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Featured Blog Posts – May 2017 Archive (10)

Opening Australia’s extractive data for development

This article first appeared on DEVPOLICY Blog May 18 2017 

http://devpolicy.org/opening-australias-extractive-data-development-20170518/

Tracking Australian mining, oil and gas companies around the world is challenging. Australia has one of the largest global footprints of extractives companies operating abroad. Research by Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Australia and ESG research…

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Added by Jessie Cato on May 30, 2017 at 1:28 — No Comments

Funding the SDGs in Resource-Rich Countries

Funding the SDGs in Resource-Rich Countries

By Degol Hailu and Chinpihoi Kipgen

http://www.africa.undp.org/content/rba/en/home/blog/2017/5/18/funding_the_SDGs_in_resource-rich_countries.html

Added by Degol Hailu on May 25, 2017 at 12:20 — No Comments

Environmental governance in post-conflict scenarios: insights from the Colombian Amazon

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…

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Added by Afai Consulting on May 24, 2017 at 20:00 — 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…

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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…

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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 …

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Added by Emily Greenspan on May 18, 2017 at 16:06 — 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…

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Added by Publish What You Pay Indonesia on May 17, 2017 at 5:52 — 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…

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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…

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

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