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The Philippines’ Secretary responsible for environment and natural resources and India’s Mines Minister offer different worldviews on the role of mining in the development of their respective countries.

How can cooperative business relationships catalyze economic development, leading to sustainable growth for Aboriginal businesses and communities in Canada? Anthea Darychuk has some ideas.

Following the workshop ‘Harnessing Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa’ the University of Surrey Business School is now inviting submissions for publication as part of a special issue in The Extractive Industries and Society, An International Journal.

IIED continues its focus on artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in Ghana by recapping a multi-stakeholder ‘action dialogue’ and also shares a background paper on the issues.

And the Co-Chairperson of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) urges Ghanaians to make the management of extractive resources a campaign issue.

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

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New Posts
  • Consulting with aboriginal communities is the best way to fix consultation policy - Anthea Darycuk - Read

  • Artisanal and small scale mining in Ghana. Evidence to inform an action dialogue - IIED - Read

  • Malawi participates in first Africa mining vision civil forum in Nairobi - Rachel Etter-Phoya - Read

  • Call for papers: Harnessing extractive industries for development in sub-Saharan Africa - James McQuilken - Read

  • A Tale of Two Mineral-Rich Countries: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times" - Bryan Christopher Land - Read

  • OGP openness in natural resources working group coordinator - Marie Lintzer - Read

  • GHEITI canvasses increased impact from oil industry - Kwami Ahiabenu - Read

  • Greg Valerio joins reflective images jewelry to drive fair trade jewelry mainstream in North American market - Marc Choyt - Read


  • International Labour Organisation; Promoting the Inclusion of Women in Extractive Industry Value Chains Online Distance Learning Course; Distance Learning; September 19, 2016 - November 25, 2016 - RSVP

  • ACEP; Africa Oil Governance Summit; Accra, Ghana; September 26-27, 2016 - RSVP

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  • SME - SME Expert - Apply

  • CRC Sogema - Expert(e) en entrepreneuriat et soutien aux PME - Apply

  • Transparency International Australia - Contract Researcher - Apply
  • Responsible Mining Foundation - Chief Operations Officer - Apply

  • Estelle Levin Ltd. in Cambridge UK - Responsible Mining and Development Specialist - Apply

  • Estelle Levin Ltd. in Cambridge UK - Responsible Sourcing and Due Diligence Specialist - Apply
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Featured member - Gerardo Castillo

Gerardo Castillo is a senior consultant on social development and extractive industries, with over 15 years’ experience and work with peasant and indigenous populations. He is also a Director of Societas Social Analysis Consultants and a professor at the Department of Social Sciences and for the Diploma in Extractive Industries: Vigilance and Sustainable Development at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP). 

Castillo holds a doctorate from the Center for Social Responsibility in Mining at the University of Queensland. He also holds Masters' degrees in International Development from the University of Bath and in Geography from the University of Oklahoma. His Bachelor´s degree was in Anthropology at PUCP. 

(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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