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Report on Community Development Funds and Agreements in Guinea Under the New Mining Code

Title:
Report on Community Development Funds and Agreements in Guinea Under the New Mining Code
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Reports
Department(s):
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
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Geographic Area:
Guinea--Siguiri Region
Publisher:
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Publisher Location:
New York, NY
Abstract:
Guinea’s 2011 Mining Code introduced a large number of reforms directed to increasing transparency and the contribution of the mining sector to development, including requirements for the establishment of a local development fund and for community development agreements between mining companies and local communities. As part of the legal and fiscal analysis of the gold mining investments in Guinea, CCSI examined how these provisions could be implemented effectively. CCSI produced a report (en français) that makes recommendations as to how the Government, mining companies, civil society and communities can work together to maximize the benefits of local development funding in the Guinean context. The report analyzes the legal framework that has been in place in Guinea to date, focusing in particular on the experiences of the stakeholders around the Société AngloGold Ashanti de Guinée mine in Siguiri, assesses the improvements and remaining weaknesses in the draft regulations (as compared to the previous legal framework) and provides a comparative analysis of models and good practices of community development agreements and local development funds globally.
Subject(s):
Gold mines and mining
Gold mines and mining--Economic aspects
Gold mines and mining--Finance
Mineral investment
Community development
Sustainable development
Law
Sustainability
Natural resources—Management
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Suggested Citation:
, Report on Community Development Funds and Agreements in Guinea Under the New Mining Code, Columbia University Academic Commons, .

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