sharing in governance of extractive industries

Registration and paper submission for EX4DEV18 workshop is now open

Harnessing the Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa 2018 (EX4DEV18) is a student-led interdisciplinary workshop and networking event designed to share research and foster opportunities for collaboration. The theme for 2018 is ‘challenging false perspectives in mining’.

Held at the University of Surrey, the day is organised around three panels comprising presentations from PhD students and industry practitioners, and culminating in a keynote address:

  • Panel 1    Women’s economic empowerment and gender challenges in mining
  • Panel 2    ‘Formalising’ artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM)
  • Panel 3    The role of junior mining and exploration companies in development
  • Keynote   Speaker to be confirmed


To register, click here to be re-directed to the University of Surrey’s online store and follow the instructions to create an account and pay the nominal fee (£10 students, £15 standard).

Paper presenttaion submission 

To submit a paper to be considered for presentation at the workshop email an extended 1,000 – 1,500 word abstract to: ex4dev@gmail.com

Include ‘paper submission’, the panel number and short version of the title in the subject line of the email. For example, ‘Paper submission, Panel 2, ASM in Ghana and fair trade mineral certification’.

For questions and queries email the organising committee: ex4dev@gmail.com

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