Progress report on implementation of the first session of the Technical Committee on Natural Resources and Science and Technology
This report aims at briefly providing information on the level of implementation of the decisions of the 1st meeting of the Committee on Natural Resources and, Science and Technology (CNRST-1). The report covers the period ...
Impact of the global financial crisis and recession on the SADC mining sector : an issue paper
This paper recommends a number of actions that should be undertaken to address the negative impact of the current global financial crisis and recession on the SADC mining sector, The recommended actions, as summarized ...
Rapport d'examen africain sur l'exploitation minière : résumé
La résolution A/58/218 de l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unies donné mandat aux commissions régionales des Nations Unies, en collaboration avec la Commission des Nations Unies sur le développement durable (CSD), les ...
Report of the ad hoc expert group meeting on the harmonization of national mining policies in the SADC subregion : Johannesburg, South Africa 4 - 5 May 2009
This report presents the outcome of the Ad Hoc Expert Group Meeting (AEGM) which was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 4 and 5 may 2009, to review the draft report on the Harmonization of NMPs in the SADC subregion. ...
Compendium on best practices in small-scale mining in Africa
There are currently no universal definitions of artisanal or small-scale mining. The lack of consensus, as echoed by several researchers, e.g., Priester et al., 1993; Taupitz et al., 1993 and others, is due to the fact ...
Report on the UNCTAD/ECA Joint workshop on the Establishment of an Africa Mining Network (AMN), 25-27 February 2003, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
This paper focuses on the report on the UNCTAD/ECA joint workshop on the establishment of an Africa Mining Network (AMN). The objective of the workshop was to review existing and emerging policy initiatives, as well as ...
Stabilité du pouvoir politique et rente pétrolière dans les Etats Africains
En 2004, l'Afrique détenait prés de 400 milliards de barils de pétrole de réserves prouvées, soit les deuxièmes plus grandes réserves mondiales, après celles du Moyen-Orient. Par ailleurs, l'Afrique sub-saharienne est la ...
Mainstreaming mineral wealth in growth and poverty reduction strategies
The paper argues that poor performance is not an inherent characteristic of minerals-driven economies. It considers mineral endowments a capital that can spur growth and reduce poverty in developing countries if deployed ...
Draft resolution : development of mineral resources
This paper focuses on strategies for revamping African agriculture: a contribution to “The Compact for Africa’s Recovery”. The purpose of this paper is to propose a set of policies for regenerating Africa's agriculture. ...
Mission report : participate in the preparatory meeting of experts and the special conference of African ministers of mines and energy on "African mining: which mining strategy for the new millennium?": participate in the VIth MIGA symposium on "minning investment and business opportunities in Africa"