In January this year, the managing director of Papua New Guinea’s Mineral Resources Authority declared that the proposal to develop what had once been touted as the world’s first deep-sea mine would ‘not get off the ground’.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksApril, 2020Papua New Guinea
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2020Peru
Desde el giro neoliberal de la economía peruana, el gran agronegocio corporativo y latifundista se ha posicionado como el modelo de desarrollo de la actividad agraria en el Perú, en detrimento del campesinado y de la agricultura familiar. Para ello, el Estado estableció condiciones normativas y políticas que permitieron la concentración de la tierra por parte de estas empresas y su dominio sobre las relaciones laborales.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2018Global
This note is part of an Action Notes series and provides examples of tools that government agencies can adapt to their national context and use to develop the technical capacity to screen and select investors.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesNovember, 2020Global
This compilation of resources aims to help journalists cover the medium- to long-term impacts of the global pandemic on the governance of the oil, gas and mining industries in resource-rich countries. It includes blog posts with media-relevant resources such as good examples of existing coverage, suggested story angles and data sources.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesDecember, 2020Global
This practical guide aims to help journalists in resource-rich countries identify, analyze and report on issues in the extractive industries. It offers tools for building convincing stories, research leads, and inspiration from experienced reporters.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesOctober, 2017Global
This document provides practical guidance to address the taxation of Indirect Transfers of assets of extractive industries. It focuses on issues that developing country governments may wish to consider if they adopt a policy to tax such transfers. In doing so, it examines the language of the legislative and regulatory provisions employed by countries that have adopted such a policy to tax and comments on the pros and cons of these provisions.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesJune, 2017Global
This manual has been developed for training purposes. It models the gas value chain from the upstream project to the use of gas under the form of LPG, LNG or as feedstock for local industrial or power generation uses. It allows users to assess different LNG structures that can be considered when producing LNG (see section 2 for an explanation of each structure). It provides various fiscal regime options for the upstream and mid-stream sectors to understand the impacts of changes on the government take and the private sector returns.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMarch, 2014Global
The framework provides guidance to policy makers on how to approach the question of shared use. It highlights the operational models that are necessary for implementation, the key-success factors, the enabling conditions and how to ultimately better coordinate major investments in physical infrastructure by privately-owned natural resource concessionaires with national infrastructure development plans. The framework also equips policy makers with a set of questions that should help conduct the negotiations on shared use with companies.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesMay, 2020Global
This note proves recommendations for governments, international actors, and mining advocates who seek to optimize the value of green energy mineral reserves, to ensure that expectations for green energy materials do not replace careful planning, impact assessment, and allocation of risks, as well as prevent over-production.
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesAugust, 2014Global
This handbook provides policymakers and officials with practical guidelines to establish a robust legal framework, organization, and procedures for administering revenue from extractive industries. It discusses transparency and how to promote it in the face of increasing demands for clarity, as well as how countries can strengthen their managerial and technical capacity to administer these revenues.
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