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.
December 05, 2017
Explore four ways gendered impacts of artisanal and small-scale mining can be minimized while promoting economic independence for women artisanal miners.
November 28, 2017
Alexandra Readhead explores how and why developing country governments need to confront tax base erosion and profit shifting in the mining sector.
November 24, 2017
ASM is a complex economic sector with implications on economic growth, and social and environmental impacts, on rural poor communities.
November 23, 2017
While conducting a Mining Policy Framework assessment in Ecuador, we were introduced to Catering Las Peñas, a catering company established in the mining camp of Lundin Gold’s Fruta del Norte gold mining project. In a country where large scale mini ...
November 07, 2017
Mining companies seeking to understand their responsibilities to protect biodiversity have a new tool: an online inventory of global offset policies.