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The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) is a voluntary initiative supporting over 60 nations committed to leveraging mining for sustainable development to ensure negative impacts are limited and financial benefits are shared. Members have access to a number of resources, including IGF’s Guidance for Governments, Mining Policy Framework and capacity-building and training opportunities.

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Guidance for Governments

In-depth guidance assisting member countries implement the Mining Policy Framework.

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Mining Policy Framework

Setting out concrete objectives and processes for good governance in the mining sector.

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Capacity Building and Training

Tailored programs available on request to members to assist with all aspects of mining policy.

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Partners

The IGF is thankful for its partners committed to leveraging mining for sustainable development. Learn more about our partnerships.

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Members

The IGF is a voluntary initiative with over 60 member nations. Learn more about our current members or how to become one.

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About

The IGF is devoted to optimizing the benefits of mining to achieve poverty reduction, inclusive growth, social development and environmental stewardship. Learn more.