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Human Rights Impact Assessment of Tampakan Copper-Gold Project, Mindanao, Philippines

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Published on: 6 May 2014

Currently at its exploration stage, the Tampakan copper and gold mine has the potential to be the largest open-pit mine in the Philippines and one of the largest of its kind in the world…MISEREOR and Fastenopfer in collaboration with Bread for All, commissioned Institute for Development and Peace to carry out a human rights impact assessment (HRIA) of the project…[T]he HRIA report raises significant human rights concerns about the mine…These concerns are emphasised by local partners and are related to livelihood, housing, health, environmental and cultural impacts…[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Sagittarius Mines, Indophil Resources and Glencore Xstrata to respond. Responses provided.]

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Related companies: Glencore Indophil Resources Sagittarius Mines Inc (SMI)