The Toolkit presents a simple and practical analysis Tool that helps mining exploration and development companies approach their routine business activities in a manner that furthers positive relations with local communities, even where tensions or conflict exist in the local operating environment.
This paper analyzes the new threats that Canada faces in the post 9-11 worlds, and the strategies needed to face them.
CIDA’s Partnership with Mining Companies Fails to Acknowledge and Address the Role of Mining in the Creation of Development Deficits
Mining Watch Canada discusses CIDA's practice of subsidizing Corporate Social Responsibility projects, and the social effects this practice has on the extractive sector.
Taming the Resource Curse: Implementing the ICGLR Certification Mechanism for Conflict-prone Minerals
This report outlines how to develop a regional certification mechanism for tracking high value and conflict prone minerals in Africa’s Great Lakes region. Based on lessons learned from other certification mechanisms, particularly the Kimberley Process, it promotes key principles that will make for a stronger and more effective regulatory scheme for four minerals—namely gold, coltan, tungsten and tin.
This document reviews the Canadian International Development Agency’s efforts in 2007-2008. It offers a critique of approaches that were tried as well as suggestions for ways to improve in the following years.
Natural Disasters and Remittances Exploring the Linkages between Poverty, Gender, and Disaster Vulnerability in Caribbean SIDS
This UNU-WIDER report examines the value of remittances and their effects in natural disaster stricken Caribbean countries.