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May 8
Jeff Geipel commented on Jeff Geipel's blog post 'Local Content and Extractives-led Local Economic Diversification at PDAC 2017'
"Glad to hear you enjoyed the summary Debra!"
Mar 31
Debra Stokes commented on Jeff Geipel's blog post 'Local Content and Extractives-led Local Economic Diversification at PDAC 2017'
"Good summary for someone like me who was unable to make it to PDAC this year. It is also good to see the conversation continuing re how the extractives industry can contribute to community development. In B.C. we are looking at how Aboriginal…"
Mar 27
Juan Herrera favorited Jeff Geipel's blog post Local Content and Extractives-led Local Economic Diversification at PDAC 2017
Mar 27
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Jeff Geipel favorited Juan Herrera's blog post Comparative Evidence Paper: What Matters When it Comes to Adopting Local Content? A Comparative Analysis of Success Factors in Africa and Latin America
Mar 17
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Local Content and Extractives-led Local Economic Diversification at PDAC 2017

Many members of  GOXI were in Toronto earlier this month for the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) 2017 Convention. Building on the momentum of past Indaba events, the need for economic diversification, as well as local content were frequent topics of discussion in many of the sessions. Below is a list of four sessions including links to relevant reports and resources: 1. Integrating local content regulations: A win-win for communities and companies? Sunday, March 5thThis…See More
Mar 17
Gosia Nowakowska-Miller favorited Jeff Geipel's blog post A recap of local content related discussion at African Mining Indaba 2017
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Feb 22
A blog post by Jeff Geipel was featured

A recap of local content related discussion at African Mining Indaba 2017

Many GOXI members were in Cape Town last week for the big Investing in African Mining Indaba, held at the Cape Town International Convention Center. Building on the momentum of past Indaba events, the need for economic diversification, as well as local content were frequent topics of discussion in many of the sessions. Below is a list of four sessions with a particularly high degree of attention to local content, including links to relevant reports and resources.If you were at Indaba and have…See More
Feb 21
Stephen Yeboah favorited Jeff Geipel's blog post A recap of local content related discussion at African Mining Indaba 2017
Feb 18
Jeff Geipel posted a blog post

A recap of local content related discussion at African Mining Indaba 2017

Many GOXI members were in Cape Town last week for the big Investing in African Mining Indaba, held at the Cape Town International Convention Center. Building on the momentum of past Indaba events, the need for economic diversification, as well as local content were frequent topics of discussion in many of the sessions. Below is a list of four sessions with a particularly high degree of attention to local content, including links to relevant reports and resources.If you were at Indaba and have…See More
Feb 17
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Feb 17
Jeff Geipel favorited Dr Michael Warner's blog post Local Content Regulation and Inward Investment
Sep 26, 2016
Jeff Geipel and Bruce McKean are now friends
Aug 8, 2016
A blog post by Jeff Geipel was featured

If working with mining, Canadian aid needs to get more sophisticated

In the Canadian government’s current review of international assistance, there is a great deal of discussion on the role that the private sector can play in global development. This review is taking place in the context of the United Nations’ recently launched Sustainable Development Goals, which correctly recognize that the private sector must be involved in order to create the meaningful economic and social development required to end poverty.Of note for the government in this regard is…See More
Aug 8, 2016

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Engineers Without Borders Canada
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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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Local Content and Extractives-led Local Economic Diversification at PDAC 2017

Posted on March 17, 2017 at 21:49 2 Comments

Many members of  GOXI were in Toronto earlier this month for the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) 2017 Convention. Building on the momentum of past Indaba events, the need for economic diversification, as well as local content were frequent topics of discussion in many of the sessions. Below is a list of four sessions including links to relevant reports and resources:

 

1. Integrating local content regulations: A win-win for communities and companies?…

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A recap of local content related discussion at African Mining Indaba 2017

Posted on February 17, 2017 at 21:00 0 Comments

Many GOXI members were in Cape Town last week for the big Investing in African Mining Indaba, held at the Cape Town International Convention Center. Building on the momentum of past Indaba events, the need for economic diversification, as well as local content were frequent topics of discussion in many of the sessions. Below is a list of four sessions with a particularly high degree of attention to local content, including links to relevant reports and resources.

If you…

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If working with mining, Canadian aid needs to get more sophisticated

Posted on August 2, 2016 at 18:00 0 Comments

In the Canadian government’s current review of international assistance, there is a great deal of discussion on the role that the private sector can play in global development. This review is taking place in the context of the United Nations’…

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Mapping Mining Local Procurement Initiatives Around the World – Seeking Your Input

Posted on March 28, 2016 at 2:00 2 Comments

The Mining Shared Value initiative of Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB) is undertaking a study to map out relevant local procurement initiatives across the global mining industry, and to examine how local procurement fits into major corporate social responsibility (CSR) and mining governance frameworks.



This work is generously supported by Canadian mining company Kinross Gold. Kinross devotes a great deal of time and…

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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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