sharing in governance of extractive industries

A weekly digest of activity on GOXI

This week, Alex Tilley writes that 37 percent of the minerals and metals needed for energy in a low-carbon future are in countries with “weak” resource governance. Learn more.

Mukasindi Sibanda looks at Zimbabwe's budget to see how the country’s significant mineral wealth is being managed to promote the progressive realization of socio-economic rights.

Sibanda also seeks to draw insights from Caledonia Mining's Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act report. 

Paul Ogwu further touts the importance of open data for accountability. 

Plus a series of posts as part of the GOXI Learning Series discussion on Biodiversity and human rights

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

New members (this week) - Welcome
New posts
  • What does the 2016 annual budget review and 2017 outlook tell us about mining and development finance - Mukasiri Sibanda - Read
  • Open Data: Central to transparency and accountability in extractive - Paul Ogwu - Read
  • Can the Nigeria solid minerals development fund deliver? - George Lwanda - Read
  • In a low-carbon future, better mineral governance could power development - Alex Tilley - Read
  • Caledonia's ESTMA report: Accountability opportunities in Zimbabwe - Mukasiri Sibanda - Read
  • War, human rights and biodiversity: turning conflict into conservation - Environmental Governance Program - Read
  • Unexamined synergies: dam building and mining go together in the Amazon - Environmental Governance Program  - Read
  • Report of the Special Rapporteur on biodiversity and human rights - Environmental Governance Program - Read
  • Mining and biodiversity guidelines-Mainstreaming biodiversity into the mining sector - Environmental Governance Program - Read
  • Report UNEP biodiversity - Environmental Governance Program - Read
  • UN expert urges fresh Mongolia action on environment - Environmental Governance Program - Read
  • How can we restore biodiversity and ecosystem services in mining and industrial sites? - Environmental Governance Program - Read
  • Statement of United Nations Special Rapporteur John H. Knox on the conclusion of his mission to Mongolia - Environmental Governance Program - Read


  • Ibilola Onadeko-Amao; Strategic Leadership in Resource Rich Emerging Economies; Waldorf Astoria, Dubai; October 9 - 12, 2017 - RSVP
  • IGF; IGF's Annual General Meeting: October 16-20, 2017 in Geneva; Geneva; October 16 - 20, 2017 - RSVP
  • Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ); Training - "Extractive Resources and Economic Linkages - Promoting Economic Linkages to the Extractive Sector"; Berlin, Germany; October 17 - 19, 2017 - RSVP
Jobs and More
  • Campaign Leader, Corruption Investigations - Global Witness - Apply
  • Senior Campaigner, Corruption Investigations  - Global Witness - Apply
  • National Project Administrator - ASI Tanzania - Apply
  • Research & Data Associate - NRGI  - Apply
  • Short-Term Curriculum Expert -Adam Smith International - Apply
  • Team Leader/(TVET)/Employment Expert  - Adam Smith International - Apply
  • Project Administrator - Adam Smith International  - Apply
  • Responsible Sourcing Audit Manager - RCS Global - Apply
Remember: Post a job as a blog and we'll do the rest
Member profile - Dennis Morton

Dennis Morton’scareer as a photojournalist started in 1985 in South Africa. He spent sixteen years in there working as a journalist and training and development specialist in the NGO and corporate sectors. He joined the extractive industry in 2000.

Dennis managed field operations in the extractive industry for ten years in remote areas such as Rajasthan India, Syria, Guinea and Kenya. During this period he worked extensively with communities in the areas of stakeholder engagement and social responsibility.
Dennis is now a campaigner for the rights of indigenous and project affected persons impacted by projects associated with the extractive industry.

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