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4.2. Agribusiness and Livelihood Systems in the Amazon - The Living Amazon

This lecture presents key agrarian systems in the Amazon (e.g., crops, livestock), their role in deforestation and degradation, fragmentation, pollution of waterways, pressures on and/or displacement…

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Shariah Governance Framework: Key Components Part II

While the Central Shariah Boards provide guidance to local stakeholders in the implementation of standards at the country level, the institutional Shariah Boards provide the Shariah approvals or…

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Q&A | Mark Moody-Stuart | 2019 Mar. 26

Mark Moody-Stuart answers questions about how the governance of extractive industries impact long term economic development. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Getting a Good Deal: Negotiating Extractive Industry Contracts - Trailer

Many resource-rich countries negotiate complex contracts to govern mining, oil, or gas projects. Despite the critical importance of these contracts in determining the risks and benefits of these…

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Researching Contracts using ResourceContracts.org

A key part of negotiation preparation is familiarity with standard and specific contractual terms, particularly from peer countries with comparable extractive sectors and of the company with whom the…

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Conclusion to Getting a Good Deal: Negotiating Extractive Industry Contracts

Much of the work of contract negotiations happens before anyone sits down at the table. Learn about next steps you can take in negotiating extractive industry contracts. This video is licensed under…

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The Legal Framework and Roles of Contracts

In this opening session, Alberto Reyes places contracts in the context of a country’s overall legal and policy framework. What are the differences between licensing and contract regimes? What…

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Environmental Restoration and Industrialization

Cheonggye Stream has historically symbolized Seoul. After the Korean War, the condition of the stream greatly deteriorated. Informal refugee settlements and the accumulation of garbage quickly…

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Skilled Workers: Linking Education and Industry

A report prepared by the Ministry of Science and Technology in 1972 indicated inherent problems with skill-development schemes and qualification systems. After examining the education system, the…

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Q&A | Lise Johnson | 2018 Apr. 12

Lise Johnson answers learners' questions on international investment law and extractive treaties. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Stephanie McClellan | 2017 Jul. 31

Stephanie McClellan, Director of the Special Initiative of Offshore Wind, answers questions related to the 7th week of the Climate Action course's 2017 run. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Q&A | Mark Moody-Stuart | 2018 Mar. 1

Mark Moody-Stuart answers questions on reserves, trading, gas, the environment, benefit to communities, and other issues. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Jeffrey Sachs | 2018 Apr. 22

Jeffrey Sachs answers questions about natural resources, extractive industries, sustainable development, and human well-being. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A| Daniel Franks | 2016 Mar. 9

Daniel Franks, who works at UNDP, answers questions on sustainable development, extractives, and environmental issues. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Perrine Toledano | 2016 Mar. 3

Perrine Toledano, Head of Extractive Industries at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, answers questions on fiscal issues and natural resources. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Q&A | Cristina Villegas | 2016 Mar. 24

Cristina Maria Villegas answers questions about the natural resources course. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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