sharing in governance of extractive industries
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…Continue
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…Continue
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.…Continue