sharing in governance of extractive industries
By Degol Hailu and Chinpihoi Kipgen
Added by Degol Hailu on May 25, 2017 at 12:20 — No Comments
The Committee to investigate and evaluate copper concentrate metallic mineral content formed by President of the United Republic of Tanzania on 29th March 2017, has today Wednesday 24th May 2017, reported the findings to His Excellency President John Pombe Magufuli. Be below is the summary of the Committee findings…Continue
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In the last weeks, recent reporting in major and regional Colombian news outlets has brought to the attention of the public the high rates of deforestation witnessed in the country’s Amazonian region as well as its consequences. Both of which have gained visibility since the beginning of the FARC’s demobilization.
In light of the renewed visibility of the issue Afai Consulting is sharing the piece below originally written in March. This piece is not only…Continue
Added by Afai Consulting on May 24, 2017 at 20:00 — No Comments
Artisanal and Small-scale mining (ASM) continues to be a major source of hope for millions of peasants and rural entrepreneurs worldwide. Yet, it also poses challenges for states in terms of regulation and capturing resource rents for national development. The sector has been widely studied in social science and has interested me for the past 15 years, ever since I became involved in the Communities and Artisanal Small Scale Mining Initiative…Continue
Added by Saleem H. Ali on May 24, 2017 at 18:00 — No Comments
Two government agencies were selected for the self-assessment: the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MOET) – a government ministry which is responsible for…Continue
Added by Jasmin Blessing on May 23, 2017 at 18:37 — No Comments
Mozambique is richly endowed with a variety of natural resources. Recent large discoveries of gas and coal and high interest of investors in the extractive industries (EI) have great potential to move the country from a low-income group to a middle-income…Continue
Added by Jasmin Blessing on May 23, 2017 at 18:30 — No Comments
The AMLA Secretariat hosted by the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) is preparing
for this year’s edition of our on ground ten (10) days training on African mining
legislation to enhance the capacity of African legal professionals in the use of the
African Mining Legislation Atlas platform www.a-mla.org and overall issues in…
Added by Francky Lukanda on May 23, 2017 at 10:32 — No Comments
In Kenya, the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) and the Kenyan Ministry of Mining (MOM) undertook a comprehensive and participatory Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) in Kenya to assess the quality of environmental administration and governance in the mining sector at the national and community levels; specifically, the proposed coal mining in Mui Basin in Kitui County and the mining of mineral sands in Kwale County.
The SESA was specifically…Continue
Added by Jasmin Blessing on May 19, 2017 at 21:21 — No Comments
En Colombia, un proyecto de decreto del ministerio de Ambiente que tiene a los empresarios con los pelos de punta y que está a punto de salir porque ya está en la oficina jurídica de Presidencia y fue protocolizado hace quince días en la Mesa Permanente Indígena, le da un súper…Continue
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The AMLA Secretariat hosted by the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) is preparing for this year’s edition of our on ground ten (10) days training on African mining legislation to enhance the capacity of African legal professionals in the use of the African Mining Legislation Atlas platform www.a-mla.org and overall issues in mining law.
This is an opportunity to foster our collaboration in training the future generation of African experts in…Continue
Added by Francky Lukanda on May 19, 2017 at 19:52 — No Comments
We are delighted to announce the launch of our latest research paper ‘Women in Mining, Can a mining law unlock the potential of women?’Continue
Added by Adam Smith International on May 19, 2017 at 15:04 — No Comments
A new public commitment by Shell may mark a shift in companies’ adoption of free, prior, and informed consent.
For years oil companies have been reluctant to commit to the principle of Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC), but this trend might be on the brink of a shift. Oil giant Shell just included a public commitment to FPIC in their 2016 …Continue
Added by Emily Greenspan on May 18, 2017 at 16:06 — No Comments
In its tenth year of operation, RCS Global is one of the world’s leading advisory, audit and training companies working in the responsible sourcing of natural resources.
From our ground-breaking mineral supply chain investigations a decade ago to our world leading audit and advisory work today – we have consistently led the drive in responsible mining and sourcing.
We have established an unrivalled position as the bridge between actors at each stage of the value chain, from…Continue
Added by RCS Global on May 18, 2017 at 9:28 — No Comments
The global transparency wave has reached Indonesia. Initiatives such as the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) are bringing more transparency to Indonesia and the mandatory disclosures laws of the EU have led to more data on extractive activities in Indonesia becoming available.
But the oil, mining and gas industries are still among the most corrupt sectors and accessing relevant data on the amount of production, marketing, shipment and payment of taxes and other…Continue
Added by Publish What You Pay Indonesia on May 17, 2017 at 5:52 — No Comments
With Rachel Etter-Phoya
A few days ago, Moore Stephens submitted the final version of Malawi’s first Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative report to the Multi-Stakeholder Group. This means I have had a chance to already read through the first report and decided…Continue
Added by Rachel Etter-Phoya on May 11, 2017 at 19:30 — No Comments
The “Supporting the Ministry of Mines” (SUMM) project in Ethiopia is a five-year, $15 million project funded by Global Affairs Canada. The project is designed to strengthen the capacity and organizational management of Ethiopia’s Ministry of Mines (MoM) at operational and strategic levels. The project’s ultimate objectives are to improve resource governance and long-term management of a sustainable mining sector in Ethiopia.…Continue
Added by Cecilia on May 10, 2017 at 1:00 — No Comments
By Joseph Kirschke
By 3p Contributor on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
India is the world’s fastest-growing energy consumer and a…Continue
Added by Joseph F. Kirschke on May 9, 2017 at 23:52 — No Comments
The IGF Secretariat is pleased to announce that its guidance document on managing artisanal and small-scale mining is now available in…Continue
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