We educate communities about their rights and work with leaders to implement programmes and monitor progress. We educate media to report responsibly and train them on investigative journalism.
These aim to engage with and support government and corporates on building accountable and transparent policies regarding the management of extractive resources. Currently we are focusing on.
The Southern Africa Resource Watch was founded in 2007 and operated as a project within the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA). Its location and operations were primarily in SADC, well known as the world’s richest region in terms of extractive resources. While its establishment was related to the global natural resources boom of the 2000s, SARW outlived that specific economic boom as well as numerous extractive industry cycles over the years.Read more
Noting the serious and unprecedented threat presented by the COVID19 pandemic, the Justice for Miners (JFM) campaign appeals to the general public, the government of...
SARW calls on Mining Companies in Africa to Support the Fight against Coronavirus 2019 (COVID 19) in the Workplace and in Surrounding Communities
Following calls made by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the UN Secretary General and the World Health Organization (WHO) for businesses and governments to...
Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW) commends First Quantum Minerals (FQM) on the decision to support the community of Kyafukuma1 by providing support to the education...
Event Date: 26 March 2020
Event Time: 09:00-12.30 p.m
Speakers: Dr G. Mkodzongi & Veronica Zano
Location: Monomotapa Hotel, Harare, Zimbabwe
Event Date: 15 &16 June 2020
Event Time: 08:30-16:30
Partner organizations: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS)
Location: Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo