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  • Rights and Resources in Global Mining – Andy White

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    This is the transcript of an interview between Future Challenges Regional Editor Lourdes Gomez and Andy White, the Director of Washington-based Rights and Resources Initiative. It’s part of our Lead Article “A Zero-Sum Game?” The article deals with the following question: Rapid globalisation makes competition for land, raw materials and other resources intense. When […]

  • Riqueza debajo de la tierra, pobreza por encima

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            Abstract: Is our mineral richness a curse? We have not been able to convert this wealth into economic and social growth and problems keep popping up all over the country, no matter the government, the laws or the companies working there. Bolivia’s mining history is not very […]