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ASM18: Placing the voices and visions of women artisanal and small-scale miners at the heart of policy discussions

Set against the backdrop of the Victoria Falls, the voices and visions of small-scale miners were placed centre-stage at the ACP–EU ASM18 conference in Livingstone, Zambia (11th–13th September)

Over 500 delegates from more than 70 countries, and crucially over 150 miners, spent three days discussing their visions for the future of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) and quarrying – low-tech, labor…

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Added by James McQuilken on September 25, 2018 at 20:33 — No Comments

SONA: Do I Smell A Breath of Fresh Air on Mineral Resource Governance Reforms?

Introduction 

A country that is endowed with diverse and significant mineral wealth is crippled…

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Added by Mukasiri Sibanda on September 25, 2018 at 15:30 — No Comments

Weekly GOXI, 24 September, 2018

A weekly digest of activity on GOXI…

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Added by GOXI on September 24, 2018 at 23:00 — No Comments

Consulting opportunities in Mongolia with Adam Smith International

Role Description

ASI Australia is currently recruiting for several short and long-term project roles in the following technical areas:

  • Team Leader;
  • Environmental management and mine closure;
  • Mineral valuation

Adam Smith International Australia

Adam Smith International (ASI) is an award-winning development consultancy that delivers real impact, value and lasting change through projects…

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Added by Adam Smith International on September 24, 2018 at 16:38 — No Comments

CRAFT: a path towards responsible sourcing and progressive improvement in artisanal mining

The Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) and RESOLVE have released a code to facilitate increased responsible sourcing from artisanal miners, while contributing to improved social and environmental performance of artisanal and small scale…

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Added by Yves Bertran Alvarez on September 23, 2018 at 19:09 — No Comments

Position at The University of Queensland: Postdoc/Research Fellow in sustainable development and resource extraction

Position at The University of Queensland: Postdoctoral Research Fellow / Research Fellow in sustainable development and resource extraction

http://jobs.uq.edu.au/caw/en/job/505132/postdoctoral-research-fellow-research-fellow

Added by Julia Keenan on September 21, 2018 at 8:09 — No Comments

CRAFT: a path toward responsible sourcing and progressive improvement in artisanal mining

The Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) and RESOLVE have released a code to facilitate increased responsible sourcing from artisanal miners, while contributing to improved social and environmental performance of artisanal and small scale mining sector.

Artisanal miners produce 20% of the world’s gold, but the complexities of risk management for artisanal sources often deter refiners, brands, and other customers committed to responsible supply chain management.…

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Added by Natalia Uribe on September 19, 2018 at 15:30 — No Comments

Open position: Fundraising & Development

Fundraising & Development

Responsible Mining Foundation

The aim of the Responsible Mining Foundation (RMF) is to help translate the full potential of minerals and metals mining to positively benefit the economies, improve the lives of people, and respect the environments of producing countries, particularly in some of the world’s poorest regions. In April this year, RMF published the…

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Added by Responsible Mining Index on September 19, 2018 at 15:00 — No Comments

Tax Incentives Can Puncture Efforts To Revamp Service Delivery

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Added by Mukasiri Sibanda on September 19, 2018 at 10:42 — No Comments

PWYP-US Job Opening: Policy Advisor

http://www.pwypusa.org/pwyp-news/job-opening-policy-advisor/

LOCATION: Washington, DC 



Publish What You Pay – US (PWYP-US) is the US chapter of a global coalition calling for a more transparent and accountable extractives sector so that oil, gas and mining revenues improve the lives of people in resource-rich countries. PWYP-US advocates for transparency initiatives that shine…

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Added by FH on September 18, 2018 at 21:00 — No Comments

Driving social change in sub-Saharan Africa or Latin America? Apply for a Matchbox partnership now

Seeking to change your social or political environment for the better?

Interested in strengthening your organisation and building your data & technology intuition?

Based in Latin America and the Caribbean or Sub-Saharan Africa?

Read on, a Matchbox partnership might be a great fit for you!

We’re looking for 4 new partners, 2 in each region, who we will be…

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Added by Tom Walker on September 18, 2018 at 17:24 — No Comments

Consultant needed for an update of the encyclopedia on gender and mining

We are looking for a consultant to undertake an update of the encyclopedia on gender and mining. If you are interested in being shortlisted or have recommendations, please send an e-mail to lisa.stellner@giz.de…

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Added by Extractives and Development on September 18, 2018 at 17:00 — 1 Comment

New law brings stability in mining sector, says Rwanda mines board CEO

Government published a new law on mining and quarry operations on August 13, 2018, which some industry players say is anti-business and should be reviewed. But the mines board, the sector regulator, says the new law is business-friendly and seeks to transform the sector, ensure stability, and attract new investors. Stephen Nuwagira spoke to Francis Gatare, the Rwanda Mines, Petroleum & Gas Board CEO and Cabinet member, to discuss the new law. Excerpts;

The new law…

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Added by Nuwagira Stephen on September 18, 2018 at 9:53 — No Comments

Weekly GOXI, 17 September, 2018

A weekly digest of activity on GOXI…

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Added by GOXI on September 18, 2018 at 1:07 — No Comments

Kosmos Energy is recruiting a Social Performance Advisor

Job Description

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Social Performance Advisor…

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Added by Sophie Durham on September 17, 2018 at 15:53 — No Comments

Challenges and opportunities of environmental policy implementation: Empirical evidence from Ghana's gold mining sector

By Francis Xavier Dery Tuokuu, James S. Gruber, Uwafiokun Idemudia, Jean Kayira

Source: Resources Policy (2018).

While a number of studies that have examined the nature and impact of gold mining in Ghana have often identified environmental degradation as a major consequence of resource extraction, limited efforts have so far been directed at exploring the challenges and opportunities facing the implementation of environmental policies within Ghana's gold mining…

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Added by Francis Xavier Dery Tuokuu on September 16, 2018 at 17:57 — No Comments

IGF Issues State of Sustainability Review of Standards and the Extractive Economy

A new study from the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) and International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) highlights how multistakeholder, market-based voluntary sustainability initiatives (VSIs) can promote more sustainable production practices, often at the global level.

The report highlights environmental, social and…

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Added by IGF Secretariat on September 12, 2018 at 14:27 — No Comments

Weekly GOXI, 9 September, 2018

A weekly digest of activity on GOXI…

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Added by GOXI on September 10, 2018 at 23:30 — No Comments

IMF online course on Macroeconomic Management in Resource-Rich Countries

The IMF is offering a free 7-week online course on macroeconomic management in resource-rich countries. The course is geared to helping policymakers better manage natural resources focusing on macroeconomics, fiscal policy and statistics.

 

The registration deadline is today Sep 10, 2018. The course starts on Sep 12, 2018.

  

To register: …

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Added by Thomas Benninger on September 10, 2018 at 17:57 — No Comments

News & Natural Resources: August (and September so far)

A monthly round-up of the latest news relating to natural resource governance issues. You can also read the original version of this blog on my website.

News from around the world

  • Are Albertans receiving a fair share of the oilsands wealth? James Wilt…
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Added by Alice Powell on September 10, 2018 at 16:54 — No Comments

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