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Illegal mining threatens effective governance in Peru

31-03-2015 by Onna Malou van den Broek

In Peru, a lot of money is earned through illegal mining. The illegal mining sector extracts between $500 million and $3 billion worth of gold annually. Therefore, a lot of powerful interests are at stake when dealing with illegal mining. Corporate social responsibility organizations try to create consciousness among the international buyers of this gold about the unethical character of illegally mined gold. But as long as there is a demand for the gold extracted out of these large-scale illegal mines, the financial influence on the government of the mines... » meer lezen

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