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What Are the Most Pressing Issues Facing the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s Mining Sector? One Policy-maker Weighs In

  • Blog post

  • 2 August 2018

Datu Abdelawin A. Sangkula is assistant regional secretary for operations in the Department of Environment and Natural Resources of the Autonomous Region in Musliam Mindanao in the Philippines. Datu was a participant in Advancing Accountable Resource Governance in Asia Pacific in Belitung, Indonesia, in January 2018. As the course progressed, Datu spoke with NRGI about legislative priorities to address Mindanao’s mining sector, improving extractives governance and the unique challenges of diversifying away from mining.