Problem

Declining mining communities

Other Names:
Traumatic lifestyle adjustment in mining communities
Inadequate condition of mining camps
Unresolved mining alternatives
Obscure mining plans
Indeterminate options to mining
Uncertainty of miners' future
Incidence:

While some local communities today have shifted from secluded rural villages to factory working suburbs, from remote hamlets to bustling urban centres, former mining towns have lost their economic role. They are experiencing a new financial autonomy calling for additional economic acumen.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
06.05.2019 – 17:08 CEST