Sensitisation of the Mine site Assessment Tool
Based on wide-ranging testing and consultation, this set of questions is intended as a starting point to constructive engagement at any mine site, big or small, and for local communities, civil society, workers, trade unions, local government and others wishing to engage in a constructive way on what one can reasonably expect from mine sites in most environments.
- Raise awareness about the basics of Responsible Mining
- Start a conversation on the basics of Responsible Mining
- Identify gaps in Responsible Mining and measure improvement over time
- Do a survey to compare different mine sites on Responsible Mining
- Help mine managers self-assess the basics of Responsible Mining
- Build trustful relationships among stakeholders
Socio-Economic Baseline Data Collection
The objective of this study is to provide a baseline of socio-economic and demographic indicators against which to measure the impacts of the human development, economic, water resources, land cover, land use, agriculture, food, energy and biodiversity data
- A baseline study will flag concerns regarding a project
- Also show the potential positive and negative impacts that a project can create.
- Helps prevent many issues including: underestimating project risks, impacts to communities and failure to contribute to social and economic development.
Sub-National Mineral Revenue Management
In order for subnational governments to manage their natural resource revenues
optimally, they must have access to information from the national government and
companies about revenue payments, sharing formulas and production projections.
- Smoothing expenditures.
- Development planning.
- Investing in investment process