3rd June 2020 Research Insight - What is the future of Social Licence to Operate in the East Africa Extractive Industries post the COVID-19 pandemic?”

Dr. Victoria Nalule (CEPMLP) and Nduta Njenga (Ministry of Water, Irrigation & Electricity, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia) | Document | 2020

What is the future of Social Licence to Operate in the East Africa Extractive Industries post the COVID-19 pandemic?” - Research Insight


1st June 2020 Insight - International Law Protection of Energy Investments Continues During the COVID-19 Pandemic and its Economic Fallout

Prof. Pieter Bekker, CEPMLP | Document | 2020

International Law Protection of Energy Investments Continues During the COVID-19 Pandemic and its Economic Fallout - June 2020 Research Insight by Prof. Pieter Bekker, CEPMLP


Late May 2020 Insight - Is COVID 19 An Opportunity to Accelerate the Digitalisation in the Mining Sector? Law and Policy Implications

Maria Augusta Paim, CEPMLP | Document | 2020

Research Insight - IS COVID-19 AN OPPORTUNITY TO ACCELERATE THE DIGITALISATION IN THE MINING SECTOR? LAW AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS


Mid May 2020 Insight - Sand Mining in Africa: What are the key considerations for Policy Makers?

Dr. Victoria Nalule (CEPMLP) | Document | 2020

The mining sector is key in the economic development of every country. Minerals are used in different sectors as raw materials and their demand is expected to increase with the anticipated boom in industrialisation and urbanisation. Although in the past, the mining sector was characterised by the co...


Early May 2020 Insight - Energy Access Challenges in the COVID 19 crisis: Is there a future for Extractives in the Energy Transitions era?

Dr. Victoria Nalule (CEPMLP) | Document | 2020

Research Insight – early May 2020: Energy Access Challenges in the COVID 19 crisis: Is there a future for Extractives in the Energy Transitions era?” Abstract: Access to modern energy is key in addressing the global challenges including poverty, famine and gender inequality. There have been vario...


April 2020 (Guest) Insight - West African Electricity

Gisela Granado, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Global Secretariat | Document | 2020

Guest Research Insight – April 2020 “West African Electricity”. By: Gisela Granado, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Country Manager, supporting EITI implementation in Francophone West Africa


March 2020 Insight - 'Tainted minerals’ in the supply chain: Spotlight on Ghana

Dr Smith I Azubuike (CEPMLP) | Document | 2020

March 2020 Insight - 'Tainted minerals’ in the supply chain: Spotlight on Ghana: The focus of this Insight is on ‘tainted minerals’ in risk areas where rights abuse occurs in mining sites and how the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Guidelines could help in mainstreaming ...


February 2020 Insight - Land Access & Mining In Uganda: Key Issues for Policy-Makers

Dr. Victoria Nalule (CEPMLP) | Document | 2020

February 2020 Insight - Land Access & Mining In Uganda: Key Issues for Policy-Makers: Access to land is essential for the successful operation of oil, gas, energy and mining projects. However, often a time, there are social, environmental and economic issues associated with acquiring land for the...


January 2020 Insight - Diverging paths from a shared history? Leveraging Mining for Development: lessons from Rwanda and Burundi

Désiré Ruragaragaza and Daniel Gilbert (both CEPMLP) | Document | 2020

This Insight analyses how different economic policies, peace, leadership and laws can lead to starkly different minerals-sector driven developmental outcomes even in countries that are very similar. For the case studies selected for this Insight, there are observed similar characteristics with respe...


December 2019 Insight - Understanding Linkages in the Extractive Industries

Susan Nakanwagi (CEPMLP) | Document | 2019

Oil, gas and mineral resources – ‘extractives’ – can be used to drive public investments in infrastructure, health, education and other amenities. The key idea for policy-makers is ‘linkage’. Instead of viewing the extractives industry (EI) in isolation from the rest of the economy, an awareness of ...


November 2019 (Guest) Insight - Gisela Granado, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Global Secretariat; 2 Blogs

Gisela Granado (EITI Global Secretariat) | Document | 2019

Guest Insight from Gisela Granado, EITI: 2-part Research Insight as follows: 1. Cryptocurrencies, mining and transparency; and 2. Understanding energy disputes between investors and States. This is the first of two collaborative, Guest Insights from this esteemed author. Editorial serv...


October 2019 Insight - Managing the Decline of Fossil Fuels in the UK: Lessons for Developing Countries

Dr. Victoria Nalule (CEPMLP) | Document | 2019

As is well-known, hydrocarbons resources are finite. Once extracted they are put to use and cannot be replaced. So, what do governments do when faced with geological data that tells them their subsoil resources might reach a peak in only a few years or worse, that they have already began to decline?...


September 2019 Insight - Extractives for Development, Somalia

Abdul Abdurahman (CEPMLP) | Document | 2019

This Extractives Hub Insight is focussed on Somalia’s extractive industries and their potential to drive the realisation of development goals beneficial to the citizens of the country. The country is emerging from a long civil war and is beset by competing claims for territorial political legitim...


August 2019 Insight - Au-dacious Ethiopia

Daniel Gilbert (CEPMLP) and Prof. Asebe Regassa Debelo (Dilla University) | Document | 2019

The Extractives Hub project supports enhanced energy and mining sectors governance, in particular in Ethiopia, Zambia, Uganda, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, Afghanistan and Lebanon. This blog examines the gold mining sector in one of these countries, namely Ethiopia. This blog i...