sharing in governance of extractive industries

All Blog Posts (2,863)

Promoting integration of environmental and social considerations into development strategies and sector reform in Kenya

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…


Added by Jasmin Blessing on May 19, 2017 at 21:21 — No Comments

Las comunidades indígenas podrían decidir si se pueden desarrollar proyectos mineros en sus tierras/ Indigenous communities could decide if mining projects can be developed in their lands


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…


Added by Jasmin Blessing on May 19, 2017 at 21:19 — No Comments

2017 AMLA Workshop: Call for Host University

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…


Added by Francky Lukanda on May 19, 2017 at 19:52 — No Comments

New Research from ASI and IWiM: Can a mining law unlock the potential of women?

We are delighted to announce the launch of our latest research paper ‘Women in Mining, Can a mining law unlock the potential of women?

As part of a collaborative project, Adam Smith International (ASI) and International Women in Mining…


Added by Adam Smith International on May 19, 2017 at 15:04 — No Comments

Will Shell turn the tide on community consent?

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 …


Added by Emily Greenspan on May 18, 2017 at 16:06 — No Comments

We are hiring: Project Director

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…


Added by RCS Global on May 18, 2017 at 9:28 — No Comments

Why Mandatory Disclosures Matter for Indonesia?

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…


Added by Publish What You Pay Indonesia on May 17, 2017 at 5:52 — No Comments

10 things I learned from Malawi’s first EITI report

Eye on Malawi's Extractives Rachel Etter-Phoya

10 things I learned from Malawi’s first EITI report

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…


Added by Rachel Etter-Phoya on May 11, 2017 at 19:30 — No Comments

Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) Seeking Experts for Project in Ethiopia

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.…


Added by Cecilia on May 10, 2017 at 1:00 — No Comments

Mines, Clean Energy and Investment: India’s Triple Bottom Line

By Joseph Kirschke

By 3p Contributor on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

India is the world’s fastest-growing energy consumer and a…


Added by Joseph F. Kirschke on May 9, 2017 at 23:52 — No Comments

IGF guidance on managing ASM now available in French and Spanish

The IGF Secretariat is pleased to announce that its guidance document on managing artisanal and small-scale mining is now available in…


Added by Mira Oberman on May 9, 2017 at 19:00 — No Comments

PDAC Forum: Innovation for Sustainability in the Mining Sector

Innovation for Sustainability in the Mining Sector

March 4, 2017…

Added by Mira Oberman on May 4, 2017 at 21:30 — No Comments

PWYP-US Extract-A-Fact April 2017 Newsletter

Extract-A-Fact is dedicated to empowering stakeholders to put extractives data to use. Over the next year, we would like to host a series of training webinars aimed at providing the skills you need to use oil, gas and mining…


Added by Publish What You Pay - US on April 24, 2017 at 23:00 — No Comments

Fresh blow for Acacia on share listing

Please follow the link below to read the entire story

Fresh blow for Acacia on share listing

Personal Note:…


Added by Bubelwa Kaiza on April 22, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments

Sponsorship available for geoscience conference in Zambia

Call for Abstracts: International Conference on Geology, Mining, Minerals and Groundwater Resources of the Sub Saharan Africa, Livingstone, Zambia, on 11-13 July, 2017.

Dear Colleagues, 

The University of Zambia School of Mines will hold an International Conference on Geology, Mining, Minerals and Ground water Resources of the Sub Saharan Africa at Chrismar Hotel, Livingstone, Zambia, on 11-13 July, 2017.


As part of the ACP-EU Development…


Added by Daniel Franks on April 21, 2017 at 16:09 — No Comments

2 Weeks to Getenergy Global in London

Getenergy's Global 2017 event in London 8-9 May focuses on localisation within the oil and gas industry, 450 people from 45 countries. 

Here is the brochure: Getenergy%20Global%202017%20Brochure.pdf

Website: …


Added by Jack Pegram on April 20, 2017 at 12:59 — No Comments

IGF Releases Mining Policy Framework Assessment: Senegal

The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) is pleased to present its assessment of Senegal's mining policies.

The report is available in English and …


Added by Mira Oberman on April 19, 2017 at 17:53 — No Comments

Securing Mining Revenues: Good Practice from Zambia, Tanzania, South Africa

Dear Goxians,

The Natural Resource Governance Institute just published 3 case studies on South AfricaTanzania and …


Added by Thomas Lassourd on April 18, 2017 at 18:08 — No Comments

Check out the latest RAW Talks

Welcome to RAW Talks!

For those of you who have not yet heard, RAW Talks is a new interview series that examines extractives-led development.

Straightforward, modern and without bias, our Talks provide insight and ideas from innovative thinkers and practitioners in the field of resource policy and…


Added by RAW Talks on April 18, 2017 at 14:08 — No Comments

Mineral Supply for SDGs requires International Goverance

An international team of researchers says global resource governance and sharing of geoscience data is needed to address challenges facing future mineral supply.

Specifically of concern are a range of technology minerals, which are an essential ingredient in everything from laptops and…


Added by Saleem H. Ali on April 17, 2017 at 21:39 — No Comments

Monthly Archives











           GOXI Partners



  • Add Videos
  • View All

© 2017   Created by Kobina Aidoo.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service