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Sierra Leone | Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

2021-7-16 · Sierra Leone''s Validation against the Standard was to commence on 1 July 2018, however, Sierra Leone requested for an extension on 30 June 2018. The Board decided on 4 September that Sierra Leone is ineligible for a commencement of Validation extension under Requirement 8.5 of the EITI Standard. Validation began 4 September taking into account ...

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Sierra Leone Mining Industry Newswire

2021-8-25 · FREETOWN, August 5, 2021 – Sierra Leone''s economy is projected to recover from the COVID-19 contraction with real GDP expected to rebound by 3.0 percent in 2021, an upward revision of 0.8 percentage point relative to the 2020 forecast, according to the new …. Source: ReliefWeb - Neutral.

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The social and economic impacts of gold mining

2018-7-13 · Despite the industry''s scale, the socio-economic impacts of the gold mining industry are not well understood. Gold mining companies are a major source of income and

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SIERRA LEONE ECONOMIC UPDATE

2018-6-11 · The special topic of this update report is an urban sector review of Sierra Leone''s capital, Freetown, with a focus on the city''s potential contribution to inclusive national economic growth. It has been demonstrated that cities are the places where significant economic development happens. The importance of Freetown to Sierra Leone''s

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The mining industry''s contribution to Sierra Leone''s post ...

2015-10-10 · Two months ago, I was asked to speak at the University of Makeni on the subject of the mining industry''s contribution to Sierra Leone''s post-Ebola economy. It …

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Artisanal mining policy for sierra leone

2019-5-14 · The discovery of diamonds in the Kono district in the 1930s announced Sierra Leone as a mineral rich country but artisanal gold mining commenced much earlier. The Artisanal Mining Policy for Sierra Leone has been prepared as part of a series of reforms introduced by the Government to ensure that Sierra Leone maximizes gains

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Sierra Leone Economy 2020, CIA World Factbook

2021-6-27 · While the World Health Organization declared an end to the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone in November 2015, low commodity prices in 2015-2016 contributed to the country''s biggest fiscal shortfall since 2001. In 2017, increased iron ore exports, together with the end of the Ebola epidemic, supported a resumption of economic growth.

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Mining''s contribution to national economies between 1996 ...

2019-6-12 · Mining''s contribution to economic activity in the low- and middle-income countries clearly increased between 1996 and 2016. The increase is higher in LIE than in MIE. Mining''s share of GDP increased with 43% during these years for these two categories of country. The share was 1.2% in 2016, compared with 0.8% in 1996.

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(PDF) Corporate social responsibility and power relations ...

Will Rogers Blvd, Claremore, OK 74017-3252, USA A R T I C L E I N F O A B S T R A C T Article history: This article examines the influence of transnational mining companies'' (TNMCs) Corporate Social Received 31 May 2015 Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in diamond and rutile dredge-mining areas in post-war Sierra Leone.

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How the wealth from Sierra Leone''s diamonds fails to ...

2018-5-23 · And the informal nature of the industry in Sierra Leone makes it easy for local communities to miss out on any related economic benefits. Diamond mining remains one of Sierra Leone''s most ...

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Guidance on the contribution of the extractive sector to ...

Implementing countries must disclose, when available, information about the contribution of the extractive industries to the economy for the fiscal year covered by the EITI Report. Countries where artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is an important source of …

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Sierra Leone Economy: Population, GDP, Inflation, Business ...

2021-9-23 · Sierra Leone''s economic freedom score is 51.7, making its economy the 150th freest in the 2021 Index. Its overall score has increased by 3.7 points, primarily because of an improvement in fiscal ...

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Senegal´s mining industry – cornerstone of the national ...

2021-9-15 · Miguel Artacho: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 September 2021: The mining sector is a core component of Senegal´s export industry and contributes strongly towards national revenue and foreign exchange. The government of Senegal aims to significantly increase foreign direct investment (FDI) into the extractive industries to support long-term economic development objectives as outlined in the Plan…

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Sierra Leone

2017-3-5 · Sierra Leone - Mining. Sierra Leone''s mining sector accounts for nearly one-fifth of GDP and nearly all of exports. Despite impressive export-led growth, half of the population remains in poverty.

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How can mining contribute to the Sustainable …

2021-9-20 · The Atlas is only a first step toward building a dialogue around mining''s contributions to the post-2015 development agenda, and what types of partnerships will facilitate positive outcomes.

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(PDF) The importance of mining for socio-economic …

Mining operations are spread all over the world. In Slovakia, it lasts many centuries, and it is still developing. The mining industry is in constant development on every continent.

