Special issue Technologies & Transformations

We are working on a special issue on Technologies and Transformations in Congo’s artisanal and small-scale mines.

Four articles have been published:

Marijsse, S. and Munga, T. (2022) Taming air and water: the fight against shimoke in artisanal and small-scale gold mining in South Kivu. The Extractive Industries and Society. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2022.101168

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Bikubanya, D. L. and Radley, B. (2022) Productivity and profitability: investigating the economic impact of gold mining mechanisation in Kamituga, DRCongo. The Extractive Industries and Society. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2022.101162

Geenen, S.; Kabilambali, G.; Mussa Bashizi, F. & Vanlerberghe, E. (2022) Women who “age too fast”: Female work, bodies and health in the gold mines of Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The Extractive Industries and Society.

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Dunia Kabunga, P. and Geenen, S. (2022) Work regimes and technology-driven transformations in DRCongo’s artisanal and small-scale gold mines. The Extractive Industries and Society.

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Taming air and water  Women who age too fast    Work regimes and technology-driven transformations