Category Archives: Sustainable Policies

Linking Extractive Industries and the Sustainable Development Goals

Extractive industries have a vast global footprint and present a primary sector in many countries. Approximately 3,5 billion people live in countries rich in oil, gas or minerals. In 2010, it was estimated that the formal mining sector alone employed more than 3,7 million workers, with a further 25 million people working in artisanal and...
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Can Developing Countries Notice Unnoticed Opportunities in Extractive Industry?

By Deo Kirama - National Audit Office Tanzania It is a common phenomenon that people gets excited when they are exposed to good news of opportunities. Their excitement is not for nothing but built on expectations of gains that are likely to accrue from the opportunities discovered and anticipation of positive changes in life. From social...
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SAI Vietnam: Evaluating the environmental management and rehabilitation on mining industry in Thai Nguyen Province, Vietnam

On 15 October 2015 the State audit office of Vietnam (SAV) launched a performance audit that aims to evaluate the environmental management and rehabilitation on mining industry in Thai Nguyen Province. The audit was performed as results of a survey that gathered initial information and data of environmental rehabilitation on mining industry in...

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