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In memoriam: The Honourable Maurice Strong


​The Honourable Maurice Strong, one of the 20th century’s most influential champions of sustainable development and global environmental cooperation, has died at age 86. “Mr. Strong leaves a lasting legacy in the fields of sustainable development...

Knowledge, innovation, solutions: IDRC's seventh annual public meeting


​IDRC’s new strategic plan speaks to the Centre’s determination to make a difference, in bigger and more significant ways than ever, the Honourable Monte Solberg told an audience of 70 at IDRC’s 2015 annual public meeting. "IDRC always has...


IDRC at COP21: Key events


IDRC will be at the UN climate change conference (COP21) in Paris from November 30 to December 11, 2015. Here are some of the events that IDRC and our research partners are involved in: The private finance gap: Challenges and opportunities in...

Save the Date: Canadian Humanitarian Conference October 6 and 7, 2016


The third edition of the Canadian Humanitarian Conference will take place in Ottawa on October 6 and 7, 2016. Following on the successes of the 2013 and 2014 conferences, the 2016 edition promises to strengthen relationships and improve...


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Bulletin — October 2015

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

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EVALUATION IN THE EXTREME<br>Research, Impact and Politics in Violently Divided Societies

Research, Impact and Politics in Violently Divided Societies

​Over the past two decades, there has been an increase in the funding of research in and on violently divided societies. But how do we know whether research makes any difference to these societies – is the impact constructive or destructive? This...

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Migration, Remittances, and Forest Dependence in Ethiopia: Implications for Food Security, Gender, and Forest Conservation

This project will provide evidence that offers important insight into the connection between migration, gender, and forest dependence in rural …

Replicating the MamaToto Program in Rural Tanzania (IMCHA)

This project will address high maternal and newborn mortality in Tanzania by adapting and implementing a maternal and newborn health intervention …

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