Menu

Natural Resources

Ground-based incident reporting in eastern DRC

In January 2018, the European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM) granted IPIS funds to implement an independent, transparent and participatory platform for incident reporting and community empowerment in responsible sourcing in the Eastern DRC gold sector. This platform will contribute to improving transparency around follow-up and resolution of incidents in cooperation with relevant stakeholders. IPIS […]

Mapping artisanal and small-scale mining in northwest Tanzania

, , |

IPIS has undertaken an unprecedented mobile data collection campaign, mapping 450 artisanal and small-scale mining and processing sites in northwest Tanzania. This serves to improve the evidence based on the sector, and contribute to a balanced understanding of its nature, scope and impact in Tanzania. Download the  Report Visit the  Interactive Webmap Download the  full resolution static map […]

Capacity Building for a Responsible Minerals Trade

, |

With the support of the Capacity Building for Responsible Minerals Trade, IPIS developed and implemented a methodology aimed at assessing the responsible sourcing potential of gold mining areas in South-Kivu. IPIS conducted field missions in seven gold trading hubs and their surrounding mines in South-Kivu: Shabunda centre (Shabunda territory), Katchungu (Shabunda territory), Mapimo (Shabunda territory), […]

Annual Report 2017

|

In its 2017 annual report, IPIS gives an overview of its research projects and activities. It covers the four research programmes that IPIS focusses on: natural resources, arms trade, conflict mapping and business and human rights.  IPIS explains among others its mapping work of artisanal mining sites in the Democratic Republic of Congo,  its work […]

Voix du Congo: “Etude sur l’orpaillage et l’utilisation du mercure dans l’exploitation minière artisanale en Ituri”

Une publication de la série VOIX DU CONGO Cette publication, par “L’Association des Exploitants Miniers Artisanaux pour la Pacification et Reconstruction de l’Ituri” (AEMAPRI asbl), présente une étude sur l’orpaillage et l’utilisation du mercure dans la Province de l’Ituri.  La Province de l’Ituri est une des provinces de la République Démocratique du Congo qui regorge de ressources ; notamment l’or, […]

Ground-based incident reporting in Eastern DRC

In January 2018, IPIS and its partner CEGEMI (a Bukavu-based research institute) launched a two-year project founded by EPRM to advance incident reporting and community participation in responsible sourcing through cooperative and CSO capacity enhancement in Eastern DR Congo gold sector. “First field visit to identify potential cooperative to be part of project activities.” Copyright: […]

Voix du Congo: “La fraude et la contrebande minière dans le territoire de Kalehe (Sud-Kivu). “

|

Une publication de la série VOIX DU CONGOCette publication, par “Le Centre National d’appui au développement et à la participation populaire” (CENADEP asbl), présente une étude sur les circuits de la fraude et de la contrebande minière au Kalehe (Sud-Kivu) et, plus précisément, le cas de la chaîne d’approvisionnement de Numbi/Lumbishi.  Dans le territoire de Kalehe, la chaîne […]

Voix du Congo: “Fiscalité et parafiscalité dans l’exploitation minière artisanale au Tanganyika en RDC”

Une publication de la série VOIX DU CONGOCette publication, par l’ asbl “La Commission Diocésaine Justice et Paix ” (CDJP Kalemie-Kirungu), présente une étude sur la taxation légale et illégale des activités minières artisanales par des acteurs divers de la province de Tanganyika. L’artisanat minier est une activité qui occupe plusieurs milliers de personnes dans la province […]