All Blog Posts Tagged 'extractive' (3)

Afghanistan’s Mining Industry, Crucial for Economy, Holds Risks for Women

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can also read the post on the USIP web site here.

By Emily Horin

As Afghanistan attempts to develop its economy by attracting investment to its mining sector, the…


Added by Viola Gienger on October 10, 2014 at 8:48pm — No Comments

Extractive Industries: A Differing Perspective

Recently, I was given a different perspective on the role of extractive industries in developing countries and the reasons why they encounter conflicts with the local or native populations in the areas in which the work.

When an extractive industry enters a given area, say for the mining of mineral resources, it makes an agreement with the local populations of the area. In this agreement, there is some form for trade-off for the extractive industry being able to gain access…


Added by Jolene Hansell on November 8, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Extractive Industries and Star Fruit Enterprise: How Both Businesses Benefit Indonesia

The newest PeaceMedia resource, a video published by the United Nations on the star fruit industry in Indonesia, demonstrates the effect that oil and gas companies can have on a local population and environment.  As someone who is very interested in corporate social responsibility and stakeholder engagement, I find this particular video compelling. It speaks of the high expectations for wealth that extractive industries bring to areas, but it also talks about the effects that these companies…


Added by Deborah Drew on April 8, 2012 at 1:42pm — 4 Comments

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