sharing in governance of extractive industries


A weekly digest of activity on GOXI - May 24, 2012

Local content is often misunderstood and always controversial. Daniel Gilbert opens this can, and GOXIans respond.

What do the IFC's new performance standards mean, really?

Samuel Hatfield sees a window of opportunity in Burma.

From Burma to Ghana to Rio, GOXIans open diverse windows into how extractive industries are can contribute to sustainable development--or not. OpenOil takes this exchange of knowledge to a new level with the launch of its family of wikis. Learn and share about the evolution of oil in Colombia, Niger, Iran and more. Explore!

New GOXIans - Welcome!
  • Manuel Glave; Senior Researcher - Group for the Analysis of Development; Lima, Peru
  • James Schenck; Principal - JSS International Consulting; Venice, CA, USA
  • Aimee Maron; Knowledge Management Coordinator - Initiative for the Conservation of the Andean Amazon; Quito, Ecuador
  • Michael Nest; Political/social risk consultant; Sydney, Australia

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Featured Member - Josh Keller

Josh Keller is currently working on a research project in Liberia, where his team from the Columbia Center for International Conflict Resolution will assess the impacts of FDI in Liberia's extractive industries on the peacebuilding process and provide data and recommendations to the Liberian government and various UN agencies.

Remember: Keep your profile up-to-date

New Posts
  • Webinar and slideshare now available - implementing extractive industries governance reform... -
    Daniel Gilbert - Watch
  • Why oil must be on the agenda in Rio - Samuel Hatfield - Read
  • A window of opportunity in Burma - Samuel Hatfield - Read
  • The gold curse - Benjamin Piorgah Tetteh - Watch
  • Photo album - Mark Regis - Read
  • Multiple story shares by Galib Efendiev -Read
  • Cindy Kroon joins RCS, strengthening our approach to IFC Performance Standards' participatory monitoring - Resource Consulting Services - Read
  • Integrating human rights due diligence into corporate risk management: RCS welcomes the ICMM launch of its new guidance - Resource Consulting Services - Read
  • Nicholas Garrett, Resource Consulting Services Director and Head of Sustainability at ITRI International Tin Conference - Resource Consulting Services - Read
  • RE: Guinea's new mining code: will it deter investors? - New comment by Kinnari Bhatt - Read
  • Focus on local content - Daniel Gilbert - Read
  • EITI now a partner of EI Source Book project - Daniel Gilbert - Read
  • Increase in social conflict in Peru - 60% relate to extractive projects - Peter Low - Read
  • New group: OpenOil UG - Johnny West - Join
  • OilWiki guides - Samuel Hatfield - Read
  • OpenOil wiki family - Samuel Hatfield - Read
  • ICMM welcomes Inmet as its latest member - ICMM - Read
  • RE: GIZ publication on Results Chains in resource governance - New comment by Jim Bennett - Read
  • Oxfam America files lawsuit against Securities and Exchange Commission - Evelyn Parra - Read
  • NPR series on Mongolia - Paul Lawrence - Read
  • RE: The transparency Africa really needs - New comment by Daniel Gilbert - Read
  • Center for Social Responsibility in Mining, University of Queensland: Research Assistant - Apply

Remember: Post jobs as blogs and we'll do the rest

  • New events
    • University of Dundee, CEPMLP: Minerals taxation and sustainable development; London, UK; June 27 - 28, 2012 - RSVP
    • ForAff Belgium, RBRN, Egmont, IPIS: The due diligence approach; Brussels, Belgium; June 13, 2012 - RSVP
    • Oxfam: Can oil and accountability mix? Ghana's experiment; Washington, DC, USA; June 1, 2012 - RSVP
    • CEDHA: Rio+20 side event: Designing public policy for a more sustainable future; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; June 19, 2012 - RSVP
  • Next events
    • Dr. Michael Warner:
      May 2012 LCS Local Content Master Class; London, UK; May 30 - June 1 2012 - RSVP
    • University of Dundee, CEPMLP:
      Adding value through minerals and mining research - whilst still turning a profit; Dundee, UK; May 30, 2012 - RSVP
  • Ongoing events

Remember: GOXIans are
everywhere so post events in any part of the world

News, Books and Reports
  • Peru's illegal mining exports problem worse than drug trafficking - Macroconsult - Read
  • Oil well in Cuba comes up dry - Miami Herald - Read
  • Displaced: the human cost of development and resettlement - Panos London - Read

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