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Majala Mlagui
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  • Taita Taveta & Nairobi, Kenya
  • Kenya
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Majala Mlagui commented on Didrot NGUEPJOUO's video
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Small-scale Gold Mining: Chinese Operations in Cameroon

"Thanks for sharing. There are so many discussion points from this video - - the role of mining companies in communities, - the share that trickles down to the mining community from the 30% the state collects from semi-mechanised operations, - the…"
Dec 8, 2016
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Dec 8, 2016
Majala Mlagui favorited Lynda Lawson's discussion Teaching Gemology for Equal Opportunity
Dec 8, 2016
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CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS - National Land and Mining Stakeholder Forum

!Utetezi wa Madini na Ardhi ni Haki!Call for Presentations - Deadline Friday 04th November 2016 12 Noon East Africa Time (EAT)________________________________________National Land and Mining Stakeholder ForumFriday 18th November 2016 (08:00 to 17:00 p.m.)Venue: Nairobi Safari Club The National Land and Mining Stakeholder Forum convened by partners Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), Taita Resource Centre (TARC), Thamani Trust and Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) is an event aiming to…See More
Oct 27, 2016
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National Stakeholders Forum on Land and Mining at Nairobi Safari Club, Nairobi

November 18, 2016 from 8am to 5pm
!Utetezi wa Madini na Ardhi ni Haki!TAITA RESOURCE CENTER / THAMANI TRUST/ FRIEDRICH EBERT STIFTUNG (FES) / INSTITUTE OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND BUSINESS (IHRB) LAND/MINING ADVOCACY PROJECT. 18th November 2016Nairobi Safari ClubPartners: FES, TARC, THAMANI, IHRB Title: National Land and Mining Stakeholder Forum Participants: National Government officials , County Government officials, Parliamentarians, Miners, Representative of miners, Mineral Dealers, Land Owners, Civil society, Religious leaders,…See More
Oct 27, 2016
Majala Mlagui is now friends with kennedy m w and Joshua Read
Oct 25, 2016
Majala Mlagui commented on Hazel Henderson's blog post 'BEYOND BLOODSTAINED GEMS: NEW SCIENCE AND STANDARDS'
"Hazel, thanks for your response, however to be honest, I'm not entirely sure I understand your comment and other blog post. Europe and USA mining industries may be shutting down but they have been going on for hundreds of years. Please give…"
Jun 3, 2016
Majala Mlagui is now friends with GILBERT MENSAH and Kibos Kevin Kiplagat
May 30, 2016
Majala Mlagui commented on Hazel Henderson's blog post 'BEYOND BLOODSTAINED GEMS: NEW SCIENCE AND STANDARDS'
"Hazel, I find a number of things unfortunately misguided with Synthetic Gems and EthicMark gems.  Bloodstained Gems .... That's such a sweeping statement . Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, DRC Congo are not the only countries in Africa producing…"
May 30, 2016
Sam Szoke-Burke and Majala Mlagui are now friends
Mar 30, 2016
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Eastern Afrika Mining and Energy Conference 2015 at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi - Kenya

October 14, 2015 to October 16, 2015
"Eastern Africas largest gathering of stakeholders in the regions mining, energy, oil & gas, sectors. The East Africa Mining & Energy conference (EAMEC) 2015. The conference brings together a mix of policy makers, key thought leaders & industry captains taking part in various thematic sessions’ panel discussions & keynote addresses.  The aim of the conference is to create a convergence between the Extractives and the energy sector with a view of spurring economic development in…See More
Sep 24, 2015
Pantaleon Shoki favorited Majala Mlagui's event Eastern Afrika Mining and Energy Conference 2015
Aug 13, 2015
GILBERT MENSAH favorited Majala Mlagui's event Mining 4 Innovation Call for Pitches - Deadline 20th August 2015
Aug 6, 2015
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Aug 2, 2015
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Workshop on stimulating effective alliances & networks for artisanal and small scale miners (ASM) in East Africa at Briston Hotel, Arusha

June 5, 2015 all day
Exchange of experiences between Artisanal and Small Scale Miners from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.Building of capacity of ASM networks and strengthening advocacy alliances in East AfricaBuilding a sustainable ASM collaboration and networking perspective in East Africa.See More
Jun 5, 2015
Majala Mlagui favorited Arash Irantalab Tehrani's blog post Launch of the Online Public Consultation on the Draft Guidance for Governments on Managing Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM)
May 8, 2015

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Organisation (if non, specify N/A)
Thamani Gems
Type of Organisation
Business
Website
http://www.thamani.co
Job Title
Director / Programme Manager
About My Work
Founded in 2011, Thamani Gems works with artisanal and small scale miners to address the inequity of value within the gemstone industry in Kenya and East Africa through access to fair value markets and mineral knowledge. We are working to solve issues that have not been adequately addressed within the gemstone industry's mine to market circle: Knowledge/Education, Value Addition and Fair-trade distribution/markets.
Our objectives are to provide educational workshops on mineral knowledge (geology and gemmology), mineral rights policy and regulatory frameworks, sustainable mining practices and value addition. Provide a global online platform for marketing and selling gemstones and minerals as well as organising local events to provide fair value markets.
Our vision for East Africa is a sustainable and environmentally conscious mining industry that provides key solutions to eradicating poverty and creating mineral blessings for the next generations.
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, investing, geology, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development
Intererested in job/consulting opportunities
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CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS - National Land and Mining Stakeholder Forum

Posted on October 27, 2016 at 12:47 0 Comments

!Utetezi wa Madini na Ardhi ni Haki!

Call for Presentations - Deadline Friday 04th November 2016 12 Noon East Africa Time (EAT)

________________________________________

National Land and Mining Stakeholder Forum

Friday 18th November 2016 (08:00 to 17:00 p.m.)

Venue: Nairobi Safari Club

 

The National Land and Mining Stakeholder Forum convened by partners Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), Taita Resource Centre (TARC), Thamani Trust and…

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Where's the Market for Artisanal and Small Scale GEMSTONE Miners ?

Posted on April 23, 2015 at 16:29 0 Comments

While artisanally mined Gold is getting fairly good airplay,  we rarely hear of the gemstone miners and the challenges they undergo or the opportunities that exist within the sector.

One of the struggles of Artisanal and Small Scale Gemstone miner is access to Market. This isn't a call for Fairtrade certification,  more of asking how can we open up the supply chain to better benefit the gemstone miners ?

Here's a story on BBC of my good friend Gichuchu Okeno who is mining…

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Increasing Investment Attractiveness in Artisanal & Small Scale Mining

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 20:21 0 Comments

"Lack of technical capacity", "Low technical skills", "Highly labour intensive", "Poverty driven", "Little or no geological information", "Strained or lack of financial resources". These are some of the phrases commonly articulated with reference to the artisanal and…

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Forming a National Artisanal and Small Scale Miners' Forum in Kenya

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 23:01 0 Comments

On the 12th to the 13th of November 2014, Community Action for Nature Conservation and Fairtrade Africa convened a National artisanal and small-scale miners (ASM)…

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