Managing mining for sustainable development - A Sourcebook

Published on 30 Mar 2018


The extraction of minerals from the earth presents opportunities, challenges and risks to sustainable development. This sourcebook - a joint publication of UN Environment and UNDP - provides a comprehensive overview of policies and practices to manage mining towards sustainable development by incorporating social and environmental sustainability considerations in policies and legal frameworks; implementing regulatory and participatory tools to protect the environment and people; enhancing fiscal benefits from mining; and increasing employment opportunities.  

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