CIRDI presents Integrated Resource Management workshop at PDAC

Join Cassie Doyle, Dirk van Zyl, Susan Joyce and other Canadian and international experts for an informative three-hour workshop: Understanding the Essential Building Blocks of Integrated Resource Management (IRM) on Sunday March […]


Handing it to you – a new logo for CIRDI!

We are proud to introduce our new logo.   The challenge We challenged the designers to capture in a simple mark a sense of collaboration, social and environmental sustainability, integrated […]


CIRDI CEO, Cassie Doyle to serve as chair for Expert Panel on Integrated Natural Resource Management

The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) has invited CIRDI CEO, Cassie Doyle, to serve as chair of the newly appointed Expert Panel on Integrated Natural Resource Management. Ms. Doyle will […]


SUMM Ethiopia – Joint planning prepares project for success

Inaugural SUMM Project Steering Committee meeting Nov. 2016, Addis Ababa Too often, in the rush to get a project up and running, the project team skips a crucial step. They […]


CIRDI Photo Contest – Winners

In December 2016 we invited our project team members to submit photos to a contest that would help build a portfolio of images for our new website. We received close […]


Environment and mining waste management: Polytechnique Montréal helps two African universities enhance their expertise

CIRDI’s Governance Strengthening Program of the Extractive Sector in West Africa led by Polytechnique Montréal, has partnered with the Université Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar, Senegal, and the Université Ouaga […]


CIRDI’s peer-to-peer learning initiative continued in the Kyrgyz Republic

When people with similar hopes and challenges come together, there’s a good chance they’ll learn from each other. Whether it’s person-to person or country-to-country, sharing knowledge and experience can help […]


CIRDI Newsletter September 2016

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 advance and we […]


Shrimp, bananas, gold – Ecuador’s top ASGM academic expert leads CIRDI project

“Shrimp and bananas from Ecuador are really special,” said Colón Velásquez, Ecuador’s leading academic expert on artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) and project lead for CIRDI’s, Transformation of ASM […]


Squamish Chief shares Indigenous perspective at natural resource governance workshop in Peru

“We are all in the same canoe – we need to collaborate with and trust each other.” That is the message that Chief Ian Campbell, cultural ambassador for the Squamish […]

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