Dilemmas of Development

The social and economic impact of the Porgera gold mine

5bdff7acacf68.jpg Author Colin Filer
Isbn 9781922144416
File size 15MB
Year 2013
Pages 334
Language English
File format PDF
Category Politics and Sociology

Book Description:

The Porgera gold mine in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea is technically one of the most sophisticated and successful mines of recent times. In its second year of operations (1992) it was the third largest gold producing mine in the world. Socially, though, the mine has brought a range of massive changes for the local Ipili community-both positive and negative. Dilemmas of Development is a record of a series of studies of the social and economic effects of the Porgerta mine, commissioned by the Porgera Joint Vemture (PJV).



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