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Extractive industries in west and central Africa : nature & poverty issues


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Abstract: This is a map on the oil and mining activities in West and Central Africa. The map provides a complete overview of more than one hundred major oil and mining sites in the region. On the poster one can find a general summary of the potential impact of oil and mining activities on biodiversity and local economies. Also an overview of the existing initiatives to promote sustainability and transparency in the extractive industry sector is given. It concludes with specific recommendations for all stakeholders including governments, civil society and the financial sector.
Corporate author(s): IUCN
Category: General
Keywords: environment , industry , natural resources , nature conservation , sustainable development , trade
Language: eng
Organization: IUCN National Committee of the Netherlands
PAGE: 1
Place: [Amsterdam]
Publisher: IUCN
Year: 2008
Region: West Africa , Central Africa
Right: © 2008 IUCN
Subject: Environment and Natural Resources
Title: Extractive industries in west and central Africa : nature & poverty issues