Impact of Extractive Industries

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Mining and Extractive Companies: Promises and Progress

Facing Finance: Dirty Profits

The Impact of Small Scale Mining Operations on Economies and Livlihoods in Low to Middle Income Countries

Dr Maria Laura Barreto, Patrick Schein, Dr. Jennifer Hinton, Dr. Felix Hruschka
January 2018

Academic Research Confirms – More Mining Leads to More Fighting

Mario Perez Rincon and Nick Meynen
9 January 2018

The Changing Wealth of Nations: Building a Sustainable Future

Glenn-Marie Lange, Quentin Wodon, Kevin Carey: World Bank Group

Canada’s Mining Industry in Guatemala and the Right to Health of Indigenous Peoples

By: Leah Shipton
August 18, 2017

Tricky Business: Space for Civil Society in Natural Resource Struggles

Carolijn Terwindtand Christian Schliemann: Heinrich Böll Foundation Vol 47 & European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)

Chad’s Oil: Miracle or Mirage? Following the Money in Africa’s Newest Petro-State

By: Ian Gary, Nikki Reisch

Extractive Industries, Land Rights and Indigenous Populations’/Communities’ Rights – East, Central and Southern Africa

The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights

Mining in Africa: Are Local Communities Better Off?

Africa Development Forum: Punam Chuhan-Pole, Andrew L. Dabalen, and Bryan Christopher Land

License to Harm: Human Rights, Kinross Gold and the Morro do Ouro Mine in Brazil

Above Ground and Justiça Global

Extractives and National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights

Cindy Woods, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, Katharine Valencia and Daniel Cerqueira, the Due Process of Law Foundation
December 2017

More than half of global land rights disputes unresolved – research

Astrid Zweynert
3 October 2017

Requirements for Community Development in Mining Laws

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
February, 2017

Trends in Global Land Use Investment: Implications for Legal Empowerment

Lorenzo Cotula and Thierry Berger

Mining and Indigenous Peoples in Colombia

By: Ana Cecilia Betancur and William Villa
February 2016

Foreign investment, law and sustainable development: A handbook on agriculture and extractive industries

By: Lorenzo Cotula, International Institute for Environment and Development

Free Prior and Informed Consent: An indigenous peoples’ right and a good practice for local communities


Indigenous Peoples, Afro-Descendent Communities, and Natural Resources: Human Rights Protection in the Context of Extraction, Exploitation, and Development Activities

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
December 31, 2015

How The World Bank Is Financing Environmental Destruction| Huffington Post

By: Ben Hallman and Roxana Olivera
Thu., April 16, 2015

Getting to Net Positive: A New Approach to Extractive Development

Net Positive

Fool’s Gold: The limits of tying aid to mining companies | Toronto Star

By: Marco Chown Oved, Foreign Affairs Reporter
Thu., December 18, 2014

Justice for San Jose Del Progreso: Civilian Observation Mission Report

Oaxacan Collective in Defense of Territory
November 2013

Searching for Gold in the Highlands of Guatemala: Economic Benefits and Environmental Risks of the Marlin Mine

Lyuba Zarsky and Leonardo Stanley, Global Development and Environment Institute
September 2011

Guidebook for Evaluating Mining Project EIAs

Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide
July 2010

Mining Conflicts and Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala

Joris van de Sandt
September 2009