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Podcast: NRGI report on preventing tax base erosion in Africa

26 October 2016

On 17 October 2016, a report by the Natural Resource Governance Institute, entitled ‘Preventing Tax Base Erosion in Africa: a Regional Study of Transfer Pricing Challenges in the Mining Sector’ received its London launch at Marlborough House.

The report assesses the development and implementation of rules to monitor transfer pricing in the mining sector, in Guinea, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Zambia and includes a number of recommendations for governments.

The launch event involved a presentation by the report’s main author, independent researcher Alexandra Readhead, followed by a panel discussion of experts moderated by Dr. Ekpen Omonbude, Economic Advisor at the Commonwealth Secretariat.

Speakers included:

  • Philip Daniel, Honorary Professor, Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Minerals Law and Policy, University of Dundee
  • Duncan Onduru, Director General, Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators
  • Diarmid O’Sullivan, Policy Adviser, ActionAid
  • Jeremy Cape, Partner, Dentons

The Natural Resource Governance Institute is a non-governmental organisation that helps countries to realise the benefits of endowments of oil, gas and minerals. 

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