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

Key Findings from 2013 Public Survey on Water in Omnogobi Province

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is working with the mining industry, government officials, herders and civil society in the Gobi region to improve the technical understanding of water,
open paths to dialogue and promote collaborative decision-making on water management.
In 2013, the Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) was contracted by IFC to implement a baseline survey […]

By |June 4th, 2018|Water and Communities|0 Comments

Hydro-Economic Analysis On The Coal Mining Regions In Mongolia’s Gobi Desert

The economic development in Mongolia puts a strain on the water resources in areas where demand of water requires large water supplies. Hence, in some cases, water is not only a limiting factor for economic growth and development, but also an opportunity. The focus of this analysis lies on the coal mining regions Tavan Tolgoi […]

By |June 4th, 2018|Water and Communities|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 […]