Monthly Archives: February 2018

Artisanal Mining in Uganda

‘to a large extent, informal mining is a poverty-driven activity’ [Regularizing Informal Mining: A Summary of the Proceedings of the International Roundtable on Artisanal Mining, 17–19 May 1995. Barry, M., ed (1996)] INTRODUCTION Artisanal mining in Uganda is mainly subsistence (hand to mouth) despite the fact that it employs more than 200,000 people in Uganda. While hardly...
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Peer Learning Event for EITI Implementing in Francophone Countries in Africa

[caption id="attachment_15141" align="alignnone" width="900"]Peer Learning Event for EITI Implementing Francophone Countries in Africa Peer Learning Event for EITI Implementing Francophone Countries in Africa[/caption] Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) recently hosted a peer-learning workshop in Yaoundé, Cameroon (28-30 November) for Francophone Africa. A great number of French speaking African countries...
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