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ALSF, UNECA, and African Union cooperate to develop a modeling mining laws

For more than a decade, Africa has enjoyed a mineral boom, producing more than 10% of the world’s minerals by value, from over 30% of its global mineral reserves. And yet, despite the critical role played by mineral exploration and production, mining and development have not necessary gone hand-in-hand. 

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ALSF Legal Advisory Services

13/7/2017

With the backing of the African Legal Support Facility, the Government of Rwanda has taken a concrete step toward becoming a transportation hub for the East African region with the signing of a Concession Agreement for the construction and operation of Bugesera International Airport.

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11/7/2017

The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) has approved and adopted a new medium-term strategy which aims to focus on critical issues that matter to African communities, governments and the entire continent.

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8/6/2017

The quest for energy security is central to a great part of the advisory services and litigation support provided by the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF). In keeping with this focus on energy, the ALSF is participating and supporting the 19th Africa Energy Forum (AEF) which is hosting thousands of high-level officials and experts, from 7-9 June, in Copenhagen.

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31/05/2017 
About the Africa Mining Legislation Atlas
The African Mining Legislation Atlas (AMLA) is a legislation gathering, organization, dissemination, capacity building and capacity utilisation Project with three main activities: 

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26/05/2017 
Ahmedabad, India, May 26, 2017 –As the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Annual Meetings drew to a close, so, too, did the scheduled events and bilateral meetings held by the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF). Beginning on Sunday,

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24/05/2017
Ahmedabad, India, May 24, 2017 –The attendance of two African Ministers, an operations director of the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), and an expert on sustainable investments helped to ensure that the African Legal Support Facility’s (ALSF) high-level roundtable 

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15/12/2016 
A five-day training workshop on the negotiation of mining contracts commenced on December 13 in Lilongwe, Malawi. Convened by the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), in partnership with the International Senior Project Lawyers (ISLP) and the African Mining Development Centre (AMDC), the training is designed to equip government officials with the skills to negotiate mining agreements.

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29/11/2016
 
Africa’s power deficit is considered one of the biggest inhibitors to the Continent’s economic progress.  Much effort is being made to accelerate access to power.

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28/11/2016

The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) Management Board met in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire to provide strategic guidance for the ALSF’s planned future direction and operations. The meeting was held under the leadership of the new Chairman, Seward Cooper, and focused on a number of items, namely the ALSF’s financial statements as of September 2016, the work plan and budget for 2017, the report on the review of the Medium Term Strategy (MTS) 2013–2017 as well as progress on the implementation of projects. 

 

 

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