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Featured Blog Posts – May 2017 Archive (9)

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

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

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

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