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Ukraine is a country richly endowed with mineral resources. The minerals-based industries contribute approximately 10% of the GDP of Ukraine. The value of exports of mineral products and metals make up about 39.6% of the value of total commodity exports.  Read more

Mexico to test the use of UNFC to manage the social and environmental aspects of petroleum projects

Mexico has initiated a pilot project to apply the United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (UNFC) to selected petroleum projects as a prelude to broader adoption of the system nationally. Read more

A phase shift in sustainable resource management

Over 350 experts from 80 countries participated in UNECE’s 2018 Resource Management Week (23–27 April) recommended that an integrated resource management tool be developed. Read more ...

UNECE and EuroGeoSurveys to promote the sustainable management of all resources

UNECE and EuroGeoSurveys (EGS) will be joining forces to facilitate sustainable management of resources through the application of the United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (UNFC). Read more ...