Natural Resource Governance

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2018 DRC Alternative Mining Indaba

It will be held (21-24 May) in the rich mining province of Lualaba. Over 250 participants are expected to attend from national and provincial governments, mining companies, civil society, labour, communities and artisanal miners.

Dated Events: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 08 to Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 22
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Crossing the Borders

Trans-Border Resource conflicts between the Democratic Republic of Congo, and its neighbours Angola and Uganda

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The Center for Trade Policy and Development

The Centre for Trade Policy and Development is a non-profit making, membership based trade policy think tank which aims to promote pro-poor trade policies and practices. The organization was established in 1999 as Civil Society Trade network and was later rebranded to be the Centre for Trade Policy and Development-CTPD. CTPD provides analytical research, capacity building and facilitation services in trade and investment sectors to Civil Society Organizations, local private sector, Small Scale Producer groups and government.

Network for Community Resource Governance (NCRG)

The Network for Community Resource Governance (NCRG) is a network of resource rich communities in Zambia established two years ago to promote prudent natural resource governance. NCRG presumes that poor but resource rich communities and individuals are capable of managing themselves, and seeks only to amplify their voices through the provision of strategic support in the form of community mobilisation, training, representation, research, advocacy and public education.

Stimulus Africa Foundation

Stimulus is a social enterprise established in 2011 in Harare, Zimbabwe with a mandate to positively disrupt the manner in which Zimbabwe and Africa approach entrepreneurship. Its overarching goal is to support private sector development through nurturing entrepreneurship in order to create jobs and improve the lives and communities of ordinary people. Stimuluses core activities centre on three pillars, namely: Training & Business Coaching, Mentorship & Counselling Support and Networking.

Bench Marks Foundation

The Bench Marks Foundation was formed in 2001 by church agencies, linked to the South African Council of Churches (SACC) concerned with the unethical behaviour of business and how they could be held accountable in the democratic South Africa, and more broadly in the continent as a whole.

African Forum and Network on Debt and Development

The African Forum and Network on Debt and Development (AFRODAD) was created 20 years ago as a pan African platform and organisation for lobbying and advocating for debt cancellation and addressing other debt related issues in Africa. AFRODAD remains committed to contributing to the long term development of the continent through its contribution to finding sustainable solutions to Africa’s challenges in debt and resource management and financial development.

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Victory for Activists in El-Salvador: A precedent for Southern Africa?

Despite attempts at best practices by mining companies and changes to laws in some countries, water, soil, and air pollution resulting from mining, industrial and agricultural activities continue to rise.

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Botswana’s Diamond Deception

Since its independence from Britain in 1966, Botswana has been hailed as Africa’s model nation, a “political diamond.” The country, which is the size of France but with only about 2 million residents, is stable—its democratic elections so peaceful and predictable they’ve garnered an enviable epithet, “boring.” Fifty years ago, Botswana was one of the world’s 10 poorest nations; now it’s considered a middle-income country.

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Canadian company can face legal action over Congo massacre

Landmark decision allows case against Anvil Mining to proceed

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