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Le potentiel transformateur de l'industrie minière : une opportunité pour l'électrification de l'Afrique subsaharienne (French)

Africa needs power, power to enhance the welfare of its people and expand its economies. But Sub-Saharan Africa's power sector has the lowest generation capacity in the world. ... See More +

Publication 94317 FEB 05, 2015

Arroyo, Inés Pérez; Banerjee,Sudeshna Ghosh; Mcmahon,Gary Joseph Raymond; Robinson,Peter; Romo Mercado,Zayra Luz Gabriela; Toledano,Perrine Disclosed

The power of the mine : a transformative opportunity for Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Africa is blessed with energy resources yet they go largely untapped. As a result, only one in three Africans has access to energy, which stymies economic growth on the continent and seriously limits human potential and well-being. ... See More +

Publication 92221 OCT 24, 2014

Perez Arroyo,Ines; Banerjee,Sudeshna Ghosh; Mcmahon,Gary Joseph Raymond; Robinson,Peter; Romo Mercado,Zayra Luz Gabriela; Toledano,Perrine Disclosed

The contribution of the mining sector to socioeconomic and human development (English)

Many low and middle-income mineral-rich countries have experienced strong growth for a decade or longer, propelled by a rapid expansion of their mineral exports and a rise in prices of these commodities. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 87298 APR 01, 2014

McMahon, Gary Joseph Raymond; Moreira, Susana Disclosed

Handshake : IFC's quarterly journal on public-private partnerships (13) (English)

The latest issue of Handshake, focused on public-private partnerships in the power sector, brings diverse expert voices together to discuss how to increase access to energy in developing countries. ... See More +

Newsletter 87853 APR 01, 2014

Perez Arroyo,Ines; Audinet,Pierre; Banerjee,Sudeshna Ghosh; Buckholtz, Alison (editor); Delmon,Jeffrey John; East, Stratega; Fergusson, Jamie; Head, Chris; Katancevic, Aleksandar; Kjorstad, John; Madrigal,Marcelino; Marquez,Eduardo R.; Maurer,Luiz T. A.; Mcmahon,Gary Joseph Raymond; Mateos Merino,Almudena; Mohiuddin,Arif; Oliveira, Tanya Scobie (editor); Probyn,John Iwan; Ramos, Ariel; Robinson,Peter; Rodriguez,Diego Juan; Romo Mercado,Zayra Luz Gabriela; Smith,Charles J.; Toledano,Perrine; Verink,Bastiaan Johan Disclosed

Environmental management in Bolivia : innovations and opportunities : Ambiental en Bolivia : innovaciones y oportunidades (Spanish)

Pollution management is at the top of the development agenda of Bolivia, and this program helps address it in a cross-sectoral manner. In the context of the implementation of the program ‘environmental management in Bolivia: innovations and opportunities’ which was conducted from September 2010 until October 2012, the World Bank has implemented a technical assistance program and supported a multisectoral analysis in order to help the Bolivian government improve environmental management in four specific areas: (a) water resource pollution by mining and mitigation of the pollution; (b) evaluation of potential wastewater reuse in agriculture with case studies from Cochabamba and Tarija; (c) improvement of waste management; and (d) evaluation of health benefits through adequate water supply and basic sanitation. ... See More +

Working Paper 73256 JUN 10, 2013

Sauer, Anna-Lena; Golub, Elena; Rocca, Ondina; Morton, John; Sandoval, Alvaro Leandro; Caceres, Humberto; Guisbert, Gabriela; Avila, Luis; Aguilar, JoaquIn; Gonzalez, Luz Maria; Orozco, Alvaro; Quiton, Carlos; Sanz, Zael; Klytchnikova, Irina; Blomqvist, Morten; McMahon, Gary; Martinez, Elias Pinto; Terceros, Luis Fernando; Rocabado, Giovanna; Llanos, Ruth; Cestti, Rita; Ledezm, Sergio; Perrotto, Humberto; Miranda, Juan Jose; Stewart, Benjamin English Disclosed

