12 October 2017
Global

Deaths of environmental activists locked in conflict with mining, logging and agricultural companies across three continents has passed 150

• Interactive: recording the deaths of environmental activists around the world

The number of people killed this year while defending their community’s land, natural resources or wildlife has passed 150 – meaning 2017 is on course to be the deadliest year on record.

Agreements & Contracts
January 2002
Mozambique

Contrato de prospecção , pesquisa, desenvolvimento e produção de mineras pesados nas áreas de Moma, Congolene e Quinga entre o Ministério dos Recursos Minerais e Kemmare Moma Mining Lda.

Reports & Research
December 2012
Mozambique

Mozambique has attracted two of the world’s largest mining companies – Brazil’s Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (Vale) and the Anglo-Australian multinational Rio Tinto – to extract coal from the huge fields in Tete province. In 2010, Vale and Rio Tinto were the second and third most valuable mining companies on earth – worth US$169 and US$83 billion respectively.

Reports & Research
December 2013
Mozambique

Em Moçambique, há grandes expectativas de que a abundância de minerais, petróleo, gás e pedras preciosas venha servir para financiar a saúde, a educação e a rede de infra-estruturas, contribuindo para pôr fim ao flagelo da miséria, que afecta a vida da maioria dos cidadãos.

Reports & Research
October 2013
Mozambique

O objectivo deste estudo e desta missão é contribuir para a compreensão e ajudar no desenvolvimento de um consenso sobre as oportunidades e desafios colocados à competitividade e ao crescimento económico de Moçambique, como resultado da actual grande expansão de exploração de recursos naturais. A missão identificou a competitividade, os desafios e os problemas de crescimento, e preparou esboços de trabalho para futuras pesquisas sobre a competitividade e o crescimento em Moçambique, no contexto da potencial “Doença Holandesa”.

Reports & Research
October 2013
Mozambique

The objective of this study and mission was to contribute to an understanding of and assist in developing consensus around the opportunities and challenges to Mozambique‟s economic competitiveness and growth as a result of the current resource boom. The mission identified competitiveness and growth challenges and issues, and prepared draft scopes of work for further research on competitiveness and growth in Mozambique in the context of potential “Dutch Disease”.

Reports & Research
December 2012
Mozambique

Since 1999 foreign governments have given large financial and political support to the building of the Mozal aluminium smelter in Mozambique. Half the costs of building Mozal came directly from publicly owned institutions, or were guaranteed by them. In return, they and the private investors have received large returns in profit and interest. But the Mozambique government has been left with very little.

Reports & Research
Training Resources & Tools
May 2009
Vietnam
Eastern Asia
Oceania

Along with economic growth and improved living standards, waste from households, industries, and commercial or service establishments is expected to increase rapidly over the next years. Managing this waste is a hard challenge for the Government of Vietnam because of its substantial cost and lack of awareness and participation of people and businesses. Wastes can be classified according to: their form (wastewater, solid waste); their origin (industrial wastes, agricultural wastes, urban (municipal) wastes); and their hazardous nature (non-hazardous or hazardous).