Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

In the Trenches: Communities Confronting Mining Industries Central America and West Africa – a presentation by Oxfam America

Monday, November 17, 2014

6:30 p.m.

McKinney Conference Room

In countries like El Salvador and Ghana, communities are employing new strategies to claim their fundamental right to decide how extractive mining industries affect their land and livelihoods. Hear how Oxfam America supports this work. Learn more about Oxfam’s approach to development work in 90 countries and the strategic choices that go into such projects. Find out how students and the public can get involved and support global efforts to right the wrong of hunger and poverty.