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Regional Economic Development: A Review

Regional Economic Development: A Review Andrea Ascani, Riccardo Crescenzi, Simona Iammarino Department of Geography and Environment London School of Economics and Political Science Email: [email protected] Abstract This review offers an analysis of the main concepts explored in the regional and local economic development literature.

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The Role of Business in Social and Economic Development ...

Aug 02, 2012· Local Cluster Development Anglo-American • Anglo American has established Anglo Zimele, a South African enterprise investment fund, for mining-related small and medium-sized businessesin South Africa • As of 2010, the fund had invested in 509 businesses, which collectively employed 9,514 people with annual revenues of $215 million Economic ...

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Synthesis of four Country Case Studies

2.1 Economic and Social Development 8 2.2 Mining's Role and History in these Countries 9 2.3 The Mines Reviewed in the Case Studies 13 Chapter 3: Economic Impacts and Poverty Reduction: Outcomes 15 and Causes 3.1 Growth Performance 16 3.2 Linking GDP Growth with the Growth of Mining 18 3.3 Social and Poverty Outcomes 21

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Ghana's socio-economic transformation and the imperative ...

A 2012 World Bank publication which highlights how large-scale mining can improve its national and regional linkages in West Africa confirms this point.12 Ironically, the World Bank's 1992 policy advice urging countries to forego their objectives for employment and economic control in exchange for mineral revenue from FDI-led mining was an ...

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socio economic benefits of quarry mining in zambia

The Mining and Civil Infrastructure Industries have been a prime enabler of Zambia's socio-economic development for the past century. However, the socio-economic benefits of Mining and Civil Infrastructure activity can only be realised if the Zambian Government and Industry are able to satisfy their workforce skilling requirements at a local ...

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Trade and Industrial Development | African Union

Agenda 2063 places great import in the role that trade plays in developing economies and recognises that trade is a powerful engine for economic growth and development. In Africa barriers to trade have resulted in a fragmented regional economy that has overtime positioned Africa's role in the global trade market as fundamentally being a raw material (commodities) …

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aydpels: ROLE OF WATER IN THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ...

Jul 15, 2007· Mining contributes to over 50 percent of national economies of some member states in the Southern African region including Zambia, although it is a potential danger to the environment. Mining operations occur in a number of wetlands in the region, for example, the extraction of salt in Etosha (Namibia), gold panning along the Zambezi River and ...

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LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND LOCAL …

case study on the impact of mining industry in South Africa on Local Economic Development. Mining operations and strategies by other countries, particularly China ... BROAD APPROACHES TO REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT..... 183 Appendix 5: PROPOSED LED ... BBSEEC Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter . BEE Black Economic Empowerment .

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The Role of Local Government in Local and Regional ...

In other words, local and regional economic development is a collaborative endeavour or co-responsibility necessitating the input of myriad different actors. In terms of the role and involvement of government, it is a multilateral activity. Secondly, local and regional economic development takes place through multiple scales: just as there is

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Polyus' active role in socio-economic development of the ...

Feb 19, 2020· Polyus' active role in socio-economic development of the Magadan region Polyus Magadan looks back at its social partnership with the region in 2019 In 2019, Polyus allocated RUB 119mln towards the development of the Magadan region, almost five times as the amount it donated the previous year, reports MagadanMedia.

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THE FIVE-YEAR SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN

i. situation and results of socio-economic development plan from 2011-2015 21 ii. limitations and weaknesses 47 iii. overall overview, underlying causes and lessons learned in implementing the five-year socio-economic plan of 2011-2015 56 part ii the five-year socio-economic development plan 2016-2020 63 i. international and domestic context 64 ii.

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The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on the Socio ...

on the Socio-Economic Development of the Far East of Russia 1) Survey of foreign enterprises, experts and regional officials in the Far East The survey took the form of in-depth interviews with nine heads of foreign companies that have enterprises in the Far East and with ten experts and regional officials.

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A progressive analysis on role of women in the socio ...

roles which women play or played in the socio-economic development, their legal status as individuals in relation to men in Sierra Leone, (2) examination of gender roles as well as gender differences in access to and control over resources in Sierra Leone, and finally (3) identification of major obstacles which women face in the

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Maximising resource revenue in socio-economic development ...

Jul 28, 2020· Maximising resource revenue in socio-economic development projects. There are many elements that feed into a system of governance that can successfully convert mineral and oil revenues into shared wealth for its citizens. These elements cover the entire value chain from how a government drives exploration, how it conceptualizes its strategy for ...

