IFC’s Infrastructure & Natural Resources Advisory works in Apurimac, Peru, in partnership with the government of Canada, to ensure that mining revenues benefit the local population and to help small-scale farmers improve their agricultural practices. Read more on the program here and at ifc.org.
Midnight Oil is the story of the pipeline that changed everything for Alaska and helped shape the modern environmental movement. The trans-Alaska pipeline turns 40 this summer. Alaska’s Energy Desk is marking the anniversary with a podcast that explores how Prudhoe Bay was discovered and what followed: the booms and busts, social progress and scandals, engineering marvels and environmental disasters.
IFC’s Peru Apurimac Revenue Management & Benefit Sharing program was selected as a top practice from over 120 entries in the New Vision for Development Initiative competition by the World Economic Forum, with Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the World Bank Group.