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Mukasiri Sibanda
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  • Zimbabwe
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Mukasiri Sibanda posted a blog post

Is RBZ’s Gold Mobilisation Fund a Jack Pot for Artisanal and Small-Scale Miners?

“Most beneficiaries are not aware that $74 million was disbursed in 2017 and that the funding has been doubled to $150 million in 2018. Furthermore, there is need for awareness raising on issue of collateral, especially acceptance of cattle as collateral security” Themba Sibanda, Zimbabwe Miners Federation organising secretaryFaced with severe foreign currency shortages, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is banking on the propulsive role gold to drive export earnings. In its 5-year plan, RBZ…See More
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A blog post by Mukasiri Sibanda was featured

Analysis of the 2018 monetary policy statement: a focus on mineral export incentives

RBZ’s export incentives from 05 May 2016 to 31 December 2017 sterilised mineral royalty revenue by a discounting factor of nearly 86%. This obviously hurts the government’s desire to create fiscal space, when revenue generation is constricted my toxic incentivesThemed “Enhancing financial stabilisation to promote business confidence” is the 2018 monetary policy statement tooled to support mining sector led contribution…See More
Monday
Dylan E McFarlane commented on Mukasiri Sibanda's blog post 'An Ear To The Ground: Artisanal Gold Mining In The New Dispensation'
"Great post Mukasiri. Let's hope this 100-day plan will generate some positive outcomes for the sector. "
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Dylan E McFarlane favorited Mukasiri Sibanda's blog post An Ear To The Ground: Artisanal Gold Mining In The New Dispensation
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Feb 13
Mukasiri Sibanda posted a blog post

Analysis of the 2018 monetary policy statement: a focus on mineral export incentives

RBZ’s export incentives from 05 May 2016 to 31 December 2017 sterilised mineral royalty revenue by a discounting factor of nearly 86%. This obviously hurts the government’s desire to create fiscal space, when revenue generation is constricted my toxic incentivesThemed “Enhancing financial stabilisation to promote business confidence” is the 2018 monetary policy statement tooled to support mining sector led contribution…See More
Feb 13
Mukasiri Sibanda posted a blog post

An Ear To The Ground: Artisanal Gold Mining In The New Dispensation

Mining has played an economic shock absorber role, never mind the squandering of Marange alluvial diamond wealth. The Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold (ASGM) sector which has recently eclipsed production of large scale miners has been instrumental, not only in earning the country much needed foreign currency, but creating employment and income generating opportunities for over half a million people directly.A compelling case is made for ASGM as a front door way of empowering poor but resource…See More
Feb 9
Ruby Stocklin-Weinberg favorited Mukasiri Sibanda's blog post Mineral Revenue Transparency reforms: Priorities for the new government
Jan 9
2 blog posts by Mukasiri Sibanda were featured
Jan 9
Mukasiri Sibanda posted a blog post

2017 Annual State of the ASM Sector and 2018 Outlook

By Mukasiri Sibanda and Munyaradzi HwengwereThe Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) sector has gained world attention for its potential to transform lives of impoverished but resource rich communities. Largely informal, very little is publicly known about the ASM sector. Often, the public is quick to judge artisanal miners based on negatives-environmental degradation, violence and spreading HIV and AIDS. Policy makers are sometimes guilt of failure to align their policy and practice reforms…See More
Jan 8
Victoria Reichel favorited Mukasiri Sibanda's blog post Women's Voices: Gender Based Violence in ASM Sector
Jan 4
Mukasiri Sibanda posted a blog post

Mineral Revenue Transparency reforms: Priorities for the new government

Under the pretext of “Operation Restore Legacy” led by the military, a new transitional phase has been ushered in Zimbabwe. Government has publicly shown its policy intentions to grow the economy, revamp public service delivery and to fight dogged…See More
Dec 30, 2017
Mukasiri Sibanda posted a blog post

AN analsysis of 2018 national budget statement: a mineral resource governance viewpoint

IntroductionIf you want to know government’s priorities, don’t be swayed by eloquent speeches from politicians, take a close look at the budget. Plans on how government intends to generate, allocate and spend public revenue in a manner that can hurt or protect the poor are revealed publicly. As Zimbabwe is endowed with…See More
Dec 18, 2017
Edith Garneau favorited Mukasiri Sibanda's blog post Women's Voices: Gender Based Violence in ASM Sector
Dec 12, 2017
2 blog posts by Mukasiri Sibanda were featured
Dec 12, 2017
Mukasiri Sibanda posted a blog post

Women's Voices: Gender Based Violence in ASM Sector

Edited by Nyaradzo Mutonhori and Mukasiri Sibanda56 women participating at the one week Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) Academy for Women, have noted with deep concern that Gender Based Violence (GBV) linked with ASGM sector, is a major problem that must be addressed urgently. GBV in the ASM sector deserves…See More
Dec 11, 2017

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Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association
Type of Organisation
Civil Society Organisation
Website
http://www.zela.org
Job Title
Economic Governance Officer
About My Work
I am strongly invested in mineral resource governance, transparency and accountability, fighting hard to ensure communities get a fair share of benefit from the exploitation of resources in their locality
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, geology, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development
Intererested in job/consulting opportunities
yes

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Analysis of the 2018 monetary policy statement: a focus on mineral export incentives

Posted on February 13, 2018 at 14:27 0 Comments

  • RBZ’s export incentives from 05 May 2016 to 31 December 2017 sterilised mineral royalty revenue by a discounting factor of nearly 86%. This obviously hurts the government’s desire to create fiscal space, when revenue generation is constricted my toxic incentives

Themed “Enhancing financial stabilisation to promote business confidence” is the 2018 monetary policy…

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At 17:44 on October 28, 2017, Jasmin Blessing said…

Dear Mukasiri,

I am Goxi's Communications Facilitator. I  really liked your latest blog and would be really interested in featuring your recent blog at one of our events.  Would you be interested? Do you have a private email address so that I can provide you with more information? 

 
 
 

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