Oil pipeline construction in Eastern Siberia : implications for indigenous people

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The paper examines implications of an oil pipeline development in Eastern Siberia on the Evenki community in the Aldan district of the Republic of Sakha, Yakutia. It examines community concerns about potential environmental damage and impacts on traditional livelihood. The paper analyses the interaction of indigenous communities with the pipeline project. It discusses how state policy and industry's approach towards land rights and public participation affects the position of indigenous peoples and discusses barriers for their effective engagement. It shows a number of policy failures in the protection of traditional natural resource use of indigenous peoples.

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Article de périodique

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Geoforum, issn : 0016-7185, 2011, vol. 42, n°. 6, p. 708-719, nombre de pages : 12, Références bibliographiques : 2 p.

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Pays édition : Royaume-Uni, New York, NY ; Oxford, Pergamon Press

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