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.
September 20, 2017
For many resource-rich developing countries, mineral resources present an unparalleled economic opportunity to increase government revenue. Tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) by multinational corporations and weak tax administration threaten ...
June 21, 2017
The Extractives Hub is a new tool aimed at helping government officials in resource-rich developing countries access relevant information on the governance of mining and oil and gas industries. It also provides training and support on a wide range o ...
December 21, 2016
Please accept our best wishes for the new year and our thanks to all those who have contributed to the IGF’s success in 2016. It is a busy period for the IGF Secretariat as the IISD team expands to fulfill the ambitious agenda of IGF members and it ...
December 19, 2016
MInGov is a newly-developed tool that comprehensively analyzes a country’s mining sector and its context, and identifies sector governance strengths and weaknesses. It pinpoints in detail where the sector is not functioning as it should.