This publication contrasts the legal frameworks for environmental and social impact assessments in three mineral-rich jurisdictions.
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Strengthening the Legal Framework for Environmental and Social Impact Assessment in the Mining Sector in Madagascar: Selected issues
This summary note presents the main strengths and weaknesses of the legal framework on ESIA in the mining sector in Madagascar.
Illicit Financial Flows and Conflict in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining: Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger
This report examines artisanal mining in border areas plagued by conflict and presents recommendations for policy-makers in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger.
IGF Guidance for Governments: Improving legal frameworks for environmental and social impact assessment and management
This IGF guidance document offers governments a summary of international best practices in legal frameworks for environmental and social impact assessment and related management plans for large-scale mines.
Analyse comparative des textes juridiques applicables à l'exploitation minière artisanale de l'or dans l'espace UEMOA
Soutenir l’innovation et promouvoir des pratiques vertueuses dans l’exploitation artisanale de l’or à travers des réformes législatives dans l’espace UEMOA.
More than 40 government representatives from 17 African countries attended a workshop in Yaoundé, Cameroon, from February 26 to March 1, 2018 on how to implement the IGF’s guidance on managing artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM).
An IGF Mining Policy Framework assessment of Mauritania's mining law and policies conducted at the request of the Government of Mauritania and in collaboration with the Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines.
This assessment assesses the mining laws and policies of Senegal, and the country’s capacity to implement the IGF's Mining Policy Framework (MPF), to ensure that the mining sector contributes to the country's sustainable development.