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.
February 15, 2018
Kate MacLeod, researcher, and Dr. Fabiana Di Lorenzo, Manager for Due Diligence, of Levin Sources explore solar photovoltaic (PV) technology in this guest column on minerals in the green economy.
January 31, 2018
Kojo Busia and Isabelle Ramdoo of the African Minerals Development Centre explore making strategic use of local content policies in this guest column.
Financial Modeling of Mining Projects: A Tool for Optimizing the Financial Benefits of the Mining Sector
January 18, 2018
The financial model of a project is one of the most important documents a mining company will submit as part of a package of documents to get a mining license in most mineral-rich countries. However, this valuable tool seems to be underused by develo ...
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.