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From the Zimbabwe Chamber of Mines' 2019 Annual Mining Conference, Mukasiri Sibanda reports that technology is set to drive platinum production growth, weakening employment linkages.

In week 4 of NEW TECH, NEW DEAL, Wendy Tyrrell addresses how to make up for such losses.

For instance, Tyrrell asks, should companies increase their community investment activities? Should governments establish development funds for local communities? Should governments and companies negotiate shared infrastructure like roads, water supply, or Internet? Read more about economic development and social progress: policies for impact.

Meanwhile, David Noko sums up last week's discussion so far and invites you to add to it.

Remember: all discussions remain open, so you can still contribute to this and all discussions from previous weeks.

#NewTechNewDeal

Also on GOXI this week....

From opacity to transparency, The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) reveals its new visual identity.

But what lessons can we draw from the respective EITI disclosures of Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo? Thomas Lassourd finds out.

Still in Congo, what is the impact of due diligence programmes on social, environmental and human rights indicators in the eastern part of the country.

Jeff Geipel reports that the Mining Local Procurement Reporting Mechanism is now available en español.

And Kash Sirinanda invites you to Vancouver for the Mines & Technology conference.

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

New members - Welcome
New posts
  • Public payment data reveal practical challenges in taxing mining companies in Africa: A Guinea case study - Thomas Lassourd - Read
  • Will I see you in Vancouver? - Dr. Kash Sirinanda - Read
  • Assessing the impact of due diligence programmes in eastern Dr. Congo: A baseline study -  Timo Makori - Read
  • Talking points on platinum symposium - Mukasiri Sibanda - Read
  • Expert and community-level input to help generate pragmatic proposals - David Noko - Read
  • Mining local procurement reporting mechanism "Now Available in Spanish / El Mecanismo LPRM ahora está disponible en español" - Jeff Geipel - Read
  • Economic development & social progress - Policies for impact - Wendy Tyrrell - Read
Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Sueln Haidar; Course on Social Risk Management; Sustainability in Asia and Pacific; Yangon, Myanmar; June 3 - 9, 2019 - RSVP
  • CEPMLP, University of Dundee; 3rd Dundee Energy Forum; Dundee, Scotland; June 10-11, 2019 - RSVP
  • Jeff Geipel; Mining Local Procurement: a necessary lever to overcome the resource curse; London, United Kingdom; June 10, 2019 - RSVP
  • CIRDI, Carleton University, IGF; Casualty or catalyst: Gender Equality and the Future of Mining; Ottawa, Canada; June 12, 2019 - RSVP
  • EITI; EITI Global Conference 2019; Paris, France; June 18-19, 2019 - RSVP
Jobs
  • Team Lead - Australia - Mongolia Extractive Programs Phase 2 (AMEP 2) - Apply
  • Independent member of the supervisory board of a state company - Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combinat in the Republic of Uzbekistan - Apply
  • Multiple job openings - Trimble Land Administration - Apply
Remember: Post a job as a blog and we'll do the rest
Featured member - Nicolas Maennling

Nicolas Maennling leads the economics and policy research at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI). He is a development economist with experience in the public and private sectors. At CCSI he works on designing strategies and tools to maximize the benefits and minimize the negative externalities of extractive industry investments. He has led trainings and advisory projects on taxation systems, financial modeling, linkages to extractive industry projects, economic diversification, revenue management and sub-national distribution systems.

Nicolas Maennling is one of this week's Expert Consultants for the discussion: Economic development and social progress: policies for impact. Read more.

(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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