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

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. […]

Global Business Reports Interviews Director of CIRDI’s SUMM Ethiopia Project

Learn about the Ethiopian government’s systemic approach to mineral sector reform and development in this Global Business Reports interview with Isabeau Vilandre, director of CIRDI’s Supporting the Ministry of Mines (SUMM), […]

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 […]

Co-Laboratorio Perú

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

Natural gas projects and local community development in Tanzania

Supporting the Ministry of Mines (SUMM) Ethiopia

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

Integrated Management and Governance in Extractives (IMAGinE) Mongolia

Blazing the Path to Formalization, Ghana

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

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

The Relationship Between Local Procurement Strategies of Mining Companies and Their Regulatory Environments: A Comparison of South Africa and Namibia

This project examines the local procurement regulatory frameworks of South Africa and Namibia and the extent to which the local procurement strategies of the mining companies that operate within those […]

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

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 […]

Responding to the Commodity Bust: Downturns, Policies and Poverty in Extractive Sector Dependent Countries

  The decline in prices experienced by most extractive commodities since 2011 has strained the economy and public finances of most resource-dependent countries, with implications for poverty reduction. This paper […]

Extractive Industries and Poverty: A Review of Recent Findings and Linkage Mechanisms

This paper surveys 52 empirical studies on relationships between extractive industries and poverty, addressing both poverty impacts and possible linkage mechanisms. Distinguishing these studies by type of resource extraction, the […]