|Protecting Community Rights|
Protecting Community Rights – within the Institutional, Legal and Regulatory Framework for Mining Activities in Nigeria
This book attempts to address gaps in the promotion and protection of host community rights in Nigeria’s solid mineral industry. It provides an overview of the Nigerian institutional legal and regulatory framework on mineral extraction, its social, environmental and human rights impacts, and discusses the protection of community rights within this framework.
|22-03-2014||Access to Justice, Business & Human Rights, Natural Resources & Rights|
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|Promoting Climate Smart Mining in Nigeria|
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is one of many events that has had negative impacts on the global oil markets exposing the fragility and vulnerability of the Nigerian economy. This has prompted the Federal Government of Nigeria, to intensify its efforts of diversifying the Nigerian economy. One of such efforts is revamping the mining sector in order to attract foreign investments. Can Nigeria successfully pursue its mining ambition for economic growth in a socially and environmentally sustainable and responsible way with minimal impact on local host communities?
|12-08-2021||Natural Resources & Rights|
This report has attempted to provide a narrative on the status of the extractive host community in Nigeria and at the same time proffered some recommendations. It is our hope that it will increase stakeholder knowledge and catalyze essential conversations with policymakers, and that legal and regulatory reforms will result from these conversations and improve the status of extractive host communities across Nigeria.
|01-04-2014||Natural Resources & Rights|
Introduction to extractive industry contracts, governance and human rights UN Principles for Responsible Contracts
|15-10-2012||Natural Resources & Rights|