Making Mining Work for Zambia: Economic, Health, & Environmental Nexus of the Copper Mining Economy

Zambia's rich mineral resources are one of the country's most important assets. They contribute to national income, exports, employment and government revenue. As the country looks to the future, Zambia faces important choices on how to manage its mineral wealth. There are trade-offs in the design of the mining fiscal regime. Mining inevitably entails environmental and public health risks. Mining firms make choices about procurement that influences the industry's contribution to the Zambian economy. This brief video introduces the World Bank's Fifth Zambia Economic Brief "Making Mining Work for Zambia: The Economic, Health, and Environmental Nexus of Zambia's Copper Mining Economy," which was released in June 2015. It asks how Zambia can uses its mineral resources to help the country achieve its economic development ambitions. The report suggests areas where the government, business community, and civil society can collaborate to enhance the contribution of mining to Zambia.

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Mahaman Mourtala

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Joy Mildred Adhiambo

- Jan 15, 2020
Making Mining Work for Zambia

Andradiet I.J

- Nov 2, 2019
Short-term benefit on supporting the state income, economic growth, etc, could be achieved. How about the expected longterm benefit such as reducing poverty and increase the quality of human capital. Furthermore, the bad impact to the environmental which is the assets of future generation. These questions haven't been successfully answered, especially in developing countries.


- May 9, 2019
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- Jul 3, 2018

Jes�s Manuel

- Feb 11, 2018
liked and shared,great info.
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