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

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 recent […]


SUMM: Ethiopia’s Mining Council Consultations with Stakeholders on the Draft Mining Policy

On March 18-19, 2019, the Ethiopian Mining Council met with a wide range of stakeholders to provide feedback during a consultative meeting on the draft Mining Policy. The consultative meeting, […]


Mine Closure and Environmental Impact Assessment Training Workshops in Argentina, February 2019

In February 2019, CIRDI’s Learning program delivered training workshops on mine closure policy and environmental impact assessment for government personnel in Santa Cruz Province and Buenos Aires, Argentina. The workshop […]


CIRDI Signs a Two-Year Memorandum of Understanding with the Vice Ministry of Mines of Ecuador

TORONTO March 3, 2019 – The Canadian International Resources and Development Institute and the Vice Ministry of Mines of Ecuador signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding that solidifies their collaboration […]


CIRDI Supports Global Civil Society Call for Gender–related metrics to be Included in EITI Disclosures

Advancing gender equality in natural resource governance is central to CIRDI’s operational values, strategic priorities, and aspirations of a world where resource-led development generates equitable benefits for all. As a […]


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 […]

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