Working with developing countries to improve how they develop, manage and benefit from their natural resources.
The Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) is a coalition of The University of British Columbia (UBC), Simon Fraser University (SFU), and École Polytechnique de Montréal (EPM) formed as an independent, international Institute to assist developing countries to leverage the potential of their natural resources of minerals, oil and gas, into long-term sustainable livelihoods.
A year after its official launch, the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) looks ahead to an opportunity to sharpen its strategic focus and strengthen its governance and operations with new leadership and a new host at UBC. The CIRDI team wishes Daniel Dumas the best of luck as he moves on from CIRDI. […]