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African scientists to support climate negotiations ahead of international climate change talks

11/08/2015

A new network of climate change scientists from across Africa is working to strengthen the continent's stance at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)to be held in...

Advancing women's leadership in health research in Cameroon

28/08/2015

IDRC is committed to investing in emerging leaders in Africa and supporting their contributions in areas such as sustainable economic growth, governance, and health. A recent grant from IDRC will support young women researchers in Cameroon. The...

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Higher wages and competitiveness: Policy workshop with G20 ministers

12/08/2015

The overall poor performance of wages poses a serious threat to the health of societies and economies. The same is true of the global decline of labour’s share of income – that is, income represented by wages, salaries, and benefits. Policymakers...

Highlight: Canadian and Caribbean parliamentarians discuss open data

27/04/2015

On April 27 and 28, the International Development Research Centre co-hosted a two-day meeting on open data and open parliaments with the Canada Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. This inaugural meeting of the Canada-Caribbean...

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Bulletin — August 2015

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

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LINKING UNIVERSITIES AND MARGINALISED COMMUNITIES<br/>South African Case Studies of Innovation Focused on Livelihoods in Informal Settings

LINKING UNIVERSITIES AND MARGINALISED COMMUNITIES
South African Case Studies of Innovation Focused on Livelihoods in Informal Settings

​South African universities are mandated to promote scholarship that is socially and economically responsive to local contexts. The contribution of universities to innovation is a key driver of economic and social development, but should be more...

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Support for the Urban Climate Change Research Network Public Launch

As cities lead on climate change, the demand for policy-relevant evidence and practical action grows. This project will build support to allow the …

Using an Environmental Economics Perspective to Influence Policies in Latin America and the Caribbean

This project will provide funding to the Latin American and Caribbean Environmental Economics Network (LACEEP) to build capacity in environmental and …

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