Challenge the practice is addressing: This practices aims to support both local communities and companies to ensure that they operate responsibly. A checklist will support the government to find the right approach to address matters to both local communities and companies regarding new mining projects.
Concrete practice to achieve the expected goal: The government has a mediating role between company and community. They have to engage with the local community regarding matters such as community concerns, arrange meetings for dialogue or creating a hotline for community members to call. In case of the relationship between company and community the government should be a facilitator and ensure a grievance mechanism. Regarding companies, the role of the government is to ensure that companies are complying with reporting requirements.
Expected impact/goal of the practice: The aim of the practice is to create and follow a checklist for governments as guideline to enhance communication between both mining companies and local communities and other stakeholders
Who is the target user group of the practice/intervention or implementing the practice/intervention? This practice focuses mainly on a governmental perspective.