Equality in the extractives industry: ALSF, International Women in Mining and Adam Smith Intl launch high-level event at Mining Indaba 2018

Cape Town, South Africa, 4 February 2018 — Despite enjoying sustained commercial growth in recent years, the global mining industry will soon face a looming skills gap. Alongside this trend, industry experts have observed that women are disproportionately underrepresented in the extractives sector, even when compared to other traditionally ‘male-dominated’ industries like oil and gas. […]

The World Bank Group Global Conference on Gender and Oil, Gas and Mining: New Frontiers of Progress, Challenges and Solutions

CALL FOR CASE STUDIES: The World Bank Group Global Conference on Gender and Oil, Gas and Mining: New Frontiers of Progress, Challenges and Solutions June 27 – 28th 2018 Background Oil, gas and mining can potentially bring significant growth and development opportunities to resource-rich countries and host communities. The gendered dynamics of asset ownership, labour, […]