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Artisanal and small-scale mining

Explosive Growth in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Amid Rising Prices: IGF Study

Rising mineral prices and the struggle to earn a living from agriculture have led to explosive growth in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM), according to a new report from the IGF.
Tax base erosion and profit shifting

IGF Advisor Among Top 50 Most Influential in Global Taxation

IGF Advisor Alexandra Readhead was named among the top 50 most influential people, organizations, events and trends in global taxation for her work assisting developing countries combat tax avoidance.
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The IGF Welcomes Chad as 61st Member, Applauds Commitment to Mining Sustainably

Chad is eager to learn from the experiences of fellow IGF members and appreciates the opportunity to benefit from the capacity building services offered by the IGF Secretariat, said Youssouf Abssalah, Minister of Mines, Geology and Quarries.
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IGF Releases Mining Policy Framework Assessment: Rwanda

The Government of Rwanda is actively promoting sustainable development through its minerals sector, according to a new Mining Policy Framework (MPF) Assessment by the IGF.
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IGF Welcomes Entry into Force of Minamata Convention on Mercury, Stresses That More Work Needs to be Done

IGF welcomes entry into force of Minamata Convention on Mercury and stresses that more work needs to be done. We are pleased to report that 51 IGF member countries have signed or ratified the convention.