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What goes down must come up? A new blog series on good governance after the boom amid revised industry attitudes

Posted on March 9, 2016 at 20:30 4 Comments

For over a decade, ascending commodity prices were the backdrop for the emergence of fields of study and practice focused on the importance of governance as a key determinant of outcomes of extractive industry projects. That backdrop is quite different now.  How is industry adjusting to persistently lower commodity prices? What does it mean for good governance…


Get a bird’s eye view: drones and satellites for improved extractives governance?

Posted on February 12, 2016 at 22:00 1 Comment

Walk into your local Apple Store, and you can leave with a Parrot. A Parrot drone that is. The range of drones on the market is proliferating, so you can pick up a number of species: prefer fixed-wing or copter?


Media coverage conjures up daily images of…


Extractives in 2015 – what did that mean for the World Bank Group?

Posted on January 5, 2016 at 0:35 0 Comments

2015 was not short on incident for the extractives sector, not least as the ramifications of persistently low commodity prices were reflected in cost cutting, retrenchment and mergers. Rather than attempt any retrospective I did just want to flag the publication in…


China Mining - Go Global, Go Responsible

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 16:30 0 Comments

The past decade has seen a large expansion in Chinese foreign direct investment (up to third in the world) representing some USD140 billion in contracts.  The mining sector has been at the forefront, representing around 20% of that total.  Here at the 17th China Mining Congress in Tianjin the impact of that shift is clear. First, there…


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At 3:00 on March 4, 2014, Jared Schott said…
At 19:53 on April 16, 2013, Aoife McCullough said…

Hi Michael,

Thanks for your message. Would be great if you could connect me to relevant people in Liberia. I am very happy to skype. My skype id is aoife.mcculloughidl. I'm travelling to Liberia tomorrow evening. 

Best Wishes


At 18:28 on December 19, 2011, virginia arnecchi said…

Hello! last month I attended a high level round-table  meeting on peace building and natural resources conflicts at the UN. One interesting and quite political  development is the formation at the UN of a "Group of Friends of Transparency"....to be followed up...

At 12:28 on July 13, 2010, Kristian Lempa said…
Hey Michael,

no problem, let's chat end of July. I am currently on leave and relaxing...

All best to you,
At 23:33 on May 21, 2010, Kathrin Frauscher said…
Do you have a profile picture?


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