The purpose of the meeting was to bring together senior policymakers involved in regulating the Mineral, Oil and Gas (MOG) sector and to facilitate an in-depth debate on challenges and opportunities of economic importance to the region. The two topics that were addressed are detailed below:
At the end of the day, a brief was put together that captured participants’ views on appropriate policy and institutional responses to the opportunities and challenges posed by the two issues.
At a follow-up meeting held by the APP in Geneva, Switzerland, Ms. Sheila Khama, ACET Director of Extractives presented a paper entitled, “Local Content Policies in Sub-Sahara’s Minerals, Oil and Gas (MOG) Sector”. During this presentation, she looked at the following key issues that surfaced from the focus group discussions held in October.
For further details of this report, kindly refer to the APP Expert Consultation Summary available here.