We concentrate our efforts in three areas of focus. These reflect the needs of our developing country partners and our own strengths and expertise.


Public sector capacity and governance


Integrated Resource Management


Artisanal and Small-scale Mining

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A Celebration of Learning! CIRDI’s Workshop on Leading Practices in Natural Resource Governance

With contributions from Marie-Luise Ermisch, Olena Soldatova and Priya Bala-Miller. To mark the culmination of six years of hard work and lessons learned while delivering a suite of 22 projects […]

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Education as an Entry Point to the Positive Transformation of Ecuador’s Small-Scale Mining Sector

Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) represents 85 per cent of Ecuador’s overall gold production and is considered to be one of the fastest growing industries in the country. Mining […]

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How Can We Solve the Waste Problem? Mine Waste Initiative: Vancouver Session

The Brumadinho mining dam collapse that occurred on January 25, 2019 in Brazil killed at least 224 people. This collapse has proven to be one of the deadliest mine disasters in […]

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