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Natural Resources for Sustainable Development


About This Course

Natural resources represent a potentially transformational opportunity to support development but are ultimately finite How do we make the most of them without destroying the planet? In this 12-module course, produced by the Natural Resource Governance Institute, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment and the World Bank, learn about efforts to sustainably manage extractive industry investments. You will come to understand the complex and interwoven aspects of natural resource governance and become part of a global movement of citizens and practitioners committed to harnessing the transformational impacts of our natural resources.

Course Staff

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Lisa Sachs

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

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Patrick Heller

Advisor, Legal and Economic Programs
Natural Resource Governance Institute