Mining Pachena Zimbabwe enables you to map, find, browse, and search mining company hierarchies, community monitoring reports on mining impacts and mineral revenue payments to government. You can trace relationships between child mining companies and their parent companies for easy access to integrated annual reports produced by listed companies, where they’re registered to check for companies domiciled in tax havens which are prone to Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) or find out who manages these companies to check for Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) or persons with corrupt track record, community pictures on mining impacts on human rights and community development and how much a company is paying to government. You can also access the data referred to by clicking on the map.
The information on this platform is publicly available, but it was previously hard to access and use for advocacy without exhausting resources. Tracking integrated annual reports of listed mining companies has been a painstaking exercise as some mining companies operating in Zimbabwe are privately registered. Yet detailed reports on financial performance, taxes paid to government, production, corporate social investments can be accessed through searching for the parent company which consolidates reports of its various mining companies. With improved accessibility to this data, you can more easily combat industry corruption and advocate for practice and policy changes that ensure that all citizens enjoy their fair share of mineral wealth.
“The absence of composite mapping of the mining and mineral revenue information that is currently publicly available is partly the cause for continued debate and, to some extent, confusion around mining information disclosure. Without an understanding of the mining information disclosure landscape, the calls for transparency and accountability by various actors have lacked traction because of wide generalisations. This has, in turn, made it difficult to give succinct and actionable recommendations on how to improve transparency in the mining sector.”
- SERA May 2015 Report Mineral Revenue Disclosure and Understanding the Information Needs of Various Stakeholders
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While strenuous efforts have been made to check the veracity of data presented on this website, complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Some inaccuracies may occur - for example when company filings with various statutory bodies are not up to date. Where possible, the sources of information are indicated. The data is regularly updated.