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Lesotho Joins IGF as 74th Member, Aims to Improve Regulatory Framework of Diamond Sector

The Government of Lesotho expressed its commitment to responsible governance of the mining sector by joining the IGF as our 74th member.

Tax Holidays Threaten Economic Prosperity in Resource-Rich Developing Countries

A comprehensive review of mining tax incentives in 21 countries found that more than half have offered a complete exemption from corporate income tax for nine years on average.


Fostering Better Mining Tax Collection: Our experience in Bogotá

We explore three takeaways from our recent training in Colombia on mining tax collection.

Impact of the Mining Sector on Local Development: Will institutional mining funds for local development be a game-changer?

** Français ci-dessous** Unlike the impact of mining activity at the national level, which has long been the focus of researchers, the impact of the mining sector on local development is harder to gauge. One of the few studies on this topic was p ...