Obstacles to ASM Formalisation: An Ethiopian Case Study


Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 | by Estelle Levin Ltd.

A first hand exploration of the challenges artisanal miners face in their bid to formalise – including licenses, legalities and large scale mining In 2016 I conducted a field trip (…)

What the Panama Papers Taught us about Legalising Criminality


Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 | by Khadija Sharife

This blog is part of the series Follow The Money: How to Formalise the Gold Sector. In May 2016, The GIFF Project hosted an International Symposium at the OECD-ICGLR-UN GoE (…)

Dodd-Frank Section 1502: the future of due diligence if Dodd-Frank is repealed under the new presidency


Thursday, December 1st, 2016 | by Dr. Fabiana Di Lorenzo

President-Elect Donald Trump has pledged to repeal the Dodd-Frank Act, and with it the conflict minerals provision, Section 1502. The intended outcome of Section 1502 was to limit the potential (…)

A Chain of Victimisation


Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 | by Livia Wagner

A Latin American case study of the victims of illegality – including miners, women, children, and the environment. This blog is part of the series Follow The Money: How to (…)