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Michael Tost has started a discussion on natural (and social) capital accounting in the mining industry, and he invites your reaction to a paper on the subject.

Politics matters. To negotiate with companies, communities can't avoid governments. The EI Academy's latest video in a series explores how to navigate those waters.

In its first policy brief, the STRADE project reviews the European Union's previous endeavors in raw materials engagement and diplomacy with third countries

How does one prepare a good Stakeholder Engagement Plan? Sarah Busque has a plan.

James McQuilken recaps the conference on Extractives  Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa #EX4DEV16

But how does the extractives-for-development drive co-exist with low-carbon development ambitions in low-income countries? That's the subject of DfID's research.

And with the national petroleum company reportedly failing to transfer USD 3.8bn to the Federation Account in 2013 alone, Nigeriia's abundant oil resource has not contributed nearly enough to development. But reforms are said to be underway and the country's EITI validation might help.

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

New GOXIans - Welcome
  • Balla Essomba Arthur Wilfrid; Engineering Student - Cameroon Ministry of Mining; Yaoundé,  Cameroon

  • Halima Goumandakoye; Intern - Direction of Hydrocarbons; Niamey, Niger

  • Jean Francios; Research Intern - IHRB; Brussels, Belgium

  • Jana Ames; Social Responsibility Manager - IPIECA; London, United Kingdom

  • Marc Escande; Global Director - Hatch; London, United Kingdom

  • Mark van Dorp; Senior Researcher - SOMO; Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Dara-Marie Raggay; Environmental Research Officer and Administrator - Fishermen and Friends of the Sea; Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago 

  • Gia Gaspard Taylor; President - Network of Rural Women Producers Trinidad and Tobago; St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago 

  • Ryan Brenner; Business Development Associate - IBI; Arlington, VA, United States

  • Ally Hairi Mzava; Project Coordinator and Financial Administrator - FEMAPO and CESOPE; Dodoma, United Republic of Tanzania

  • Policy Forum Guyana; Administrator - Policy Forum Guyana; Georgetown, Guyana

  • Briamoh-Tokura Bola (Mrs.); Legal Advisor - NESREA; Abuja, Nigeriia*
New Posts
  • Nigeria: Mapping the labyrinth - EITI - Read

  • How to build a solid stakeholder engagement plan - Sarah Busque - Read

  • STRADE reviews EU's previous raw-materials engagement and diplomacy - STRADE ProjectRead

  • Harnessing extractives industries for development in sub-Saharan Africa #EX4DEV16 - James McQuilken - Read

  • Left Stranded? Extractive-Led growth in a carbon-constrained world - Nicola Barnfather - Read
Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • William Pollen - The Big Local Content Debate; London, United Kingdom; June 20, 2016 - RSVP

  • World Bank/Universidad de los Andes - Latin America Resettlement Course (June 20-30,2016)-in Spanish; Bogota, Colombia; June 20 - 30, 2016 - RSVP

  • Jorge Villegas - 2016 Summer School on Land Acquisition , Resettlement and Social Sustainability; University of Groningen, Netherlands; June 27 - July 8, 2016 - RSVP

Remember: GOXIans are everywhere

Jobs and More
  • Oxfam - East Africa Extractive Industries Program Advisor - Apply

  • Adam Smith International - Business/ Marketing Development-Renewable Energy - Apply

  • Artisanal Gold  - Programme Officer at Partnership Africa - Apply
Remember: Post a job as a blog and we'll do the rest
Featured member - Yves Bertran Alvarez

Yves Bertran Alvarez's main focus is on artisanal and small scale mining, mostly on the social, technical, health and safety, and environmental aspects, and in particular through technical assistance projects in rural production of stones, gemstones and gold. He is also involved in the definition of mining policies and legal frameworks at State or Inter-regional Community levels. His recent work focuses on certification and traceability processes as incentives for better practices.

(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
  • Electric cars like Tesla to cut petroleum demand: Wood Mackenzie - The Australian Business Review - Read
  • Mine 2016 - Slower, lower, weaker...but not defeated - PWC - Read
  • How the Brexit vote will impact oil prices - OilpriceRead
  • Slavery at sea: the ugly underbelly of oil shipping - Oilprice - Read
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