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The IGF publishes blogs by Secretariat staff and guest authors on important issues for mining countries and other stakeholders. These blogs do not represent the views or opinions of the IGF Secretariat or its member countries.


Are Mineral-Rich Countries Ready for Tight Credit Markets?

Price increases in many mineral and metal commodities may not transfer into increased development prospects for producing countries.

Do Resource-Rich Countries Get a Fair Share of Mineral Exports? Insights from their governments

This blog explores results and analysis from a government survey to gauge fiscal objectives and challenges to mining revenue collection.

Meeting the Moment: Strengthening tax administration to raise mining revenue mobilization across Africa

Our training program from African officials revealed particular concerns around fiscal incentives and offshore indirect transfers of mining assets.

Building Government Capacity to Secure Mining’s Financial Benefits in Latin America

Knowledge gaps related mineral pricing and metals streaming stood out during our training on tax and fiscal issues for government officials in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Exploring the ILO’s Gender-Disaggregated Data on Mining Employment

Digging into the ILO's gender-disaggregated employment databases for a diverse set of mining nations.