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IGF Welcomes Somalia as 58th Member

The Federal Republic of Somalia expressed its commitment to good governance of the mining sector by joining the IGF.
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IGF Signs Cooperation Agreement with APEC Mining Task Force

The IGF has signed a three-year cooperation agreement with the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Mining Task Force.
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IGF Releases Mining Policy Framework Assessment: Senegal

Mining is an important—and growing—pillar of Senegal’s economy, and is expected to play a significant role in the country’s continued social and economic development. The IGF is pleased to present its assessment of Senegal's mining policies.
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Ecuador Reaffirms its Commitment to Sustainable Mining by Joining IGF

The Government of Ecuador expressed its commitment to good governance of the mining sector by joining the IGF, formally signed its membership application during a press conference at the annual PDAC meeting.
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IGF Releases Guidance to Help Governments Manage Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

Governments struggling to manage the complex and sometimes chaotic artisanal and small scale-mining sector have a new toolkit: guidance developed by the IGF.