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Natural Resource Sovereignty and Global Responsibility

by DANSOU ONEWIN Lionel | Jan 7, 2019

The African continent is endowed with immense potential in mining resources coveted by multinational companies often active in the extraction of gold, silver, uranium, copper, etc. The African continent is also endowed with immense potential in mining resources coveted by multinational companies often active in the extraction of gold, silver, uranium or copper, etc. But due to the lack of involvement of local residents and social groups, these resources, instead of increasing income and allowing for social improvements, are subject to plunder and destruction. There is a growing phenomenon of land and natural resource grabbing. Serious direct threats resulting from the management of tailings deposits also affect the environment.

Consequently, it remains urgent that communities and organizations that defend the rights of the population be mobilized and made aware of these various problems.
RLS promotes discussion around alternative development models to neo-liberalism.