The Nordic Africa Institute


Regulations for Fairer Mining in African Countries

Time • 2 May 2017 15:00 - 16:30
Place • The Nordic Africa Institute, Villavägen 6, Uppsala, Sweden.

Africa Mining Legislation Atlas (AMLA), aligned with the African Union’s Africa Mining Vision was set up to gather data on the legislative and regulatory context of mining in Africa. Covering 53 mining codes on the continent.

Free and open to all. No registration, Welcome!


Nneoma Veronica Nwogu, Senior Counsel at the World Bank Group and AMLA Team Lead

Chair: Patience Mususa, Senior Researcher at the Nordic Africa Institute


The main objectives are:
• To promote a transparent and comparative platform on
mining law in Africa.
• To provide an accessible database for the use of researchers and policy makers working on the legal and regulatory
aspects of mining.
• To catalyze debate on how mining regulatory mechanisms
can be drawn on to better benefit African states and their
• To strengthen local legal expertise in the sector.