ICMM report: 'resource curse' not so simple

The International Council on Mining and Metals’ (ICMM) new study implies the existence of the 'resource curse' is up for debate

ICMM report: 'resource curse' not so simple ICMM report: 'resource curse' not so simple ICMM report: 'resource curse' not so simple ICMM report: 'resource curse' not so simple ICMM report: 'resource curse' not so simple

Principles panel: NRGI's Audrey Gaughran, ICMM's Aidan Davy, the World Bank's Sheila Khama and Oxfam's Maria Lya Ramos. PICTURE: ICMM

People in mining-dominated countries might have better lights, roads and water, but they don't have major advantages in health, equality or access to food, the ICMM says in its 'Social Progress in Mining Dependent Countries' report.

But the ICMM's work does find people in mining-dependent countries did better on the wh...