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Role of Industrial Development in Economic Growth

ADVERTISEMENTS: The following points explain the role of industrial development in economic growth: 1. Modernisation of Industry: Industrial development is necessary for modernisation of agriculture. In India, agriculture is traditional and backward. The cost of production is high and productivity is low. We need tractors, threshers, pump sets and …

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The social and economic impacts of gold mining

economic growth, with an important role in supporting ... and distribution of the socio-economic impacts of gold mining at ... countries with substantial socio-economic development needs.

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CSD-18: CROSS-REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES UN Regional …

Enhancing the role of transportation in achieving socio-economic development through trade facilitation and mitigation of climate change including through a uniform analytical tool to evaluate CO2 footprint of land transport. Approach: development of a standard methodology, web-based publicly available analytical tool, training on application

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THE ROLE OF REGIONAL AND SUB- REGIONAL TECHNICAL ...

THE ROLE OF REGIONAL AND SUB-REGIONAL TECHNICAL ORGANIZATIONS IN ... integrated socio-economic development framework for Africa. The 37th Summit of the OAU held in Lusaka, ... Mining and Energy Policy Centre for Southern Africa with a capacity for policy research and development, policy impact studies and training.

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Regional Planning and Development Policy

Regional Planning and Development Policy Page 1 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 The process of socio-economic development of any country embraces macro, sectoral (micro) and spatial (regional) dimensions. Development, takes place in time and space. This is so because development takes place vertically (sectorally) and horizontally (regionally). Macro

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Regional Development in the Philippines: A Review of ...

Regional development policy took significant and rapid transformations over the last five decades. Regional development concepts and strategies saw various evolutions and the relevance of these have been challenged in recent years by the new economic geography that has emerged in view of globalization. The most recent regional

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Strong governance is key to improving the socio-economic ...

Jul 14, 2021· The full report, Social Progress in Mining-Dependent Countries: Analysing the role of resource governance in delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is available here. It builds on the research undertaken in ICMM's 2018 study, Social Progress in Mining-Dependent Countries: Analysis through the lens of the SDGs which can be ...

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ICMM & Social Progress in Mining-Dependent Countries ...

Most mining-dependent countries continue to close the socio-economic performance gap with non-resource-dependent countries. This represents a counterpoint to the 'resource curse' – a widely held perception that mining is likely to impede the economic and social progress of host populations. However, governance matters.

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Gold mining contributes to socio-economic development

This is where the second piece of work from the WGC comes in. In November the WGC released a study entitled, 'Responsible gold mining and value distribution', which sought to illustrate the significant role gold mining plays in supporting sustainable socio-economic development, particularly in host nations.

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SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

local people to work in our mines. Elements of local employment plans include: Local skills assessments using mechanisms such as psychometric testing during the recruitment process and skills assessment days. Provision of informal and formal training for employees and community members. The development of succession plans for expatriate roles.

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Coal mining and environmental development in southwest ...

Mar 01, 2017· 1. Introduction. For decades, the mining industry has remained a hot arena worldwide for academic and public policy research in terms of sustainable development (Hancock and Wolkersdorfer, 2012, Sivakumar et al., 2014).In general, this industry has played a significant role in economic growth and poverty alleviation (Ge and Lei, 2013, Lu and Lora …

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The role of the transport road network in the economic ...

development of the transport system and economic development. In the broadest sense it includes factors such as population growth and human activities which have an impact on the landscape, influencing the evolution of transportation, and where the road network plays a significant role in facilitating all activities related to economic development.

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An assessment of the impacts of acid mine drainage on ...

Nov 06, 2014· For more than a century, the mining sector has played a crucial role in the economic development of South Africa. However, it also causes immense harm to the country's people and environment. Gold and coal mining have serious implications for water management. The problem arises when contaminated water in the form of acid mine drainage (AMD) …

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ICMM & Social Progress in Mining-Dependent Countries ...

From a resource company perspective, this research should reaffirm the potentially positive role that mining can play to shape socio-economic development. The observed gaps in the socio-economic performance of MDCs could help mining companies identify priorities for engaging and supporting host governments, communities, and civil society.

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Mining for development, it's not just about tax revenue ...

May 09, 2017· The role of Civil Society Organisations and Community Based Organisations. CSOs and CBOs must demand transparency and accountability in the management of mineral resources to promote sustainable and broad based socio-economic development.

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REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING - ISSUES AND …

Development may be defined as 'the carrying out of building, engineering, mining or other operations in, on, over or under land, or the making of any material change in the use of ... The reciprocal relationships of economic growth, regional development, urbanization and the ... in the socio-economic sense and regions in the geographic and ...

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