Working with developing countries to improve how they develop, manage and benefit from their natural resources.
The Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) is a coalition of The University of British Columbia (UBC), Simon Fraser University (SFU), and École Polytechnique de Montréal (EPM) formed as an independent, international Institute to assist developing countries to leverage the potential of their natural resources of minerals, oil and gas, into long-term sustainable livelihoods.
One of CIRDI’s program areas focuses on the transformation of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM). To contribute in this specialized area we draw on the experience and expertise within UBC’s Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering (NBK). NBK is a worldwide leader in articulating concerns and developing solutions within the area of artisanal and small-scale mining and especially […]