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Joseph Smith
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Joseph Smith favorited Gokce Mete's blog post The Extractives Hub takes exciting new data visualisation live
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Joseph Smith favorited John Sloan's blog post Lessons from foregone mineral opportunities – the imperative for diversification in Ghana
Oct 10
Joseph Smith commented on Byambajav Dalaibuyan's blog post 'Closed Mines as Sites of Learning and Engagement in Japan'
"Great visit and thanks for sharing this. I'd like to know more about the findings of this research. I am working on related issues here in my country Sierra Leone. Interestingly I studied in Japan likewise- at the International Christian…"
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AFRICAN YOUTH ON MINING AND ENVIRONMENT (AYME)

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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AFRICAN YOUTH ON MINING AND ENVIRONMENT (AYME)

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
Aug 2, 2017
Joseph Smith favorited Thomas Lassourd's blog post Securing Mining Revenues: Good Practice from Zambia, Tanzania, South Africa
May 7, 2017
Joseph Smith favorited Saleem H. Ali's blog post Mineral Supply for SDGs requires International Goverance
May 7, 2017
Joseph Smith favorited Daniel Franks's blog post Sponsorship available for geoscience conference in Zambia
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AFRICAN YOUTH ON MINING AND ENVIRONMENT (AYME)

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
Apr 29, 2017

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Organisation (if non, specify N/A)
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

Joseph Smith's Blog

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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