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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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WGEI Newsletter Issue No. 11 – May 2018

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Introduction
  • About this issue
Need to know
  • Afrosai- E Is Updating Its Audit Guideline for Extractive Industries
  • The Audit Office of Vietnam Audit on The Licensing of Mineral Exploration and Mining during the period 2014-2016
  • Artisanal Mining in Uganda
  • SAI Uganda: Meeting the Challenge of...
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Zambia Hosts the 2nd meeting of the Intosai Working Group on Extractive Industries (WGEI) Learning Taskforce

The Office of the Auditor General Zambia hosted the second meeting of the INTOSAI Working Group on Audit of Extractive Industries (WGEI) learning task force in Lusaka, Zambia from 9th to 12th April, 2018. The purpose of the meeting was to review and update the draft Extractive Industries Training Curriculum. The meeting was officially opened by...
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The Audit Office of Vietnam Audit on The Licensing of Mineral Exploration and Mining during the period 2014-2016

In 2017, the State Audit Office of Vietnam conducted an audit on State management of mineral exploration and mining during the period 2014-2016 at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) and 08 provinces/cities. One of the most important tasks of the audit was “auditing the licensing of...
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