WELCOME TO THE IVOD GLOBAL COMMUNITIES SUCCESS STORIES PLATFORM!
IVOD stands for Inclusive Voices for Development, a community empowerment initiative of the Ummah Initiative Group and Base Titanium, Kenya’s Premier Mining Company Operating the World Class Mineral Sands Kwale Mine.
The IVOD Community Empowerment Initiative has a Particular Focus on Stakeholder Engagements around Four Key Development Sectors:
- The Extractives (Mining, Oil and Gas) and Related Sector Industries
- The Tourism Sector
- The Blue Economy Sector
- The Agribusiness Sector
Inclusive Voices for Development IVOD, is Promoting the Integration of Extractives, Tourism, Blue Economy and Agribusiness for the Economic Empowerment of Local Communities. We are pleased to document and share community empowerment success stories driven by the extractives sector, tourism, blue economy and agribusiness across the globe, to generate model investor – community relations lessons that can inspire scaling, replication and institutionalisation of best practices to maximize the benefits and impact among community members.
Through the Inclusive Voices for Development IVOD platform, and through collaborations with private sector investors and government institutions, we are inviting contractors and suppliers of goods and services from Kenya and across the globe to share their stories of local community economic empowerment and skills development. Your story will contribute value to ongoing and future stakeholder engagements, collaborations and partnerships to make the world a better place for communities and investors; through requisite sector development support, community capacity building and strategic positioning for local content optimization.