United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (Addis Ababa)
Africa Mining Vision Initiative Gaining Traction
The aim of the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) is to foster a transparent, equitable and optimal exploitation of mineral resources to underpin broad-based sustainable growth and socio-economic development in Africa. One year in, the AMV compact is gaining traction. For example, African countries like Equatorial Guinea, the fourth largest oil producer in Africa, sees potential in unitilizing the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) principles. More about the ECA in this BRIEFING.
Economic Commission for Africa, 8 February 2017
A policy dialogue at the 2017 Mining Indaba heard strong endorsements from public and private sector speakers for the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) Private Sector Compact. Read more »
Economic Commission for Africa, 7 March 2017
The African Mineral Development Centre (AMDC), in collaboration with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and the Government of Equatorial Guinea,… Read more »
Africa Mining Vision (AMV): “Transparent, Equitable and Optimal Exploitation of Mineral Resources to Underpin Broad-based Sustainable Growth and Socio-economic Development”
- African Union
- Publication Date:
- 10 February 2009
On 20-22 August 2008, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) convened a meeting of the technical taskforce to draft the new Africa ... see more »
The African Mining Vision Compact was designed to close existing gaps between mining communities, the private sector and governments. It consists of a set of twelve principles designed to offer improved value and benefits to all parties involved.
The changing dynamics of the extractive industries, namely falling commodity prices, is presurring Central African countries to seriously consider moving away from a situation ... Read more »