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Africa's Taxing Matters: Why Resource Rich Countries Must Up Their Game

Africa Progress Panel report puts it simply: ''If Africa is so resource-rich, why are its people not better educated, its children well-nourished and its adults longer-lived?'' The decades old question remains spot-on today as yesterday.Africa’s subsoil is rich enormously and will remain so, at least for some years to come. It host an estimated 30 percent of the world’s mineral reserves, and even greater share of key precious and base metals including diamond and platinum[1]. Over 9 percent of…See More
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Africa's Taxing Matters: Why Resource Rich Countries Must Up Their Game

Africa Progress Panel report puts it simply: ''If Africa is so resource-rich, why are its people not better educated, its children well-nourished and its adults longer-lived?'' The decades old question remains spot-on today as yesterday.Africa’s subsoil is rich enormously and will remain so, at least for some years to come. It host an estimated 30 percent of the world’s mineral reserves, and even greater share of key precious and base metals including diamond and platinum[1]. Over 9 percent of…See More
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Africa's Taxing Matters: Why Resource Rich Countries Must Up Their Game

Posted on June 16, 2018 at 20:00 0 Comments

Africa Progress Panel report puts it simply: ''If Africa is so resource-rich, why are its people not better educated, its children well-nourished and its adults longer-lived?'' The decades old question remains spot-on today as yesterday.

Africa’s subsoil is rich enormously and will remain so, at least for some years to come. It host an estimated 30 percent of the world’s mineral reserves, and even greater share of key precious and base metals including diamond and platinum[1]. Over 9…

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VERS L’HARMONISATION DES RÉGIMES FISCAUX DE L'INDUSTRIE MINIÈRE EN AFRIQUE

Posted on August 2, 2017 at 16:57 0 Comments

Le présent rapport a été établi à la demande des chefs d'État et de gouvernement africains.

Il examine la gestion des ressources minières en Afrique, et cherche surtout à optimiser la

mobilisation des recettes publiques par l’harmonisation du régime fiscal du secteur minier sur le

continent. L’étude présente diverses options visant l’harmonisation des régimes fiscaux et leurs

conséquences pour la mobilisation des recettes publiques et la création de chaînes de valeur…

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Towards Harmonizing Fiscal Regimes in the Mineral Sector in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities

Posted on August 2, 2017 at 16:44 0 Comments

Harmonizing%20Fiscal%20Regimes%20in%20the%20Mineral%20Sector%20_%20AMDC.pdf

The  African Minerals Development Center (AMDC)  report examines the management of Africa’s mineral resources, with a particular focus on optimizing revenue  mobilization through the harmonization of fiscal…

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The African Mining Vision: Perspectives on Mineral Resource Development in Africa

Posted on July 13, 2017 at 23:53 0 Comments

 Please find below the abstract of new paper, framing in an innovative manner governance challenges in the extractive sector in Africa.  You can download it on the link below: …

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