Mining conflicts in subSaharan Africa Actors and repertoires of contention, GLOCON Working Paper Series, No. 2 click to view Rapport Gnral. Commission d39enqute parlementaire sur la gestion des titres miniers et la responsabilit sociale des entreprises minires, Septembre 2016 click to viewGet Price
Guinea New clashes erupt in Boke bauxite mining center By AT editor 13 September 2017 at 1143 pm At least one person has died and there are reports of 20 injured following a new round of riots in the Guinean mining town of Boke on Wednesday.
While 17 of the reported cases focus on conflicts related to metal mining e.g. gold, silver, copper, zinc, and lead, four address uranium mining and one refers to coal mining. As an example of a new frontier in the industry, a sand mining conflict from India is also reported.
34Mininginduced displacement was one of the most underreported causes of displacement in Africa, and one that was likely to increase, as mineral extraction remained a key economic driver in the whole region,34 was one of the conclusions of a official report by SADC, the Southern African Development Community, early 2006.
Mining sites, hunting concessions, tourism, and cotton production contribute substantial amounts to the national economy, but locals rarely benefit, Savadogo said. It is a rich region, but people are very poor. The militants also feed into wider national and regional dynamics.
Mining conflicts in subSaharan Africa Actors and repertoires of contention, GLOCON Working Paper Series, No. 2 click to view Rapport Gnral. Commission d39enqute parlementaire sur la gestion des titres miniers et la responsabilit sociale des entreprises minires, Septembre 2016 click to view
Protestors gathered in Peru39s capital Lima on Tuesday as the country descended into political uncertainty following President Martin Vizcarra39s decision to dissolve congress, prompting rebel
2. Mining conflict. It has often been argued that conflict arises between communities and mining companies simply because both place fundamentally different socioeconomic values on land Hilson, 200268. There is generally a feeling amongst residents of local communities that they are the real owners of the land, and as such, the
Several opposition demonstrators and journalists are reported to have been injured when police officers on June 29, 2013, fired tear gas to disrupt a protest march at Ouagadougou, the capital.
Canadian mining companies subject of worldwide protests Colombians protested in force last month against the goldmining plans of Vancouverbased Eco Oro. But the company shouldn39t feel singled out.
Mining and hydroelectric projects in Panama are heavily discussed topics in Panama due to several laws for the protection of the native inhabitants and the neoliberal plans of the government. Since the beginning of 2011 large protests against such mining and hydroelectric projects have been held by the indigenous inhabitants of Panama.
This article seeks to explore what enables miningrelated protests in the affected localities to become manifest. In an empirical analysis of three local conflicts over gold mining in Burkina Faso it is demonstrated how shifting politicalinstitutional conditions on the national scale have fostered the eruption of protests at various mining localities within the country.
We are committed to legal and ethical compliance in all our business practices. We also support the goal of ending the violence and human rights violations associated with the mining of gold and tin, tantalum and tungsten Conflict Minerals that prompted the United States Congress to pass legislation in 2010 mandating reporting and public disclosure related to the sourcing of Conflict
According to the Australia Institute poll from last month, Australians believe coal mining accounts for 12.5 percent of Australias economic output and employs 9.3 percent of its work force
Conflict minerals substances like tantalum, tungsten, tin, and gold are used in a variety of popular electronics, including smartphones. They are typically sourced from wartorn countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo, where their mining and sale has historically funded armed groups associated with murder, rape, and other
Blood and gold Now Sudan39s land wars have spread to mining Sudan is Africa39s thirdlargest producer of gold, but the extraction of precious metals often comes at the expense of locals AFP By
Burkina Fasos Gold Mines Facing Internal Conflict And Regional Violence Dorina A. Bekoe Ashton M. Callahan January 2013 Approved for public release distribution is unlimited. IDA Document D4821 H 13000365 I N S T I T U T E F O R D E F E N S E A N A LY S E S INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES 4850 Mark Center Drive
However, the effects of conflictfree mining laws on the ground in chaotic and underdeveloped eastern Congo is another story. Since DoddFrank, militias in eastern Congo have only proliferated.
Jeanne S. benefits from the help of Plan International Burkina Faso through her sponsored son. Internally displaced person from the CentreNorth region, she is worried about the COVID19 pandemic
Conflict outcome response Compensation Repression Under negotiation Application of existing regulations Reoccupation of land by farmers Development of alternatives There have been calls for the development of a small scale artisanal mining sector as a national strategy for addressing rural unemployment1.
The conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC has claimed more than 5.4 million lives since it began in the late 1990s. Now centered in the east of the country, it involves a range of militant groups local militias, Congolese and Rwandan rebels, and the Congolese army that use control over the countrys rich mineral