The growing concern on transparency and accountability is lauded

The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) has followed with keen interest the increased attention on transparency and accountability by the Government of Zimbabwe especially as it relates to minerals resource governance in the country. This increased attention has been notable after the enactment of a new constitution and harmonised elections.

 

Such calls are necessary and receive the full support of ZELA, especially now when the country is battling with doing more with less in the investment constrained economy that is underperforming.

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Diamond Research Paper

diamond-act thumbThe objective of this research paper is to review the current legal and policy framework on diamonds and make a case for the development of a specific legal framework on diamonds in Zimbabwe. The paper includes an analysis of the importance of the diamond sector, the problems and challenges being experienced, a review of the laws and policies, an analysis of the country’s compliance with the KPCS minimum requirements, juxtaposed with the experience of other diamond producing countries.

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Zimbabwe Alternative Mining Indaba

zami13 thumbThe Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) in partnership with various stakeholders hosted the Zimbabwe Alternative Mining Indaba (ZAMI) from the 10th- 11th of September 2013.

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Promoting Legislative Representation of Mining Communities

legislative-smallThe goal of this project is to enhance political and legislative representation and public participation in environmental governance in Zimbabwe with particular focus on the mining sector. Through this project ZELA has been working...

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Publish What You Pay Campaign Zimbabwe Chapter

pwyp-smallThe Publish What You Pay Campaign Zimbabwe Chapter is a loose coalition of civil society organisations that advocates for improved transparency and accountability in the extractive sector. Specifically, the PWYPC Zimbabwe Chapter calls for mining companies Read more...

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