Environmental management in Bolivia : innovations and opportunities (English)

Pollution management is at the top of the development agenda of Bolivia, and this program helps address it in a cross-sectoral manner. In the context of the implementation of the program ‘environmental management in Bolivia: innovations and opportunities’ which was conducted from September 2010 until October 2012, the World Bank has implemented a technical assistance program and supported a multisectoral analysis in order to help the Bolivian government improve environmental management in four specific areas: (a) water resource pollution by mining and mitigation of the pollution; (b) evaluation of potential wastewater reuse in agriculture with case studies from Cochabamba and Tarija; (c) improvement of waste management; and (d) evaluation of health benefits through adequate water supply and basic sanitation. ... See More +

Working Paper 73256 JUN 01, 2013

Sauer, Anna-Lena; Golub, Elena; Rocca, Ondina; Morton, John; Sandoval, Alvaro Leandro; Caceres, Humberto; Guisbert, Gabriela; Avila, Luis; Aguilar, JoaquIn; Gonzalez, Luz Maria; Orozco, Alvaro; Quiton, Carlos; Sanz, Zael; Klytchnikova, Irina; Blomqvist, Morten; McMahon, Gary; Martinez, Elias Pinto; Terceros, Luis Fernando; Rocabado, Giovanna; Llanos, Ruth; Cestti, Rita; Ledezm, Sergio; Perrotto, Humberto; Miranda, Juan Jose; Stewart, Benjamin Spanish Disclosed

The World Bank's evolutionary approach to mining sector reform (English)

In this report, in addition to aggregate results, six brief case studies are used to highlight the impact of Bank supported mining sector reform on various indicators at different links of the value chain. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 60513 OCT 01, 2010

McMahon, Gary Disclosed

The aluminum industry in West and Central Africa : lessons learned and prospects for the future (English)

The purpose of this working paper is to evaluate the future of the aluminum industry in West and Central Africa, with a focus on aluminum smelting and its relationship with power generation and availability in the regions. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 54719 DEC 01, 2009

Husband, Charles; McMahon, Gary; Veen, Peter van der Disclosed

Large mines and the community : socioeconomic and environmental effects in Latin America, Canada and Spain : Grandes minas y la comunidad : efectos socioeconomicos y ambientales en Latinoamerica, Canada y Espana (Spanish)

The book examines the impacts of medium- and large-scale mines on local communities, through six case studies, analyzing both the socioeconomic and cultural effects, as well as environmental impacts of mining operations on the communities. ... See More +

Publication 23606 JAN 01, 2003

McMahon, Gary [editor]; Remy, Felix [editor]; Loayza, Fernando; Franco, Ismael; Quezada, Fernando; Alvarado,Mario; Castillo, Julio; Sanchez, Jose Miguel; Kunze, Veronica; Araya, Rodrigo; Pasco-Font, Alberto; Diez Hurtado, Alejandro; Damonte, Gerardo; Fort, Ricardo; Salas, Guillermo; Ortega Girones, Enrique; Diez Viejobueno, Carlos; Ritter, Archibald R.M.; Parsons, Graham F.; Barsi, Ron English Disclosed

Large mines and the community : socioeconomic and environmental effects in Latin America, Canada and Spain (English)

The book examines the impacts of medium- and large-scale mines on local communities, through six case studies, analyzing both the socioeconomic and cultural effects, as well as environmental impacts of mining operations on the communities. ... See More +

Publication 23606 JAN 01, 2001

McMahon, Gary [editor]; Remy, Felix [editor]; Loayza, Fernando; Franco, Ismael; Quezada, Fernando; Alvarado,Mario; Castillo, Julio; Sanchez, Jose Miguel; Kunze, Veronica; Araya, Rodrigo; Pasco-Font, Alberto; Diez Hurtado, Alejandro; Damonte, Gerardo; Fort, Ricardo; Salas, Guillermo; Ortega Girones, Enrique; Diez Viejobueno, Carlos; Ritter, Archibald R.M.; Parsons, Graham F.; Barsi, Ron Spanish Disclosed

