sharing in governance of extractive industries
Millions of people in some of the world’s poorest countries depend on diamond mining for a living. Yet a focus on dealing with so-called ‘blood diamonds’ stops a wider conversation about how to help these people thrive.
Diamond mining is not without controversy. High-profile campaigns in the late 1990s and noughties coined the phrase ‘blood diamonds’…Continue
Transforming artisanal mining through foreign investment?
Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) has long been a mainstay of Tanzania’s rural economy, contributing to the livelihoods of more than three million Tanzanians. ASM is nonetheless yet to realise its full development potential, with the sub-sector…Continue
The International Institute for Environment and Development is seeking a consultant to coordinate the work of the Artisanal and Small-scale Mining Learning and Leadership Group in Tanzania.Continue
IIED will host its third 'digital day' dedicated to artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) on 15 March 2018, connecting mining stakeholders across the globe.
IIED is inviting ASM workers, researchers and other stakeholders around the world to collaborate online on 15 March, using the hashtag #shareASM.
The aim is to provide an…Continue