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A Portal to support resource-rich countries plan, prepare for, negotiate, monitor, and implement large-scale investment projects.

Slide 1 - Rice field

The Roadmap lays out the process of planning, preparing for, negotiating, monitoring, and implementing investment projects in extractive industries, land & agriculture and infrastructure.

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Slide 2 - Factory

A database of major support providers that help governments prepare for, negotiate, monitor, and implement investment projects.

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Slide 3 - Processing plant

The list of Tools & Resources includes best practices, guidelines, model contracts, and other useful information for governments.

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Welcome to the Negotiation Support Portal


Want to learn more about the stages of the investment process?

Are you interested in assessing your country’s legal or investment framework, your readiness for contract negotiations, or the steps to monitor a natural resource or infrastructure project?

Looking for assistance from a Support Provider?

Are you looking for assistance to reform or update your country’s legal framework for investments? Or for assistance with a contract negotiation? 

Need a training course to build capacity?

Are you seeking a course to improve your skills to design a legal or regulatory framework, prepare for a negotiation, or monitor and implement an investment project?

This Portal aims to strengthen the accessibility and visibility of available tools & resources and technical support to assist host governments planning, preparing for, negotiating, monitoring, and implementing large-scale investment projects in the extractive industry, land & agriculture and infrastructure sector.  

It includes a Roadmap that maps out the stages of the investment process, a searchable database of the major Support Providers that provide assistance to host governments, a list of useful online Tools & Resources to better inform and guide governments at each stage of the investment process, and a list of short term trainings and professional development courses.

Latest Updates

02/11/17

CCSI Executive Training on Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development has been added to the Trainings Calendar.

 

02/11/17

CCSI Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture has been added to the Trainings Calendar.

02/11/17

CCSI Executive Training on Investment Treaties and Arbitration for Government Officials has been added to the Trainings Calendar.

02/11/17

Program on Investment Appraisal and Risk Analysis has been added to the Trainings Calendar.

02/11/17

Reversing the Resource Curse: Theory and Practice has been added to the Trainings Calendar.

02/11/17

Oil and Gas Training for Lawyers and CSOs Working in the Oil and Gas Sector in Kenya has been added to the Trainings Calendar.

02/11/17
13/03/17

Transparency in Extractive Industry legislation. Recommendations for Kazakhstan's Code on Subsurface Use 2015 was added to the Resources page. 

13/03/17

Guide to Extractive Industries Documents - Mining 2013 was added to the Resources page.

13/03/17

Free Prior and Informed Consent 2016 was added to the Resources page.

13/03/17

Southern Africa Resource Barometer 2013 was added to the Resources page.

 

13/03/17

Natural Resource Contracts as a Tool for Managing the Mining Sector 2015 was added to the Resources page.

13/03/17

Guidance Note on the Tax Aspects of Negotiation and Renegotiation of Contracts 2016 was added to the Resources page.

28/02/17

Natural Resource Charter Benchmarking Framework 2016 was added to the Resources page.

17/01/17

Linkages to the Resource Sector: The Role of Companies, Government and International Development Corporation 2016 was added to the Resources page 

17/01/17

Mining a mirage: Reassessing the shared-value paradigm in light of the technological advances in the mining sector was added to the Resources page

08/12/16

Emerging Practices in Community Development Agreements by Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment has been added to the Tools & Resources pages

22/11/16

FERDI's Mining tax database for Africa has been added to the Tools & Resources page.

12/10/16

Guidelines For Good Governance in Emerging Oil and Gas Producers 2016, by Chatham House, was added to Resources page. A version in Swahili is also available.

13/07/16

Users with low web connectivity can find PDF versions of the Portal's pages here, and also at the bottom of each page of the Portal.

07/07/16

Habitat III and Land Portal Foundation's October Ecuador training on Platforms for Responsible Land Governance has been added to the Trainings Calendar.

25/05/16

The Extractive Industries Sector : Essentials for Economists, Public Finance Professionals, and Policy Makers was added to the Resources page. 

20/05/16

IMF Capacity Development (online and in person) was added to the Trainings page

19/05/16

A Master Class on Social Performance in the Mining and Oil & Gas Sectors by the Colorado School of Mines, was added to the Trainings calendar

05/05/16

Enforcing the rules- guide by NRGI and Columbia Law School Human Rights was added to the Implementation & Monitoring of the Investment page. 

04/05/16

Guide to Land Contracts: Agricultural Projects was added to the Tools and Resources page. 

The content of the Portal has been included on the basis of objective criteria. Inclusion of any content on the Portal or any site linked to it should not be construed as an endorsement or recommendation by CCSI or its partners. While the site is regularly updated, CCSI and its partners accept no responsibility or liability for the accuracy of the information on the site or for information or advice provided by a Support Provider or other resource listed on the Portal.