Mining and the environment in Indonesia : long-term trends and repercussions of the Asian economic crisis (English)

The study focuses on the potential environmental impacts of the socioeconomic crisis in the mining sector in Indonesia, summarized from two complementary studies: an analysis of current environmental issues in the country, and, a regional assessment of the environmental implications of the East Asian economic crisis, emphasizing on the sustainability of natural resource management. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 21438 NOV 30, 2000

McMahon, Gary; Rasdiani Subdibjo, Elly; Aden, Jean; Bouzaher, Aziz; Dore, Giovanna; Kunanayagam, Romanie

An environmental study of artisanal, small, and medium mining in Bolivia, Chile, and Peru (English)

This paper synthesizes a study examining the environmental performance of artisanal, mall, and medium mining in Bolivia, Chile, and Peru. Summaries of each of the three country studies are also included. ... See More +

Publication WTP429 MAY 31, 1999

McMahon, Gary; Evia, Jose Luis; Pasco-Font, Alberto; Sanchez, Jose Miguel

Mining and the community : results of the Quito Conference (English)

This technical paper presents the main findings of the conference on mining and the community in South and Central America, a subject which over the last few years, brought local, and international environmental groups together, to focus on the fragile ecosystems of the region, as a result of the increased exploration, and mineral development activities. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19748 APR 30, 1998

McMahon, Gary [Editor]

Applying economic analysis to technical assistance projects (English)

The author recommends using more quantitative economic analysis in appraising technical assistance loans and loan components. After giving a brief history of tecnhical assistance and the problems commonly associated with it, he describes classifications of technical assistance, proposes a new typology to be used for project appraisal, suggests methods for screening projects, and discusses different levels of economic analysis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1749 APR 30, 1997

McMahon, Gary

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Le potentiel transformateur de l'industrie minière : une opportunité pour l'électrification de l'Afrique subsaharienne (French)
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FEB 05, 2015 94317 Publication
The power of the mine : a transformative opportunity for Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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OCT 24, 2014 92221 Publication
The contribution of the mining sector to socioeconomic and human development (English)
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APR 01, 2014 87298 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Handshake : IFC's quarterly journal on public-private partnerships (13) (English)
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APR 01, 2014 87853 Newsletter
Environmental management in Bolivia : innovations and opportunities : Ambiental en Bolivia : innovaciones y oportunidades (Spanish)
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JUN 10, 2013 73256 Working Paper English
Environmental management in Bolivia : innovations and opportunities (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 73256 Working Paper Spanish
The World Bank's evolutionary approach to mining sector reform (English)
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OCT 01, 2010 60513 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The aluminum industry in West and Central Africa : lessons learned and prospects for the future (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 54719 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Large mines and the community : socioeconomic and environmental effects in Latin America, Canada and Spain : Grandes minas y la comunidad : efectos socioeconomicos y ambientales en Latinoamerica, Canada y Espana (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2003 23606 Publication English
Large mines and the community : socioeconomic and environmental effects in Latin America, Canada and Spain (English)
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JAN 01, 2001 23606 Publication Spanish
Mining and the environment in Indonesia : long-term trends and repercussions of the Asian economic crisis (English)
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NOV 30, 2000 21438 Departmental Working Paper
An environmental study of artisanal, small, and medium mining in Bolivia, Chile, and Peru (English)
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MAY 31, 1999 WTP429 Publication
Mining and the community : results of the Quito Conference (English)
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APR 30, 1998 19748 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Applying economic analysis to technical assistance projects (English)
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APR 30, 1997 WPS1749 Policy Research Working Paper