Southern Africa 
Resource Watch.

Our Mission
SARWatch works for participatory, transparent and accountable utilisation of extractive resources in a manner that optimises transformative social and economic benefits and inter-generational equity, with sensitivity to environmental, gender and human rights impacts

Our Vision
Improved human conditions through good governance of the region’s resources.

LATEST PUBLICATION

SADC Extractive Industry Quarterly Monitor

This publication monitors and tracks issues of human rights, accountability, transparency, environment, conflict, corporate social responsibility, investment and corruption that affect growth of the extractive industry in Southern Africa. It encourages meaningful debates and conversations. This inaugural monitor analyses key issues ranging from power shortages in  Lesotho, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa that have resulted in major losses to mining companies and economies; the role played by resources in elections in Botswana and Mozambique; the new rush for gold in Zambia and Malawi; the emergence of Russia as a key player in the extractive sector in SADC, especially in Zimbabwe, Angola and Mozambique; to artisanal mining in the DRC and Zimbabwe.

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Río Zambeze, Zambia-Zimbabwe

Revoke Lower Zambezi mine licence, demands Lange

The decision by the court now casts uncertainty on the tourism industry and small-scale entrepreneurs in the national park as Mwembeshi Resources Limited would go ahead with its large-scale mining activities in the centre of the park.

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Civil Society Africa Mining Vision Conference: Evaluation of the AMV Ten Years in Existence

The AMV attains 10 years of its adoption by the AU Heads of state and Government in 2019 as an agreed development framework to transform the management of the continent ‘s diverse and abundant mineral resources.

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The exploitation of natural resources allows for the funding of conflicts in the Great Lakes Region (Photo: Gallo Images/Reuters/Finbarr O’Reilly)

Colloquium on EITI Implementation in The Great Lakes Region

The exploitation of natural resources allows for the funding of conflicts in the Great Lakes Region (Photo: Gallo Images/Reuters/Finbarr O’Reilly) The Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW) in partnership with ICGLR[…]

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