Reports from international mining-affected communities

During the opening session, the AMI2016 delegates heard report-backs from other mining-effected communities from other parts of Africa and the world. National alternative mining indabas are referred to as NAMIs. South Africa represented by Meshack Mbangula MACUA as capacitated communities in all 8 of South Africas mining-effected communities. With the Economic Justice Network, they ran workshops [...]

The Alternative Mining Indaba shows growth and offers dialogue

The 7th Alternative Mining Indaba was opened this morning by Veronica Zano, chairperson of the AMI steering committee. She described the history of the AMI: its inception in 2010 by a group of 40 people seeking a platform to represent the interests of those affected by mining. Today, we have over 350 delegates from 39 countries attending [...]

The Impact of industrial gold extraction on socio-economic development

Date: Monday 8 February 2016 Time: 18:30 – 20:00 Venue: Queens at Double Tree Hotel, Woodstock, Cape Town Speakers Chairperson: Ichumile Gqada (OSF-SA) The Impacts of industrial gold extraction on socio-economic development in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zimbabwe Prof. Kennedy Kihangi Bindu, Université libre des Pays des Grands Lacs Darlington Muyambwa, Zimbabwe Environmental [...]

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