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Formalisation of the Nigerian Artisanal and small-scale miners (ASM) as panacea to curbing revenue losses to the Federation account: TIN ASM as a case study

Partners;       Ziva Community Initiative RMAFC UNDP Despite abundance of Tin in Nigeria and its current global position as the 6th largest exporter, revenue contribution from the mineral remains abysmally low. It is also a fact to reckon, that Tin production and export was formally dominated by government company, the…
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Strengthening Civic engagement and advocacy for equitable distribution of resource revenue in Nigeria

Supporting Partners;     Ziva Community Initiative Ministry of Mines and Steel Development and its Agencies Civil Society, Natural Resource Governance Group, Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI) Miners Association of Nigeria Women in Mining Nigeria Funders; Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) The project focuses on the solid mineral sector…
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Community Engagement

Partners-     Ziva Community Initiative Ministry of Mines and Steel Development Ziva’s community effort focuses on artisanal miners. Ziva Community Initiative aims to explore mining-related issues in the mining community in order to focus on areas where miners are having difficulty. The community engagement project focused on involving mining host communities…
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Asm data collection initiative 2022

Funding partners:   In 2020, Ziva community initiative was commissioned by Pact West Africa to carry out a project on Rapid Assessment of COVID-19 in Nigeria’s mining sector. The study is part of a larger program of the World Bank whose purpose is to assess the impact of COVID among…
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Strengthening resilience to impact of covid-19 in artisanal communities in Niger and Plateau State.

Partners;      Ziva Community Initiative Safer World Foundation Funding partners; Extractive Global Program Support (EGPS) Recently, Ziva Community Initiative and Safer World Foundation implemented a project under the EGPS-2 Emergency Response-Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) Communities impacted by Covid-19 titled: Promoting Resilience to the Impact of Covid-19 in Artisanal Mining Communities…
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Promoting resilience to impact of covid-19 in artisanal mining communities in Niger and Osun States of Nigeria

Partners;      Ziva Community Initiative Safer World Foundation Funders: Extractive Global Program Support (EGPS), Administered by World Bank  The impact of Covid-19 has been evident in all artisanal mining communities in Nigeria. Mineral production, trade and communities’ livelihoods have been directly and indirectly affected by travel bans and movement restrictions,…
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