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Kirsten Hund
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Wendy Tyrrell favorited Kirsten Hund's blog post Forest-Smart Mining: A low-carbon future must protect the world’s forests
Jun 4
Ali Mwanzei commented on Kirsten Hund's blog post 'Forest-Smart Mining: A low-carbon future must protect the world’s forests'
"We could also think in terms of "greening" small scale and artisanal mining operations, so that degradation and deforestation of landscapes is completely decoupled. I am interested in studying this in Kenya."
May 29
Rodrigo Cassola favorited Kirsten Hund's blog post Forest-Smart Mining: A low-carbon future must protect the world’s forests
May 24
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Forest-Smart Mining: A low-carbon future must protect the world’s forests

https://blogs.worldbank.org/voices/low-carbon-future-must-protect-worlds-forestsThe shift to a low-carbon future that includes clean technology such as solar panels, wind turbines, electric vehicles and batteries will require a lot of minerals. In fact, experts predict that…See More
May 23
Kirsten Hund posted a blog post

Forest-Smart Mining: A low-carbon future must protect the world’s forests

https://blogs.worldbank.org/voices/low-carbon-future-must-protect-worlds-forestsThe shift to a low-carbon future that includes clean technology such as solar panels, wind turbines, electric vehicles and batteries will require a lot of minerals. In fact, experts predict that…See More
May 23

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World Bank
Type of Organisation
International Organisation
Website
http://www.worldbank.org
Job Title
Regional advisor extractive industries
About My Work
Kirsten Hund is a Sr. Mining Specialist with the Energy and Extractives Global Practice of the World Bank, where she works on Mineral sector governance and sustainable development in mineral rich developing countries. Her current responsibilities include leading mining sector support projects in Ethiopia, Armenia, Georgia, Ghana and Niger, as well as coordinating global knowledge projects Mining and Climate Change and ‘Forest Smart Mining’. Having worked on the social and environmental impacts of oil and mineral extraction for over a decade, she joined the World Bank in August 2012. Prior to joining the World Bank she served as the regional advisor on extractive industries for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Central African office, based in Gabon, and as a Sr Social Specialist with SRK Consulting in Johannesburg. She holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands and a DEUSS in International Humanitarian Assistance from the University of Aix-Marseille, France.
Areas of interest
gold, environment, social accountability, redistribution and sustainable development
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Forest-Smart Mining: A low-carbon future must protect the world’s forests

Posted on May 23, 2019 at 0:00 1 Comment

https://blogs.worldbank.org/voices/low-carbon-future-must-protect-worlds-forests

The shift to a low-carbon future that includes clean technology such as solar panels, wind turbines, electric vehicles and batteries will require a lot of minerals. In fact, experts…

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New Resources Policy Article: Extractive industries in forest landscapes: options for synergy with REDD+

Posted on October 2, 2017 at 18:48 0 Comments

Extractive industries in forest landscapes: options for synergy with REDD+ and development of standards in the Democratic Republic of Congo…

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New World Bank Report:Minerals and Metals Will Be Key to a Clean Environment

Posted on August 7, 2017 at 22:18 0 Comments

full report: the growing role of metals and minerals for a low carbon future

Daniele La Porta and Kirsten Hund, Sr Mining Specialists, Energy and Extractives, World Bank

The 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change was preceded by analysis covering the science and viability of response measures, including both adaptation to the impacts of climate change and measures to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Mitigation issues typically covered the…

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At 12:56 on August 28, 2018, Dan Petrescu said…

Hi Kirsten, great to see you on Goxi! Brest greetings from Brazil!

 
 
 

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