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Growing knowledge and local capacity

IDRC supports initiatives that contribute to knowledge about agriculture, environmental change, health, natural resource management, peace, social equity, and more.

The projects we fund cover a vast range of topics. Our grantees conduct research that helps communities make decisions about resource management that will ensure a sustainable future base. They seek to improve how ecosystems can be managed to safeguard human health. They look at ways of applying science and technology solutions to improve lives and livelihoods.
 
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Enhancing the Policy Impact of Impact Evaluation Studies

This project aims to enhance the ability of IDRC-supported researchers working on impact evaluation (IE) studies to inform policy debates and maximize their influence on policy-making. The funds will be used to plan an IE workshop in conjunction …

Agenda PERU +20: Trends and Future Perspectives of Private Sector Participation in Developing Initiatives

This project will examine the relationships between the private sector, public sector, and civil society organizations on development issues. It will provide evidence-based recommendations to sustain economic growth and development in …

TTI Phase 2 Institutional Support: Fundacio´n Doctor Guillermo Manuel Ungo

This funding will strengthen Fundación Dr Guillermo Manuel Ungo's (FUNDAUNGO) role as a credible public policy institution in El Salvador by enhancing its ability to provide high-quality, influential, and policy-relevant research.

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TTI Phase 2 Institutional Support: Fundacio´n Salvadoren~a para el Desarrollo Econo´mico y Social

This funding will help strengthen the role of Fundacio´n Salvadoren~a para el Desarrollo Econo´mico y Social (FUSADES) as a credible public policy institution in El Salvador by strengthening its ability to provide high-quality, influential, and …

TTI Phase 2 Institutional Support: Fundacio´n INESAD

This funding will help strengthen Fundacio´n INESAD's role as a credible public policy institution in Bolivia by enhancing its ability to provide high-quality, influential, and policy-relevant research.

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From Global Rights to Local Practices: Constitutional Reform and Participation in Latin America

This project aims to study the impacts of reforms to increase participation rights in five Latin American countries at the local level.

During the 1990s, most Latin American countries adopted ambitious constitutional reforms …

Water Resources and Climate Risks: Tools for Decision-Makers

Although risk management is a common tool used for decision-making by private sector and public institutions in developed countries, it has yet to be fully incorporated into decision-making in developing countries, including those in Latin America …

Toward More Equitable Primary Health Care in Argentina and Latin America through Intersectoral Approaches

Improving primary health care for everyone requires an effort that extends beyond the formal health sector. This project will examine the value of intersectoral collaborations at the primary healthcare level to generate practical guidance and a …

Measuring and Benchmarking Food Environments and Policies in Latin America

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are responsible for three out of every four deaths in Latin America. Poor diet is increasingly contributing to preventable, premature deaths and illnesses related to NCDs. This project will monitor and benchmark food …

Addressing Local Conflicts in Latin America: New Responses for New Scenarios

Local conflicts at the community and small city level have spread across Latin America in the last decade. When conflict stems from social or economic development issues, local mechanisms for resolving them are either not in place, are …

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IDRC funds researchers in the developing world so they can build healthier, more prosperous societies
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