sharing in governance of extractive industries
Malawi’s long-awaited Mines and Minerals Bill is expected to be tabled this sitting of parliament. But key changes still need to be made.
The law was drafted on the back of a loan from the World Bank. In 2015, those of us labelled ‘stakeholders’, i.e., miners, activists, academics, chiefs, civil servants and parliamentarians, gathered at Capital Hotel to review the draft. Amid mint chewing and buffet eating, we proposed over 140 changes to the Bill for consideration by the consultant,…Continue
With Rachel Etter-Phoya
A few days ago, Moore Stephens submitted the final version of Malawi’s first Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative report to the Multi-Stakeholder Group. This means I have had a chance to already read through the first report and decided…Continue