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Former IDRC grantee Harsha de Silva appointed deputy minister in Sri Lanka

30/01/2015

Leading South Asian economist and former IDRC grantee Harsha de Silva has been appointed Deputy Minister of Policy Planning and Economic Affairs in the new Sri Lankan government.   De Silva, who has been a member of the Sri Lankan Parliament since...

IDRC announces scale-up of three ground-breaking solutions to improve food security in developing countries

23/01/2015

The Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF) announced three new projects to help prevent livestock diseases and post-harvest fruit losses that affect millions of farmers around the world. These projects build on successful...

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World Congress on Public Health to focus on healthy people, healthy environment

11/02/2015

The 14th World Congress on Public Health will be held February 11 to 15, 2015, at Science City, Kolkata, India. This year's theme is "Healthy People – Healthy Environment." The Indian Public Health Organization (IPHA) and the World...

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...

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Bulletin — January 2015

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...

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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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