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The Extractives Hub takes exciting new data visualisation live

Dear Colleauges,

The Extractives Hub is excited to bring you a brand new feature – interactive charts and graphs showing you how different countries manage their natural resources. Click through to the Hub’s Country Information page to explore your…

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Added by Gokce Mete on November 13, 2018 at 15:38 — No Comments

The complexity of Mining Land Compensation and Ground Rent Payments in Ghana

Land acquisition for any purpose has been difficult in many parts of the world. The situation is worst when it comes to acquiring land for mining and other commercial activities, apart from paying to obtain the land for a certain period, one also pays compensation for any property of commercial or culturally value. Annual ground rents are also paid to institutions and land owners. This article divulges the complex nature of land acquisition and compensation processes mining companies go…

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Added by Felix Adaania Kaba on November 13, 2018 at 2:27 — No Comments

Weekly GOXI: 12 November, 2018

A weekly digest of activity on GOXI…

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Added by GOXI on November 13, 2018 at 1:49 — No Comments

Head of Research

Head of Research

Responsible Mining Foundation

The aim of the Responsible Mining Foundation(RMF) is to help translate the full potential of minerals and metals mining topositively benefit the economies, improve the lives of people, and respect the environment of the producing countries,…

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Added by Responsible Mining Index on November 12, 2018 at 15:30 — No Comments

Job vacancy: Campaigner, Conflict Resources, Global Witness

Global Witness have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Campaigner to join our Conflict Resources team.

ABOUT US

For 25 years, Global Witness has been protecting human rights and the environment by confronting corruption…

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Added by Sophia P on November 12, 2018 at 14:47 — No Comments

BHP, Others Increase Scrutiny of Subcontracting Corruption Risks

Rob PitmanKaisa Toroskainen

At the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) in Copenhagen last month, Geoff Healy, chief external affairs officer of global mining giant BHP, …

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Added by Robert Pitman on November 10, 2018 at 18:30 — No Comments

Righting the many wrongs at Peru’s polluted oil Block 192

Indigenous leaders living adjacent to petroleum block 192 in northern Peru are standing up to industry interests. Photo: Julie Byrnes / Oxfam in Peru

Industry interests have trampled on indigenous rights for decades in the Amazon. Does a recent victory for prior consultation signal a departure…

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Added by Andrew on November 9, 2018 at 0:33 — No Comments

Twenty-four EITI African countries deepen their commitments to practical steps on beneficial ownership disclosure

Key conference facts

2.5 days

250+ participants

30+ countries 

40+ organisations

60+ experts

10 technical sessions

The Opening up Ownership Africa conference was the largest gathering of beneficial ownership transparency practitioners yet. 

Conference co-host and keynote speaker, President…

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Added by EITI on November 7, 2018 at 8:31 — No Comments

EITI Board recognises Papua New Guinea’s achievements in improving natural resource governance

Papua New Guinea achieves meaningful progress in EITI implementation, but further institutional reforms are necessary.

At its meeting in Dakar on 30 October 2018, the EITI Board decided that Papua New Guinea (PNG) has made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI Standard. The Board recognised PNG’s efforts in implementing reforms to address weaknesses in government systems and in improving the level of transparency on state participation in the country’s extractive…

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Added by EITI on November 7, 2018 at 8:29 — No Comments

EITI Board recognises Papua New Guinea’s achievements in improving natural resource governance

Papua New Guinea achieves meaningful progress in EITI implementation, but further institutional reforms are necessary.

At its meeting in Dakar on 30 October 2018, the EITI Board decided that Papua New Guinea (PNG) has made meaningful progress in implementing the EITI Standard. The Board recognised PNG’s efforts in implementing reforms to address weaknesses in government systems and in improving the level of transparency on state participation in the country’s extractive…

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Added by EITI on November 7, 2018 at 8:29 — No Comments

EITI week in Dakar: Highlights of the Board meeting

The EITI Board members and around 100 stakeholders gathered in Dakar for the 41stEITI Board meeting, ahead of 250 participants attending the three-day Opening Up Ownership: Africa conference on beneficial ownership, co-hosted by the EITI and the Government of Senegal.

