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Pushing for increased information on mining local procurement in West Africa with the LPRM (en français)

Below is an exciting update in French from Ahamadou Mohamed Maiga, who has been working with Publish What You Pay and Mining Shared Value on an OSIWA-supported project in West Africa to promote use of the Mining Local Procurement Reporting Mechanism (LPRM; MRAL en français). A proper English translation is in the works - for now Google Translate does a reasonable job. ACCROITRE LA PRODUCTION DE L’INFORMATION DANS LE CADRE DE L’APPROVISIONNEMENT DANS LE SECTEUR MINIER A TRAVERS LE MECANISME DE…See More
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ELLED CoP Webinar - Building Economic Resilience in Mineral-Rich Countries: Mining for Green Growth at WebEx

June 28, 2019 from 9:30am to 11am
Building Economic Resilience in Mineral-Rich Countries: Mining for Green GrowthDate: Friday, June 28, 2019 Time: 9:30 am | Eastern Daylight Time | 1.5 hrs   How to Join: WebEx Link | Access Code: 736 639 435 | Meeting password: CUtbwTf6Background A sustainable path to development has profound consequences for all economic activities and related policies. The mining industry, which provides…See More
Jun 16
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ELLED CoP Webinar - Building Economic Resilience in Mineral-Rich Countries: Mining for Green Growth at WebEx

June 28, 2019 from 9:30am to 11am
Building Economic Resilience in Mineral-Rich Countries: Mining for Green GrowthDate: Friday, June 28, 2019 Time: 9:30 am | Eastern Daylight Time | 1.5 hrs   How to Join: WebEx Link | Access Code: 736 639 435 | Meeting password: CUtbwTf6Background A sustainable path to development has profound consequences for all economic activities and related policies. The mining industry, which provides…See More
Jun 12
A blog post by Jeff Geipel was featured

Mining Local Procurement Reporting Mechanism Now Available in Spanish / El Mecanismo LPRM ahora está disponible en español

We are excited to let everyone know that the Mining Local Procurement Reporting Mechanism (LPRM) is now available in Spanish. Commissioned by GIZ GmbH, the Mining LPRM is a publicly available set of disclosures to help mine sites all provide the same information on their local procurement efforts and results. It is also available in French. Below is this short announcement in Spanish and the link to where it can be downloaded. ¡El Mecanismo (LPRM) ahora está disponible en español! Respaldado…See More
Jun 3
Jeff Geipel posted a blog post

Mining Local Procurement Reporting Mechanism Now Available in Spanish / El Mecanismo LPRM ahora está disponible en español

We are excited to let everyone know that the Mining Local Procurement Reporting Mechanism (LPRM) is now available in Spanish. Commissioned by GIZ GmbH, the Mining LPRM is a publicly available set of disclosures to help mine sites all provide the same information on their local procurement efforts and results. It is also available in French. Below is this short announcement in Spanish and the link to where it can be downloaded. ¡El Mecanismo (LPRM) ahora está disponible en español! Respaldado…See More
Jun 3
Jeff Geipel commented on Osvaldo Urzua's blog post 'Smart inclusive mining, a key approach to increase local content and deliver shared value'
"Hello everyone,Great to see there was an exciting week of discussion on “Addressing the potential losses: What local content policies can make the greatest difference?” I am here to sum things up and draw out a few key points that will…"
May 27
Jeff Geipel commented on Osvaldo Urzua's blog post 'Smart inclusive mining, a key approach to increase local content and deliver shared value'
"Hello everyone,Great to see there was an exciting week of discussion on “Addressing the potential losses: What local content policies can make the greatest difference?” I am here to sum things up and draw out a few key points that will…"
May 27
Jeff Geipel commented on Osvaldo Urzua's blog post 'Smart inclusive mining, a key approach to increase local content and deliver shared value'
"Hello everyone,Great to see there was an exciting week of discussion on “Addressing the potential losses: What local content policies can make the greatest difference?” I am here to sum things up and draw out a few key points that will…"
May 27
Jeff Geipel commented on Osvaldo Urzua's blog post 'Smart inclusive mining, a key approach to increase local content and deliver shared value'
"Hello everyone,Great to see there was an exciting week of discussion on “Addressing the potential losses: What local content policies can make the greatest difference?” I am here to sum things up and draw out a few key points that will…"
May 27
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Mining local procurement: a necessary lever to overcome the resource curse at International Institute for Environment and Development

