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MiningWatch was created to strengthen and forge global linkages to support communities affected by mining and to bring about reforms that will promote responsible mining practices while providing redress for existing and past damages. This report outlines conferences, publications, international...

The project consortium of fifteen research and action institutes joined together across the Americas, to research the most cutting edge laws on environmental impact assessment in North America, Central America, South America, the Andes and the Caribbean, and to test how these laws are being...

The project aimed to identify national priority development areas where there are opportunities for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) business success, and to support ICT businesses to become viable entities. The goal was to increase the creation of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME...

High resolution surface climate variables are required for end-users in climate change impact studies; however, information provided by Global Climate Models (GCMs) has a coarser resolution. Downscaling techniques such as that developed at the University of Cape Town, which is based on self-...

The proliferation of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) such as telephones, radio, television, computer applications and the Internet has lead to their increased use and importance. Open ICT- the broad access to ICT, is a very powerful tool for development and has assisted...

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