sharing in governance of extractive industries
Raf Custers, journalist, researcher and raw materials specialist at Gresea.be in Brussels, published Grondstoffenjagers (EPO, Antwerp 2013 - French translation: Chasseurs de matières premières / Hunters of raw materials). A new book on ‘raw materials democracy’ in South America will be out this autumn.
Shortly after publishing Grondstoffenjagers (Hunters of Raw Materials) early in 2013, I started to prepare for a study trip to South America, to check the outcomes of…Continue
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Special Issue: Extractive Industries
Volume 48 Issue 3 July 2013
Free access until Sept 30
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Hi, presented my new documentary film on Aug 22 in Brussels
Avec le Vent, 36', French, produced by Gresea.be
/ New research project /
Left Belgium on Aug 28 for Rio de Janeiro
and will be doing research in Brazil and neighbouring countries for the next year
More on …Continue
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My book is out !
The result of five years research, field work and analysis (both @IPISresearch.be in Antwerp and @GRESEA.be in Brussels).
Written in Dutch, but already lots of demands to have a French translation.
EPO, Antwerp, Feb 2013, 269p
Mining and Development
Cases of phosphate in Morocco, from cotton to gold in Mali, enclaves in DRCongo, Mittal in Liberia, the contract renegociation wave in Africa,…
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1 II SIMS document March 2012 - ANC's June 2012 National Policy Conference
2 II Mining for Change - four recent seminars : South Africa is yet to resolve the question of how to manage her natural resources in a manner that benefits the country as a whole. This…Continue
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Third World Network's African Agenda #15.1
From the editorial:
THE days when mining in Africa was seen as rent-seeking activity by African countries are drawing to a close with the call by most of them to make mining a broad-based growth and development activity that is a key component of a diversified, vibrant and industrializing economy.(...)
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