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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 IGF organized a workshop on artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM), illicit financial flows (IFFs), and conflict.
A workshop to share tools to empower decision-makers and negotiators to improve their tax treaty practice.
A training on Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and Mine Closure in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.
ESIA in mining workshop participants
The IGF partnered with Lesotho’s Ministry of Mining to deliver a workshop on ESIA in the country's mining sector.
On April 20 and 21, 2021, the IGF and partners delivered a workshop and piloted a new tool to help government officials in Ethiopia identify gaps in the legal framework for environmenta