CIRD is an independent non- governmental organization created on July 7th, 2009 by a team of qualified development specialists with diversified and extensive experiences. CIRD was fully registered as a national NGO by the Royal Government of Cambodia on Aug 11th, 2009 under the reference number 2004 Sor Chor Nor.

CIRD works directly with farmer organizations and local communities to provide capacity building and appropriate skills to ensure that rural poor people can improve their lives and livelihoods in self-determination. CIRD is a not for profit organization working with development partners and allies in Cambodia and networking globally to bring about sustainable social change.