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, […]


Canadian support for Mongolia’s mining governance process continues

Following the CIRDI Mongolian Canadian Study Tour in May, six Mongolian members of parliament and three parliamentary staff members toured western Canada in September, hosted by NRGI, to learn more […]

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