Project Profile

Project Title Environmental and social performance indicators and sustainability markers in minerals development: reporting progress towards improved health and human well-being
Project Code 2000WR41
Project Status Completed
End Date February 2002
Sponsor(s) International Development Research Centre
Division Sustainable Habitat
Executive Summary Full Text
Description

The specific objectives of this project were:
Joint refinement of the conceptual framework of health and well-being in order to enable the construction of intercultural tools in minerals development;
Development of a framework of environmental and social performance indicators, based on issues identified in Phase I, using a bottom up approach rather than an off-the-shelf approach and testing of the indicator framework in different clusters in the mining region;
Development, refinement, and testing of the Quality of Life (QOL) tool; and
Developing impact adjusted income accounts for the mineral sector in Goa, by valuing the use of minerals and groundwater, and the impacts on health and environment.