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Javed Noorani
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The EITI validation process in Afghanistan is over

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rose Njeri Wairimu Feb 20, 2014. 1 Reply

Finally the validation of the EITI process in Afghanistan is over and the report has gone to the Validation Committee of EITI. It is imperative to mention that the process underwent an ebb and flow…Continue

 

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Commonwealth Professional Fellowship on Improving Natural Resource Governance through Citizen Engagement at Coventry University

March 23, 2017 at 6pm to April 21, 2017 at 7pm
CW%20Fellowship%20Prog%20-%20Natural%20Resource%20Governance%202017%20Coventry.docxThe Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University, in Coventry, UK, is seeking applicants from East Africa for a Professional Fellowship of one month from 23 March 2017- 21 April…See More
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Freelance Researcher and Civil Society Activist
Type of Organisation
Civil Society Organisation, Donor Agency, Individual
Job Title
Researcher Extrative Industries and Community and Civil Society Engagement
About My Work
I did several big researches on the mining sector of Afghanistan. I am not developing model for the distribution of mining revenues with sub-national state bodies.
Areas of interest
gold, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development
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Beneficial Ownership: Mining Sector

Posted on December 16, 2015 at 10:44 0 Comments

Beneficial Ownership Afghanistan like many other resource rich countries is fragile, lacking legal framework, institutions and mechanism to regulate its huge mining sector. This is further complicated by widespread corruption in the country. Powerful individuals with political connections have been signing contracts to extract minerals often paying little or nothing to the state thus denying citizens their due benefits from the sector. It is imperative to capitulate  the EITI principles…

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Beneificial Ownership in the Extractive Industries

Posted on December 16, 2015 at 10:30 0 Comments

 

Beneficial Ownership

Afghanistan like many other resource rich countries is fragile, lacking legal framework, institutions and mechanism to regulate its huge mining sector. This is further complicated by widespread corruption in the country. Powerful individuals with political connections have been signing contracts to extract minerals often paying little or nothing to the state thus denying citizens their due benefits from the sector.

It is imperative to bring…

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Mineral Rush : A Rough Road for Afghanistan

Posted on October 16, 2015 at 12:00 0 Comments

 

 

 

Mineral Rush :  A Rough Road for Afghanistan

Gemstone extraction has thousands of years of history in Afghanistan. The charming lapis lazuli was extracted 6500 years ago and it has decorated the thrones and statues of Pharoes. Lapis dust was also used as…

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Afghanistan’s EITI: Its efficacy in reform

Posted on March 17, 2015 at 10:00 0 Comments

 Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) brings with it certain knowledge based advantages to natural resource-rich countries to balance the development of the sector. Critiques will not run tired of ideas to tag it (EITI) as Western Agenda to interfere in the sovereign realms of developing countries, but EITI is indeed offering important philosophical dimension to discourse on inclusive development of the sector through a multi-stakeholders forum which is…

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At 7:36 on October 23, 2012, Roya Aziz said…

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