Working wonders with mine waste

August 31, 2018
Yassine Taha holds a brick that was produced in his lab using coal mining waste from the Moroccan city of Jerada

In Morocco, scientists have developed ways to reuse mining waste from a closed mine to help rebuild and revitalize the city of Jerada. These efforts will help to stimulate the local economy and provide jobs.

This article is part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between IDRC and Canadian Geographic.