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Objective Capital Precious Metals, Diamonds and Gemstones Investment Summit: Hunting for gold in Africa – it's not all about the geology - Katharine Pulvermacher

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Objective Capital Precious Metals, Diamonds and Gemstones Investment Summit
Hunting for gold in Africa – it's not all about the geology
20 May 2010
by Katharine Pulvermacher - African Rainbow Consulting

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Objective Capital Precious Metals, Diamonds and Gemstones Investment Summit: Hunting for gold in Africa – it's not all about the geology - Katharine Pulvermacher

  1. 1. PRECIOUS METALS, DIAMONDS & GEMSTONES INVESTMENT SUMMIT 11.50 – 12.15 Hunting for gold in Africa – it's not all about the geology Katharine Pulvermacher – Chief Executive, African Rainbow Consulting THE LONDON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY ● THURSDAY, 20 MAY 2010 www.ObjectiveCapitalConferences.com
  2. 2. African Rainbow Consulting Africa: Going for Gold Precious Metals, Diamonds & Gemstones Investment Summit London, 20 March 2010 www.africanrainbow.org
  3. 3. African Rainbow Key facts Consulting • In 2008 only 20% of gold mined came from Africa (GFMS Gold Survey 2009) • Seven of the top fifteen gold producers have properties in Africa • Africa is home to about half of the planet’s identified gold resources www.africanrainbow.org 3
  4. 4. African Rainbow Cost of doing business Consulting www.africanrainbow.org 4
  5. 5. African Rainbow A global perspective Consulting www.africanrainbow.org 5
  6. 6. African Rainbow Electricity Consulting More than 400 million people don’t have it. www.africanrainbow.org 6
  7. 7. African Rainbow Sanitation Consulting More than half a billion people need a clean loo. www.africanrainbow.org 7
  8. 8. African Rainbow Life lines Consulting Despite exponential growth, there are still over 600 million potential subscribers. www.africanrainbow.org 8
  9. 9. African Rainbow To be: or PC Consulting 98 in 100 people haven’t answered this question yet. www.africanrainbow.org 9
  10. 10. African Rainbow At a glance Consulting The Star of Africa™ is a weighted index that provides an instant and intuitive five-D view of a country’s relative attractiveness to investors. Each country is compared with the top-ranking nation in Africa as well as with the continental average for each dimension. www.africanrainbow.org 10
  11. 11. African Rainbow Governance Consulting • Derived from World Governance Indicators, a survey published annually by the World Bank • “... The traditions and institutions by which authority in a country is exercised ...”: – Voice and Accountability – Political Stability and Absence of Violence – Governance Effectiveness – Regulatory Quality – Rule of Law – Control of Corruption www.africanrainbow.org 11
  12. 12. African Rainbow Social Capital Consulting www.africanrainbow.org 12
  13. 13. African Rainbow Electricity Consulting • The electricity index gives information about the potential market size in terms of megawatt hours (MWh). • It is based on the product of the number of people without access to electricity and the energy poverty line of 50 kg of oil equivalent (koe), i.e. 0.5815 MWh. • To obtain the actual minimum potential in MWh, simply multiply the country indicator by 42. • One MWh is equal to 0.086 tonnes of oil equivalent, i.e. 0.000086 kgoe. 50 kgoe is equal to 0.5815 MWh. • This method has the virtue of being transparent but does not take regulatory aspects and market structure into account. www.africanrainbow.org 13
  14. 14. African Rainbow ITC Consulting • Mobile telephone use – 20% • PC ownership – 20% • Internet use – 20% • Market competitiveness – 40% www.africanrainbow.org 14
  15. 15. African Rainbow Water Consulting • Sanitation • Supply • Irrigation www.africanrainbow.org 15
  16. 16. African Rainbow A golden opportunity Consulting • Global Reporting Initiative • ICMM’s Sustainable Development Framework • South African Mining Charter • Johannesburg Declaration • African Mining Vision 2050 Mining companies have a unique opportunity to “do well by doing good”: active and creative support of social and diversified economic development benefits investors, corporations and the communities in which they work. Bon Appétit! www.africanrainbow.org 16
  17. 17. African Rainbow Disclaimer Consulting The information and opinions contained in this presentation have been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made that such information is accurate or complete and it should not be relied upon as such. This presentation does not purport to make any recommendation or provide investment advice to the effect that any related transaction is appropriate for all investment objectives, financial situations or particular needs. Prior to making any investment decisions investors should seek advice from their advisors on whether any part of this presentation is appropriate to their specific circumstances. This presentation is not, and should not be construed as, an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any related products. Expressions of opinion are those of African Rainbow Consulting Limited only and are subject to change without notice. www.africanrainbow.org 17

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