sharing in governance of extractive industries
Access to formal finance is essential for enhancing exploration and upgrading of mining activities in Rwanda. Here 72 artisanal and 27 small-scale mining (ASM) operators comprising approximately 34,000-77,000 workers export, through the comptoir buyer system, a total US$260.5…Continue
Coinciding with the launch of the beta version of the Delve platform at the OECD Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains in April, the 2019 State of the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Sector report showcases data contributions made to Delve and demonstrates the potential for a deeper sector analysis when stakeholders share…Continue
EX4DEV18 MINING WORKSHOP DEMONSTRATES THE IMPORTANCE OF COLLABORATION AND USE OF DATA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
A photography competition may seem trivial, but one of the most effective ways to challenge false perspectives of women working in mining is to show them actively engaged onsite and in a variety of roles.
This was the message of Deborah Craig, a Board Director of…Continue
Never before has market systems development (MSD) been applied to the mining sector, specifically artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). This is low-tech, labour-intensive mineral extraction and processing.
The Sustainable Development of Mining in Rwanda (SDMR) programme, however, is working to change this by applying MSD to the mining sector in Rwanda, which is almost entirely comprised of ASM activities.
What is MSD? It is a framework for…Continue