CATAPA has a library where you can borrow books and articles written in English, Dutch, Spanish or French.

The main theme is mining, but you can also find other themes related to it:

  • Developing countries, development cooperation, voluntary work
  • Environment, ecology, transition, water
  • Extractivism
  • Finances
  • Health, toxic substances
  • Humans rights, migration, politics
  • Indigenous people, Aboriginals
  • Ngo’s
  • Poverty
  • Religion

You can also find information related to a specific country:

Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Germany, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, France, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Laos, Mexico, Netherlands, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Spain, Uruguay, United Kingdom, United States, South Africa, Switzerland

 If you want to borrow a book or article from this list, send an email to