18 Sep Economic And Community Development Agreement
The author also recommends adopting mining rules to legislate on the issues that a CDA must address. In practice, these rules constitute a model for negotiation and protect the interests of the Communities by ensuring that key issues are covered (p.689). Otto`s (2017) model schemes contain a list of mandatory topics that a CDA must cover. One of the key topics addressed in the regulation is the requirement that a CDA contain a „development plan“ drawn up jointly by the miner and the Community and which is at the heart of the CDA. .