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Extractives and Development @INDABA: "What gets reported gets done! Can local content reporting replace legislation?"

Join us at the INDABA! We are thrilled to host a panel with Abraham Worwui from…


Added by Extractives and Development on January 25, 2018 at 12:10 — No Comments

New publication: From Riches to Rags? - Stranded Assets and the Governance Implications for the Fossil Fuel Sector

03.11.2017 | After years of stagnation, the successful climate conferences of Paris in 2015 and Marrakesh in 2016 have revived global climate governance. The agreements reached, in particular the global commitment to limiting the temperature…


Added by Extractives and Development on November 3, 2017 at 15:00 — 3 Comments

Invitation to register: Climate Change – Extractive Industries – Resource Efficiency @COP23

Invitation to the specialist event:…


Added by Extractives and Development on October 23, 2017 at 12:00 — No Comments

New Publication: Toolkit for Transfer Pricing Risk Assessment for the African Mining Industry

Base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) to countries with low tax rates by multinational resource enterprises is having a negative impact on domestic resource mobilization in developing countries. The loss of tax revenue that results from BEPS practices puts increasing pressure on public budgets and limits the options available to the countries concerned to finance their own development and the achievement of the SDGs.…


Added by Extractives and Development on October 2, 2017 at 10:29 — No Comments

New curriculum for peer-learning workshops on Good Financial Governance in the extractive sector

The sector programme Extractives for Development piloted a new curriculum for peer-learning workshops on ‘Good Financial Governance (GFG) in the Extractives Sector’. The curriculum had been developed in a joint effort with several GIZ programmes and was piloted in Ghana and Sierra Leone/Liberia. The training course combines introductory elements on the GFG…


Added by Extractives and Development on August 21, 2017 at 9:30 — No Comments

New Publication: the Interoperability of Mining Sustainability Initiatives

New Publication: Leveraging greater impact of mining sustainability initiatives: An assessment of interoperability

11.08.2017 |

The sector programme Extractives and Development and the University of…


Added by Extractives and Development on August 14, 2017 at 9:30 — No Comments

Responsible Gold Sourcing from Artisanal and Small-Scall Mining

Gold refiners have different options when seeking to source gold from artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in a responsible way. This report examines the responsible gold sourcing framework defined through applicable regulatory instruments as well as relevant industry and sustainability standards in gold supply chains. It then proceeds to analyzing questions of operational gold supply chain management. Further, the report explores incentives for possible…


Added by Extractives and Development on July 13, 2017 at 14:05 — 1 Comment

Local Procurement in the Mining Sector: New Study on West Africa

Extractives and Development has supported the African Minerals Development Centre in West Africa in the first half of 2017. The goal of the work was to analyze the potential for an increase of local content in mining procurement and to identify ways how this can be achieved. Using mining to leverage a broader economic development is currently a political priority in many African mining countries. The publication provides a summary of the…


Added by Extractives and Development on July 13, 2017 at 13:51 — No Comments

Launch of the Mining Local Procurement Reporting Mechanism (LPRM): better data, better company performance and greater impact for achieving the SDGs

The 2030 Agenda emphasises long-term, widespread and sustainable economic growth as one of the main objectives of sustainable development. This requires the diversification of local economies, strong value chains as well as the targeted support of small and medium-sized enterprises…


Added by Extractives and Development on July 10, 2017 at 9:30 — No Comments

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of EITI implementation: Guideline


Based on the recommendations of the Assessing the Effectiveness and Impact of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) study released by GIZ in 2016, we developed a guideline on monitoring and evaluation of EITI implementation on the national level. This M&E Guideline helps EITI stakeholders to make the case for a…


Added by Extractives and Development on July 6, 2017 at 16:41 — No Comments


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