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ERITREA MINING 2.0 a film by Dawit Gebreyesus
Following his directorial debut ‘The Costly Gifts’ (2016) London based film maker Dawit Gebreyesus returns with his follow up with ‘Eritrea Mining 2.0’ Shot in Bisha, Eritrea during early 2017, the film is based on 4 years of intensive environmental research in which Gerbeyesus spoke to leading authorities, attended several conferences, and studied countless of books and articles. He previously explored the crippling aid dependency that Western governments have designed and constructed to keep Africa from developing with ‘The Costly Gifts’ which was well received at its screening at SOAS in 2017.
‘Eritrea Mining 2.0’ ventures into the practice of the Bisha mining plant in Eritrea as a business approach that contributes to sustainable development by delivering economic, social and environmental benefits for all stakeholders.
The screeniing will be followed a Q&A session with Director Dawit Gebreyesus and Nevsun VP Todd Romaine and guests.
Mr. Todd Romaine will be available to discuss the documentary of the Bisha mine as well as the ground reality in Eritrea.
By way of background Mr Todd Romaine brings with him over 15 years of industry experience overseeing CSR programs including policy & process development, operational governance, environmental monitoring and public awareness initiatives with stakeholders and the public. Working for the past four years with Enbridge Inc., Mr. Romaine has also worked with Inuvialuit Regional Corporation and the Government of Nunavut. He has a BSc in Environmental planning, a BA in Environmental studies an MA in Leadership as well as International Relations. Mr. Romaine joined Nevsun in November 2012.
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