SarWatch Writer
The Mineral Sector of Namibia: a nuanced overview of selected key aspects

Namibia’s mineral rights licensing and management is regarded as one of the best in the world. The interest of stakeholders is protected by legal instruments and where disputes occur, there are clear channels and procedures for recourse. As a result of this friendly operating environment, Namibia is home to some of the world’s largest mining companies. Our recent report found that the country’s mineral sector legal, policy and regulatory framework has a number of weaknesses that require attention. While the Minerals (Mining and Prospecting) Act requires that mining companies submit reports of their exploration activities to the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME), the geological data derived from companies is incomplete and poorly archived. SARW is hosting a webinar to discuss Namibia’s mineral sector planned as follow:

Date:  16 February 2021,

Time: 10H00 – 11H30 (1hr 30) (GTM +2)

Format of Webinar:  Presenters and one facilitator.

Zoom Webinar Registration.

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