Approaching sustainable development in mineral exporting economies

the case of Zambia by Frank Messner

Publisher: Institut für Weltwirtschaft und Internationales Management, Universität Bremen in Bremen

Written in English
Published: Pages: 41 Downloads: 220
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Places:

  • Zambia,
  • Zambia.

Subjects:

  • Mineral industries -- Zambia.,
  • Mineral industries -- Environmental aspects -- Zambia.,
  • Environmental policy -- Zambia.,
  • Zambia -- Economic policy.

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Sustainable Development and the Australian Minerals Sector i Major Issues The minerals sector, of which the mineral companies are an essential part (see Section: Defining the Minerals Sector) has substantially sustained the economic well-being of Australia since the development of the first goldfields. It now provides 62 per cent of the. economic performance of the mineral economies, along various dimensions, also differs from that of a control group of non-mineral economies. These differences of structure and performance suggest the elements of a policy framework that could remedy the major development problems of the mineral economies. Sustainable Development: The Anthropocentric Epistemology RIO 02 - World Climate & Energy Event, January , conceptions aimed to reach basically the birth rates of developing countries as well as its policies. Finally, in Barry Commoner released his “The Closing Circle”, defending that, although theAuthor: Cintia Mara Miranda Dias. Economics and Environment as Factors of Sustainable Development of Siberian Mineral Resources By N.L. Dobretsov,1 A.V. Kanygin,1 and A.E. Kontorovich1 The economic problems of Siberia derive from the fact that, although the region has rich natural resources of great importance to the mining and petroleum industries, develop-File Size: 1MB.

•By developing sustainable economic development strategies based on technological innovation and resource efficiency, places can grow their economies, improve their standards of living, and expand businesses, jobs, and incomes. Building a long -term sustainable economic development strategy is a complex Size: KB. On Septem , the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Agenda for Sustainable Development, which seeks to establish global consensus for the next 15 years. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to address some of the world [s pressing economic, social and environmental challenges. 1. High Level Panel on the post development agenda. A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable Development, a report which sets out a universal agenda to eradicate extreme poverty from the face of the earth by , and deliver on the promise of sustainable development.

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Get this from a library. Approaching sustainable development in mineral exporting economies: the case of Zambia. [Frank Messner]. Sustainable development in mineral exporting economies R. Auty and A. Warhurst Sustainable development requires that Mineral economies are defined as economies which generate at least consumption by present generations 10% of their GDP from mining and at least 40% of their foreign should not be at the expense of future exchange earnings from mineral by: Sustainable Development in Mineral Economies 1st Edition by Richard M.

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Cited by:   Sustainable development in mineral economies: the example of Botswana - Volume 9 Issue 4 - GLENN-MARIE LANGE, MATTHEW WRIGHT Sustainable development in a natural resource rich economy: the case of Chile in – Environment, Development and Sustainability, Vol.

12, Issue. 5, p. If this is the first time you use this feature Cited by: The mineral economies comprise approximately one-fifth of developing countries.

They face special problems in achieving sustainable development, and have as a group been less successful than resource-deficient neighbours. This book examines the apparent paradox, detailing the current problems facing the mineral economies and the future policies necessary.

In Sustaining Development in Mineral Economies, Richard Auty highlights these drawbacks and the devastating effect they can have on developing economies. With reference to six ore-exporters (viz. Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Jamaica, Zambia and Papua New Guinea) he outlines how things can go badly by: The key to sustainable economic development in poor economies will be improving the economic integration between frontier and other sectors of the economy, targeting policies to.

The mineral economies are an important group of developing countries which have suffered a resource curse over the past 20 years--showing a poorer performance than resource-deficient neighbors. Sustainable Development in Mineral Economies - Richard M.

Auty; Raymond F. Mikesell - Oxford University Press. Compared to most recent works on sustainable development (such as Atkinson et al. ; Baker ) focusing on the theory of urban sustainability, this book offers a. The Approaching sustainable development in mineral exporting economies book contribution of mining and mineral sector towards the development of national economies of southern African countries is undoubted.

What is not clear is the extent to which the sector is an effective driver of sustainable social and economic development at the local Size: KB. How emerging economies will green the world EnergyPact UNCTAD Conference How emerging economies will green the world ConferenceConcept Paper Programme The somehow provocative theme of the EnergyPact UNCTAD conference aims at addressing energy and climate change issues under new perspectives.

For the first time a major conference. 2 Economic Growth and Sustainable Development in the Pacific Island Countries 3 In general, PIC exports have increased by % over the past 20 years, reaching $ billion in Food and live animals accounted for 17% of exports while crude and mineral oils comprised the bulk of export earnings between and (see Figure 2; Radoc ).Cited by: 1.

