The IGF publishes blogs by Secretariat staff and guest authors on important issues for mining countries and other stakeholders. These blogs do not represent the views or opinions of the IGF Secretariat or its member countries.
September 08, 2021
New mining technologies may affect local communities and community relations positively or negative. It all depends on the how well all stakeholders – industry, government, and communities – anticipate and manage this transition.
August 09, 2021
Latin American countries host many of the resources needed for the energy transition and policy-makers in the region are already advancing policies to help countries benefit from critical minerals.
July 08, 2021
Mining is traditionally associated with heavy and manual-intensive labour. Accordingly, the mining sector is one of the most male-dominated sectors, with women making up only 5% to 10% of the large-scale mining workforce. In Mexico, women represented ...
June 29, 2021
Maximizing the financial returns on mineral wealth is critical is crucial for resource-rich developing countries.
April 13, 2021
We break down five recommendations for governments to establish good policy instruments that help remedy longstanding gender inequalities.