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.


DRC Alternative Mining Indaba

9 – 11 July 2019


The Popularisation of the DRC New Mining Code.

Turning the DRC Artisanal Cobalt into Development


Mineral Governance Barometer: Southern Africa


In the News

Clôture de la 3ème Alternative Mining Indaba sur fond d’un plaidoyer

Plusieurs recommandations ont été formulées à cet effet, il s’agit de s’assurer du contrôle des substances minières, vulgariser le nouveau code minier, définir une vision minière claire, créer une bourse des valeurs, organiser une table ronde sur la filière du cobalt, organiser une table ronde sur le fonds minier et la prise en compte par le gouvernement du décret portant création et organisation du fonds minier….

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A gift is a gift, says Glencore on $1.4bn DRC debt write-off — but US Dept of Justice is watching the mining giant

In July 2018 the US Department of Justice announced it was examining Glencore’s compliance with US laws on foreign corruption and money laundering. And in April 2019 the US Commodity[…]

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SARWatch and its partners visit First Quantum Minerals to assess its social corporate investment programme

SARWatch is undertaking a major investigation into the corporate social investment at Kansanshi Mine in Solwezi. Kansanshi Mine is subsidiary of First Quantum Minerals (FQM). This assessment will focus on[…]

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Is it possible for South Africa and Zim to sit and reflect on platinum policy together to optimallybenfit since the two control more than 90% of world resource” Dr Kabemba speaks on regional int in extractives at #EITI4Zim dialogue @ZELA_Infor @THESARWATCH @mukasiri @amdc_amv


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Third day of Alternative Mining indaba DRC. @MorebieChidaush member of the steering committee of #AMI addresses the meeting . @malcolm_ejn @percyfm @ShamisoMtisi @DeproseM @verozano

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