- Lead PI: Joshua D. Fisher
Unit Affiliation: Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4)
- January 2017 - December 2018
- Africa ; Tanzania
- Project Type: Research
DESCRIPTION: This project looked at the environmental, health, economic, and social impacts of late-stage gold mining operations in Biharamulo, Tanzania. Using a qualitative approach, this project involved local communities in assessing the impacts of a mine facing downscaling and nationalization, for broader insights into the ramifications of extractive industry governance in Tanzania.
OUTCOMES: Knowledge generated around impacts of mine transitions; Through interviews with community members around the around the mines in January 2017, the data was coded and analyzed, showing a complex relationship between corporate social responsibility, relative community deprivation, and the role of public versus private institutions.