Results for:Impact Benefit Agreement
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Focusing on the Canadian context, this article discusses the roots and implications of a pro- ponent-driven model for seeking Indigenous consent to natural resource extraction on their traditional lands. Building on two case studies, the paper argues that negotiated consent through IBAs offers a truncated version of FPIC from the perspective of the communities involved.
This report explores the meaning of free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC), and how it interacts with current Canadian law and practice. Several recommendations are provided on how the Trudeau government can fulfill its promise to incorporate FPIC into the existing Canadian system without negatively impacting Indigenous communities or economic development.
This knowledge synthesis report identifies key factors in the building of sustainable partnerships between Aboriginal communities and extractive industry proponents seeking to work on traditional lands. The objectives of the study are to highlight promising policies and practices, to identify gaps in the literature that need to be filled, and to facilitate dialogue and the exchange of ideas between governmental and non-governmental stakeholders and rights holders on the topic.
This toolkit for negotiations to develop IBAs focuses primarily on the mining industry in Canada, Latin America, and Australia. However, the knowledge gained can be applied to other industries and regions. It is meant to be a resource for Aboriginal groups negotiating with industry and government.