Natural Resource Charter

Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) | Document | 2014

The Natural Resource Charter is a set of principles for governments and societies on how to best harness the opportunities created by extractive resources for development. It is not a recipe or blueprint for the policies and institutions countries must build, but instead provides the ingredients suc...


Oil, Gas, and Mining : A Sourcebook for Understanding the Extractive Industries

World Bank | Document | 2017

Oil, Gas, and Mining: A Sourcebook for Understanding the Extractive Industries provides developing countries with a technical understanding and practical options around oil, gas, and mining sector development issues. A central premise of the Sourcebook is that good technical knowledge can better in...


Africa Mining Vision: February 2009

African Union | Document | 2009

On 20-22 August 2008, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) convened a meeting of the technical taskforce to draft the new Africa Mining Vision in preparation for the First African Union Conference of Ministers Responsible for Mineral Resources Development. The taskforce, jointly ...


EITI: A Parliamentary Tool for Extractive Sector Governance in Liberia and Yemen

Natural Resource Governance Institute | Document | 2014

This case study presents lessons learned from parliamentary engagement in the Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) process in Liberia and Yemen and offers strategies for other countries seeking to involve parliamentarians in similar ways. Liberia in West Africa and Yemen in the Midd...


Minerals and Africa's Development: The International Study Group Report on Africa’s Mineral Regimes

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) | Document | 2011

This report on Africa’s mineral development regimes was prepared by the International Study Group (ISG) established in 2007 by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). It analyses African mining from a number of complementary perspectives, driven by a search for new directions bas...


The Growing Role of Minerals and Metals for a Low Carbon Future

World Bank | Document | 2017

The rise of green energy technologies required for a low-carbon future is expected to lead to significant growth in demand for a wide range of minerals and metals, such as aluminum, copper, lead, lithium, manganese, nickel, silver, steel, and zinc and rare earth minerals, according to a new World Ba...


Mining Foundations, Trusts and Funds: A Sourcebook

World Bank | Document | 2010

This Sourcebook reviews the developing country experience of mining sector foundations, trusts and funds to date, identifies aspects of leading practice in this field and provides detailed examinations of fourteen case studies from Peru, Southern Africa and Papua New Guinea. It approaches this analy...


A Move South

Oxford Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies | Document | 2016

This document describes how an increasing number of large resource finds are in the developing world, reflecting growing openness in their economies.


Is There Evidence for a Subnational Resource Curse?

Natural Resource Governance Institute | Document | 2016

This paper examines the evidence of a subnational resource curse. Natural resource extraction can have positive effects, generating profits, tax revenue for government, and economic linkages to other sectors. In contrast, extraction can also have negative economic, environmental and social consequen...


Local Content: Australia - Mining and Petroleum

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment | Document | 2015

This document profiles local content frameworks in Australia. It identifies the key legislation, regulations, contracts and non-binding policies and frameworks dealing with local content issues in the mining and petroleum sectors. It summarizes the provisions in the legal instruments dealing with lo...


Natural Resource Exploitation Challenges and Opportunities for LDCs

Commonwealth Secretariat | Document | 2011

The least developed countries (LDCs) have long been heavily dependent upon natural resource exports. This is both a problem and an opportunity. It is a problem because natural resource extraction does not directly employ many people and so has only limited direct transmission on to the incomes and w...


The Extractive Industries Sector: Essentials for Economists, Public Finance Professionals, and Policy Makers

The World Bank | Document | 2015

The extractive industries (EI) sector occupies an outsize space in the economies of many developing countries. Economists, public finance professionals, and policy makers working in such countries are frequently confronted with issues that require an in-depth understanding of the sector. The objec...


Mining Industry Overview: Examples of Types of Mine Operators

Adam Smith International | Document | 2017

This table provides a list of examples of types of mine operators, as described in the "Mine Operators" section of the "Mining Industry Overview" topic on the Extractives Hub.


Zambia Mining Investment and Governance Review (MInGov) - Raw Data

World Bank Group | Document | 2016

This is raw data collected for the Mining Investment and Governance Review (MInGov) report on Zambia. There is also a normalized data set available.


Mining Industry Overview Topic

Adam Smith International | Document | 2017

This document is the PDF version of the "Mining Industry Overview" Topic page on the Extractives Hub, which can also be found here - https://beta.extractiveshub.org/topic/view/ID/21.


Local Content: Mining and Petroleum - South Africa

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment | Document | 2015

This document profiles local content frameworks in South Africa. It identifies the key legislation, regulations, contracts and non-binding policies and frameworks dealing with local content issues in the mining and petroleum sectors. It summarizes the provisions in the legal instruments dealing with...


Peru Mining Potential of the Ayacucho Region (in Spanish)

Peru Ministry of Energy and Mines | URL | 2011

This report by the government of Peru explains the future mining potential of the Ayacucho region, with a focus on mining investment for sustainable development. In Spanish.


Country Strategy Note: Guinea

Natural Resource Governance Institute | Document | 2016

This country strategy note summarizes an NRGI analysis of country context and reform priorities. It also outlines NRGI’s engagement in Guinea, complementing the work of other actors. There are high hopes that the country’s mining sector can become the backbone of the government’s development agenda ...


Mine Power: Partnering to Upgrade Energy Infrastructure in the DRC

Natural Resource Governance Institute | Document | 2016

This case study discusses the need for better infrastructure in the DRC to access the country’s vast mineral wealth. Power is needed to get to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s valuable mineral assets. Yet the country’s lack of energy infrastructure has been a key bottleneck for this energy-intensi...


Peru Mining Potential of the Tacna Region (in Spanish)

Peru Ministry of Energy and Mines | URL | 2010

This report by the government of Peru explains the future mining potential of the Tacna region, with a focus on mining investment for sustainable development. In Spanish.