Publications

Tragadero Grande: Land, human rights, and international standards in the conflict between the Chaupe family and Minera Yanacocha, Report of the Independent Fact Finding Mission

CSRM Contributors:

Other Contributors:

  • Tim Martin, Mission Director and Team Leader, RESOLVE
  • Miguel Cervantes Rodriguez, Team Member, RESOLVE
  • Myriam Méndez-Montalvo, Team Member, RESOLVE

Published by: RESOLVE, Washington DC

This report presents the findings of the Yanacocha Independent Fact Finding Mission conducted between August 2015 and March 2016. Commissioned by Newmont and undertaken under the auspices of RESOLVE, the objective of the Mission was to examine a land dispute between the Chaupe family and Minera Yanacocha, the operators of a planned multi-billion dollar gold mining project called Conga in Peru. The report uses documentary analysis, key informant interviews and discussion with a range of stakeholders to answer key questions related to the land acquisition process, allegations of human rights violations and Minera Yanacocha’s conformance to Newmont’s own policies and international standards.

CITATION

Martin, T., Cervantes, M., Mendes, M. & Kemp, D. (2016) Tragadero Grande: Land, human rights and international standards in the conflict between the Chaupe family and Minera Yanacocha – Report of the Independent Fact Finding Mission. RESOLVE: Washington DC.