Natural resources include copper, nickel, iron, cobalt, silver and gold. Philippines’ mining sector is full of potential and in the world’s top five for copper and gold reserves. In 2010 the Philippines created about 10% of the world’s production of nickel.
Sources: Mines and Geosciences Bureau, USGS, US State Department
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Bantay Kita Coordinator
C/o Action for Economic Reforms
Unit 1403 West Trade Center,
132 West Avenue, Quezon City
Tel. (+63) 2 426 5626
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27 November 2013 – Film release of Striking Gold in the Philippines - but who benefits? Following the work of PWYP members Bantay Kita with communities across the Philippines who are not being given their say over whether extraction should take place.
4 April 2013 - The government, the chamber of mines of the Philippines and PWYP affiliated coalition Bantay Kita issued a joint statement on the Philippine implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, as the country applies for candidate status of the initiative.
21 September 2012 - Cielo Magno, Bantay Kita coordinator, is elected to the Publish What You Pay Global Steering Committee.
17 - 21 September 2012 - Members of Bantay Kita participated in PWYP's Ten Year Anniversary Conference in Amsterdam. Each coalition had to create a poster detailing its recent milestones and achievements. You can view Bantay Kita's poster here (PDF).