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Extractive Industries Initiatives Database

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  • 1 Definition of initiative: A measure, strategy, procedure or task intended to resolve a difficulty or improve a situation, which includes support for or recommendation of a particular approach, cause or policy.
  • 2 What we think is NOT an initiative: Under this definition, case studies, examples of good practice, and (compliance with) legislation are not initiatives.
Title Type Sector Initiative participatory in its design Geographical Focus In-country work
Mining For Development
  • Policy
  • Good Practice
  • Capacity Building
  • Scholarships
  • Research
  • Mining
NOGlobal,NO
Resource Endowment Initiative
  • Toolkit
  • Good Practice
  • Case Studies
  • Mining
NOGlobal,Chile, Ghana, Peru, Tanzania
Partnerships for Development
  • Toolkit
  • Case Studies
  • Mining
YESGlobal,NO
Technical Assistance Mining Sector
  • Policy
  • Technical Assistance
  • Investment
  • Mining
NORegional,NO
Africa Mining Vision (AMV)
  • Policy
  • Strategy/Framework
  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Mining
  • Metals
  • Non-resource specific
YESRegional,NO
Extractive Industries Source Book
  • Policy
  • Standards
  • Toolkit
  • Good Practice
  • Oil
  • Mining
  • Metals
  • Non-resource specific
YESGlobalNO
Responsible Mineral Development Initiative
  • Toolkit
  • Good Practice
  • Mining
  • Metals
YESGlobal,NO
Commonwealth Mining Network (CMN)
  • Policy
  • Standards
  • Good Practice
  • Capacity Building
  • Technical Assistance
  • Business Network
  • Mining
YESGlobalZambia
Responsible Jewellery Council
  • Standards
  • Mining
  • Metals
YESGlobalNO
Communities and Small-Scale Mining (CASM)
  • Good Practice
  • Mining
NOGlobal,NO
Conflict-Free Tin Initiative
  • Standards
  • Mining
  • Metals
NONationalRepublic of the Congo
Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)
  • Standards
  • Capacity Building
  • Progress Monitoring
  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Mining
YESGlobal,National,Afghanistan, Albania, Azerbaijan, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, East Timor, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Indonesia, Iraq, Kazakstan, Kyrgystan, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mongolia, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Peru, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Yemen, Zambia
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
  • Toolkit
  • Progress Monitoring
  • Non-resource specific
YESGlobalNO
Tin Supply Chain Initiative (ITRI)
  • Standards
  • Progress Monitoring
  • Mining
  • Metals
NORegional (Africa)NO
Natural Resource Charter (NRC)
  • Standards
  • Good Practice
  • Technical Assistance
  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Mining
YESGlobal,Nigeria
Open Contracting
  • Standards
  • Good Practice
  • Capacity Building
  • Impact Measurement
  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Mining
YESGlobalNO
Oil for Development Initiative (OfD)
  • Policy
  • Technical Assistance
  • Oil
  • Gas
NOGlobalAngola, Bolivia, East Timor, Ghana, Mozambique, Sudan, Uganda
Public-Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade (PPA)
  • Standards
  • Toolkit
  • Technical Assistance
  • Mining
  • Metals
YESRegional (Africa)Republic of the Congo, Rwanda
Publish What You Pay (PWYP)
  • Policy
  • Capacity Building
  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Mining
NOGlobalNO
United Nations Global Compact
  • Standards
  • Capacity Building
  • Non-resource specific
NOGlobal,NO
United Nations Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (UNVPs)
  • Standards
  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Mining
YESGlobalNO
Harnessing Extractive Industries for Human Development in Africa
  • Policy
  • Capacity Building
  • Technical Assistance
  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Mining
  • Metals
NORegional,NO
Global Gas Flaring Reduction Initiative
  • Gas
YESGlobal,Azerbaijan, Chad, Kazakstan, Nigeria, Russian Federation
African Mineral Skills Initiative
NOGlobal,NO
Kimberley Process
  • Standards
  • Mining
  • Metals
YESGlobal,NO
Diamond Development Initiative
  • Standards
  • Mining
  • Metals
YESGlobal,Sierra Leone
Health in the Extractive Industries
  • Policy
  • Standards
  • Capacity Building
  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Mining
NOGlobal,National,Ghana, Mongolia
The Access Initiative (TAI)
  • Policy
  • Capacity Building
  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Mining
NOGlobal,National,NO
Devonshire Initiative
NONational,NO
International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM)
  • Policy
  • Standards
  • Toolkit
  • Good Practice
  • Capacity Building
  • Progress Monitoring
  • Mining
YESGlobal,Brazil, Chile, Ghana, Lao, Peru, Tanzania, Zambia
Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA)
  • Standards
  • Mining
YESGlobal,NO
Test
NONO
Extracting Transparency
  • Policy
  • Good Practice
  • Capacity Building
  • Technical Assistance
  • Progress Monitoring
  • Oil
  • Mining
NONational,Ecuador
Energy for Society
  • Standards
  • Good Practice
  • Capacity Building
  • Oil
  • Gas
YESGlobal,NO
Mining Policy Framework
  • Policy
  • Standards
  • Good Practice
  • Capacity Building
  • Mining
  • Metals
YESGlobal,Regional,NO
Negotiation Support Portal
  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Mining
YESGlobal,NO
ITSCI
YESNO
Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights
NONO