The Rise in Conflict Associated with Mining Operations: What Lies Beneath?
This is the first in a series of reports to be released as a result of the research conducted by the Conflict project team in 2015.
Read the report here.
Better Lives Through Sustainable Natural Resource Governance: CIRDI’s response to Canada’s International Assistance Review
In May 2016, Global Affairs Canada launched a review and public consultations process focused on renewing Canada’s international assistance policy, programming and funding framework. CIRDI submitted a response, Better Lives Through Sustainable Natural Resource Governance.
For our three recommendations and to see the full report.
1. Recognize the role of sustainable natural resource management and governance as a vital opportunity for developing countries to lift their citizens out of poverty, and share Canadian expertise and experience to help make this happen.
2.Capitalize on the deep and broad expertise in Canadian universities and post-secondary institutions to strengthen Canada’s resource governance support to developing countries.
3.Promote innovative approaches to development based on real partnerships, the generation and sharing of foundational knowledge and leading-edge research.
CIRDI Strategic Plan
In the spring of 2016 the CIRDI team began a strategic planning process to lay the foundation for the future growth of the Institute. We sought input to our early developmental draft and are grateful to everyone who responded. Their suggestions and advice helped to strengthen our final plan, which is an important guiding document for our daily work and for building the Institute’s long-term sustainability.
Read the CIRDI Strategic Plan 2016-2021 September 2016
Year End Report 2015-2016
In compliance with our Contribution Agreement with Global Affairs Canada (formerly DFATD) CIRDI submits an annual report that provides performance information for the last twelve months. Here is our Year End Report with appendices A-D and E-H.
Annual Work Plan
This Annual Work Plan, submitted to Global Affairs Canada, outlines CIRDI’s project work and activities for fiscal year 2016-2017.