

Dec 01, 2017· One Zambian mining community puts women’s issues front and center December 1, 2017 Posted by Abby Maxman Kabwela community members gather outside a grade school to discuss their concerns about contaminated water and soil due to their proximity to a mine.

How Can Zambia Benefit More from Mining? World Bank

Jul 18, 2016· A recent review of Zambia´s mining sector shows the country remains an appealing place for investment, and integrating the mineral sector into national development planning is a crucial driver for sustainable development in Zambia. ... How Can Zambia Benefit More from Mining? July 18, 2016 ... “MInGov has pointed out that local supplier ...

ICMM ICMM

Today Dr Oberle announced the scope of the Global Tailings Review and his intention to visit local communities. ... ICMM releases 2018 mining safety data . Today, the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) released the 2018 safety data of its company members

SURFACE MINING AND ITS SOCIOECONOMIC IMPACTS …

Mining, it has been realised, affects environmental and social change no matter where it occurs. Miningrelated disruptions can impact the physical environment and or local communities (Miranda M et al, 2005). Some of the socioeconomic impacts and challenges of surface mining identified are:

Report Enhancing mining’s contribution to the Zambian ...

“Enhancing mining’s contribution to the Zambian economy and society”. Foreword Mining: Partnerships for Development Enhancing mining’s contribution to the Zambian economy and society 3 Emmanuel B. Mutati President, Chamber of Mines of Zambia R. Anthony Hodge President, ICMM

POLITICAL GOVERNANCE STUDY IN ZAMBIA Diakonia

POLITICAL GOVERNANCE STUDY IN ZAMBIA With financial support from the European Union, SIDA and Diakonia to the NonState Actors – Building Democratic Culture in Rural Communities Project Study conducted by: YEZI Consulting Associates Lusaka, March 2013 A study commissioned by Diakonia Zambia !" " POLITICAL GOVERNANCE STUDY IN ZAMBIA

Copper mining in Zambia ETH Z

copper mining industry after privatisation. Finally, the paper discusses the impact of largescale mining on local communities. Background: Mining in Zambia The copper industry has dominated the mining scene in Zambia for more than seven decades since the …

The Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal Mining ...

MMSD, mining council and related initiatives, and have developed sophisticated environmental management, reporting and communication systems, programmes of corporate social responsibility and community outreach. Mining has long been a closed book for researchers, and research information circulated in small circles

Zambia: SARW report claims host mining community not ...

Mar 17, 2019· Zambia: SARW report claims host mining community not benefiting from First Quantum Mineral's subsidiary; company responds . Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARWATCH) recently launched a report titled ‘ Living in a Parallel Universe, First Quantum Mine versus communities in Zambia’.

SOCIOECONOMIC IMPACT OF SMALL SCALE EMERALD …

information regarding the direct benefits of local communities in Lufwanyama district from SSM of emeralds exists hence the need to examine the relationship between smallscale emerald mining and its impact on livelihoods of the local community. The objective of the research was to understand the socioeconomic impact of smallscale mining on ...

Engendering the Global Financial and Economic Crisis ...

the gender implications of the 2008/9on going economic crisis for the mining regions of Zambia, the discussion ... The role of mining in Zambia and the impact of the crisis ... UNDP advocates for social change supports national governments and local communities in building their own capacities towards solving national and global development ...

Mining and Human Rights in Malawi | HRW

Sep 27, 2016· Malawi’s government has failed to protect the rights and livelihoods of people living in nascent mining communities. Families living near coal and uranium mining …

Minerals and Africa’s Development Africa Mining Vision

Sharing revenue among local communities 98 Policy implications 99 8. Optimizing Mineralbased Linkages 101 ... CMC Community Mining Code CMP Common Mining Policy ... x MINERALS AND AFRICA’S DEVELOPMENT!e International Study Group Report on Africa’s Mineral Regimes GATS General Agreement in Trade in Services

Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

Apr 20, 2015· Coal mining displaces whole communities, forced off their land by expanding mines, coal fires, subsidence and contaminated water supplies. There are two widely used ways of mining: strip mining and underground mining. ... Only a small percentage of this is used by industry or local towns – the rest is wasted. ...

Assessing the Environmental and SocioEconomic Impacts of ...

Jan 26, 2016· Several researchers have documented the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of gold mining in other countries [5,6,7,8]. However, due to research specialization and disciplinespecific worldviews, seldom does research integrate the natural and social dimensions of the impacts of gold mining in a single paper [8,9].

Social Impact of Mining Survey: Aggregate Results ...

and radio advertising, mining community organisations (Mining Communities United, FIFO Families and Mining Family Matters), civic institutions (such as Local Government, Human Service Agencies, Shire Councils and Chambers of Commerce) and contacts randomly selected from community …

The social and environmental impact of mining in the ACP

Local source working in the mining sector, Lubumbashi (DRC), November 2005 The social and environmental impact of mining in the ACP countries is a subject that is often not included in the agenda of international meetings, despite its importance. Indeed the impact of mining on the environment and population, although it is often

The impact of technology changes on production and ...

electricity, and mining activities (Blundell and Robinson, 2000). Simubali (2012) sought to evaluate the type and impact of technology used before and after privatization in 2000 on the copper mining sector in Zambia, in particular Konkola Copper Mines plc (KCM), in terms of the associated operational and financial performance.

THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL …

THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATIONS OF DIAMOND MINING IN CHIADZWA Research material compiled by CRD Chimonyo Senior Lecturer Africa University Solomon Mungure Institute of Peace and Governance (IPLG) Africa University Dr. Paul D. Scott Professor, European Peace University and Kansai Gaidai University Japan

Mining Codes in Africa: Emergence of a “Fourth” Generation?

Mining Codes in Africa: Emergence of a “Fourth” Generation? May 2013 . About the authors ... shared benefits for host countries, foreign investors, and local communities. The Evolution of Africa’s Mining Codes ... For example, the copper mines of Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the Ghanaian gold fields, and tin mines in

Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining

Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining This appendix is meant to provide a brief review of the literature with regard to environmental and social impacts from mining, as well as key regulatory issues. Key Environmental and Social Impacts Environmental and social impacts of mining have been welldocumented and an ample

ZAMBIA ENVIRONMENTAL THREATS AND …

ZAMBIA ENVIRONMENTAL THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES ASSESSMENT 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The purpose of this assessment was to obtain information on the status of the Republic of Zambia‟s natural resources with a view to promoting sustainable natural resource management and targeting appropriate

Do local communities benefit from mining? World Bank Blogs

Solving the social discontent with mining and allowing mining to reach its full potential on local communities will require a broader discussion and institutional reforms. These would address some difficult questions: Should native inhabitants benefit from mining through individual ownership rights?