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Indigenous Peoples, the Extractives Industry, and Free, Prior, Informed Consent

Gold Mining alongside its attendant effects in Zamfara State of North Western Nigeria comes to mind


FPIC report cover

In his keynote UN Special Rapporteur James Anaya described the report as “a very important contribution to implementing FPIC and moving forward the debate”. Certainly a lot more movement is needed, but a lot of progress has also been made since indigenous peoples began organising at a transnational level, especially through the UN Working…

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