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CIRDI and IGF sign MOU to advance mining for sustainable development

The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) and the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) announced on June 20, 2018, the signing of a Memorandum […]

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Elaine Pura appointed CIRDI CEO

Canadian International Resources and Development Institute is pleased to announce that Elaine Pura has been named Chief Executive Officer by CIRDI’s board, effective immediately. Ms. Pura has been serving as […]

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Lima training workshop makes recommendations to close Peru’s ASM gender gap

In Lima in May 2018, André Xavier, Project Manager of CIRDI’s Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) project in Peru, led a workshop and presented research aimed at raising awareness among […]

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Exchanging knowledge with the Geological Survey of Ethiopia

In April 2018, Dr. Dave Lefebure, Geosciences Specialist for CIRDI’s Supporting the Ministry of Mines (SUMM) project, travelled to the Omo region in southwest Ethiopia where he co-led a five-day […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Mendee Jargalsaikhan

Mendee Jargalsaikhan is putting the finishing touches on his doctoral dissertation in the Department of Political Science at the University of British Columbia before he returns home to Mongolia. Mendee […]

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Mt. Baker Mining and Minerals donate mining equipment for Kenya

Jason Gaber of Mt. Baker Mining and Minerals in Bellingham, Washington, dropped by CIRDI’s office on May 4, 2018, to donate some simple yet effective pieces of mining equipment for […]

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Community-Led Analysis and Planning in an Artisanal Mining Village in Indonesia

By Dr. Sam Spiegel, University of Edinburgh. In this blog, Sam writes about his research for the CIRDI project Capacity-Building for Multi-Level Governance of ASM in Indonesia. Sam is working […]

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Nadja Kunz named one of B.C.’s most influential women of 2018

Prof. Nadja Kunz, the project lead of CIRDI’s water resources work in Peru and Chair of CIRDI’s academic directorate, has been named as one of British Columbia’s most influential women […]

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CRAFT Code Input Aims to Ensure Gender Equality, Long-Term Sustainability

The Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) has provided input to the Code of Risk Mitigation for Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Engaging in Formal Trade (CRAFT) in response to […]

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Mine Closure Training in Argentina

CIRDI completed its third mine closure training session in Argentina in early April 2018 with a workshop that focussed on technical and financial aspects of mine closure and stakeholder engagement. […]

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