GOXI

sharing in governance of extractive industries

Featured Blog Posts – September 2019 Archive (8)

Regional Exchange Event on Taxation in the Mining Sector Fosters Collaboration Between West African Countries

The Regional Resource Governance in West Africa (ReGo) project, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), hosted a regional exchange event on mining taxation in collaboration with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in Abidjan from 12th through 13th September.  The event gathered practitioners from both revenue…

Continue

Added by Stefanie Heerwig on September 26, 2019 at 18:30 — No Comments

Biodiversity disclosure - Mining without extracting biodiversity

How should mining companies improve transparency, accountability & demonstrate action to tackle biodiversity loss? Disclosure is the first step.

Find out more about the vanguards of biodiversity disclosure in our latest blog and register for the…

Continue

Added by Rodrigo Cassola on September 26, 2019 at 17:00 — No Comments

Three common questions people ask me about gold mining

By the way, these questions are ranked by the frequency in which they get asked; the first being the most-often-asked question and following…

1) Wait— if you work in mining then that means we still mine gold even today?

Yes, gold mining is still happening across the world. In fact, in 2018, over 3,500 tonnes of gold were produced worldwide, with China leading global output followed by Australia, Russia, and the United…

Continue

Added by Hass Kouao-Bile on September 24, 2019 at 18:46 — No Comments

Minerals in Post-Disaster Reconstruction

Minerals in Post-Disaster Reconstruction
By Degol Hailu, Caroline Ngonze and Daniel Franks
http://www.africa.undp.org/content/rba/en/home/blog/2019/minerals-in-post-disaster-reconstruction.html

Added by Degol Hailu on September 23, 2019 at 12:02 — No Comments

Strengthening local development in mining regions through more transparency - Management of local development funds in Côte d'Ivoire

Since 2018, the Regional Resource Governance in West Africa (ReGo) project, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), has been strengthening the transparent and sustainable management of local development funds in collaboration with the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Côte d'Ivoire. The initial…

Continue

Added by Stefanie Heerwig on September 20, 2019 at 19:00 — 1 Comment

Ecuador commits to join the EITI

Government reaffirms its commitment to natural resource transparency

The Ecuadorian government officially announced last week its intention to become an EITI implementing country. “In deciding to adhere to the EITI, the Government of Ecuador seeks to guarantee transparency and efficiency in the management of the country's natural…

Continue

Added by EITI on September 13, 2019 at 11:00 — No Comments

Mining Corporate Board Assurance

See a thoughtful perspective by Senior Director Alex Atkins of Global Mining Sustainability in Resource Global Network on “Why We Need to Improve Board Assurance of Technical and Operational Risks in Mining”.

Alex explains that since several recent technical failures at mine sites, there is the critical need to balance “The independence of boards, with the right diversity of thought and skills to ask the right questions at the right time.”

 …

Continue

Added by Roy Jakola on September 5, 2019 at 0:23 — No Comments

Featured Monthly Archives

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2010

Conveners

           GOXI Partners

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

© 2019   Created by Kobina Aidoo.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service