Estimating the Effects of the Development of the Oil and Gas Sector on Growth and Jobs in Ghana (2015-30): A Modelling and Value Chain Analysis

Recent oil and gas discoveries in Ghana present a unique opportunity to boost economic growth and increase the prosperity of its people. With support from the World Bank Group, the Ghanaian government engaged with international private sector partners in the exploration, development and operation of world-class hydrocarbon discoveries in the Jubilee, TEN, and Sankofa fields. […]

By |September 3rd, 2018|Local Government and Development|0 Comments

Mining Local Procurement Reporting Mechanism

The Mining Local Procurement Reporting Mechanism (LRPM) is a set of disclosures that seeks to standardise how the global mining industry and host countries measure and talk about local procurement. In most cases procurement of goods and services is the single largest in-country payment type by a mine site, and yet to date there has […]

By |February 5th, 2018|Local Supplier Development|0 Comments

Mapping the Oil and Gas Industry to the Sustainable Development Goals: An Atlas

Achieving the SDGs by the target of 2030 will require unprecedented cooperation and collaboration among governments, non-governmental organizations, development partners, the private sector and communities. While governments have the primary responsibility to prioritize and implement approaches to meeting the SDGs, the private sector and civil society will play a critical role in the implementation of […]

Political Settlements and the Governance of Extractive Industry: A Comparative Analysis of the longue durée in Africa and Latin America

This paper synthesises findings from research in Bolivia, Ghana, Peru and Zambia to address the following three questions:

How does the nature of political settlements affect the governance of the mining and hydrocarbon sectors and the relationships between those sectors and patterns of social inclusion and exclusion?
How do the circulation of ideas and the […]

By |June 25th, 2017|Local Government and Development|0 Comments

Shared Water, Shared Responsibility, Shared Approach: Water in the Mining Sector

Water scarcity poses a risk to companies in the mining and metals sector, but it also represents a significant opportunity–to catalyze collective solutions that improve water security and sanitation for all. Mining companies are already thinking more collaboratively. Engaging in meaningful partnerships with local communities, government and other industries to improve infrastructure, and achieve better […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Water and Communities|0 Comments