sharing in governance of extractive industries
Crucial to the Kimberley Process' decision-making around diamonds from Zimbabwe's Marange field is the technical definition of "conflict minerals" in the KP's founding documents. As Thierry Vircoulon…Continue
The Kyebi Water Treatment plant has been shut down because the water has been left untreatable. The plant which serves much of the Eastern Region was shut down early on Tuesday due to the effects of illegal mining also known as galamsey on the plant. - See more at:…Continue
Looking for mind closure
Sometimes you don’t need a panel; all you need is a good beverage.
On Monday, I was intrigued by the silence in response to a question about why companies don’t pay miners in Africa the same wages they pay miners in Australia, given that the respective end products are the same price everywhere, all things being equal. I had expected a practiced answer to it because in some ways it is a fundamental question. But, I must admit, it’s…Continue