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an imageCecilia Mattia has worked in the international development sector for over 15 years...

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NACE-National Coalition on Extractives.
60 John Street,Freetown ,Sierra Leone

Phone: (+232) 33 353 471

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The National Advocacy Coalition on Extractives (NACE)The National Advocacy Coalition on Extractives (NACE) emerged from the Diamond Area Community Development Fund (DACDF) coalition established in 2003. The DACDF coalition included Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Network Movement for Justice and Development (NMJD), Talking Drums Studios (TDS), Action Aid Sierra Leone (AA-SL), World Vision International (WVI), the Anti-Corruption Commission, Sierra Leone Indigenous Miners Movement (SLIMM) and some Government Line Ministries (Ministry of Local Government and Community Development and Ministry of Mineral Resources).

The DACDF coalition strove to ensure that the Diamond Area Community Development Fund is efficiently and effectively utilized by beneficiary chiefdoms.Later in 2003, the coalition realized that the extractive sector is much larger than the diamond industry and there was need for Sierra Leone to benefit from the extractive sector. This warranted a new strategy and the need for more players from other sectors to add deeper dimensions to and scale up a new campaign.

These issues necessitated the need to broaden the mandate and scope as well as reframe the name from DACDF Coalition to the National Advocacy Coalition on Extractives.Vision:NACE envisions a Sierra Leone society where there is maximum returns from natural resources for balanced development of the country while recognising and dealing with the preservation of the livelihoods of communities and the negative social and environmental consequences thereof.Strategic goal and objectives:The broad goal of the NACE is to ensure transparency and accountability in the generation and efficient/effective use of revenue from the extractive industry (mining, forestry, marine) in Sierra Leone.


PostHeaderIcon Tax Justice Country Report Series

This report is part of an initiative to create a comprehensive, and globally representative series of country reports that touch on diverse tax justice issues. The production of this report is the collective effort of all of the organisations involved.


PostHeaderIcon Sierra Leone at Cross Roads

This report considers how the people of Sierra Leone could
benefit more from the country's mineral resources, especially
diamonds and rutile.* The task is urgent since the country is one
of the poorest in the world, still emerging from a brutal civil war.
Although minerals account for around 90 per cent of exports,
ordinary Sierra Leoneans are failing to benefit significantly
since government revenues are so low.


PostHeaderIcon NACE calls to recall the Petroleum Bill

NACE is Disappointed: We Call on the President's Office to Recall the Petroleum Bill
Practice of Due Diligence in Passing the Bill is absent. NACE has been following with keen interest the processes and procedures that culminated in the passing of the New Petroleum Bill into Law.



Our Partners

Christian Aid||||ca
Christian Aid is a Christian organisation that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We provide urgent, practical and effective assistance where need is great, tackling the effects of poverty as well as its root causes

Established in 1988 in eastern Sierra Leone, the Network Movement for Justice and Development (NMJD) is a national human rights-oriented civil society development and advocacy organization. NMJD engages government on policy reform matters and has a long history and experience in working with grassroots communities in Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Since the end of the civil conflict in Sierra Leone, the mining sector has been expanding, contributing significantly to the economy. A good number of large-scale and small-scale companies are at present, investing in diamonds, rutile, bauxite, gold and iron ore. The oil and gas sector is also promising since the announcement of the discovery of oil in the deep water in 2009.

Green Scenery||||SLEITI
Green Scenery is a non-governmental organization in Sierra Leone without religious, political or governmental affiliation. We are working towards a future where food is secured, Human Rights are respected, access to justice is guaranteed and biodiversity is protected. Community-based programming is our approach. Green Scenery is registered with the Registrar General and the Ministry of Development and Economic Planning.

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