sharing in governance of extractive industries
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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By Joseph Kirschke
By 3p Contributor on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
India is the world’s fastest-growing energy consumer and a…Continue
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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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