sharing in governance of extractive industries
Oxfam in Kenya has just launched a new report today: Testing Community Consent: Tullow Oil project in Kenya. The study looks at implementation of the Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) standard for the Tullow Oil project in Turkana, Kenya. FPIC is a requirement for this project thanks to an…Continue
The problems with artisanal mining in Ghana are well-known, and I saw them first-hand. What’s missing in finding a solution?
This is the image I saw as soon as I got out of the car. We had just arrived in one of the coastal communities of Shama District in the Western Region of Ghana. As I looked around, I saw rows of fishing boats and canoes bobbing in milky brown water with men waist deep unloading their fishing catches from the boats. Nothing…Continue