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Financialization in the WAEMU

The West African Economic and Monetary Union, WAEMU, a colonial creature by France but now under both France and the European Union, through financialization has become financially dependent and saddled with socioeconomic challenges it can’t solve, write *Ndongo Samba...

Ghana’s ASM Policy and Regulatory Regime with Focus on Gold

Ghana/World Bank: THE MULTI-SECTORAL MINING INTEGRATED PROJECT (MMIP): Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) Formalization Project SECTION I: POLICY, IMPACTS, CONTEXT AND CURRENT PRACTICES MINERALS AND MINING POLICY (NOVEMBER 2014) : PROMOTION OF EFFICIENT ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE MINING OPERATIONS 1)ASMs...

Development Banking

Context Boom in infrastructural investment and requirement for development financing, including climate finance.                                                                                                                                         Revival of interest in development banking                                                                                         Innovative multilateral efforts: NDB and AIIB Development banks Present across the world and broadly of two kinds: those that are...