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Mineral Investment and the Regulation of the Environment in Developing Countries: Lessons from Ghana

Tienhaara, Kyla


This article examines the relationship between foreign direct investment in the mineral sector and environmental regulation in developing countries. It argues that two major trends in global mineral investment have emerged in recent years: increased competition amongst developing countries to attract mineral investment, and the development and proliferation of a standard set of legal protections for mineral investors including access to international arbitration, prohibitions of expropriation...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics
DOI: 10.1007/s10784-006-9010-6


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