Mineral Economics Development and Management of Natural Resources. Edited by Oded Rudawsky. Vol Pages () The Role of Natural Resources and Their Uniqueness Pages Download PDF; Book chapter Full text access Chapter 7 - Societal vs.

Private Interest Economic Evaluation. growth issue if we are to achieve a development that is ecologically sustainable. The globalization issue -- the keyword of the late s -- is beyond the scope of this article, but it is of high relevance for both economic growth and sustainable development.

This is of particular importance for the future possibilities of the developing. Development problems of mineral-exporting countries (English) Abstract. The essential advantage of the mineral economies lies in their possession of a resource that is readily converted into a large financial flow, much of it in the form of foreign exchange.

Sustainable development in mineral economies requires rapid economic growth so that resource-conserving technology can be adopted and diversification is encouraged to complement the depleting mineral asset. In the course of examining the interaction between macroecomonic policy and sectoral performance, clear prescriptions for avoiding these Author: Richard Auty.

As Figure makes clear, the finance ministers in these mineral- and energy-exporting countries are almost certainly looking at the wrong numbers when it comes to wealth creation and the sustainability of development.

Gross domestic saving shows an upward trend sinceapproaching roughly 25 percent of GDP. Environment and development are no longer considered mutually exclusive by governments and developmental agencies.

It is now recognized that a healthy environment is essential to sustainable growth. This paper explains the key role of environmental economics in facilitating effective incorporation of environmental concerns into development.

the mineral and energy sectors from a sustainable economic development standpoint, one could further enrich the argument by also linking the discussion with the Construction Boom Theory, an extension of the Dutch Disease theory which analyses. The New Economics of Sustainable Development Introduction and Executive Summary 2 the mainstream perspective.

For example, it emphasises the need, as part of the shift to sustainable development, to move: • away from a state-centred or business-centred economic system, towards a more people-centred system, and.

This report addresses the issue of sustainable development in an economy dependent on mineral resources, a non-renewable resource. Mineral wealth can provide countries with a tremendous opportunity for economic development by providing the funding for investment and growth.

It is widely believed that natural mineral resources are desirable. However there is growing evidence that this may not always be the case. Indeed, it seems that natural assets can distort the economy to such a degree that the benefit actually becomes a curse.

In Sustaining Development in Mineral Economies, Richard Auty highlights these drawbacks and the devastating effect Reviews: 1. Financing for Development and the outcome document of the United Nations summit for the adoption of the post development agenda, entitled “Transforming our world: the Agenda for Sustainable Development (A/70/)”.

It also benefitted from the Expert Group Meeting that was organised by the Division for Sustainable Development on. Foster sustainable mining practices through the provision of financial, technical and capacity-building support to developing countries and countries with economies.

Mining was one of the five themes reviewed during CSD/19 biannual cycle. The essence of economics is the well-being of the people, which is formulated as the maximization of social welfare function (SWF).

Economic activities lead to transformation of natural resources into consumable/usable goods and services, in other words, production of goods and services, create income earning job opportunities for achieving best outcomes of Author: Introductory Chapter: Economics.

The sustainable development and utilization of mineral resources and reserves is an area of critical importance to society given the fast growth and demand of new emerging economies and environmental and social concerns.

Uncertainty, however, impacts sustainable mineral resource development, including the ability of ore bodies to supply raw. Sustainable development is an approach to economic planning that attempts to foster economic growth while preserving the quality of the environment for future generations.

Despite its enormous popularity in the last two decades of the 20th century, the concept of sustainable development proved ecological footprint. The report identifies that sustainable development of the industry relies on its economic success, to generate sufficient wealth from the mineral rents to satisfy the requirements of the owners, as well as satisfying the requirements for capital.

development that puts sustainability front and center. It offers:. A framework addressing what sustainable economic development is, why it matters, and how it is similar to and different from traditional economic development.

A set of sustainable economic development initiatives and programs for cities/regions, with. Sustainable development in mineral economies / Richard M. Auty and Raymond F. Mikesell Patterns of development: resources, policy and economic growth / Richard M.

Auty Resource abundance and economic development: improving the performance of resource-rich countries /. This book reconciles a lot of principles of sustainable development with economics.

He raises the very legitimate question about why we measure economic progress with GNP (similar to GDP). Why are all of our economic policies based off of GDP performance and growth?/5(35).sustainable development can be related to mineral enterprises.

To assist in planning the volume a panel composed of multi-disciplinary experts in the fields of sustainable development, environment and mining met and outlined the types of topics that might be included in the study.

This very knowledgeable group. The extractive sector now holds an even more predominant position for national economies following the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals in The sector can make significant contributions to the achievement of a large number of these Goals.

Managing extractive resources has always presented a major challenge for many countries worldwide, Cited by: 6.