sharing in governance of extractive industries

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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 Circle on how they have managed indigenous rights issues. See details.

What legacy was left in Latin America by the last super-cycle of commodities? The Latin American Studies Association (LASA)'s 2017 Congress will discuss this and related questions.

"How do we actually leverage local content for skills and knowledge ..." That's one of the key questions highlighted by the youth at the African Mining Indaba where local content dominated discussions.

These and more jobs, blogs, photos, videos, and discussions.

New GOXIans - Welcome
  • Sarah (Varino) Hanes; Social Impact Assessment Consultant - Golder Associates; Toronto, Canada
  • Doris Buss; Professor of Law - Carleton University; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Susan Nakanwagi; Lawyer - CEPMLP University of Dundee; Scotland Dundee, United Kingdom
  • Bernadetta Devi; Researcher - The Queensland University of Technology; Brisbane, Australia
  • Wanxiao Liu; Professor - Columbia Law School; Jinan Shandong, China
  • James Porteous; Senior Consultant, CSR and Comms; Victoria, Australia
  • Sam Ryumugabe; Mines Inspector - Sam; Kigali, Rwanda
  • Alvaro Cano; Researcher, Consultant, Lecturer - CEMS- Universidad del Pacífico; Lima, Peru
  • Ngadjui Fankam Lionel Audrey; Lawyer - Cameroon Bar association; Douala, Cameroon
  • Therese Sjostro; Researcher - Swedwatch; Stockholm, Sweden
New Posts
  • New paper on Tanzania's petroleum sector - Peter Bofin - Read
  • Calling government of Indonesia to select National oil company CEO in transparent manner  - Publish What You Pay Indonesia - Read
  • VIDEO: The ACP-EU Development Minerals Programme - ACP-EU - Watch
  • For public comment: Mapping the Oil & Gas Industry to the SDGs - Casper Sonesson - Read
  • Free webinar: An industry introduction to the new IGF ASM Management Guidance - RCS Global - Read
  • Trimble landfolio / flexiCadastre for Natural resources user conference proceedings - Bill Feast - Read
  • New ranking of Arctic oil, gas and mining companies on indigenous rights - Emma Wilson -Read
  • The EITI International Secretariat is recruiting up to four senior positions - EITI - Read
  • A recap of local content related discussion at African Mining Indaba 2017 - Jeff Geipel - Read
  • RE: 23 mining operations closed in the Philippines - New comments by Andrew Whitmore - Read


  • Miho Taka; Commonwealth Professional Fellowship on Improving Natural Resource Governance through Citizen Engagement; Coventry University, London, United Kingdom; March 23 - April 21, 2017 - RSVP

  • Intersocial Consulting & Metrix; Social Risk and Resettlement Management Training; Huston, Texas, United States; March 23 - 24, 2017 - RSVP

Remember: GOXIans are everywhere

Jobs and More
  • Energy Specialist and Economist - Oxford Policy Management - Apply
  • Political Economy Specialist - Oxford Policy Management - Apply
  • Finance And Administration Coordinator - Transparency International Australia - Apply
  • Policy Consultant - Natural Resources - Oxford Policy Management - Apply
  • Project Managers & Senior Project Managers - Oxford Policy Management - Apply
  • Communications Advisor -Extractive Industries at Oxfam America in Washington - Apply
  • Senior Program Officer - Pact's Mines - Apply
Remember: Post a job as a blog and we'll do the rest
Featured member - Tom Measham

Tom Measham leads a team of economists and geographers focused on regional and community sustainability at CSIRO Land and Water (Australia). His research focuses on how regional communities are affected by and engage with the social and economic challenges and opportunities which face them, including the development of mining and energy sectors. He holds a PhD from Australian National University where he continues to serve as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Fenner School of Environment and Society. He also holds a Masters Degree in Environmental Science from James Cook University and a Bachelors Degree in social history from Sydney University.

(Information on featured members and organizations is based on content shared by members or publicly available information, sometimes edited for language and brevity, and should not be considered an endorsement by GOXI of any member's skills or experience.)

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Beyond GOXI: Books, news, papers and reports
  • Trump and GOP kill an energy anti-corruption rule for no good reason, advocates say- CNBC - Read

  • INFOGRAPHIC: The top 10 reasons investors should look at cobalt - Visual Capitalist - See

  • Is big oil underestimating autonomous vehicles? -  Oil Price - Read

  • The world's top 10 highest-grade copper mines - Mining.com - Read
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