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Spotlight is where we publish interesting case-studies, expert interviews, exemplar projects and thought-provoking articles. Come here to learn from others' experience. If you have a case study or project you think will be of interest to the community, please email us.

18 January 2017

Muza Gondwe | Australia

Mining conflicts in Lumajang, Indonesia

Dr Indah Dwi Qurbani (pictured left) is a Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Brawijaya, Indonesia and an alumnus of the IM4DC 2014 course on Minerals Policy and Economics.

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14 December 2016

Muza Gondwe | Australia

Resolving mining and agriculture land disputes in Zimbabwe

Ted Muzoroza, alumnus of Minerals Policy and Economics 2014, has been appointed Commissioner of Lands at the recently established Zimbabwe Lands Commission and Deputy Chairperson of the Zimbabwe Lands Commission. 

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21 November 2016

Muza Gondwe | Australia

Improving financial reporting standards on mining in Uruguay

Fabiana Kiedanski is an Accountant at the National Directorate of Mining and Geology, Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining (MIEM-DINAMIGE), Uruguay and a Lecturer in Accounting in the Accounting and Taxes Department at the Universit

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19 September 2016

Rodalee Ofiaza | Philippines

Slower, lower, weaker...but not defeated

Rodalee Ofiaza, Mining Engineer - Technical Adviser to the Chairman, Chamber of Mines of the Philippines was awarded a MEfDA conferen

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16 August 2016

Raymond Kudzawu-D'Pherdd | Ghana

GHANAIAN ASM STUDY TOUR TEAM TO ETHIOPIA

When MEfDA invited proposals for Alumni Regional Study Tours from her alumni in the first quarter of 2016, the proposal from Raymond Kudzawu-D’Pherdd, the General Secretary of the Accra Mining Network, was selected for the African Region, for his 5 member intra-sector coalition te

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17 May 2016

Muza Gondwe | Australia

MEfDA's #PledgeForParity Campaign

The #PledgeForParity Campaign demonstrates the Mining and Energy for Development global community’s commitment to achieving gender parity. This was in celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD), March 8, with the theme this year #PledgeForParity.

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3 March 2016

Muza Gondwe | Australia

Alternative Business Models for Mongolian Entrepreneurs

In 2013, Mongolia was one of the most rapidly expanding economies in the world with economic growth of 11.7 % but this fell to 7.8 % in 2014 and is expected to bottom at 3 % in 2016.

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15 December 2015

Muza Gondwe | Australia

Local procurement and OHS training for small and medium enterprises in Ghana

The Sekondi-Takoradi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (STCCI) identified that local companies in the Western Region of Ghana find it difficult to participate in the supply chain servicing large com

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5 November 2015

Muza Gondwe | Australia

Accident investigations in Fiji

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