La recherche menée dans la région de Gety au cours du mois d’août 2014 a ciblé neuf de 23 sites miniers identifiés dans la contrée ; elle s’est réalisée sur 13 focus groups de 14 personnes en moyenne chacun et  sur cinq personnalités de la contrée.

Suggestions, recommandations et conclusion

Suggestions et recommandations

La région de Gety vit depuis plus d’une décennie dans un état de guerre ; celle-ci entraine la présence des militaires et des hommes en armes, jugée mauvaise par ses effets directs et collatéraux,  et elle porte préjudicie à la population tant du point de vue de ses conditions socio-économiques que du développement de sa contrée.


Southern Africa CSOs to play more active role in expanding and consolidating the EITI in the region

Representatives of civil society organisations from across the region came together in the Zambian capital, Lusaka, to discuss the role and contribution of CSOs towards the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) processes in the region


Mohale’s Hoek District: 12th June, 2014

The District has a population of about 174,924. It borders South Africa’s Free State and Eastern Cape in the east and south respectively. It also has boarders with the following districts in Lesotho: Mafeteng, Maseru, Thaba-Tseka, Qacha’s Nek and Quithing. The District has no tangible mining activities apart from quarrying and illegal extraction of sand.

Key Issues

The following were issues identified during the Community Mapping exercise;

General issues


Conclusion: Reconciling Restraints with Responsibilities

Regimes around natural resource governance are of recent vintage, germinating in the inhospitable environments of civil wars, war-lordism, and state collapse.  The targets of these regimes have overwhelmingly been African states, as well-intentioned international actors have tried to restrain the behaviors of both governments and international actors in extractive industries. 



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