sharing in governance of extractive industries
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Call for Abstracts: International Conference on Geology, Mining, Minerals and Groundwater Resources of the Sub Saharan Africa, Livingstone, Zambia, on 11-13 July, 2017.
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…
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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
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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 …Continue
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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…
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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…Continue
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According to documents obtained and posted by Motherboard, the Trump transition team seems to have asked NASA about mining on the moon. It follows earlier information about a few billionaire investors from Mountain View (California) released in March about the potential benefits of moon mining.
According to the documents, the questions from Trump's Agency Review Team (ART) largely focused on the interests of commercial space companies and NASA's potential help them turn…
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By Oana Luca, IMF
The fiscal regime governs the way in which mineral rents are shared between the state and the investor. A well-designed fiscal regime is essential…Continue
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April 12, Dar es Salaam,
Tanzania President John Magufuli yesterday swore-in and assigned the second expert team to undertake comprehensive evaluation and appraisal of copper concentrate exported by Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) from Tanzania to Japan, China and Germany for smelting.…Continue
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My comments in Latin America Advisor:
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On the first anniversary of the Panama Papers, the National Minerals Agency (NMA) of Sierra Leone wants to know who it is doing business with. The NMA is the government agency responsible for issuing mining licenses.…Continue
Added by Alexandra Readhead on April 10, 2017 at 17:00 — No Comments
In recent months, events across three continents showed how clean energy use by the mining industry, which consumes 11 percent of global energy, can mitigate climate change on a planet where 2,000 mechanized mines struggle with fuel prices, carbon emissions and ever-increasing logistical challenges.
Moreover, Hindustan Zinc Ltd. in India, Redavia Solar and IAMGOLD Corp. in Africa and Chile’s copper mining giants…Continue
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Offshore oil and rig platform. Photo: © curraheeshutter / Shutterstock.
Countries with large nonrenewable resources can benefit significantly from them, but reliance on revenues from these sources poses major challenges for policy makers. If you are a senior ministry of finance official in a resource-rich country, what are the challenges that you would face and…
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GIZ Madagascar is running a dialogue process to improve governance in the country's artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector. Guest contributor Andry Rabemanantsoa gives a pictorial tour of their work to date.
The conservation and sustainable use of natural resources programme (Programme d'Appui à la Gestion de l'Environnement, PAGE) of…Continue
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First published by Johnny West on openoil.net
Tanzania’s decision to impose a ban on concentrate exports from its mining industry has gained wide coverage among industry watchers. The question is: what does the government hope to achieve with it, and what will companies’ reaction be to it?
In this piece, we explore the possibility that the ban…Continue
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ACACIA should be more transparent to Tanzanians
Dar res Salaam, Tanzania – 30th March, 2017: A stop order issued by…Continue
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