The meeting will have a two-track thematic focus which will be based on the major concerns around extractives development in the region. On the one hand, there are concerns around huge negative social and environmental impacts as petroleum and mining infrastructure is being developed. On the other hand, there are concerns around whether communities and the government will fully benefit from extractive resources and resultant revenues. The event will feature talks and discussion panels along with Q&As from plenary.
Community Social and Environmental Impacts
Extractives Revenues and Benefit Sharing
In addition, there is the possibility or doing a pre-or post-event media interactive session. This would be an opportunity for media convened by AMI to engage in a deeper dialogue on issues that would have emerged from the
The meeting is expected to result in;