On Friday 8th November a 50-strong group of committed change makers met at Surrey Business School for the fourth edition of Harnessing the Extractive Industries for Development (Ex4Dev). This year’s workshop centred on artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Please download a summary of the workshop and the presentations below.

Caroline Ngonze from the United Nations Development Programme providing her keynote speech at EX4DEV19


Panel 1 – Decent work and financial inclusion

Panel 2 – Gender and inequality

Introduction to Delve

Panel 3 – Environment and Health


The organising committee would like to thank the panel chairs Dr Roy Maconachie, Dr Natalia Yakovleva, and Kenneth Davis, the presenters and participants for their contributions and impassioned discussions, Professor Gavin Hilson for the introduction and Caroline Ngonze for her keynote speech. Ex4Dev19 would also like to express their sincere gratitude to Pact, Mines to Markets, and Surrey Business School for their sponsorship.