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Mulya Jules
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Help!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mulya Jules Aug 14. 1 Reply

What 'PAS DE PORTE' In English...Foreign companies in DRC pay 'pas de porte' to their local partners to sign JV...It sometimes amounts to millions of USD. Many thanksContinue

Marundi, what is it?

Started May 12 0 Replies

Hi AllI recently passed through Arua in Uganda from Haut-Uele, DRC. I saw at the bus stop women selling Marundi leaves....I had heard so much about this drug in artisanal gold sites throughout Watsa.…Continue

Translation: Social License to Operate and Stakeholder

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mulya Jules Feb 3, 2014. 6 Replies

Hi Fellow GoxiansWhat's in French 'Social License to Operate' and stakeholder in Swahili? Thanks Continue

 

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Mulya Jules is attending Environmental Governance Program's event
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WEBINARS: ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE OF THE MINING SECTOR. WEBINARIO: GOBERNANZA AMBIENTAL EN EL SECTOR MINERO at New York

October 3, 2017 at 10am to October 5, 2017 at 11am
Welcome to Part I of the webinar series entitled “Environmental Governance of the Mining Sector”.This webinar is part of the Goxi Learning series, addressing Environmental Governance issues, as well as the prevention of socio-environmental conflict in mining, taking place from September 2017 until March 2018. This webinar series is proudly hosted by the NBSAP Forum, the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and the UNDP-World Bank GOXI Community of Practice for Environmental and Social…See More
12 hours ago
Mulya Jules replied to Antipas Massawe's discussion 'Аny benefit (s) which could justify the developments reported on the given links?!'
"Dear Antipas In a classic democracy one of the missions of parliament is to be the nation's watch dog and I see no benefits when MP's are restricted....unless there is a sound national security reason that…"
Sep 13
Mulya Jules commented on Environmental Governance Program's group 'Environmental and Social Conflict Prevention in Extractives'
"Hi Jasmin. On the question of which groups are particularly affected.  One of the root causes of the recent bloody ethnic…"
Sep 12
Mulya Jules commented on Baby Matabishi's blog post 'Sauvons l'ITE en RDC'
"Salut Baby Vraiment dommage! Ce sont de tres graves allegations et il faut que les responsabilités soient établies."
Sep 10
Mulya Jules replied to Environmental Governance Program's discussion 'Biodiversity and Human Rights' in the group Environmental and Social Conflict Prevention in Extractives
"3 Ways extractives impact biodiversity; names of locations my observations are based on are withheld) Increased population migration (attracted by various opportunities, better infrastructure...) which has a direct impact on the environment.…"
Sep 8
Mulya Jules favorited Donald Bray's blog post Social, Political and Community Risks...more than a box ticking exercise
Aug 22
Mulya Jules commented on Donald Bray's blog post 'Social, Political and Community Risks...more than a box ticking exercise'
"Dear Dr Bray Just read with lots of interest your post. I fully agree with your statement 'Half of all risks faced by extractives companies are non-technical ones' but unfortunately this truth doesn't seem to be fully…"
Aug 22
Mulya Jules commented on Mulya Jules's blog post 'THE CAUSES OF THE GROWING CONFRONTATIONAL ATTITUDE OF INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES AGAINST LICENSE HOLDERS'
"Hi Rahul. Thanks for your edifying comment and stressing that 'no one has the right to consume the capital'...it's basic (common) business sense!  Many thanks for those useful references on a subject that's…"
Aug 16
Rahul Basu commented on Mulya Jules's blog post 'THE CAUSES OF THE GROWING CONFRONTATIONAL ATTITUDE OF INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES AGAINST LICENSE HOLDERS'
"Great post. Reminds me of "Seeing like a State" by James C Scott. We take the position that since minerals are a shared inheritance, it is our responsibility to ensure the next generation receives either the minerals, or their full value.…"
Aug 16
Mulya Jules replied to Mulya Jules's discussion 'Help!'
"Eureka... 'Signature bonus' dictionary.university defines it as ' Payment demanded by authorities in certain host countries in advance of exploration activities for the rights to develop an exploration area'"
Aug 14
Mulya Jules commented on Mulya Jules's blog post 'THE CAUSES OF THE GROWING CONFRONTATIONAL ATTITUDE OF INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES AGAINST LICENSE HOLDERS'
"Thanks Antipas. I'm glad your article was translated into French"
Aug 14
Antipas Massawe commented on Mulya Jules's blog post 'THE CAUSES OF THE GROWING CONFRONTATIONAL ATTITUDE OF INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES AGAINST LICENSE HOLDERS'
"Jules, Thank you for addressing а lot more in-depth what I shared on before here https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&sou... or here https://www.contrepoints.org/2013/08/26/136491-rendre-leurs-droits-... I think the main…"
Aug 13
Mulya Jules posted a blog post

