Monitor corporate and state conduct in the extraction and beneficiation
of natural resources in Southern Africa, and assess to what extent these
activities uplift the economic conditions of the region’s communities.
Generate and consolidate research and advocacy on natural resource
extraction in Southern Africa.
Create informed awareness of the specific dynamics of natural resources
in Southern Africa, building a distinctive understanding of the regional
geo-political dynamics of resource economics.
Provide a platform of action, coordination and organisation for
communities, activists, researchers, policy-makers, corporations, regional and
global governing bodies in the watching and strengthening of corporate
and state accountability in extractive industries.
Engage with and support government on building accountable and
transparent management of extractive resources.
Build capacity for communities, civil society, parliaments, and media to
hold governments and corporations to account, and to participate in decisions
about resource management.
Advocate and promote human rights and environmental protection in
resource extraction activities.