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Power, Money, Greed & Oil [Video]

Power, Money, Greed & Oil [Video]

Source: BBC, 2013

Author(s): Rachel Boynton

Countries: Ghana, Nigeria

Topics: Extractive Resources

Added: 06/08/2014

 

An epic venture into capitalism at the beginning of the 21st century. Made over five years, this documentary is a comprehensive insider account of a modern-day gold rush as Dallas-based Kosmos Energy race ahead to develop the first commercial oil field in Ghana's history, in the deep waters of the...

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Blood in the Mobile [Video]

Blood in the Mobile [Video]

Source: Koncern TV- og Filmproduktion, 2010

Author(s): Frank Piasecki Poulsen

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Livelihoods

Added: 06/08/2014

 

We love our cell phones and the selection between different models has never been bigger. But the production of phones has a dark, bloody side.   The main part of minerals used to produce cell phones are coming from the mines in the Eastern DR Congo. The Western World is buying these...

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The New Kings of Crude: China, India, and the Global Struggle for Oil in Sudan and South Sudan

The New Kings of Crude: China, India, and the Global Struggle for Oil in Sudan and South Sudan

Source: Hurst, 2014

Author(s): Luke Patey

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Extractive Resources

Added: 06/08/2014

 

In the past decade, the need for oil in Asia's new industrial powers, China and India, has grown dramatically. The New Kings of Crude takes the reader from the dusty streets of an African capital to Asia's glistening corporate towers to provide a first look at how the world's rising...

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Conflict Minerals Reporting: 12 Lessons Learned with Best Practices Worksheet for 2014

Conflict Minerals Reporting: 12 Lessons Learned with Best Practices Worksheet for 2014

Source: Green Status Pro, 2014

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources

Added: 06/08/2014

 

See the issues other companies faced when filing their first Conflict Mineral Reports.   After reading this book you will learn: Preparing for your 2015 Audit Developing Supply Chain Transparency Automating your Conflict Minerals Program Improving Smelter Due Diligence Incorporating an Auditable Roadmap

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Exploiting Natural Resources: Growth, Instability, and Conflict in the Middle East and Asia

Exploiting Natural Resources: Growth, Instability, and Conflict in the Middle East and Asia

Source: Stimson Center, 2009

Author(s): Richard Cronin & Amit Pandya

Topics: Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/08/2014

 

Exploiting Natural Resources: Growth, Instability, and Conflict in the Middle East  and Asia draws together commissioned papers and analysis by regional experts and Stimson staff on transboundary natural resource issues. It is one dimension of the work of the Regional Voices: Transnational Challenges project, which also includes climate change and...

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State of the World 2005: Redefining Global Security

State of the World 2005: Redefining Global Security

Source: The Worldwatch Institute, 2005

Author(s): Michael Renner

Topics: Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/08/2014

 

Since September 11, 2001, many governments have reasserted the centrality of traditional, military-focused security. Yet the aftermath of the ensuing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq underlines once more that lasting security is not found in soldiers, bullets, and tanks. "Security" concerns are only in part about violent conflict, a worst-case...

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The Curse of Gold: Democratic Republic of Congo

The Curse of Gold: Democratic Republic of Congo

Source: Human Rights Watch, 2005

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 06/08/2014

 

This 159-page report documents how local armed groups fighting for the control of gold mines and trading routes have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity using the profits from gold to fund their activities and buy weapons. The report provides details of how a leading gold mining company, AngloGold...

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Hidden Casualties: Environmental, Health and Political Consequences of the Persian Gulf War

Hidden Casualties: Environmental, Health and Political Consequences of the Persian Gulf War

Source: North Atlantic Books, 1994

Author(s): Saul Bloom, John Miller, Phillippa Winkler & James Warner

Topics: Extractive Resources

Added: 06/08/2014

 

This volume reveals the full extent of the 1991 Persian Gulf War's devastation (including oil spills seventy times larger than the Exxon Valdez disaster, how the West armed Iraq, the link between oil fires and the storms that devastated Bangladesh and China in 1991, and the impact on Iraqi, Kuwaiti,...

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Ending Wars, Consolidating Peace: Economic Perspectives

Ending Wars, Consolidating Peace: Economic Perspectives

Source: International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) , 2010

Author(s): Mats Berdal & Achim Wennmann

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Economic Recovery , Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 06/08/2014

 

The transition from war to peace is fraught with tension and the risk of a return to bloodshed. With so much at stake, it is crucial that the international community and local stakeholders make sense of the complex mosaic of challenges, to support a lasting, inclusive and prosperous peace. Recent...

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Gold and Diamonds in the Central African Republic: The Country’s Mining Sector, and Related Social, Economic and Environmental Issues

Gold and Diamonds in the Central African Republic: The Country’s Mining Sector, and Related Social, Economic and Environmental Issues

Source: IPIS, 2013

Author(s): Ken Matthysen & Iain Clarkson

Countries: CAR

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 04/08/2014

 

Gold and diamonds in Central Africa easily conjure up images of conflict, rebel funding, human rights violations, and smuggling. As a country landlocked within an unstable region, neighbouring the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and recently the scene of another coup attempt, the Central African Republic (CAR) might be considered an...

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