For more than a decade, Africa has enjoyed a mineral boom, producing more than 10% of the world’s minerals by value, from over 30% of its global mineral reserves. And yet, despite the critical role played by mineral exploration and production, mining and development have not necessary gone hand-in-hand.
With the backing of the African Legal Support Facility, the Government of Rwanda has taken a concrete step toward becoming a transportation hub for the East African region with the signing of a Concession Agreement for the construction and operation of Bugesera International Airport.
The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) has approved and adopted a new medium-term strategy which aims to focus on critical issues that matter to African communities, governments and the entire continent.
The quest for energy security is central to a great part of the advisory services and litigation support provided by the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF). In keeping with this focus on energy, the ALSF is participating and supporting the 19th Africa Energy Forum (AEF) which is hosting thousands of high-level officials and experts, from 7-9 June, in Copenhagen.
About the Africa Mining Legislation Atlas
The African Mining Legislation Atlas (AMLA) is a legislation gathering, organization, dissemination, capacity building and capacity utilisation Project with three main activities:
Ahmedabad, India, May 26, 2017 –As the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Annual Meetings drew to a close, so, too, did the scheduled events and bilateral meetings held by the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF). Beginning on Sunday,
Ahmedabad, India, May 24, 2017 –The attendance of two African Ministers, an operations director of the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), and an expert on sustainable investments helped to ensure that the African Legal Support Facility’s (ALSF) high-level roundtable
A five-day training workshop on the negotiation of mining contracts commenced on December 13 in Lilongwe, Malawi. Convened by the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), in partnership with the International Senior Project Lawyers (ISLP) and the African Mining Development Centre (AMDC), the training is designed to equip government officials with the skills to negotiate mining agreements.
Africa’s power deficit is considered one of the biggest inhibitors to the Continent’s economic progress. Much effort is being made to accelerate access to power.