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Land, Natural Resources and Conflict: From Curse to Opportunity. (...) English Français Español The EU-UN Partnership on Land, Natural Resources and Conflict Prevention UN Home Main Page The Partnership EU-UN Partnership UNDG-ECHA Guidance Note Country Focus Afghanistan Cote D'Ivoire Democratic Republic of Congo Great Lakes Peru Zambia Peacebuilding Online Training Additional Resources Natural Resources and Conflict Extractive Value Chain and Conflict Prevention Contact Us Course Description and Modules The on-line training programme on Natural Resources and Conflict focuses on how to formulate and operationalize measures to address natural resources conflicts within a development framework. (...) The following 3 modules relate to specific natural resources concerns: land, extraction and environmental scarcity, degradation and climate risk.
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Score: 1193242 - https://www.un.org/en/land-nat.../onlinetraining/overview.shtml
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Land, Natural Resources and Conflict: From Curse to Opportunity. (...) English Français Español The EU-UN Partnership on Land, Natural Resources and Conflict Prevention UN Home Main Page The Partnership EU-UN Partnership UNDG-ECHA Guidance Note Country Focus Afghanistan Cote D'Ivoire Democratic Republic of Congo Great Lakes Peru Zambia Peacebuilding Online Training Additional Resources Natural Resources and Conflict Extractive Value Chain and Conflict Prevention Contact Us Peacebuilding Photo: Framework Team The United Nations Security Council and General Assembly have increasingly recognized the importance of natural resources management for conflict prevention and peacebuilding. Most recently, the Security Council held a Thematic Debate on Conflict Prevention and the Extractive Industries on 19 June 2013. The contribution of the EU-UN partnership to peacebuilding has also been acknowledged by these bodies.
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Score: 1190077 - https://www.un.org/en/land-nat...s-conflict/peacebuilding.shtml
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Future Fibres: Coir english français Español FAO Home Economic and Social Development stream Future fibres home The fibres Sisal Jute Abaca Coir Country profiles Activities Publications Events Future Fibres   Coir The thickest and most resistant of all commercial natural fibres, coir is a coarse, short fibre extracted from the outer shell of coconuts. (...) Coir geotextiles have a natural ability to retain moisture and protect from the suns radiation just like natural soil, and unlike geo-synthetic materials, it provides good soil support for up to three years, allowing natural vegetation to become established. (...) Coconuts are typically grown by small-scale farmers, who use local mills for fibre extraction. Globally around  650 000 tonnes of coir are produced annually, mainly in India and Sri Lanka.
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Score: 1189916.8 - https://www.fao.org/economic/futurefibres/fibres/coir/en/
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Facebook Twitter Print Email High-level event stresses importance of extractive industries to sustainable growth in Africa 24 February 2015 The United Nations Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA) held a meeting at Headquarters in New York today on the role of the extractive industry in Africa. (...) Despite strong export performance in the sector, African countries have not yet fully harnessed the full potential of their rich natural resource endowments or employed their natural resource advantages as an engine for inclusive economic growth. Under the post-2015 agenda and the African Union Agenda 2063, revenue from natural resources, including the extractive industries, will be a key source for development financing.
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Score: 1187393.4 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2...-industries-sustainable-growth
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This concerns mainly the extraction of coal in the company of OKD a.s. The range of mineral resources is relatively wide. (...) It is the area of Beskydy (North-East Moravia) with bituminous coal because of environmental reasons, and the areas around the Most city (North Bohemia) because of "ecological mining limits" of brown coal. Extraction of crude oil and natural gas reached its peak in the CZ in 2005, when about 306 000 tonnes of oil and 260 million m3 of methane and natural gas were extracted. (...) The price depression of uranium since the second half of 1980s led to the gradual phasing out of mining. Currently, it is extracted the last deposit Rožná and a remediation after the chemical extraction is ongoing in the locality Stráž pod Ralskem.
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Score: 1184433.5 - https://www.un.org/esa/dsd/dsd...tionalReports/czech/Mining.pdf
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The terms of the concessions are set up by the Ministry of Economy, if the object of the extraction is in the field of metal, non-metal, oil and gas or solid fuel and by the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works if the object of the extraction is in the field of construction and rock-lining materials. (...) Risk assessment of mines and mining activities In assessing the risk the conditions in the region where extractive activities will be carried out, the nature of the activities and their consequences are taken ito account. (...) Depending on the conditions and the technologies applied, the rehabilitation is done in paralel with the extraction or after its completion. Extraction companies produce and periodicaly update the work projects for rehabilitation of the affected lands and the mining site closure.
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Score: 1183937.9 - https://www.un.org/esa/dsd/dsd...nalReports/bulgaria/MINING.pdf
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License holder A person obtaining the licence to explore and extract the natural resource from its owner, usually the country. (...) Royalties are paid, by the holder of the right to extract natural resources, to the resource holder to compensate for natural resources that are extracted. (...) Resources that typically incur severance taxes when extracted are oil, natural gas, coal, uranium, and timber.
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Score: 1182257.8 - https://www.un.org/esa/ffd/wp-...RP3_AttachmentE_FiscalTake.pdf
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Extractive industries and PMSCs in conflict settings, and 2. (...) The Working Group is concerned at the lack of a clear, precise and legally defined role for each security actor operating in the extractive industry. This further raises concerns about the conduct of security providers, including PMSCs, and their involvement in alleged human rights violations and abuses committed in the context of natural resource exploitation. (...) The Working Group concludes the report with recommendations to assist States, the extractive industry, private military and security companies and other stakeholders to strengthen human rights protections in the delivery of security in the extractive sector.
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Score: 1181352.4 - https://www.ohchr.org/en/calls...urity-companies-and-extractive
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Microsoft Word - Skeleton Overview Note Extractives Industries Taxation Issues Attachment A: Draft Outline of Overview Note on Extractive Industries Taxation Issues1 Executive Summary/Purpose The purpose of this note is to give an overview of some of the issues for extractive industries taxation in developing countries including possible cluster of such issues and the interactions between them, options available and the likely effect of taking such options in particular circumstances. (...) It is intended to address the issues of taxation of the extractive industries in short form and to help build awareness of them, as well as to help put those faced with these issues in a position to make policy and administration decisions in relation to them. Terms Used "Extractives" - non-renewable natural resources such as crude oil, natural gas and mining products ……. 1 This guidance note was prepared by the Secretariat of the Committee of Experts with input from other Committee Members.
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Score: 1177733.4 - https://www.un.org/esa/ffd/wp-...mentA_ExtractiveIndustries.pdf
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The term natural resource exploitation” is used broadly in this questionnaire to include any activities involving the use, extraction or development of natural resources, including but not limited to land, water, timber, minerals, oil, and gas. (...) Extraction of minerals must take place within the framework of an approved zone plan. The municipality must assess the total impact of the measures when deciding whether land is to be zoned for mineral extraction. If proposals to the municipal plan’s land management component include new or extended areas for mineral extraction and/or disposal, their impact on the environment and society shall be investigated.
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Score: 1175531.25 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...on/NaturalResource/Norway.docx
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