Communities, Civil Society Organisations and the Management of Mineral Wealth

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This paper examines the role of communities and civil society organisations in the management of mineral wealth. It begins by looking at where communities currently fit in discussions and policy relating to mineral wealth and at their marginalisation and lack of capacity. It then addresses the issues of governance, participation and human rights; proceeds to an examination of government and company capacity and looks at community capacity and three case studies that show ways in which companies and NGOs can assist communities participate in the management of mineral wealth.