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William todcor
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William todcor commented on Steve Wade's blog post 'How to successfully manage partnerships between indigenous communities and the extractives industry'
"The process stated by the author is excellent yet there are places in the indigenous domain that is not negotiable by any form of agreement because its destruction in any form is the elimination of the tribe, their water sources, burial grounds…"
Feb 16, 2016
William todcor commented on Kwami Ahiabenu's blog post 'GHANA : SECOND ROUND OF INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING GRANTS FOR JOURNALISTS COVERING THE OIL, GAS, AND MINERAL SECTORS IN GHANA'
"This initiative is excellent because it promotes constructive engagements in already existing mineral extractions but it it can also open the eyes of people that extractive industries is not a panacea of a multitude of problems but protecting the…"
Sep 2, 2014
William todcor posted a blog post

Struggle of the Kibungan Indigenous People against mining

The sustained struggle against mining in Kibungan needs to be brought to the limelight because of the ugly scars made by the Boneng Mines that started in 1974 and stopped operation in 1982 due to management problems. This report aims to showcase the struggle of the Kibungan IPs against the intrusive Mining investors who have no knowledge of the customs, traditions, beliefs and practices of the IPs. This ignorance amounted to gross violations of IPs Human rights, cultural integrity, domains and…See More
Oct 25, 2013
William todcor commented on Rachel Etter-Phoya's blog post 'Malawi's mining stakeholders divided over new report on lost revenue'
"Well, There is a big difference of transparency in papers and actual practice. So far the IP communities with the help of NGOs are now becoming actively involved in demanding their rights even to the extent of setting up barricades in the mining…"
Jul 29, 2013
William todcor favorited Mike Katz's blog post Extractive Industries and Indigenous People
Jul 27, 2013
William todcor commented on Rachel Etter-Phoya's blog post 'Malawi's mining stakeholders divided over new report on lost revenue'
"This article is very interesting. The situation of Malawi has similarities here in the Philippines. The main stake holders of this EITI are the administrators of the Government, the Mining Investors and the Citizens. each of the stakeholders have…"
Jul 27, 2013
William todcor and Charles Young are now friends
Jul 12, 2013
William todcor replied to Maira Martini's discussion 'What NGOs, industry groups, and international organisations are doing on the issue of mining and corruption at the global level?'
"The Community Volunteers Mission is a pro community NGO that works with IP in the cordillera. If a community is anti mining we inform them through an Information education campaign the adverse effect of Mining in their domains. But if they are pro…"
Jul 12, 2013
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Jul 5, 2013
William todcor commented on Peter Chirico's photo
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The Bobi Dike

"Laws don't prevent destructive mining. Transparency and sincerity of the government and participation of the locals is imperative in the resolution of conflicts and development impacts that maybe hazardous to the communities.  "
Jul 5, 2013
William todcor replied to George Amoh's discussion 'The Unthinkable happened Again at Dunkwa Kyekyewere, a mining community in Ghana!'
"Responsible mining in the midst of mine disasters is responsibility denied. Mining officials and the Government act only when accidents happen. Their response to mining disasters is reactive and not proactive. Mining companies do not practice…"
May 23, 2013
William todcor is now a member of GOXI
May 22, 2013

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Community Volunteers missioner
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Civil Society Organisation
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board member/ researcher
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Policy making and research work.
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human rights, redistribution and sustainable development
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Struggle of the Kibungan Indigenous People against mining

Posted on October 25, 2013 at 11:45 0 Comments



The sustained struggle against mining in Kibungan needs to be brought to the limelight because of the ugly scars made by the Boneng Mines that started in 1974 and stopped operation in 1982 due to management problems.

This report aims to showcase the struggle of the Kibungan IPs against the intrusive Mining investors who have no knowledge of the customs, traditions, beliefs and practices of the IPs. This ignorance amounted…

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