Oct 03, 2012Key Minerals The Copperbelt area (estimated to contain 55.5m tonnes of copper and 3.6m tonnes of cobalt), which runs through Katanga contains 34% of the worlds cobalt resources and 10% of the worlds copper resources, and during the 1960s and 1970s the DRC was the worlds leading producer of these metals. Copper concessions were formerly managed by Gnrale des Carriers et des Mines
NOTE The first version of Brazil's NBSAP (2016 2020) was submitted to the Secretariat on 31 August 2016 and focused on actions and commitments to be implemented by the Secretariat of Biodiversity located within the Ministry of Environment.Further efforts were initiated immediately afterwards aimed at engaging other governmental agencies, other sectors and civil society in implementation.
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Australia Economy Australias established world reputation has long been that of a wealthy underpopulated country prone to natural disasters, its economy depending heavily on agriculture (riding on the sheeps back) and foreign investment. This description was reasonably fair during the first century of European settlement, when wool exports reigned supreme.
The onset of a 27 year long war brought agricultural production to a near standstill. With rapid economic growth, driven by the oil sector, the government has made investment in agriculture a top priority in order to realise Angola's enormous potential.