sharing in governance of extractive industries
By Ian Wollff*
The article is originally featured in the Coal Asia Magazine, January 25 – February 25, 2018
Many mining industry related seminars and publications provide the miners outlook on the Indonesian exploration and mining sector. Newspapers and mass media sometimes follow some popular trend, often just to boost their own ratings. A recent NGO seminar provided…Continue
Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Indonesia asks The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources to be cautious of the rise of coal prices in 2018 which is believed to keep soaring. This rise will lead to massive coal exploitation, while the government supervision and company compliance in some regions is still poor and need to be improved.
PWYP Indonesia’s mining governance researcher, Rizky Ananda stated that the industries will use the momentum of price increase to boost production. It’s…Continue
Indigenous peoples, especially those living in around forests and hinterland areas, often receive direct impacts from extractive industry activities, particularly in terms of social and environmental impacts. It is not infrequent that the needs and activities of extractive industries, such as mining, plantation, and industrial plantation forest, have shifted and even reduced local community’s governance territory.
The book “Indigenous Peoples in the Midst of Extractive Industries’…Continue
Good governance in extractive industries (EI) and natural resources has played an important role in development, particularly for economic and social welfare. A lack of good governance can potentially lead to asymmetric information, high economic costs, and corruption. It also has critical impact on environmental damage, social conflict, and can even potentially fuel human right violations. This is particularly true in the case of EI, which mostly deals with un-renewable resources that are…Continue