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Joseph Smith
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"The African Youth on Mining and Environment AYME, has completed a research title; "the impacts of artisanal child mining on the development of children in Sierra Leone-A case study of Tankoro Chiefdom, Kono, East of Sierra Leone" The…"
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"Hello Anne!  You're very much welcome to the Extractive Transparency and Accountability Group. I would try to update our new title- we've changed the name to African Youth on Mining and Environment (AYME) Let me say again KUDOS for…"
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EXTRACTIVE TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY GROUP (ETAG)

The African Youth on Mining and Environment (AYME)  was established in line with the African Mining Vision, the UN Agenda 21, the Paris Agreement, the UN Guiding Principle on Business and Human Rights- among host of other Regional and International legal extractive and environmental Instruments.  AYME has the VISION of seeing responsible mining along with sustainable environmental consideration. AYME has the MISSION of active youth involvement and meaningful contribution in the good governance…See More
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EXTRACTIVE TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY GROUP (ETAG)

The African Youth on Mining and Environment (AYME)  was established in line with the African Mining Vision, the UN Agenda 21, the Paris Agreement, the UN Guiding Principle on Business and Human Rights- among host of other Regional and International legal extractive and environmental Instruments.  AYME has the VISION of seeing responsible mining along with sustainable environmental consideration. AYME has the MISSION of active youth involvement and meaningful contribution in the good governance…See More
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Oct 26, 2016
Joseph Smith favorited Lutz Neumann's blog post New Study: Assessing the Effectiveness and Impact of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)
Oct 26, 2016
Joseph Smith commented on Lutz Neumann's blog post 'New Study: Assessing the Effectiveness and Impact of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)'
"Dear Kristian (GIZ) and all partner organizations, I wants to on behalf of the Africa Youth on Mining and Environment (AYME) starts by thanking GIZ and partners organizations for doing such a research on the EITI and coming up with very critical…"
Oct 26, 2016
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THE NEED FOR ADDING ECONOMIC VALUES IN TO THE MINING OF NEGLECETDED DEVELOPMENT MINERALS IN SIERRA LEONE AND WEST AFRICA AS A WHOLE

Neglected Development Minerals (NDMs) or Low Value Minerals (LVMs) or Constructions Materials (CMs) which includes Sand, Clay, Semi Precious Minerals, lime stones, Aggregates, Granites mining etc… The mining of neglected development minerals has important implications for sustainable domestic economic development for Sierra Leone as a post-war and post-ebola country in particular and other developing countries in West Africa as a whole.However, this sector has to date received inadequate…See More
Apr 5, 2016
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EXTRACTIVE TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY GROUP (ETAG)

The African Youth on Mining and Environment (AYME)  was established in line with the African Mining Vision, the UN Agenda 21, the Paris Agreement, the UN Guiding Principle on Business and Human Rights- among host of other Regional and International legal extractive and environmental Instruments.  AYME has the VISION of seeing responsible mining along with sustainable environmental consideration. AYME has the MISSION of active youth involvement and meaningful contribution in the good governance…See More
Feb 25, 2016
Joseph Smith favorited Paul Cisneros's discussion Reporting and Conflict Management (mining)
Dec 2, 2015

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African Youth on Mining and Environment (AYME)
Type of Organisation
Civil Society Organisation, International Organisation
Website
http://www.ayme-ngo.com
Job Title
Founder and Coordinator African Youth on Mining and Environment (AYME)
About My Work
Promote transparency and accountability for the good governance of the Sierra Leone and Liberia Extractive Industries. By working with CSOs, Governments, Mining Companies and Mining Host Communities!
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, governance and anti-corruption, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection
Intererested in job/consulting opportunities
yes

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THE NEED FOR ADDING ECONOMIC VALUES IN TO THE MINING OF NEGLECETDED DEVELOPMENT MINERALS IN SIERRA LEONE AND WEST AFRICA AS A WHOLE

Posted on April 5, 2016 at 15:56 0 Comments

Neglected Development Minerals (NDMs) or Low Value Minerals (LVMs) or Constructions Materials (CMs) which includes Sand, Clay, Semi Precious Minerals, lime stones, Aggregates, Granites mining etc… The mining of neglected development minerals has important implications for sustainable domestic economic development for Sierra Leone as a post-war and post-ebola country in particular and other developing countries in West Africa as a whole.

However, this sector has to date received…

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The Extractive Transparency Accountability Group (ETAG) at Fourah Bay College - A meaningful example that the student voice at the University of Sierra Leone has not disappeared

Posted on April 28, 2014 at 11:12 2 Comments

INTRODUCTION TO THE EXTRACTIVE TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY GROUP (ETAG)

Sierra Leone is a natural resource rich country but still experiencing the paradox of plenty since 1930 when diamond was first discovered and export begins. Natural resources are meant to benefit the socio-economic wellbeing of the people and the natural environment, but the majority of Sierra Leoneans has not realized this benefit much as its people remain in abject absolute…

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Sierra Leone students highly engaged in resource governance

Posted on July 18, 2013 at 17:00 3 Comments

The Department of Peace and Conflict Resolution Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone organized a one day public lecture on the Natural Resources Charter (NRC).The oldest university of West Africa (established in 1827) is again at the forefront of the transformation of Sierra Leone, which has resumed the export of iron ore in 2011.…

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At 9:42 on July 23, 2013, daniel gilbert said…

Hi, Joseph. Sorry I missed you the other day, happy to talk when you are ready. Cheers, Daniel

 
 
 

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