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IDRC's Annual Public Meeting 2014

Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) invites you to attend its Annual Public Meeting. When: Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Where: IDRC, 150 Kent Street, 8th floor, W. David Hopper Room, Ottawa IDRC is a...

Highlight: Understanding research excellence for international development

What makes up excellence in international development research? How can research quality be assured? Traditional academic metrics like publications and citations are certainly part of the answer, but not all. An important debate on research quality...

Webinar on international development: How experience changes our ideas

Webinar on June 6, 2014 (16H00 Amman, 14H00 London, 9H00 New York – 13H00 UTC)   Over the past 50 years, thinking about “international development” has evolved with the practical experience of developing countries. This dynamic continues today as...

Highlight: Kenya-Canada Research Collaboration Symposium

​IDRC's regional office for sub-Saharan Africa and the Canadian High Commission in Kenya held a symposium in March 2014 to highlight high-impact, long-term scientific research collaboration between Canada and Kenya focusing on agriculture, health...

Highlight: Tracking China and India's emerging aid policies

India and China are emerging as major sources of funding through overseas philanthropy, private investment, and government aid. The engagement of these and other emerging economies is transforming the landscape of international giving.This trend and...

Putting youth to work in sub-Saharan Africa

Although many of the world’s fastest growing economies are in sub-Saharan Africa, joblessness persists in the region. Past and current initiatives to promote youth entrepreneurship are not having the desired results. There is also limited knowledge...

Presentation: How to tackle social disparities in India

Despite rapid economic growth and policies to promote inclusive growth, social disparities remain large in India. On October 11 and 18, 2013, two IDRC grantees will present their perspectives on inclusion:On October 11th, Sukhadeo Thorat, a leading...

Conference on policy reform for SMEs in Asia

Small- and medium-scale enterprises—or SMEs—play a critical role in many economies, notably in Asia. Unleashing the potential of SMEs in Asia requires more sophisticated policies based  on context-specific evidence. As many middle-income Asian...

How can we make cities safer?
IDRC Panel Discussion
and Live Webcast

The speed and scale of global urbanization are staggering. More than half of the world’s population — around 3.4 billion people — now lives in cities. In 1950, 80 urban centres had populations exceeding 1 million; today there are 480 such centres...

IDRC at Resilient Cities Forum 2013

The Resilient Cities 2013 Forum in Bonn, Germany, will bring together researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to share experiences for equipping cities with strategies to cope with the impacts of climate change. IDRC will be at the event...

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