sharing in governance of extractive industries
MUST READ article by Antonio Pedro, published in Mineral Economics, the Raw Materials Report, Nov 2015
The Africa Mining Vision (AMV) adopted by the African Union Heads of State and Government in February
2009 represents a paradigm shift away from a resource development model anchored on extractivism toward one in which mineral resources are harnessed to accelerate broad-based development and build resilient, diversified, and competitive economies.
The narrative of an Africa rising has been the most dominant one in the last decade as the continent has averaged 5 per cent a year growth.  Unfortunately, this growth has been non inclusive as the impact on employment generation and social development has been exacerbated by the failure of most African economies to structurally transform themselves. This failure has been worsened by trends in the world economy,…Continue
The African Minerals Development Center (AMDC) has produced a guidebook entitled : A Country Mining Vision (CMV) guidebook: Domesticating the Africa Mining Vision (AMV).
The objectives of the CMV guidebook is to help member States domesticate the AMV at the country level through a multi-stakeholder consultative process with a view to formulating a shared vision on how the mineral resources exploitation can promote broad-based development and…Continue