CIRDI Board Members Recognized as Top Administrators

Two CIRDI board members are among the 10 most influential female administrators at public universities, colleges, and institutes in Metro Vancouver, Canada as reported by The Georgia Straight. CIRDI board […]


CIRDI Newsletter January 2016

Happy New Year! Here are updates on recent developments and project activity at the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI). Watch for more news and information as our projects […]


Kenya Mineral Audit Delivered

Kenya’s Ministry of Mining is actively building capacity, regulations and frameworks to manage its emerging mineral-extraction sector more effectively and sustainably. The Ministry of Mining requested assistance to create a […]


Inter-American Development Bank funds ASM training in Guyana – Project update

Within the last decade, Guyana has made two bold, progressive moves toward sustainable development – introducing a Low Carbon Development Strategy (2009) and signing the Minamata Convention on Mercury (2013) […]


Rise in conflict between mining companies & communities

Recent research reveals a sustained increase in the number of reported incidents of conflict between mining companies and communities between 2002 and 2012. These results are surprising in an era […]


Interview with Cassie Doyle, CIRDI’s new CEO

CEO, Cassie Doyle discusses the challenges and opportunities ahead for CIRDI and how her professional and volunteer career in the public service and the NGO sector has prepared her to […]


CIRDI Welcomes New CEO & International Operations Director

Hello Friends: On behalf of the board of the Canadian Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI), I am happy to share news of additions to the CIRDI team. Introducing our new […]


CIRDI Board Announces New CEO

The board of the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cassie J. Doyle as chief executive officer. Doyle brings to CIRDI extensive […]


CIRDI Welcomes World Wildlife Fund Expert as International Operations Director

The Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) welcomes Elaine Pura as director, international operations. With over fifteen years’ experience in program development and operations management, Pura’s unique leadership expertise […]


Designing Health Impact Assessments for Mongolia’s Mining Sector

June 23, 2015  Rapid growth in Mongolia’s mining sector will bring many benefits but also will produce pressures on the environment, citizen health and public health systems. Mindful of this, […]

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