Oil and mining booms and sustainable development
Lessons from Peru for development planning and revenue management at the national and subnational level.
June 16, 2010
Around the world, international financial institutions are supporting natural resource development projects with uncertain benefits for local populations. As Peru develops its wealth of natural resources, it faces the challenge of managing and mitigating associated risks of extractive industry development while ensuring that the economic benefits of these activities are channeled to poverty alleviation.
This podcast includes two panels
Peruvian Amazon in 2021: Infrastructure and the Exploitation of Natural Resources What is happening and what does it mean for the future?
- Josh Lichtenstein, Latin America Program Manager, Bank Information Center (moderator)
- Marc Dourojeanni, Professor Emeritus, National Agrarian University of La Molina – Peru
- Juan Carlos Belausteguigoitia, Lead Environmental Economist, Latin America and the Caribbean Sustainable Development Network, World Bank Group
- Robert Goodland, Former Environmental Advisor to the World Bank Group
People, Power, and Pipelines: Lessons from Peru in the governance of gas production revenues
- Ian Gary, Sr. Policy Manager for Extractive Industries, Oxfam America (moderator)
- Isabel Munilla, Director, Publish What You Pay – US
- Epifanio Baca, Citizen Watch Coordinator, Grupo Propuesta Ciudadana – Peru
- Ximena Herbas, Environmental and Social Safeguards Unit, Inter-American Development Bank