Report

Impact and Benefit Agreements: Are they working?

Publisher
Mining Aboriginal Australians Canada
Resources
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apo-nid155246.pdf 300.48 KB
Description

The emergence of Impact and Benefit Agreements (IBAs) in the Canadian mining sector has been read by many as a positive governance innovation. Negotiated directly between mineral resource developers and Aboriginal communities with limited government interference, IBAs serve to manage impacts associated with a mining project and deliver tangible benefits to local communities. Notwithstanding their increasing use and significance, limited systematic analysis has been undertaken to determine whether they are, in fact, working.

Publication Details
Publication Year:
2010