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For many resource-rich developing countries, mineral resources present a significant economic opportunity to increase government revenue. Tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS), combined with gaps in the capabilities of tax authorities in develo ...
A new study from the IGF and IISD highlights how multistakeholder, market-based voluntary sustainability initiatives (VSIs) can promote more sustainable production practices, often at the global level.
Many countries have embarked on a quest for what seems to be some sort of Holy Grail: the formalization of the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector. UNITAR's handbook can help them achieve this goal.
**Français à suivre** The exploitation of mineral resources does not automatically translate into industrial development. This can be seen in many countries that are struggling to develop activities to enhance the benefits of their subsoils’ a ...