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Wonder what it looks like to work in the world's most dangerous, fascinating places and biggest new trade hubs? We work with people who are resilient, talented and are truly making a difference. Be sure to peek into their worlds on our Flickr account.

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Mining law

Can it unlock the potential of women?

Improving the potential of women in the mining sector

The mining industry is one key sector where greater attention to gender equality is required. While the sector has the potential to be a significant driver of economic growth, development and job creation in many developing countries, it also poses unique risks and challenges, particularly for women.

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Liberian tomatoes

The journey from field to plate

Making agricultural markets work better to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Liberia

We follow the journey of a Liberian tomato from field to plate and understand the difficulties farmers face along the supply chain and how we can help support smallholder farmers across the country.

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Has a central role to play in the success of development projects

Forging the link between land administration and sustainable communities

Land administration reform is increasingly being recognised as an essential aspect of economic development. We look at how expanding land registration processes to encompass social and physical data is crucial to development successes.

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The Extractives Hub

Supporting good management of mining, oil and gas resources

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Adam Smith Int'l @AdamSmithInt - 14 Sep
A roadmap for the #electricity sector in #SierraLeone has been launched! Find out more here:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Adam Smith Int'l @AdamSmithInt - 01 Sep
Want to discover all things #mining #oil & #gas & connect with peers? Sign up to our free @ExtractivesHub here:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Adam Smith Int'l @AdamSmithInt - 31 Aug
Thank you to the @mostprogramme team for all of their hard work and for creating a fantastic project. We will miss… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…