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William Pollen
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Profile IconAmir Lebdioui and Nicola Woodroffe are attending William Pollen's event
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The Big Local Content Debate at Clyde & Co

June 20, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm
The Big Local Content DebateThe statement: This house believes that local content legislation in Africa has failed to deliver on its promisesThis debate offers the opportunity to hear from senior figures who are dealing with local content challenges every day as well as leading policy makers who both set the framework and expect to see progress on  Local Content.Local content legislation is in place or being debated in more than 20 African countries and has been around in some markets for over…See More
Jun 17, 2016
Colin Tinto commented on William Pollen's event 'The Big Local Content Debate'
"Local content laws may help diversify the benefits of extractive activities within a local economy, but they must be accompanied by beneficial ownership transparency. Without this, they risk facilitating nepotism and corruption, giving legal cover…"
Jun 17, 2016
Marc Escande is attending William Pollen's event
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The Big Local Content Debate at Clyde & Co

June 20, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm
The Big Local Content DebateThe statement: This house believes that local content legislation in Africa has failed to deliver on its promisesThis debate offers the opportunity to hear from senior figures who are dealing with local content challenges every day as well as leading policy makers who both set the framework and expect to see progress on  Local Content.Local content legislation is in place or being debated in more than 20 African countries and has been around in some markets for over…See More
Jun 16, 2016
Profile IconCarey Kluttz, Laura Cramphorn and Jax Jacobsen are attending William Pollen's event
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The Big Local Content Debate at Clyde & Co

June 20, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm
The Big Local Content DebateThe statement: This house believes that local content legislation in Africa has failed to deliver on its promisesThis debate offers the opportunity to hear from senior figures who are dealing with local content challenges every day as well as leading policy makers who both set the framework and expect to see progress on  Local Content.Local content legislation is in place or being debated in more than 20 African countries and has been around in some markets for over…See More
Jun 13, 2016
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The Big Local Content Debate at Clyde & Co

June 20, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm
The Big Local Content DebateThe statement: This house believes that local content legislation in Africa has failed to deliver on its promisesThis debate offers the opportunity to hear from senior figures who are dealing with local content challenges every day as well as leading policy makers who both set the framework and expect to see progress on  Local Content.Local content legislation is in place or being debated in more than 20 African countries and has been around in some markets for over…See More
Apr 28, 2016
William Pollen is now a member of GOXI
Apr 21, 2016

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Organisation (if non, specify N/A)
Invest in Africa
Type of Organisation
International Organisation
Website
http://www.investinafrica.com
Job Title
Director
About My Work
Invest in Africa is a not for profit that works to develop local enterprises (SMEs) and build capacity in Key African markets, in particular Kenya and Ghana. We focus on issues of Local Content by connecting international investors and multinationals with suitable local SMEs, with the ultimate objective of creating jobs and retaining more value in local economies.
Areas of interest
gold, oil and natural gas, governance and anti-corruption, investing, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, redistribution and sustainable development
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