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Unlocking the Potential of Open Government in Africa
Policy, legal and technical requirements for open government implementation in Africa
The idea of open government is based on the philosophy that genuine democracy is a participatory process, and that people must have access to the right information if they are to play an effective...
Review of the legal and regulatory frameworks in the information and communications technology sector  in a subset of African countries
What lessons can we learn?
The present report reviews the legal and regulatory framework for the information and telecommunications sector in five African countries, namely: Cameroon, Ethiopia, the Gambia, Morocco and...
Assessment of Urbanization Data in Africa
The importance of urbanization as a driver for inclusive growth and structural transformation in Africa is now well recognized at the global, regional and national levels. At the global level, the...
INNOVATING FOR BETTER HEALTH
Building biomedical devices innovation capacity in Africa
This report is part of the multi-year biomedical engineering project entitled “Engineering expertise to improve health outcomes in Africa”, launched in May 2011 by the Economic Commission for Africa...
Aligning Frameworks with the African Mining Vision
The African Minerals Development Centre commissioned this study, with the objective of reviewing the policy and regulatory frameworks of the five East African countries (Burundi, Kenya,...
Optimizing Revenues from the Mineral Sector in Africa
The recent furor over the massive cache of leaked documents has galvanized global attention on the impact of illicit financial outflows on domestic resource mobilization. However, renewed...
The AMDC Approach
The African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC) is the lead institution that helps AU Member States to fast-track alignment of their mineral sector development to the Africa Mining Vision, to...
Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) Brochure
The goal of AMDC’s ASM workstream is to harness ASM’s potential by building on the tenets of the Africa Mining Vision to help integrate ASM into sustainable economic and social development.
Harnessing Mineral Resources for Africa’s Transformation
The goal of AMDC’s human and institutional capacities work is to strengthen the African minerals skills base to make it stronger, more competitive, and better aligned to AMV outcomes. It...
Communication and Advocacy Brochure
The goal of AMDC’s communication and advocacy workstream is to improve social and economic development options through a free flow of information among all stakeholders around the...
Geological and Mineral Information Systems (GMIS) Brochure
The goal of all AMV-compliant geological initiatives and activities is to improve geological and geospatial information and its use in mining and broad development processes in...
Governance and Participation Brochure
The goal of AMDC’s governance and participation work is to create a sustainable and well governed mining sector that is environmentally and socially responsible, and appreciated...
Linkages, Investment and Diversification Brochure
The goal of AMDC’s linkages, investment and diversifiation workstream is to unlock the transformative potential of mineral resources to foster diversified, vibrant and globally...
Policy and Licensing Brochure
The goal of AMDC’s policy and licensing work is to create a sustainable and wellgoverned mining sector that effctively garners and deploys resource rents and contributes to broad-based...
Human and Institutional Capacities Brochure
The goal of AMDC’s human and institutional capacities work is to strengthen the African minerals skills base to make it stronger, more competitive, and better aligned to AMV ...
A New Approach to Cooperation in Africa’s Extractives Sector
The Africa Mining Vision (AMV) is a continental policy framework, adopted by all 54 African Union (AU) member countries in 2009. Successful implementation of the Vision hinges on participation by the...
A New Approach to Cooperation in Africa’s Extractives Sector
The Africa Mining Vision (AMV) is a continental policy framework, adopted by all 54 African Union (AU) member countries in 2009. Successful implementation of the Vision hinges on participation by the...
An AMV Compact with Private Sector Leaders
The Africa Mining Vision (AMV) is a continental policy framework, adopted by all 54 African Union (AU) member countries in 2009. The Vision advocates for “Transparent, equitable and optimal...
Promoting Geological Knowledge as a Tool for Investment and Transparency
The Geological and Mineral Information System (GMIS) Strategy has been produced by the African Mineral Development Centre (AMDC) to facilitate the strengthening of the African production, management...
The development of the Ugandan economy is at a crossroads. While the country’s growth record over the last 30 years has been impressive, there is a pervasive feeling that the current paradigm is...

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