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Review of Policies, Strategies and Activities in Sustainable Development of Land and Mineral Resources in Asia and the Pacific

  • Author: UN, ESCAP
  • Publication date: October 2001
  • Page count: 608
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 01.II.F.11

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This publication presents a series of papers that highlight strategic policy re-orientation related to foreign direct investment (FDI) in the mining sector. It reviews the current policy initiatives and strategies in development of land and mineral resources. It also focuses on emerging issues such as: decentralization related to mining and mineral resource development, environment management, social aspects and industry relationship with host communities and other stakeholders. It addition, the publication highlights the activities undertaken by Geological Survey and Mines Departments in 1998-1999 on mineral resources development activities.