Tanzania’s reintroduction of value added tax refunds for mineral exports better aligns its tax level with other countries, while maintaining a fiscal regime that should still generate significant government revenue. This post explores how the reform will impact the sector and its prospects for new investment.
¿Qué quieren decir los bobiernos y las organizaciones internacionales cuando expresan fomentar la igualdad de género en el contexto de la gobernanza de los recursos naturales? Esta es la primera de una serie de publicaciones en el blog acerca del proyecto de investigación sobre género e industrias extractivas llevado a cabo por el NRGI y el Instituto de Recursos Mundiales (WRI).
Many governments are making positive commitments to gender equity, but in countries where the extractive industries are a significant part of the economy, what do such commitments mean in practical terms and how do they contribute to positive changes in people’s lives and livelihoods? This is the first in a new series of blog posts from the NRGI and World Resources Institute research project on gender and extractives.
Mongolia’s policy experiments with resource-to-cash programs provide unique perspective into public ownership and revenue sharing in the mineral sector. As governments around the world rethink the role of the state in the ongoing public health crisis, they could learn from Mongolia’s experience.
Stakeholders in resource-rich countries deserve timely information on the social and economic implications of fundamental changes unfolding in the extractive sector, especially those related to the energy transition.
Guinea’s mining sector has rapidly expanded in recent years, but now faces serious challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic. This post explores those impacts and makes recommendations to the government about how it can safeguard the sector.