The Nordic Africa Institute


Development challenges and opportunities facing Africa’s mineral sector

Time • 25 Feb 2021 11:00 - 13:00
Place • Webinar

The African Development Bank External link, opens in new window.’s African Natural Resources Centre (ANRC) and African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) will join the Nordic Africa Institute in hosting a webinar on minerals and Africa’s development: challenges and opportunities.

The webinar is part of an ongoing series on Africa’s COVID-19 response and the Extractives Sector that is exploring the role of the extractives sector in supporting the continent’s development and post COVID-19 recovery.

This session will delve deeply into key issues discussed in the International Study Group (ISG) Report on Minerals and Africa’s Development  External link, opens in new window.and the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) and their relevance in contemporary times, and identify practical measures to ensure the sector can strengthen Africa’s resilience and sustainable growth during and beyond the pandemic.

  • Fui Tsikata, Mining Consultant
    Minerals and Africa's Development: Reflections on the ISG Report and implementation of the Africa Mining Vision
  • Jerry Ahadjie, Chief Minerals Officer, African Development Bank
    Minerals and Africa's Development: Critical success factors in local content development and selected country experiences
  • Dr. Yao Graham, Coordinator of the Third World Network (TWN) Africa
    Resolving international trade and investment issues, and civil society organisations’ involvement in the implementation of the Africa Mining Vision
  • Nellie Mutemeri. Independent Consultant & Associate Professor at University of the Witwatersrand.
    Progress on artisanal mining formalisation and gender issues

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