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Participatory Environmental Monitoring Committees in Mining Contexts

The report entitled “Participatory Environmental Monitoring Committees in Mining Contexts: Lessons from Nine Case Studies in Four Latin American Countries” [Comités de Monitoreo Ambiental Participativo en Contextos Mineros: Lecciones a […]

Improved Resource Governance Through Transparency: Evidence from Mongolia

  Transparency and accountability initiatives have emerged as a potential solution to combat corruption and increase public benefits from the extractive sector in resource-abundant countries. The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative […]

Mining Community Benefits In Ghana: a Case Of Unrealized Potential

This project is designed to examine the overall benefits of mining to local communities in Ghana through the lens of community benefits agreements (CBAs) in order to make policy recommendations […]

The Rise in Conflict Associated with Mining Operations: What Lies Beneath? Full Report

This study explores the nature and root causes of mining-related conflict. A more systematic understanding of conflict can help all stakeholders to apply preventive rather than reactive measures, and to […]

The Role of Host Governments in Enabling or Preventing Conflict Associated with Mining – Full-length report

This study is the second phase (Phase 2) of an ongoing research project to improve understanding about the rise in conflict associated with mining operations around the world, particularly in […]

The Role of Host Governments in Enabling or Preventing Conflict Associated with Mining – Abridged version

This study is the second phase (Phase 2) of an ongoing research project to improve understanding about the rise in conflict associated with mining operations around the world, particularly in […]

What Participation? Distinguishing Water Monitoring Programs in Mining Regions Based on Community Participation

Water issues are a major concern for the mining sector and for communities living near mining operations. Water-related conflicts can damage a firm’s social license to operate while violent conflicts […]

Implementing the Ahafo Benefit Agreements: Seeking Meaningful Community Participation at Newmont’s Ahafo Gold Mine in Ghana

In 2008, ten communities in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana entered into agreements with Newmont Ghana to govern company-community relations, ensure local job creation, and share the benefits of […]

Best Practices in Environmental Assessment: Case Studies and Application to Mining

This study helps to describe the best practices in Environmental Impact Assessment in the context of the mining industry, through a series of methods and case studies. Authors: Lauren Arnold, BA&Sc and […]

Réagir aux baisses de prix des produits de base : Ralentissements, politiques et pauvreté dans les pays tributaires du secteur extractif

  Les baisses de prix que connaissent la grande majorité des produits de base depuis 2011 ont freiné l’économie et les finances publiques dans la plupart des pays qui dépendent […]

Industries extractives et pauvreté : Une analyse des conclusions récentes et des mécanismes de liens

Cet article examine 52 études empiriques portant sur les relations entre les industries extractives et la pauvreté et aborde les répercussions sur la pauvreté ainsi que les mécanismes de liens […]

Le rapport entre les stratégies d’approvisionnement local des sociétés minières et les cadres réglementaires – Une comparaison de l’Afrique du Sud et de la Namibie

Le projet examine les cadres réglementaires de l’approvisionnement local en Afrique du Sud et en Namibie ainsi que la mesure dans laquelle les stratégies d’approvisionnement local des sociétés minières présentes […]

Hausse de conflits associés aux exploitations minières : qu’est-ce qui se cache sous la surface ?

  Cette étude explore la nature et les causes fondamentales des conflits liés au secteur minier. Une approche plus systématique des conflits peut faire en sorte que toutes les parties […]

Phasing Out Mercury? Ecological Economics and Indonesia’s Small-Scale Gold Mining Sector

This article uses an ecological economics approach to analyse tensions surrounding efforts to phase out mercury in Indonesia’s artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector, among the largest sources of […]

Harnessing Opportunities for Good Governance of Health Impacts of Mining Projects in Mongolia: Results of a Global Partnership

This global partnership investigates the opportunity provided in environmental impact assessments (EIAs) to influence the extent to which health issues could be addressed in the design and delivery of mining projects. […]

Deep into the mud: ecological and socio-economic impacts of the dam breach in Mariana, Brazil

CIRDI team members, Kirsten Dales and Bernardo D. Ranieri contributed to this research review of the ecological and socio-economic impacts of the catastrophic dam failure in Mariana, Brazil. Open Access research, […]

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