IDRC funding for SciDev.Net (SDN), will enhance the not-for profit organization's ability to provide reliable and authoritative information about science and technology in the developing world as it transitions to a self-sustaining business.
How can science, technology, and innovation contribute to poverty reduction and inclusive development, especially in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, otherwise known as the BRICS countries?
Earlier IDRC-supported research
A new research network will explore how African universities can help innovation thrive on the continent.
This research will explore the extent to which universities encourage innovations that enhance the economic inclusion of
Some 150 journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean and Southeast Asia are upgrading their skills as science reporters through IDRC support.
Since 2006, IDRC has supported the Science Journalism Cooperation (SjCOOP) project in
The South Asian region has some of the largest universities in the world, yet there are serious performance and quality concerns related to teaching, research, and graduate employability. Universities are resistant to interdisciplinary approaches
The recently completed IDRC-supported project, 104904 Science and Technology Innovation for the Base of the Pyramid (Southeast Asia), supported research on pro-poor innovations in Southeast Asia. Building on the interest and momentum generated by
This project aims to strengthen the capacity of the Mozambique Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) to govern the country's science, technology and innovation (STI) system, and of researchers and policymakers to conduct systematic reviews of
IDRC aims to contribute to the emerging field of innovation and inclusive development through research that advances our understanding of how innovations in the informal sector can improve livelihoods. Research builds on earlier efforts in two
Recent policy initiatives suggest that efforts are underway to improve the traditionally limited support granted to science, technology and innovation (STI) activities in Peru. FORO Nacional/Internacional (FORO) is an independent thinktank based in
The Global Network for Economics of Learning, Innovation and Competence Building Systems (GLOBELICS) will hold its annual conference in Buenos Aires in November 2011. The conference brings together some 400 innovation scholars, particularly