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Colombia will not return to extractivism: minister Velez

Colombia’s minister of mines and energy Irene Velez said the country must not again fall into the trap of extractivism as it seeks to produce the minerals required for the energy transition during her keynote at the Colombian Mining Association (ACM) congress in Cartagena, Colombia.

Colombia will not return to extractivism: minister Velez Colombia will not return to extractivism: minister Velez Colombia will not return to extractivism: minister Velez Colombia will not return to extractivism: minister Velez Colombia will not return to extractivism: minister Velez

"Meeting the challenge of the demand for energy transition minerals could imply an exacerbated extractivism for Colombia.