THE ROLE OF MINING IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NAMIBIA POST-2008 GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISIS Walter Augusto Fernandes A research report submitted to the faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Engineering.
Transport and regional development effects ... covering its economic role and contribution, transport demand and supply aspects, and consideration of transport markets. The chapter is structured as follows: Section 2.2 – Provides an overview of the role of transport in the economy, both in general and
True, Zimbabwe is blessed with over 40 different types of minerals and other natural resources that includes wildlife, forests and tourist attraction areas. The decline in agriculture and manufacturing sectors in particular has elevated the role of mining as a pillar to socio-economic development.
Socio-economic development of any region or area depends upon various factors or components, which belong to different parameters and it is very difficult task to discuss each and every component of socio-economic development in detail. However, here, few major components of socio-economic development are worked out. These are the following ...
Regional Economic Development: A Review SEARCH WP01/03 3 appear to be even more relevant in the case of developing and emerging countries, where only a limited set of locations shows the capability to spur economic growth, while the rest seems to stagnate or decline.
Socioeconomics (also known as social economics) is the social science that studies how economic activity affects and is shaped by social processes. In general it analyzes how societies progress, stagnate, or regress because of their local or regional economy, or the global economy.Societies are divided into 3 groups: social, cultural and economic.
The socio-economic development in south mining regions of Jordan lags the averages of the country as a whole. • Mineral activities in Jordan appear to largely fail to benefit local communities. • Policies and rules need to be developed for redistributing mining wealth to local communities.
DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR EXTERNAL POLICIES OF THE UNION DIRECTORATE B POLICY DEPARTMENT STUDY THE ROLE OF BRICS IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD Abstract The role of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) as emerging protagonists in international development cooperation is significantly and rapidly changing. Over the
This chapter explores the literature in areas such as ICT, socio-economic development, poverty reduction and the role of universities in knowledge creation and dissemination before taking a look at a university intervention in ICT for development in a small rural community in Yola, Adamawa State in …
Role of Commercial Bank in the Economic Development of . Role of Commercial Bank in the Economic Development of INDIA Priyanka Saini1, Jyoti Sindhu. 2 1 Professor, Department of Commerce, Venkateswara College, University of Delhi, Delhi, INDIA ABSTRACT Banks play a vital role in the economic development of a country.
Metal mining and sustainable development in Central America | Oxfam America 1 Executive summary 2 Introduction 3 A full economic view of mining: Incorporating all costs and benefits 4 The role of metal mining in the Central American economies 7 Central America’s experience with metal mining 9
The report’s findings support a strong case for advocating the involvement of all tiers of government in the pursuit of local and regional economic development. “The local government sector has an important role to play in promoting economic development, but one that evades a singular model.
include human resource development, research and development, institutional capacity building, networking, gender integration and private and public awareness and participation. 6. Mechanism to integrate the 3 SD pillars: There is need to have a mechanism to integrate SD issues in social, economic and environment pillars.
Role of Ecotourism in Sustainable Development 777 or help undo damage to the environment, and f) ecotourists appreciate and respect local culture, traditions, etc. It focuses primarily on experiencing and learning about nature, its landscape, flora, fauna and their habitats, as well as cultural artifacts from the locality. A symbiotic and complex
regional level, of progress made in implementing programmes aimed at meeting the needs of the inhabitants of the region. Conclusion The rationale for socio-economic analysis on a regional level stems from the fact that a development perspective constitutes the initial step in the development programming approach.
One of Umsizi’s core principles is to implement socio-economic development projects which are specifically designed to avoid developing dependence from the outset. Our earliest development programmes are still ongoing, long after Umsizi’s direct involvement has come to an end.
Page 3 of 19 1 INTRODUCTION This paper summarises a study, Contribution of transport to economic development – International review with New Zealand perspectives1, published as part of the Ministry’s Strategic Policy Programme.2 That study and this summary have been prepared with the assistance of Ian Wallis Associates.
Local Cluster Development Anglo-American • Anglo American has established Anglo Zimele, a South African enterprise investment fund, for mining-related small and medium-sized businessesin South Africa • As of 2010, the fund had invested in 509 businesses, which collectively employed 9,514 people with annual revenues of $215 million Economic ...
The study's objective was to support the socio-economic development program of the Government of Orissa by helping to analyze and formulate practical strategies for strengthening an institutional and regulatory framework with respect to managing the environmental and social impacts of investments in the mining and industry sectors.
Social impacts of mining at a local community level and the role of CSR for long-term sustainability the large scale mining operation. However, one of the main reasons for the lagged business development is the limited availability of human resources. It appears that people moving
potential of primary sector-led economic development in the case of the former, or to promote outright anti-mining activism in the case of the latter. Both contentions overshadow the potential for the optimal harnessing of the considerable potential of a growing mining industry to catalyse socio-economic development.
community to match both global and regional markets, and they can strive to create new jobs that fit both the local people and the place” (Blakely and Bradshaw, 2002). Globally, academics, development practitioners and stakeholders recognise the important role of local economic development (LED) in order to create jobs, alleviating
Mining and Corporate Social Responsibility Partnerships in South Africa L Mabuza, N Msezane and M Kwata In the light of challenges associated with sustainable development in the developing world, the mining industry, as is the case with other industries, has been compelled to relook issues pertinent
Dec 17, 2002· However, because most small‐scale mines are low‐tech and employ poorly trained uneducated people, it is difficult for the sector to improve on its own. Thus, governments and regional international bodies must play an expanded role in bridging critical information, techno‐logic and economic gaps.
Mining companies have also made important efforts to improve their relationships with communities, assuming a more open and constructive approach in their interactions with local groups. They have strengthened social responsibility programs and enhanced contributions to the economic development of communities where they operate.