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From Local Content to Shared Value Creation in Extractive Industries, Global Commodities Forum, UNCTAD 14
15 Jul 2016 -  From Local Content to Shared Value Creation in Extractive Industries

Theme: Building productive capacity to transform economies.

Organized jointly with the OECD Development Centre Moderator: Sam Russ, Deputy Minister of Mines of Liberia

Moderator: Sam Russ, Deputy Minister of Mines of Liberia

Panellists:

Amy Jadesimi, Managing Director, LADOL, Lagos, Nigeria

Neema Lugangira, Local Content expert, the United Republic of Tanzania

Nancy L. Swartout, Global Sustainable Procurement Manager, Exxon Mobil Global Services Company, United States of America

Local content can be an important means of generating opportunities and entrepreneurship through extractive industries. In this session, panellists will review the necessary conditions for local content development, as well as best practices among foreign investors and local entrepreneurs. Special attention will be paid to higher-value inputs in extractive industries.