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Capacity Building and Training

The IGF Secretariat provides capacity-building training and workshops to member countries upon request.

We design capacity building and training programs to improve our developing country members’ skills, knowledge, and abilities to implement and maintain good governance in mining that considers the full environmental, social, and economic context.

We work with local and regional experts to ensure programs reflect on-the-ground perspectives and realities.

The training helped the government of Guatemala to identify strengths and weaknesses in environmental management in its mining sector.
The IGF hosted a WAEMU training in Ouagadougou from June 19-22.
A course was designed to increase participants’ knowledge of the main challenges governments face in designing, administering, and monitoring an international tax system for their ext
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A four-day workshop for government officials in Bamako, Mali covering diagnosing legal and policy gaps, best practices, case studies related to ESIAs and closure in the mining sector.
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The IGF developed and delivered a training program on Advancing Women’s Participation in Mining Consultations, at the request of Argentina.