sharing in governance of extractive industries

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If you live in a small community and a big oil, gas or mining company shows up, it can be a very confusing time. Jeroen De ZeeUw shares a new practical guide for communities for navigate these waters.  

How much does a tax holiday cost a government? What does investor profitability look like without it?  How much is a government equity stake really worth once you take project finance into account? Starting with Brazil's $90 billion Libra Project, Open Oil presents ten open financial models.

A joint study by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), and Engineers Without Borders (EWB) explores the future of local employment and procurement in the face of techn....

Do you have links to papers on land displacement and dislocation, as a result or the development of the extractive sectors, in sub-Saharan Africa? Please recommend them to Audrey Cash.

And if you work for a mining company, Purevudlam Altantsetseg would appreciate it if you could take her quick survey.  

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

New GOXIans - Welcome
New Posts
  • Rule of law assessment of environmental public administration in Colombia - Tiffany Challe - Read
  • New study on the impact of mine automation on the shared-value paradigm - Nicolas Maennling - Read
  • Land displacement and dislocation - Audrey Cash - Read
  • Brazil's $90 billion Libra field in trouble - says public data - Anton Ruhling - Read


  • Local Content Solutions Ltd; LCS 3-day Local Content Master Class, 16th to 18th Nov, England; Oxfordshire, England; November 15 - 18, 2016 - RSVP
  • Majala Mlagui; National Stakeholders Forum on Land and Mining; Nairobi, Kenya; November 18, 2016 - RSVP
  • Intersocial Consulting, in partnership with AECOM; Social Risk & Resettlement Management Training Course; Nairobi, Kenya; November 18, 2016 - RSVP

Remember: GOXIans are everywhere

Jobs and More
  • Artisanal Gold Council, Peru - ASGM Project Director - Apply
  • CDA Collaborative Learning Projects - Executive Director - Apply
  • Sierra Leone Opportunities for Action - Multi Market Business Adviser - Apply
  • GIZ Mali - Assistant technique (H/F) - Apply
Remember: Post a job as a blog and we'll do the rest
Featured member - Pierre de Pasquale

Trained as an engineer, Pierre de Pasquale has always been sensitive to the direct role played by big companies in constructing and maintaining North-South inequalities, and in the defense of their particular interests against collective amelioration of life conditions. Having been involved in both fieldwork and research and development projects for about 5 years, he has a strong knowledge of mining operations on their own, Mining Codes in force today, competitive tender mechanisms that are used when starting or extending exploitation contracts, and relations between governmental authorities and private companies. He recently joined the Responsible Mining Foundation as a Mining Analyst Researcher.

(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
  • INFOGRAPHIC: There's big money to be made in asteroid mining- Visual Capitalist - See

  • Oil prices rise on hope of output accord - Wall Street Journal - Read

  • INFOGRAPHIC: The world's hardest working gold mines- Mining.com - See

  • Canadian oil sands giant testing anonymous haul trucks - Mining.com - Read
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