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New research to address food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa

17/12/2014

IDRC and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) have announced five new projects to be supported under the Cultivate Africa’s Future (CultiAF) Fund.CultiAF, a four-year, $15-million partnership between the two agencies...

Three new international research projects to address world hunger

15/12/2014

IDRC and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) have announced three new projects to be supported under the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF).   A $124-million fund, CIFSRF works to increase food security...

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Highlight: Youth (Un)Employment: Global problems meet local solutions

23/10/2014

​IDRC and Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) partnered to spark discussion on global youth unemployment at a panel hosted by the University of Ottawa in October. The panellists shed some light on the dynamics of youth employment in Canada and in the...

Highlight: 35th World Food Day

16/10/2014

On October 16, 2014, IDRC and CARE Canada marked the 35th annual World Food Day with a conference on the theme “Let’s grow food security worldwide.”   The event at IDRC’s head office in Ottawa focused on how Canada can contribute to food security...

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Bulletin — Winter 2014

Ten times a year, IDRC publishes the IDRC Bulletin, which offers insights into the world of international development research.

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MAKING EVALUATION MATTER<br>Writings from South Asia

MAKING EVALUATION MATTER
Writings from South Asia

This is a first-of-its-kind collection of writings by evaluation professionals working in South Asia. It analyses and documents the status of, and challenges for, development evaluation in this region. The collection covers three critical dimensions...

Latest Projects

Courts, Networks, and Start-Ups: Institutions Matter for South Asian Small Enterprises

This project will examine the economic consequences of courts on businesses in South Asia. Specifically, it will analyze how courts and other …

Women's Early Labour Market Transitions in Sub-Saharan Africa

What limits women's ability to become financially self-sufficient from an early age in Africa? This project will examine the factors that affect …

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