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Precautionary management of deep sea minerals (English)

This is a background paper to the Pacific Possible report. Technological progress has given rise to increased interest in deep sea minerals. This report takes stock of existing policy, legal and fiscal arrangements supporting DSM decision making and the regulatory and institutional capacities necessary to assure positive outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 119106 JUN 30, 2017

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Macro poverty outlook for Botswana (English)

Botswana's economy recovered moderately in 2016. Further gains are expected for the medium-term, with real GDP growth of more-than 4 percent through 2019. ... See More +

Working Paper 113873 APR 01, 2017

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The impact of mining on spatial inequality recent evidence from Africa (English)

This paper investigates the relationship between mining and spatial inequality in Africa during 2001-12. The identification strategy is based on a unilateral causation between mining and district inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7960 FEB 06, 2017

Addison,Tony; Boly,Amadou; Mveyange,Anthony Francis Disclosed

Transfer pricing in mining with a focus on Africa : a briefing note (English)

This briefing note summarizes the results of research on transfer pricing (TP) in the specific context of the mining industry in Africa. The study was commissioned in 2015-16 by the World Bank Group (WBG) in cooperation with the International Mining for Development Centre (IM4DC) and conducted by an international team of taxation and mining experts directed by the Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET). ... See More +

Working Paper 112344 JAN 01, 2017

Guj, Pietro; Martin, Stephanie; Readhead, Alexandra Disclosed

Perú - Cómo enfrentar los conflictos ambientales mineros (Spanish)

: El Gobierno peruano ha avanzado en el diseño e implementación de las regulaciones ambientales y sociales, sin embargo, un porcentaje importante de los conflictos mineros en el Perú está asociado a problemas de índole social y ambiental. ... See More +

Brief 109084 OCT 01, 2016

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China - Capacity Strengthening for Implementation of Minamata Convention on Mercury Project (English)

The development objective of Capacity Strengthening for Implementation of Minamata Convention on Mercury Project for China are to (a) develop a national strategy on mercury and related action plans; and (b) improve China’s mercury management capacity and readiness to implement this strategy in the project provinces. there are three components in this project. 1) The firs component, Development of National Strategy and Sectoral and Provincial Action Plans, aims at delivering the National Mercury Strategy and related action plans. 2) The second component, Capacity Strengthening for Mercury Management and Risk Assessment, aims at building capacity for mercury management in the MEP, DEPs from the three pilot provinces and other stakeholders through targeted activities and establishing some of the building blocks that will support China’s long-term environmentally sound management of mercury, and mercury reduction and phase-out efforts. 3) The third component, Project Management, will support Foreign Economic Cooperation Office (FECO) to properly manage project implementation in collaboration with the provincial Department of Environmental Protections (DEPs) of the pilot province. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1839 AUG 23, 2016

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Botswana - Mining investment and governance review (English)

The Botswana Mining Investment and Governance Review (MInGov) collects and shares information on mining sector governance, its attractiveness to investors and how its activities affect national development. ... See More +

Working Paper 109316 AUG 01, 2016

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Mining for inclusive growth in Odisha, India (English)

This guidance note is about a recent mining boom in Odisha, that accelerated and diversified economic growth in the Indian state. However, the boom did not reduce poverty in the mining region. ... See More +

Brief 103934 JAN 01, 2016

Kannan,Sridar Padmanabhan; Peter Van Der Veen Disclosed

Cameroon - Mining Sector Technical Assistance Project : environmental assessment : Evaluation stratégique environnementale et sociale du secteur minier au Cameroun (French)

This Mining Sector Technical Assistance Project of Cameroon aims to improve efficiency, transparency and contributing to sustainable development in the mining sector. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2264 JAN 01, 2016

Pelon,Remi Disclosed

Togo - First Phase of the Mining Governance and Development Project (English)

The development objective of the First Phase of the Mining Governance and Development Project for Togo is to streamline the institutional arrangements of key organizations in the extractive industries to strengthen their efficiency and accountability for effective management of the sector. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1072 OCT 29, 2015

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Mauritania - Second Mining Sector Capacity Building Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14798 SEP 01, 2015

