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Weekly GOXI: September 11, 2017

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The big news this week is the GOXI Innovation Series. This 7-month program will cover social and environmental conflict prevention topics as…

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Weekly GOXI: September 3, 2017

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Bloomberg forecasts that almost half of all new cars will be electric by 2040. Add to that the demand for lithium-ion batteries for home energy storage and other uses. But the transition from fossil fuels comes with…

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Weekly GOXI: August 28, 2017

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Through "a combination of wildly over-optimistic revenue projections based on unrealistic expectations of mineral sector revenue growth, off-budget spending, and a plethora of small infrastructure projects with…

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Weekly GOXI: August 21, 2017

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This week, the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Metals, Minerals and Sustainable Development (IGF) welcomed the successful adoption of …

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Weekly GOXI: August 14, 2017

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Jules Mulya writes: "Whereas the growing emphasis on rights of indigenous populations is a welcome development, it must be acknowledged that it has opened a Pandora box that weak governance states are particularly ill equipped to deal…

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Weekly GOXI: August 7, 2017

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On one side, the indigenous Shuar people. On the other side, a Chinese-Ecuadorian collaboration. Piet Wostyn shares an article on the David vs Goliath battle of…

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Weekly GOXI: July 31, 2017

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To really harness oil and gas resources for sustainable development, you need targets, targets such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). That's exactly what this report by the UNDP,…

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Weekly GOXI: July 24, 2017

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Too many European Union (EU) Member States do not observe the "first-come, first-served" rule, among other regulatory weaknesses.…

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Weekly GOXI: July 17, 2017

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How do you go about…

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Weekly GOXI: July 10, 2017

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A lot has been turned upside down ever since "The Bulldozer" moved onto Acacia Mining. Antipas Massawe and Daniel Gilbert …

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Weekly GOXI: July 3, 2017

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An IGF assessment cites “the level of open and transparent data on tax and royalty flows, largely a result of Mongolia’s decade of experience implementing the Extractive…

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Weekly GOXI: June 26, 2017

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Dear GOXIans: Your Weekly GOXI is back!  We sincerely apologize for the unplanned break and, moving on, we will do our best to continue to curate content on GOXI for you…

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Weekly GOXI: March 27, 2017

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Since 2008, the number of countries with contract disclosure laws has more than tripled. …

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Weekly GOXI: March 13, 2017

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Starting today, March 13, in Tanzania, the World Bank is holding a series of specialized training models on transfer pricing based on its…

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Weekly GOXI: March 6, 2017

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How might different shocks or policy changes impact the trajectory of Mongolia's key…

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Weekly GOXI: February 27, 2017

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A better approach to fighting corruption in community mineral beneficiation schemes,…

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Weekly GOXI: February 20, 2017

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Professor Indra Overland of the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) has ranked 92 companies  involved in onshore resource extraction above the Arctic…

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Weekly GOXI: February 13, 2017

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Gold will do well, platinum will do well, beneficiation will be stagnant, indigenization will still be ambiguous. This, according to Gilbert Makore in his projection for…

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Weekly GOXI: January 30, 2017

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The first in a series of guidance documents by…

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Weekly GOXI: January 23, 2017

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...and we're back!

Even as your Weekly GOXI has been on break, GOXI has been buzzing with many…

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