The Rise in Conflict Associated with Mining Operations: What Lies Beneath?

This study explores the nature and root causes of mining-related conflict. A more systematic understanding of conflict can help all stakeholders to apply preventive rather than reactive measures, and to improve approaches to conflict prevention, management, mitigation and transformation.

Authors: Tony Andrews, Bernarda Elizalde, Philippe LeBillon, Chang Hoon Oh, David Reyes and Ian Thomson.

Read: Executive Summary,  Full Report, Literature Review,  Case Study 1 – Ambatovy, Madagascar,  Case Study 2 – Bulyanhulu, TanzaniaCase Study 3 – Haquira Las Bambas, Peru,  Case Study 4 – Minera San Cristobal, Bolivia.

Slides: Conflict Study – Tony Andrews, Normative Model – Ian Thomson, Database Analysis – Chang Hoon Oh.

Published: January 2017, Updated December 2017