Senegal – new resource-rich country on the block 

“In Senegal,…

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Added by EITI on November 7, 2018 at 8:27 — No Comments

Weekly GOXI, 5 November, 2018

A weekly digest of activity on GOXI…

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Added by GOXI on November 6, 2018 at 11:00 — No Comments

Spotlighting Environmental Impacts of ASM at the Convention on Biological Diversity COP

Levin Sources Associate Jonathan R Stacey is contributing to a panel discussion on what companies are doing with regards to mainstreaming biodiversity into the mining sector - what works, what…

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Added by Levin Sources on November 5, 2018 at 16:18 — No Comments

Guyanese Oil and Gas Local Content and Investment Conference - A Roadmap to Advancing Value Addition and Sustainability Date: 04 – 05 2018

The Conference will create an opportunity for policy makers, oil companies, EPC, subcontractors, academics, consultants, the local business community and other interested stakeholders to gather and share their views, expectations, concerns and ideas around how local content in the extractive industries (oil, gas and mining) can benefit the creation of value in Guyana.



The…

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Added by Joy Akaa on November 5, 2018 at 7:00 — No Comments

Firm level manufacturing performance in resource-rich countries

A new blog

Firm level manufacturing performance in resource-rich countries
By Degol Hailu and Admasu Shiferaw
http://www.africa.undp.org/content/rba/en/home/blog/2018/firm-level-manufacturing-performance-in-resource-rich-countries2.html

Added by Degol Hailu on November 2, 2018 at 17:01 — No Comments

Consultant – Natural Resources and Energy

OPM’s Natural Resources & Energy Portfolio working across a number of rapidly changing markets in extractives and energy is growing. We are looking to recruit dynamic and talented consultants into three different roles.



Do you have a keen interest in developing your skills and experience within the fields of renewable energy services in developing countries and across extractives’ potential to contribute to development outcomes? Then you could be our new Natural Resources and…

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Added by Kamran Ahmed on November 2, 2018 at 14:23 — No Comments

Senior Consultant – Extractives Governance, Energy Access and Policy to name a few

OPM’s Natural Resources & Energy Portfolio works across a number of rapidly changing markets in extractives and energy, our success as a team has meant we deliver and work on a range of projects, and as a result, we are lucky to offer a number of roles that allow scope and flexibility depending upon your background, skills and motivations.

If you can say yes to some of these question then you may be our new Senior Consultant in Energy: You have got a proven-track record…

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Added by Kamran Ahmed on November 2, 2018 at 14:19 — No Comments

Senior Consultant - Sustainability Consulting

Senior Consultant

London-based (with travel) | £30,000 – 40,000 per annum

Full-time

Kumi is an exciting, specialist, sustainability consultancy. Kumi’s focus is on responsible sourcing within mineral, agricultural and textile supply chains.

We are a commercially-focused consultancy, motivated by the belief that responsible businesses are among the most important drivers of poverty alleviation and sustainable social and…

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Added by Andrew Britton on November 1, 2018 at 14:43 — No Comments

SOCIO-ECONOMIC EXPENDITURE OF EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES REVENUE AS EFFECTIVE TOOL FOR CITIZENS INVOLVEMENT IN THE EXTRACTIVE SECTOR ACCOUNTABILITY PROCESS: THE CASE OF NIGERIA

The use of EITI audit on social expenditure and its impact on the citizenry is exemplary as it is one of the genuine ways of measuring the effectiveness of natural resource management. The objective of EITI is to assist member countries in reversing the regime of secrecy and opacity through the periodic audit of the extractive sector and widespread dissemination of the findings of the audit reports, which contains the payments made by extractive companies to the government in form of taxes,…

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Added by Paul Ogwu on November 1, 2018 at 12:36 — No Comments

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