THE CAUSES OF THE GROWING CONFRONTATIONAL ATTITUDE OF INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES AGAINST LICENSE HOLDERS

‘Indigenous people’ is used in this posting to describe all the native peoples who live side by side in a defined geographical without necessarily sharing the same culture, like hunter-gatherers and farmers have done in parts of Central Africa for centuries.The wind of change that has been blowing across Africa since the collapse of the Soviet Union is characterised by strong democratic aspirations and the adoption of various decentralised forms of government. In multi-ethnic states such as DRC…See More
Aug 13
Mulya Jules and Bashiru Abdulai Bangura are now friends
Jul 31
Mulya Jules commented on Stephen Yeboah's blog post 'Down the drain? The economic costs of illicit financial flows in Africa’s extractive sector'
"HI Stephen I've enjoyed reading this. It always takes 2 to tango...locals politicians who often are paid to keep quiet as their people are starved to death and those big companies, as Holdger says, which take full advantage of the…"
Jul 26
Mulya Jules posted a discussion

Help!

What 'PAS DE PORTE' In English...Foreign companies in DRC pay 'pas de porte' to their local partners to sign JV...It sometimes amounts to millions of USD. Many thanksSee More
Jul 18

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THE CAUSES OF THE GROWING CONFRONTATIONAL ATTITUDE OF INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES AGAINST LICENSE HOLDERS

Posted on August 13, 2017 at 12:26 4 Comments

‘Indigenous people’ is used in this posting to describe all the native peoples who live side by side in a defined geographical without necessarily sharing the same culture, like hunter-gatherers and farmers have done in parts of Central Africa for centuries.

The wind of change that has been blowing across Africa since the collapse of the Soviet Union is characterised by strong democratic aspirations and the adoption of…

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How SEBS nearly got imperilled by a word!

Posted on July 4, 2017 at 10:51 0 Comments

2 months ago I was in north eastern part DRC to conduct a Socio-Economic Baseline Survey (SEBS). One of the most commonly used French equivalent of survey is 'enquête' which is synonymous with 'investigation' as in criminal investigation. Because DRC has been struggling with governance for decades, ordinary people have developed an aversion for anything even remotely associated with the legal system; so words such as 'enquête', 'convocation', or the euphemism court…

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Why in post war Eastern DRC some people refer to mining companies as NGO's

Posted on February 27, 2017 at 11:42 0 Comments

It's not uncommon for staff of mining or exploration companies operating in Eastern DRC to get asked: what does your NGO do?  

Reasons for this odd question are both ignorance and a generalization based on similarities people have noted. For some NGO is a new phrase for company/Société because NGO's were the first formal job providers outside government they started seeing in their areas following the collapse of DRC's economy in the early 1990's. Many NGO's came during the war (1997…

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Conference on oil exploration in Lake Tanganyika, Feb 2017.

Posted on February 22, 2017 at 12:11 0 Comments

DRC Oil Minister, Aime Ngoie Mukena declared that a new law on hydrocarbon was presented on 10/02/2017; it gives Government the responsibility to explore and assess the country's oil potential; he added that it offered guarantees for protected areas. His Home Affairs colleague on the same occasion issued a warning against anyone who would interfere with Government's efforts to validate its hydrocarbon potential.

Judicious stewardship of rents from natural resources in general and oil…

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