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Sierra Leone Economic Outlook | African Development …

Sierra Leone Economic Outlook. Sierra Leon''s economy has been hurt by the COVID–19 pandemic. Real GDP was estimated to contract by 2.7% in 2020 after growing by 5.4% in 2019. The decline was attributable to weak external demand for major exports, particularly diamonds, and to declines in the mining, transport, trade, and tourism sectors.

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Level 1: Development in Sierra Leone

2019-6-29 · the 10 years to 2014, Sierra Leone''s GDP growth1 averaged 8%, compared to average rates of 5.2% to 6% in other fragile states. Over the same period, Sierra Leone''s GDP per capita rose from $318 to $538, converging rapidly with the fragile states average of …

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How has the mining industry responded to COVID-19? | …

 · The mining industry''s response has been swift and aligned, and has been driven by two key priorities. Firstly, protecting the health and safety of employees and local communities; and secondly, laying the groundwork to support the longer-term economic recovery which includes supporting livelihoods, protecting severely disrupted supply chains, and helping to build long-term community ...

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2020 UPDATE

2021-2-12 · Despite efforts in maintaining macroeconomic stability in post conflict period, Sierra Leone''s economic growth has been slow and has remained factor-driven. The dependency on vulnerable ... the period of iron ore led mining boom between 2011-2014 when the industry sector grew by 62 per cent on average per annum

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Blood Diamonds: The Conflict in Sierra Leone

2002-12-6 · Sierra Leone''s own army is corrupt; its soldiers are nicknamed "Sobels," rebels by day, soldiers by night. Finally, in July 1999, Sankoh and Sierra Leone''s president, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, signed the Lome Peace Accord under pressure from the U.N. and the U.S. government. RUF agreed to surrender its forces for a share in Sierra Leone''s government.

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Chinese investment boosts Sierra Leone''s mining outlook ...

2017-2-8 · Chinese state-owned mining company Shandong Iron and Steel announced on 4 November 2016 that it intends to invest $700 million in an iron ore processing plant in Sierra Leone. The investment will take place at its Tonkolili mine and will amount to …

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KPMG GLOBAL MINING INSTITUTE Guinea

2021-8-3 · (330 km) and Sierra Leone (652 km). • Located in the western part of Africa (11°00 N, 10°00 W) and spread over 245,857 km. 2, it is the 79th largest country in the world. Climate The climate in Guinea is generally hot and humid. It is humid-tropical along the coastal region, and subequatorial in …

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What Are The Biggest Industries In Sierra Leone?

2019-6-12 · Mining''s contribution to economic activity in the low- and middle-income countries clearly increased between 1996 and 2016. The increase is higher in LIE than in MIE. Mining''s share of GDP increased with 43% during these years for these two categories of country. The share was 1.2% in 2016, compared with 0.8% in 1996.

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Sierra Leone''s mining sector in focus: 2018 – 2021 – The ...

2021-3-23 · Sierra Leone''s mining sector in focus: 2018 – 2021. National Minerals Agency (SL): Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 March 2021: In April 2018, His Excellency, Retired Brigadier Dr Julius Maada Bio became President of Sierra Leone, and, among …

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Mining Sector

2020-3-31 · South Africa''s mining sector is particularly exposed to the spread of Covid-19. According to the Minerals Council of South Africa, the industry employs a workforce numbering almost 420,000, many of whom are underground on any given day. Some mines have thousands of men and women underground, descending into the depths in crowded "cages".

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Sierra Leone GDP | 1960-2020 Data | 2021-2023 Forecast ...

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Sierra Leone was worth 3.87 billion US dollars in 2020, according to official data from the World Bank. The GDP value of Sierra Leone represents less than 0.01 percent of the world economy. GDP in Sierra Leone averaged 1.42 USD Billion from 1960 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 5.02 USD Billion in 2014 and a record low of 0.32 USD Billion in 1960.

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Diamond Hunters Fuel Africa''s Brutal Wars

2015-7-10 · Sierra Leone''s war began in 1991 when a dismissed army corporal, Foday Sankoh, formed the RUF and led a rebellion against the authoritarian rule that had mired this country in poverty and ...

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Lessons from the past: Informing the mining industry''s ...

2020-7-24 · Based on that assessment, we suggest that the mining industry risks losing an estimated $30 billion to $120 billion in EBITDA in 2020 versus 2019 because of the COVID-19 crisis, despite an expected revenue loss of $90 billion to $200 billion. We believe that the mining sector will remain relatively resilient and that part of the revenue loss ...

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