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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 […]

CIRDI and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development are at the centre of a global cooperative effort to lift nations and communities out of extreme poverty. […]

Guidance Document – Environmental Assessment and Management for Artisanal and Small-scale Mining

This guidance document outlines a process to assess and manage the environmental impacts of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) for governments and miners. The approach focuses on incremental and achievable […]

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 […]

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Program for Strengthening the Governance of the Extractive Sector in West Africa

Natural gas projects and local community development in Tanzania

Education and Research for Integrated Water Resources Management in Peru

Health Impact Assessment Learning and Development Program, Mongolia

The Relationship Between Local Procurement Strategies of Mining Companies & Their Regulatory Environments, Namibia and South Africa

Needs Assessment and Action Plan for a Minerals Audit Division, Kenya

Capacity-building for multi-level governance of ASM in Indonesia

Blazing the Path to Formalization, Ghana

Education for the Transformation of Artisanal to Small-scale Mining, Ecuador (TransMAPE)

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, […]