Social Progress in Mining-Dependent Countries: Analysing the role of resource governance in delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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Building on previous ICMM research, this report finds that life in mining-dependent countries (MDCs) has improved significantly in the last 23 years. The report analyses 41 social metrics grouped under 12 relevant United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and finds that across three-quarters of these metrics, there has been significant progress made on socio-economic development.