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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...

Call for proposals in immunology research


​IDRC, the Israel Science Foundation, the Azrieli Foundation, and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research have issued the second call for proposals under the Joint Canada-Israel Health Research program.   Approximately six grants worth up to...


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...

Silence in the Courts: film of sexual abuse and impunity in Sri Lanka screens in Toronto, Ottawa


The film Silence in the Courts, by Sri Lankan director Prasanna Vithanage, will have two Canadian screenings during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence global campaign. Silence in the Courts is the story of two young Sri Lankan women’s...


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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...

Latest Projects

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 …

Expanding Business Opportunities for African Youth in Agricultural Value Chains in Southern Africa (CultiAF)

This project will develop and test novel, creative, and bold business models that increase the participation of youth in fish and maize post-harvest …

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