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- Capacity Building
Strengthening country systems to anticipate and respond to the public health impacts of mining and oil and gas extraction activities
- Policy, Legal and Contractual Framework
- - Sector policy
- - Sector legislation
- - Sector regulations
- Sustainable Development
- - Social impacts
- - Other: Health limpacts
By conducting a sector-wide assessment of health impacts associated with extractive industries operations.
The pilots provide an opportunity for participating countries to strengthen their institutional capacity to identify and respond to health impacts likely to arise as a result of the rapid growth of oil and gas or mining economies. The pilots provide an important means of developing insights and good practice examples that will inform the development of global guidance that will be of interest to other countries.