Leveraging Visual Storytelling for Women’s Empowerment in Indonesian ASM Communities

January 29, 2019 – Yayasan Tambuhak Sinta (YTS), in collaboration with Dr. Samuel Spiegel of the University of Edinburgh and supported by the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI), recently held a […]


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Research article: Improved Resource Governance Through Transparency. Evidence from Mongolia

Can transparency promote resource governance? 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 […]


Guidelines for Incorporating the Gender Approach into the IWRM Peru

Why the gender equality approach should be transversal to the Integrated Water Resource Management? This video, prepared by Alexandra Carlier, aims to summarize one of the policy briefs that the Canadian […]


Education and Research for Water Resource Management in Peru – Project Highlights

The project “Education and Research for Water Resource Management in Peru” is an Initiative of the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute implemented in coordination with the National Water Authority […]


CIRDI’s Yukon ASM Fellowship Testimonial: Dr. Girma Woldetinsae

In the first two weeks of September, CIRDI hosted a fellowship mission that brought together 13 fellows representing their countries’ mining and environment ministries or small-scale mining associations. The fellows […]


CIRDI & CCSI Launched an Online Repository of Community Benefit Agreements

Mining companies around the world increasingly require formal permission and informed consent of local communities to access mineral resources. Community-level permission is often sought in the form of benefit agreements: […]


Press Release – New CIRDI and UNDP Study Looks at the of Role of Governments in Conflicts Associated with Mining

November, 2018 – The Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) published a new study entitled, “The Role of Host Governments in Enabling […]


Enhancing Gender Equality in the Mining Sector through CIRDI’s CO-Lab Peru

After four years of active implementation, CIRDI’s Co-Laboratorio Peru Project (Co-Lab Peru) came to a close this fall. Delivered by a team led by June Francis and Kristina Henriksson based […]


CIRDI at the 14th IGF Annual General Meeting: Takeaways

The 14th Annual General Meeting of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development focused on the theme: “Modern Mining Law and Policy: Accountable, Equitable and Innovative Approaches.” […]

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