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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2012
    Guinea

    Ces dernières années, la République de Guinée a connu une extension rapide des surfaces plantées en palmiers améliorés. L’arrivée prochaine en production de ces dernières, avec pour conséquence d’importantes quantités d’huile de palme produites, fait peser d’importants enjeux sur le développement de cette filière.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1985
    Guinea

    The dynamics of land occupation in Conakry is approached from the angle of both the colonial authorities and the local dwellers. The former took upon themselves the power of allocating plots and strove to enforce a colonial urban pattern. The latter succeeded in partly appropriating the town in spite of the minutiae of the law. As the urban area extended, Conakry was divided into three zones according to an ordinance of 1905. Although the third zone was officially termed 'native', there were no ethnic or national criteria.

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    Conference Papers & Reports
    August, 2022
    Angola

    Apresentação feita durante a Conferência Episcopal de Angola e São Tomé. Inclui explicações sobre a classificação de terrenos em Angola, o significado de terra na legislação fundiária e na cultura angolana, a matrix de governança de terras, os desafios para a proteção de territórios tradicionais, entre outros temas. Apresentação feita por Bernardo Castro.

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    Le barrage, qui, selon le gouvernement guinéen, commencera à produire de l’électricité en septembre 2020, provoque le déplacement de 16 000 personnes de leurs foyers et de leurs terres. © 2020 Cellou Binani
    Reports & Research
    April, 2020
    Guinea

    Le barrage de Souapiti, qui devrait à terme fournir 450 mégawatts après sa mise en service en septembre 2020, est le projet d’énergie hydraulique le plus avancé parmi plusieurs nouveaux projets planifiés par le gouvernement du président guinéen Alpha Condé. Le gouvernement guinéen estime que l’énergie hydraulique peut accroître considérablement l’accès à l’électricité, dans ce pays où seule une fraction de la population peut y accéder de façon fiable.

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    The Impact of Guinea’s Souapiti Dam on Displaced Communities

    Reports & Research
    April, 2020
    Guinea

    Guinea’s 450 megawatt Souapiti dam, scheduled to begin operating in September 2020, is the most advanced of several new hydropower projects planned by the government of President Alpha Condé. Guinea’s government believes that hydropower can significantlyincrease access to electricity in a country where only a fraction of people have reliable access to power.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2019
    Guinea

    La République de Guinée est un pays de taille moyenne, de 245 857 km². Sa population est estimée
    en 2008 à 10,1 millions d’habitants, avec un taux de croissance démographique de 2,16 % et une densité de 41 hab./km² ; cette population est largement urbaine, 37 %, principalement concentrée dans lacapitale, Conakry1.
    Économiquement, le pays est potentiellement riche avec des ressources minières considérables et diversifiées (bauxite, or, diamants, fer), avec un potentiel forestier, avec la possibilité de produire de

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2022
    Zimbabwe

    Illicit financial flows (IFFs)in the artisanal gold mining sector in Zimbabwe are responsible for leakages of an estimated 3 tonnes of gold, valued at approximately USD157 million every month. The artisanal gold sector has transformed from being a traditional livelihoods option for local families to an anchor of gold smuggling cartels that are robbing the country of the precious metal. Artisanal mining has also spread its tentacles from alluvial gold deposits along rivers and dry riverbeds to large scale disused mines that are now patronized by ruling party officials.

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    Reports & Research
    January, 2022
    South Africa

    According to South African government records, there are no fewer than 400
    abandoned coal mines.The risks from unrehabilitated mines extend far beyond the people who access the sites –they risk polluting the water of millions of South Africans. Coal across South Africa is found predominantly in ores with sulfur-bearing minerals. When these ores come into contact with water and air, sulfuric acid is created, which can lead to further leaching of heavy
    metals from ores. This reaction poses significant risks to water and agricultural land in

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