This study assessed the contribution of Geita Gold Mine (GGM) to the livelihoods of local communities in Geita District. Specifically, it assessed the effectiveness of corporate social responsibility implementation, determined the extent to which GGM has contributed to socio-economic development in the study area, and examined the communities’ perceptions of environmental problems associated with mining activities and their impact on community well-being. A cross-sectional research design was employed, in which qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection were used.
A Índia dispõe de uma linha de crédito de dez mil milhões de dólares, num período de cinco anos, com vista a acelerar a cooperação com Angola, sobretudo no sector da agricultura, disse ontem, em Luanda, o embaixador indiano em Angola.
Across the Mekong region, ‘development’ has become synonymous with rapid economic growth, to be achieved through predominantly large-scale, private investments. The development model promoted by the region’s governments prioritizes trade and investment liberalization, and privatization. Private investment is sought in virtually every sector of the economy from energy, oil, minerals, agriculture and food processing to education, health, tourism, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, transportation and urban infrastructure.
Global demand for timber, agricultural commodities, and extractives is a significant driver of deforestation worldwide. Transparent land-concessions data for these large-scale commercial activities are essential to understand drivers of forest loss, monitor environmental impacts of ongoing activities, and ensure efficient and sustainable allocation of land.
Nos últimos anos, a América Latina viu diversos de seus países serem governados por partidos progressistas e ligados à esquerda: o Partido dos Trabalhadores no Brasil, o kirchnerismo na Argentina, os bolivarianos na Bolívia, no Equador e na Venezuela, e a Frente Ampla, no Uruguai. Embora tenham suas raízes na esquerda, porém, esses governos “são um tipo de esquema político diferente da esquerda que lhes deu origem. Esquerda e progressismo são hoje, na América Latina, duas coisas diferentes”.
This briefing note, co-authored with the Danish Institute for Human Rights and the Sciences Po Law School Clinic, outlines a new approach to conducting human rights impact assessments (HRIAs) of business operations or projects, which brings together project-affected people, the company, and other stakeholders to jointly design and implement an assessment.
This discussion paper, co-authored with the Danish Institute for Human Rights and the Sciences Po Law School Clinic, proposes a new approach to conducting human rights impact assessments (HRIAs) of business operations or projects, which brings together project-affected people, the company, and other stakeholders to jointly design and implement an assessment.
"O Projeto de Transposição de Águas do Rio São Francisco é eleitoreiro, e por isso é muito oportuno usá-lo em momentos como este que temos pela frente, as eleições de 2018”, afirma Dom Luiz Flávio Cappio à IHU On-Line, em entrevista concedida por e-mail, ao comentar a inauguração de primeira parte da transposição do rio São Francisco, que foi comemorada tanto pelo