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Covid-19 and Mining in South Africa

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Covid-19 and Mining in Zimbabwe

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Research

SARW generates and consolidates research in partnership with academic institutions. Currently under research we are focusing on.

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Capacity building

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.

Our Story

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.

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Publications

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Reflections on the Regulation and Control of Strategic Minerals of Artisanal Exploitation in the Democratic Republic of Congo
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Southern Africa Extractive Quarterly Monitor, 2nd Issue, January-April 2020
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The Political Economy of Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining in Zimbabwe: The problem of Formalisation

News

Press Release
ACCOMPAGNEMENT DE LA CHEFFERIE DE BAYEKE PAR SARW DANS LES CONSULTATIONS DES COMMUNAUTES EN VUE DE LA SIGNATURE DU CAHIER DES CHARGES DE L’ENTREPRISE TENKE FUNGURUME MINING

SARW est engagé dans un processus de renforcement des capacités des Entités Territoriales Décentralisées (ETD) en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC). C’est dans ce cadre...

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SARW’S SUPPORT TO THE BAYEKE KINGDOM IN THE CONSULTATION OF LOCAL COMMUNITIES FOR THE SIGNING OF A SHARED LIST OF RESPONSIBILITIESWITH TENKE FUNGURUME MINING

SARW is engaged in a process of capacity building for Decentralised Territorial Entities (DTEs) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). As part of this...

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First Quantum Minerals’ Hypocrisy Exposed

The Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW) is pleased that First Quantum Minerals (FQM) Kansanshi mine has finally appointed a Zambian as the mine’s General Manager....

Events

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