June 10, 2019 from 3:30pm to 5pm
Mining local procurement: a necessary lever to overcome the resource cursewith Jeff Geipel, founder and managing director of Mining Shared Value (MSV)Most mine sites spend more money on procurement of goods and services than they do on on taxes, employees and community investment combined. Despite the massive potential benefit for economic and social development in host countries, civil society and official development assistance (ODA) providers have focused relatively little work and resources…See More
May 23
Jeff Geipel commented on Osvaldo Urzua's blog post 'Smart inclusive mining, a key approach to increase local content and deliver shared value'
"Osvaldo thanks for so thoroughly laying out the key components of a given country's mining system and their respective role in ensuring technological advances don't exclude local employees and suppliers.Your questions also help guide the…"
May 22
Jeff Geipel commented on Osvaldo Urzua's blog post 'Smart inclusive mining, a key approach to increase local content and deliver shared value'
May 22
Jeff Geipel was featured
May 15
Jeff Geipel commented on Jeff Geipel's event 'Emerging Frontiers of Extractive Industry Transparency: Procurement and Sub-Contracting'
"I am afraid the event was not filmed and it was more of a panel without slides, but if you message me on GOXI with your email address, I'll be sure to send you the relevant slides on the Mining Local Procurement Reporting Mechanism!"
Apr 30
Audrey Cash commented on Jeff Geipel's event 'Emerging Frontiers of Extractive Industry Transparency: Procurement and Sub-Contracting'
"I am unable to attend due to prior work obligations and wonder, too, if copies of the presentations will be available and/or if the presentations will be filmed available online at a later date.  Thank you."
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Engineers Without Borders Canada
Type of Organisation
Civil Society Organisation
Job Title
Mining Shared Value Venture Leader
About My Work
The Mining Shared Value venture of Engineers Without Borders engages with the Canadian mining industry to increase the amount of local procurement carried out by companies in developing regions.
Areas of interest
csr, social accountability, human rights, redistribution and sustainable development
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Pushing for increased information on mining local procurement in West Africa with the LPRM (en français)

Posted on June 17, 2019 at 1:00 0 Comments

Below is an exciting update in French from Ahamadou Mohamed Maiga, who has been working with Publish What You Pay and Mining Shared Value on an OSIWA-supported project in West Africa to promote use of the Mining Local Procurement Reporting Mechanism (LPRM; MRAL en français). A proper English translation is in the works - for now Google Translate does a reasonable job. 

ACCROITRE LA PRODUCTION DE L’INFORMATION DANS LE CADRE DE L’APPROVISIONNEMENT DANS LE SECTEUR MINIER…

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Mining Local Procurement Reporting Mechanism Now Available in Spanish / El Mecanismo LPRM ahora está disponible en español

Posted on June 3, 2019 at 3:45 0 Comments

We are excited to let everyone know that the Mining Local Procurement Reporting Mechanism (LPRM) is now available in Spanish. Commissioned by GIZ GmbH, the Mining LPRM is a publicly available set of disclosures to help mine sites all provide the same information on their local procurement efforts and results. It is also available in French. 

Below is this short announcement in Spanish and the link to where it can be downloaded. …

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How to facilitate the disclosure of local procurement payments in mining

Posted on December 2, 2018 at 5:25 0 Comments

Piece originally posted on the blog of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative



The EITI requires mining companies in implementing countries to report taxes and revenue payments made to the government in a standardised format. However, companies’ payments for the procurement of goods and services – in most cases the single largest…

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Local Content on the Agenda at Mining Indaba in Cape Town

Posted on February 4, 2018 at 0:35 0 Comments

Hello friends,



As part of our work with the World Bank's Extractives-led Local Economic Diversification Community of Practice (ELLED CoP), we have put together this handy schedule of events during this week's big Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, that touch on local content and other themes of ELLED.



For the full Indaba agenda, see here: …

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At 14:04 on November 6, 2013, Lacina Pakoun said…

Hi Jeff; not sure I received that invitation. I haven't seen it yet.

At 14:22 on November 1, 2013, Lacina Pakoun said…

Hi Jeff, I'm Lacina, an industry practitioner with significant experience in your areas of interest gained in working with resource affected communities, government and non government actors from Burkina Faso, Guinea and Congo DR. How could we make shared value happen in the above countries? I'm ready to team up with you. Looking forwards to hearing from you soon.

 
 
 

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