MiningResettlement.org has released a free online tool designed to provide users with a high-level impression of risk severity for mining induced displacement and resettlement (MIDR) events based on an index that calculates different combinations of project elements and factors.
The University of Queensland’s (UQ) Mining, Resettlement and Livelihoods: Research and Practice Consortium, hosted by the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM), released a new workbook today aimed at introducing the Impoverishment Risk and Reconstruction (IRR) Model for Resettling Displaced Populations (the “IRR model”) and highlight how it can be applied in the mining industry.
This short 2 minute video clip uses time series data to show footprint developments and land use change in and around the Porgera Gold Mine in Enga province of Papua New Guinea.
The primary aim of the report is to understand the mechanisms and instruments that governments are using to manage resettlement risks in the mining sector. Key findings show that the existing international standards have been unevenly incorporated into national frameworks.
We are pleased to announce that MMG has joined the Consortium as a core contributor.
In February, Deanna Kemp and PhD students, Adam Babatu and Rebekah Ramsay attended the IAIA Special Symposium on Resettlement and Livelihoods in partnership with the Asia Development Bank, The World Bank and the University of the Philippines.
First Announcement - MANILA, PHILIPPINES | 20-22 FEBRUARY 2017
20 June 2016 - 30 June 2016
Bogota, Coltmbia, South America
27 June 2016 - 08 July 2016
18 July 2016 - 29 July 2016
Maputo, Mozambique, Africa
2016 Summer School on Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability
27 June to 8 July 2016, University of Groningen, the Netherlands.
A snapshot of the findings available from the Global Study of Resettlement Practitioners in Mining is now available.
This newsletter marks the first year of the Mining and Resettlement portal at CSRM.
The International Network on Displacement and Resettlement is organising a session on mining-induced displacement and resettlement at the Society for Applied Anthropology’s 76th Annual Conference.
The ICMM has recently launched Land Acquisition and Resettlement: Lessons learned, a guidebook on planning for resettlement, engaging with stakeholders, compensating for loss of land and restoring livelihoods, addressing the needs of vulnerable people, overseeing construction, ongoing community development interventions, and monitoring impacts.
Save the date: 13 October 2015, 8.30 – 4.30, Melbourne. Symposium on Sustainable Mining: Getting Resettlement Right.
Papers which focus on topics relating to project-induced displacement, land acquisition, resettlement, or the restoration and enhancement of livelihoods in these processes are sought for a special issue of the journal, Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal (IAPA).
GRM International will host a two day training course on managing resettlement and livelihoods on Projects in London from 25-26 June 2015.
Oxfam, in collaboration with CSRM, released a new report today entitled "Mining, Resettlement and Lost Livelihoods - Listening to the voices of resettled communities in Mualadzi, Mozambique". The research was funded by the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) through the International Mining for Development Centre (IM4DC).
The IFC recently showcased CSRM’s research initiative on mining and resettlement in their magazine, SUSTAIN.
The University of Groningen is hosting a summer school on Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Social Sustainability from the 6th - 17th of July, 2015.
Intersocial’s Gerry Reddy, Eddy Smyth and Michael Steyn have launched a new book, “Land Access and Resettlement” through Greenleaf Publishing.
CSRM’s Mining and Resettlement initiative launched a new Occasional Paper series today, with the publication of the inaugural paper entitled “Land Access and Resettlement Planning at La Granja”.
Intersocial is offering a 2-day training course on Land Access and Resettlement in Cape Town on 6-7 February 2015, prior to the Investing in African Mining Indaba.
Queen's University is delivering a Forum on Land Acquisition and Resettlement in conjunction with RePlan, TripleR Alliance, and Both Sides Now Consulting.