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Socioeconomic impact of mining on local communities in Africa (English)

Working Paper ACS14621 JUN 30, 2015

Chuhan-Pole,Punam Disclosed

Gold mining and proto-urbanization : recent evidence from Ghana (English)

Central place theory predicts that agglomeration can arise from external shocks. This paper investigates whether gold mining is a catalyst for proto-urbanization in rural Ghana. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7347 JUN 30, 2015

Fafchamps,Marcel; Koelle,Michael Rene; Shilpi,Forhad J. Disclosed

Zambia economic brief : making mining work for Zambia (English)

After several years of strong economic performance, Zambia now confronts several important challenges that must be managed carefully to ensure sustained and inclusive growth in the future. ... See More +

Working Paper 97390 JUN 01, 2015

Schuler,Philip M.; Lokanc,Martin Disclosed

China - Huainan Mining Area Rehabilitation Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 96115 APR 24, 2015

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Burundi - Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Government Effectiveness Project (English)

The objective of the Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Government Effectiveness Project for Burundi is to strengthen government institutional capacity to improve fiscal management. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1255 APR 01, 2015

Disclosed

Mongolia - Mining Sector Technical Assistance Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Final report of Erdenes Mongol LLC and Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi JSC review of the Tavan Tolgoi environmental and social management system (English)

The Mining Technical Assistance Project for Mongolia environmental problems relate primarily to pollution management and physical disruption of pasture lands and water resources by both artisanal and larger mining operations. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1862 MAR 27, 2015

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Precautionary management of deep sea minerals (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 119106 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Botswana (English)
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APR 01, 2017 113873 Working Paper
The impact of mining on spatial inequality recent evidence from Africa (English)
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FEB 06, 2017 WPS7960 Policy Research Working Paper
Transfer pricing in mining with a focus on Africa : a briefing note (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112344 Working Paper
Perú - Cómo enfrentar los conflictos ambientales mineros (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2016 109084 Brief
Guinea - Mining Sector Governance Support Project : procurement plan : Guinee - Projet d'Appui a la Gouvernance dans Secteur Minier : plan de passation de marchés (French)
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AUG 26, 2016 108284 Procurement Plan
China - Capacity Strengthening for Implementation of Minamata Convention on Mercury Project (English)
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AUG 23, 2016 PAD1839 Project Appraisal Document
Botswana - Mining investment and governance review (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 109316 Working Paper
Guinea - Mining Sector Governance Support Project : procurement plan : Guinee - Projet d’Appui a la Gouvernance dans Secteur Minier : plan de passation de marchés (French)
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JUN 08, 2016 106401 Procurement Plan
Mining for inclusive growth in Odisha, India (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103934 Brief
Cameroon - Mining Sector Technical Assistance Project : environmental assessment : Evaluation stratégique environnementale et sociale du secteur minier au Cameroun (French)
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JAN 01, 2016 SFG2264 Environmental Assessment
Togo - First Phase of the Mining Governance and Development Project (English)
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OCT 29, 2015 PAD1072 Project Appraisal Document
Mauritania - Second Mining Sector Capacity Building Project (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 ICRR14798 Implementation Completion Report Review
Socioeconomic impact of mining on local communities in Africa (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 ACS14621 Working Paper
Gold mining and proto-urbanization : recent evidence from Ghana (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 WPS7347 Policy Research Working Paper
Madagascar - Extractive Industries Sector Project : Implementation support mission - June 16 to 26, 2015 : Madagascar - Projet Secteur Industries Extractives : Mission d’appui à la mise en oeuvre - 16 au 26 Juin 2015 (French)
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JUN 26, 2015 100022 Aide Memoire
Zambia economic brief : making mining work for Zambia (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97390 Working Paper
China - Huainan Mining Area Rehabilitation Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 24, 2015 96115 Procurement Plan
Burundi - Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Government Effectiveness Project (English)
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APR 01, 2015 PAD1255 Project Appraisal Document
Mongolia - Mining Sector Technical Assistance Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Final report of Erdenes Mongol LLC and Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi JSC review of the Tavan Tolgoi environmental and social management system (English)
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MAR 27, 2015 E1862 Environmental Assessment