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DCED Webinar: Local Content Policies for Private Sector Development

Event Date: 
Apr 03, 2019
10:00 am EDT
Online Event
DCED Business Environment Working Group


This event is hosted by the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) Business Environment Working Group and will be held at 15:00 (3:00 pm) Central European Time. Once registered, dial-in details will be sent to you closer to the date.

This webinar will look at how local content policies are being used by developing country governments to drive new market opportunities for local firms supplying extractive industries. It will explore the policy options available to governments and how donor and development agencies can promote best practice reforms. It will also discuss how the business environment for both suppliers and the buying firms interact with these local content policies. A short case study on efforts to increase local procurement in the Tanzanian mining sector will also be presented.


  • Ms Andreja Marusic, World Bank Group and co-chairperson of the Business Environment Working Group
  • Mr Jeff Geipel, Managing Director, Mining Shared Value initiative of Engineers Without Borders Canada
  • Mr Andrea Mario Dall’Olio, World Bank Group

Read more about the DCED Business Environment Reform working group on their website.

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