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Carlos Henrique Xavier Araujo


Carlos Henrique is a mining engineer and a PhD student of the Department of Mine and Petroleum Engineering of the University of São Paulo (USP) with a MSc degree from University of São Paulo (2018). He is a researcher at the USP Centre for Responsible Mining (NAP.Mineração/USP) and works with planning and execution of engineering projects for small mining operations. Carlos is a teaching assistant for lecturers at USP on subjects of open pit mining and mine planning for the mining engineering undergraduate program at the University of São Paulo. He worked in the development of the project “Diagnostic of Social, Economic and Environmental Aspects of the Small-Scale Mining in Brazil (Project META MPE)”, carried out by the International Consortium Projekt-Consult/RDC Global/ NAP.Mineração-USP financed by World Bank/BIRD. Currently, he is team member of Gold Matters Project: launch of NORFACE/Belmont Forum which aims to consider whether and how a transformative approach towards sustainability can arise in ASGM.