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Rio Tinto's Madagascar mining project

Author: Friends of the Earth, Published on: 24 October 2007

A controversial mining development [by Rio Tinto] on the island of Madagascar, billed as a model for future mining projects, is damaging the local economy, exacerbating poverty and threatening unique biodiversity, a new report published today [by Panos London for Friends of the Earth] has revealed…Friends of the Earth's Corporate Campaigner Sarah-Jayne Clifton said: "Rio Tinto claims that the Madagascar mine development is whiter than white…The reality on the ground is a murky shade of grey, with local people losing their land and livelihoods whilst receiving negligible benefits from the project in return"…

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Related companies: Rio Tinto