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In this edition of France 24's Reporteros, we talk to journalist Isabella Bernal, director of the documentary Verde como el oro (Green as Gold). This audiovisual piece tells the story of the will of the people of the department of Antioquia, Colombia, to warn the national authorities about the environmental and social impact that could occur if a mining extraction project that the multinational AngloGold Ashanti has planned for the area is carried out.
In the documentary, some inhabitants, mostly dedicated to agricultural activities, express their concern about the possible start of the Quebradona mining project, which could be developed by the multinational AngloGold Ashanti, and which intends to extract 4.9 million tons of copper concentrate, gold and other minerals.