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Isabelle Ramdoo commented on Osvaldo Urzua's blog post 'Smart inclusive mining, a key approach to increase local content and deliver shared value'
"Armando, I agree with you. This is the whole difficulty with making local content work in the long wrong. Mining is a great 'anchor client' - it can provide security of supply for certain locally sourced goods and services, if local…"
May 23
Isabelle Ramdoo commented on Osvaldo Urzua's blog post 'Smart inclusive mining, a key approach to increase local content and deliver shared value'
"Hi Osvaldo Thanks for steering this conversation. Your point about partnership is key. For one thing, regulatory pressures, such as local content requirements are likely to intensify if host-countries (through the voice of local communities; and…"
May 23
Isabelle Ramdoo commented on Aaron Cosbey's blog post 'New tech in the mining sector: Trends and impacts'
"Hi @Audrey - please do :-) You are most welcomed! Luke and Aaron: to add to your points on fewer community issues with new high-tech mines. I think as long as mining operations will happen close to local communities, there will be expectations that…"
May 17
Isabelle Ramdoo commented on Aaron Cosbey's blog post 'New tech in the mining sector: Trends and impacts'
"Hi Michel, great point regarding other industries: it's true that the mining industry is not the only one getting more sophisticated and that there will be a rife competition for talents. From your experience, how easy (or difficult) is it to…"
May 16
Isabelle Ramdoo commented on Aaron Cosbey's blog post 'New tech in the mining sector: Trends and impacts'
"Advances in technological change in the mining industry are an integral part of the 4th industrial revolution, which is leading to more efforts towards the automation of certain tasks and production processes and is bringing the application of…"
May 13
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African Minerals Development Centre
Type of Organisation
Academia
Job Title
Senior Advisor
About My Work
I am a senior advisor working for the African Minerals Development Centre and UNECA on mineral linkages, diversification and investment, in particular supporting countries in domesticating the Africa Mining Vision.
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, investing, geology, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development
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IGF Guidance on Local Content Policies for the mining sector released!

Posted on July 19, 2018 at 17:20 0 Comments

We are pleased to announce the release of IGF Guidance on Local Content Policies for the mining sector! 

The document sets out a step-by-step approach to help the decision-making process regarding the design of local content policies to encourage:

(i) Local procurement of goods and services

(ii) Direct employment of locals or disadvantaged persons

(iii) Downstream linkages (i.e., processing of extracted…

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New paper out: Local content, trade and investment: Is there policy space left for linkages development in resource-rich countries?

Posted on December 28, 2016 at 20:18 0 Comments

The full paper is available at www.ecdpm.org/dp205 ;

Extract: 

Local content policies (LCPs) seek to promote the supply of domestically produced goods and services and the employment of the local workforce. They generally require that a producer sources part of its inputs or labour force from the domestic economy. In the extractive sector, it may also require that companies conduct certain activities, such as technology transfer or…

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Latest blog fresh from Mining Indaba 2016: Thinking beyond the resource boom: African countries must avoid procrastination

Posted on February 12, 2016 at 18:00 0 Comments

The resource sector has entered into a new phase. Prolonged downswings in commodity prices, fuelled by (i) the double effect of slower demand from emerging markets like China and excess supply resulting from massive investments during boom years; (ii) the difficulty of developed markets to regain momentum and (iii) the tightening of financial markets are all threatening to turn what was not so long ago seen as tailwinds into headwinds, with even stronger swirls…

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New Paper:Synergising and optimising mineral infrastructure in regional development strategies

Posted on October 17, 2015 at 16:50 2 Comments

We are pleased to share our latest publication, done with the E15 Initiative on mineral infrastructure and regional development. It is available here http://ecdpm.org/wp-content/uploads/Synergising-Optimising-Mineral-Infrastructure-E15-Ramdoo-October-2015-ECDPM.pdf 

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