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Tackling Extractive Sector Corruption in Unstable Times: A Conversation Between Leila Kazemi and Alexandra Gillies

This is a recording of a live webinar that took place on October 28, 2020. Oil and mining sector corruption has led to political strife and billions lost in public funds in producer countries. Much…

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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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Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet and Perspectives for Its Utilization as an Educational Tool for Promoting Diet Sustainability – Challenges

There is a high prevalence of non-communicable diseases that are affecting the global population, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, digestive disease, and cognitive malfunction.…

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Downstream Linkages

In this chapter, Anthony Paul looks at the downstream linkages of oil, gas, and minerals and the benefits of extracting, selling, and converting these resources into useable products. When and how do…

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Challenges of ASM

In this chapter, Cristina Villegas gives an introduction to artisanal and small-scale mining. She defines artisanal, or small-scale miners, and the issue of defining artisanal mining in legislation…

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Implementation and Monitoring Legal Frameworks

Why are strong, well-drafted legal frameworks not effectively or consistently enforced? This chapter details challenges such as low levels of capacity within government, lack of funds (or…

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The Project Development Process

This video profiles the different phases of a mining project. These phases include: geology (the study of an earth material one hopes to extract), mineral exploration, mining operations, mineral…

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From Mine to Mobile Phone: Market, Players, and Extraction Process in Mining

This video explains the differences between mining and oil and gas extraction notably that extraction of oil (hydrocarbon exploitation) produces water as waste, while mineral extraction results in…

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