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Global Agenda Council on Responsible Mineral Resources Management 2012-2014

 
Global Agenda Council on Responsible Mineral Resources Management 2012-2014

The development of mineral resources is a key driver of global economic growth and provides unparalleled opportunities for resource-rich countries. The importance of creating a responsible approach to mineral development has never been clearer, as projects face mounting opposition, from Conga in Peru to Oyu Tolgoi in Mongolia. While the role of mining in economic development is increasingly recognized, there is still debate over how mining should be conducted and a general lack of trust between stakeholders.