By: Daniel Franks

Demand for quarried materials has skyrocketed in Fiji, but the development impact of the sector remains hidden. Sand, gravel and stone are the bed rock of modern society. After water and air, sand is the most consumed natural resource on the planet, but we rarely pay it any mind.

Pacific / Fiji

25

AUG

2016

By: UNDP Jamaica

The capacity building component was very successful and led to a number of changes in infrastructure and staff skills and experience.

Caribbean / Jamaica

23

FEB

2016

By: Daniel Franks

Plunging metal prices have put a group of lesser known and neglected 'Development Minerals' into the spotlight.

Pacific / Fiji

08

FEB

2016

By: Daniel Franks

So-called "low value minerals" may not generate the same attention as diamonds, copper or gold, but their value lies in their potential to be minerals of development.

Pacific / Fiji

23

NOV

2015

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